Conference Schedule



Thursday, April 27
2:00 - 4:30 Grants Management Seminar -
please book attendance for this training at
, https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/gmsapr27.

5:00-8:00 Welcome Reception
with appetizers & cash bar. Meet, greet & network with other Rotarians.

Friday, April 28
Presidents-Elect Make up Session (Tartan II)
8:00am - 9:30am -Click Here for registration

Morning Session:
9:00 Registration Opens

9:45 - 10:30 Christopher Michaelson "Ethics and the Four-Way Test" 
10:45 - 11:30 Breakout 1
11:45 - 1:15 (Lunch) David LaMotte "Worldchanging 101: Challenging the Myth of Powerlessness"

Friday Afternoon & Dinner Session:
1:30 - 2:15 
Breakout 2
Breakout 3
Breakout 4 &
Annual Meeting
4:00-5:30 Rotary Youth Exchange Country Fair
4:00 - 7:00
Photo Booth
Happy Hour:  cash bar
Dinner & Entertainment
Tom Thorfinnson, Chief Strategy Officer Rotary International
Entertainment by
          David LaMotte

Saturday, April 29
Friday Morning Session:
Registration Opens
8:00 Breafast Starts
8:30 - 9:30 
Neema Namadamu "Breaking down barriers: One woman leading the way for peace in eastern Congo"
9:45 - 10:30 Breakout 5
10:45 - 11:30 Breakout 6

Christopher Michaelson
part of one of the largest business ethics faculties in the world at the University of St. Thomas. Distinguished Professor of Business Ethics and Social Responsibility. Hew was named one of Compliance Week's "Top Minds" of 2016.  Click Here for more information.


Tom Thorfinnson, Chief Strategy Officer Rotary International,
joined Rotary in 1980 and has served Rotary in various volunteer capacities including; Vice President and Director of Rotary International, Vice Chair and Trustee of the Rotary Foundation, seven years as either a

member or liaison to the Strategic Planning Committee, Chairman of the TRF Programs Committee, Chairman of the TRF Water and Sanitation Major Gifts Initiative
Chairman of the Steering Committee of the RI/USAID International H2O Collaboration, Chairman of the Audit Committee, Regional Rotary Foundation Coordinator, Institute Chair, Polio Eradication national advisor, District Governor, District Membership Chair and Annual Giving chair for district 5950.
Click Here for more information.
Breakouts  Choose from topics focused on Rotary, technology, health & wellness, business and celebrating life.  


David LaMotte,
inspiring and empowering people to take action on issues they care about. David is an award-winning songwriter, speaker, author, and activist.

  House of Friendship, will showcase great ideas that you can use in your community. Fore more information, contact,  Joanne Rosener

He has produced 12 CDs and performed 2500 concerts on 5 continents.

The Boston Globe says he “pushes the envelope with challenging lyrics and unusual tunings, but he also pays homage to folk tradition," while BBC Radio praises his “charm, stories, humour, insightful songs, sweet voice and dazzling guitar ability.” Click Here for more information

Neema Namadamu
is a visionary game-changer. Women Thrive Worldwide named her as 1 of 14 Fierce Women’s Rights Advocates To Watch In 2014. In a Huffington Post article,
peace activist John Dear said, “She ranks with Leymah Gbowee, the Nobel laureate from Liberia and Mairead Maguire, the Nobel laureate from Belfast -- two of our greatest living peacemakers.”  Click Here for more information.

Visit the Photo Booth, open during Rotary Youth Exchange Country Fair and Happy Hour to take your souvenir photos.

Rotary Youth Exchange, Country Fair and Flag Presentation.
 GSE Team, meet the Group Study Exchange team from Northern Australia and East Timor-Leste. Friday Night Entertainment: David LaMotte, www.davidlamotte.com