Conferences

2019 Biennial Conference Coverage - Sunday, March 24th

SUNDAY MARCH 24, 2019

9:00-18:00

Information Desk open

The Dalmahoy Suite Foyer

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

8:30-9:20

Breakfast meetings:

  • Global Issues Team Chairs meet with interested delegates

  • Club Treasurers meet with FAWCO Treasurer

  • Club Communications Officers meet with 1st VP

Pentland Restaurant

9:30-10:45

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - FINAL SESSION

Announcements

Roll call and Approval of minutes - Mary Stewart Burgher, Secretary

Vote on proposed 2019-2021 budget - Carol Strametz, Chair, Finance Committee

Vote on 2019-2021 Resolutions & Recommendations - Mary Dobrian, Chair, Resolutions & Recommendations Committee

Election of 2019-2021 FAWCO officers - Monica Jubayli, Chair, FAWCO Nominating Committee

Election of 2019-2021 FAWCO Foundation officers - Michele Hendrikse Du Bois, Chair, The FAWCO Foundation Nominating Committee

Closing speech

Quines: poems in tribute to women of Scotland" - Gerda Stevenson

The Dalmahoy Suite

10:45-11:00

Networking break

The Dalmahoy Suite Foyer

11:00-12:15

WORKSHOP SESSION 9 - CHOOSE ONE

US Issues: where do we stand? - Johanna Dishongh, Judy Furukawa, Mary Stewart Burgher, US Issues Team

FAWCO at the UN - Laurie Richardson

Global Issues Chairs meet with FAWCO Board (closed)

Fundraising advice from a professional charity fundraiser - Pam Judson, AWCCS

Dalrymple Room

Boardroom

Castle Room

Lothian Room

12:15-13:45

Lunch

Pentland Restaurant

13:45-15:00

PANEL DISCUSSION

Stem cells - the key to new cures? A session on stem cells and their potential for improving health, with presentations by Dr Marieke Hoeve and Dr Roly Megaw (both of The University of Edinburgh) and Dr Ruchi Sharma (Stemnovate), followed by a panel discussion chaired by Ms Dee Davison (The University of Edinburgh)

The Dalmahoy Suite

15:00-15:15

Networking break

The Dalmahoy Suite Foyer

15:15-17:00

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - FINAL SESSION (CONTINUED)

Announcements

The FAWCO Foundation Night results, and quilt winner - Suzanne Wheeler, The FAWCO Foundation President

Recipients of the The FAWCO Foundation Development Grants and Education Awards - Suzanne Wheeler, The FAWCO Foundation President and Foundation Team

Quilt winner - Suzanne Wheeler, The FAWCO Foundation President

The FAWCO Foundation election results, and installation of The FAWCO Foundation Board - Michele Hendrikse Du Bois, Chair, FAWCO Foundation Nominating Committee

FAWCO election results - Monica Jubayli, Chair, FAWCO Nominating Committee

FAWCO Award - Sallie Chaballier, FAWCO President

2020 Interim Meeting site and FAWCO Flag ceremony - Angie Aebersold and Patricia Aeby, FAWCO Events Planning Co-Chairs

Closure

Closing remarks and thank-yous - Sallie Chaballier, FAWCO President

Adjournment - Sallie Chaballier, FAWCO President

Installation of 2019-2021 FAWCO Board

Remarks by incoming FAWCO President

Open discussion

The Dalmahoy Suite

19:00-22:00

Pre-registered optional dinner (sign-up sheets will be available at the registration desk from Wednesday afternoon)

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