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2019 Biennial Conference Coverage - Thursday, March 21st

THURSDAY MARCH 21, 2019

7:00

Set up Communications Center

Queens Room

7:50-8:30

Guided walk of the grounds led by hotel staff

Meet in Conservatory

8:00-18:00

Communications Center open

Queens Room

8:00-17:00

8:00-10:30

16:45-17:45

Registration open

FAWCO souvenirs can be purchased.

Hand in Silent Auction items.

The Dalmahoy Suite Foyer

Earls Room

8:00-8:50

Breakfast

Pentland Restaurant

8:45-9:00

Newbies' Morning Get-Together — First-time attendees meet with their buddies.

The Dalmahoy Suite Foyer

9:00-9:50

Welcome and orientation for first-time attendees (buddies welcome) with the FAWCO, The FAWCO Foundation and FAUSA Boards and the Conference Chairs

Finance Committee meeting (closed)

FAWCO Counselors' meeting

The FAWCO Foundation Counselors' meeting

FAUSA Counselors' meeting

The Dalmahoy Suite

Salisbury Room

Boardroom

Lothian Room

Edinburgh Room

10:00-11:00

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - SESSION 1

Announcements

Roll call of clubs - Mary Stewart Burgher, Secretary

Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure - Judy Furukawa, Parliamentarian

Approval of minutes from final general session of Interim Meeting, The Hague, Netherlands, March 25, 2018 - Mary Stewart Burgher, Secretary

Welcomes

Sallie Chaballier, FAWCO President

Nancy Lynner, President, AWC Central Scotland

Amanda Drollinger, FAWCO Rep, AWC Central Scotland and Biennial Conference Chair

Special Guest: Ellen Wong, US Consulate Principal Officer

Opening Keynote Speech

Alice Thompson, Social Bite

The Dalmahoy Suite

11:00-11:15

Networking break

The Dalmahoy Suite Foyer

11:15-12:15

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - SESSION 1 (CONTINUED)

Quilt reveal

Presentations

FAWCO 2019-2021 slate of officers and nominations from the floor - Monica Jubayli, Chair, FAWCO Nominating Committee

FAWCO Foundation 2019-2021 slate of officers and nominations from the floor - Michele Hendrikse Du Bois, Chair, FAWCO Foundation Nominating Committee

2019-2021 resolutions and recommendations - Mary Dobrian, Chair, Resolutions & Recommendations Committee

2019-2021 budget - Carol Strametz, Chair, Finance Committee

The Dalmahoy Suite

12:15-13:30

Lunch: Scottish

Regional meetings:

  • Region 5 delegates

  • Region 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, FAUSA delegates

Pentland Restaurant

13:30-14:00

Conference photo

Dalmahoy Garden Stair

14:00-15:15

WORKSHOP SESSION 1 - CHOOSE ONE

FAWCO Reps Workshop. Like Scotland's Forth bridges, we can build bridges between FAWCO and your club. - Hope Moore, 2nd VP

Club Presidents Workshop. Welcome to an Elephant House coffee chat - Caroline Pekarek, Club Workshops Coordinator

Combating sexual harassment, abuse and exploitation in NGOs -Carolyn Aeby, InterAction

Finance Committee meeting (open)

Lothian Room

Boardroom

Dalrymple Room

Castle Room

15:15-15:30

Networking break

Baronial House
Upstairs Foyer

15:30-16:45

WORKSHOP SESSION 2 - CHOOSE ONE

From Outlander to James Bond: National Trust for Scotland locations on screen - Julie Bon, Conservator East, and Antonia Laurence-Allen, Curator for Edinburgh and East Scotland, National Trust for Scotland

Resolutions & Recommendations Committee meeting (open)

The FAWCO Foundation workshop - How to get the most out of your Foundation - Tracy Moede and Janet Davis

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival: the largest arts festival in the world`- Shona McCarthy, Executive Director, the Fringe

Scottish ceilidh dancing class taught by Kellie Dingwall, Audio Description Association Scotland

Lothian Room

Castle Room

Dalrymple Room

Boardroom

Salisbury Room

17:30-19:00

Drinks reception (piping by Richard King)

Members Lounge

19:00-22:00

Highland Fling: opening dinner - Scottish ceilidh

The Dalmahoy Suite

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