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REA Annual Meeting 2011

4-6 November, Toronto, Ontario

REA2011 Schedule

REA 2011 Annual Meeting Schedule

Paper Proceedings for RIG presentations are now available

Thursday, November 3

6:00pm to 9:00pm
REA:APPRRE Board dinner and meeting

Friday, November 4

8:30am to 11:00am
REA:APPRRE Board meeting continues

11:00am to 12:30pm
Religious Education journal editorial board meeting (with lunch)

11:00am to 12:30pm
Faith community caucuses

1:00pm to 1:30pm
Gathering the Community: Greer Anne Wenh-In Ng and friends

1:30pm to 3:00pm
Plenary #1: David Hogue Sponsored by Religious Education in Academic Disciplines and Institutions, Moderator Dori Baker

3:00pm to 3:30pm
Refreshment break

3:30pm to 4:45pm
Breakout sessions (RIGs, Colloquia)

5:00pm to 6:00pm
Gala Reception and Recognition of Retirees

5:30 to 6:00pm
New member orientation

6:00pm to 6:45pm
Plenary #2: Dean G. Blevins, Conference Chair,  “Brain Matters: Neuroscience and Creativity”

Evening free for dinner locally

8:30pm to 10:00pm
Special Video Screening: Eric Kandel: In Search of Memory (Documentary)
Hosted by Rabbi Justus Baird, Auburn Theological Seminary

Saturday, November 5th

7:30am to 8:45am
PhD Students breakfast

9:00am to 10:15 am
Plenary #3: Mary Gordon, Director of Roots of Empathy Sponsored by the Religious Education in Faith Communities, Moderator Rodger Nishioka with Russell Dalton and Katherine Turpin

10:15am to 10:30am
Short Break

10:30am to 11:45 noon
Breakout sessions (RIGs, Colloquia, Workshops)

12:00pm to 1:15pm
Women’s and men’s luncheons

Special Session: RE PhD Directors meeting 1:30-4:30 pm, see Mary Hess for more information

1:30pm to 2:15pm
Plenary #4: Lightning talks and “ask anything”
Note that you can sign up to present for 5 minutes on the attached registration form, limited to first eight presentations.

2:15pm to 3:15pm
Long Refreshment break

3:15pm to 4:30pm
Breakout sessions (Taskforce Groups, Workshops)

6:00pm to 7:15pm

7:15pm to 8:30pm
Banquet Speaker: Barbara Bradley Hagerty

9:00pm to 10:30pm
Special Video Screening: Eric Kandel: In Search of Memory (Documentary)

Sunday, November 6th

8:30am to 10:00am
Plenary #5: Diversity and Neuroscience: Panel Discussion led by Harold (Bud) Horell with David Hogue and panelists, Sponsored by the Religious Education in Public Life and Global Community

10:00am to 10:30am
Refreshment break and Hotel Checkout

10:30am to 11:15am
Membership Plenary: The Task of the REA/Commitments toward the Future

11:15am -12:30 pm
REA Business Meeting

12:30 to 12:45pm
Sending the Community: Greer Anne Wenh-In Ng



3 thoughts on “REA2011 Schedule”

  1. Ted Brelsford

    This year’s annual meeting sounds truly superb. And the website is looking great too! Nice work.

  2. Margaret Ann Crain

    I am so pleased to see the refreshment breaks in the middle of the afternoon. This schedule looks very sane. Thank you!

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