Central Time Centric Schedule

Thursday, September 4

4:30 – 6 p.m. – Registration & Social Hour
Plains Art Museum, Atrium
Featuring silk screening with Amanda Heidt.

Walker Art Center 2014 Internet Cat Video Festival
Historic Fargo Theatre
6 – 7 p.m. Pre Screen Events. Open to the public.
7 – 9 p.m. Screening. Open to the public.
Welcome to Symposium – Colleen Sheehy
Introduction to Internet Cat Video Festival – Scott Stulen

9 – 11 p.m. – Symposium Opening Reception
Sky Prairie rooftop bar @ The Hotel Donaldson

Friday, September 5

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. – Registration & Coffee Hour
ecce gallery

9:30 – 11 a.m. – Roundtable – Art & Entrepreneurship
ecce gallery
Roger Cummings, Shanai Matteson, Brittany Sickler, Mark Weiler. Moderated by Scott Stulen.

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Town Tours
Fern Grotto for Fargo – Regin Schwaen
Heritage Garden & Amphitheater – Su Legatt
The Fargo Project – World Gardens Commons – Nicole Crutchfield
Pollinator Garden for the Plains – Christine Baeumler
Theatre B – Carrie Wintersteen

2 – 3 p.m. – Fast Company
Plains Art Museum, Café Muse
A fast round of  introductions and connections.

3 – 4:30 p.m. – Roundtable – The Rural-Urban Continuum
Juan William Chávez, Matthew Fluharty, Nicolas Lampert, Jay Salinas. Moderated by Erik Takeshita.

5 – 6:30 p.m. – Reception Bowls Around Town Reception & Book Signings – Nicolas Lampert, Sandra Menefee Taylor, Sandy Spieler
Plains Art Museum, Atrium

7 – 9 p.m. – Keynote  – Social Practice & Community Building
Plains Art Museum, Atrium
Roger Cummings & Rick Lowe. Moderated by Colleen Sheehy

9 – 11 p.m. – Above Broadway Social
The Loretta Building
Featuring an introduction to downtown Fargo – past, present, future – Mike Allmendinger.

Saturday, September 6

8 – 9 a.m. – Registration & Coffee Hour
Plains Art Museum, Atrium

9 – 9:45 a.m. – Keynote – Field Guide: The Object in Social Practice
Michael Strand. Moderated by Peter Schultz.

9:45 – 10:30 a.m. – Post-Keynote Table Conversations
Facilitated by Wendy Morris.

10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Roundtable – Enduring Engagement
DeAnna Cummings, Sandra Menefee Taylor, Sandy Spieler, Daniel Tucker. Moderated by Colleen Sheehy.

12 – 1 p.m. – Lunch Breakouts
Open Circle (Second Floor, Gallery) – Colin Kloecker & Shanai Matteson
Outsider Artist: How to Successfully Work with a New Community (Second Floor, Board Room) – Su Legatt
Who Benefits? The Economy of Social Practice (First Floor, Presentation Center) – Karis Thompson

1:15 – 2:30 p.m. – Keynote Who Counts? Social Engagement in Ecological Contexts
Christine Baeumler & Jackie Brookner. Moderated by Susan Lee.

2:45 – 4 p.m. – Roundtable – Ethics in Social Practice
Wing Young Huie, Chaun Webster, Heather Zinger. Moderated by Katie Hargrave

4:15 – 5:30 p.m. – Roundtable- Support Systems & Structures
Jim Duignan, Abigail Satinsky, Sarah Schultz, Dan S. Wang. Moderated by Anna Arnar

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Happy Hour & Occupy Yr Home MidWest Dossier Publication Release
Plains Art Museum, Atrium Publication release hosted in Presentation Center, 6 pm.

7 – 9 p.m. – Dinner Break
Symposium attendees have the option to dine with good company in a local home. RSVP by 9/1 – www.dinnerties.com. Limited registration. 

9 – 11 p.m. – Social  & Whole City Fargo-Moorhead Publication Party
Sons of Norway Troll Lounge
Featuring Eco Oracle Christine Baeumler.

Sunday, September 7

9 – 10 a.m. – Coffee Hour
Plains Art Museum

10 – 11:30 a.m. – Roundtable – More Midwest: Field Reports
Julia Cole, David Dunlap, Jesse Vogler, Watie White. Moderated by Netha Cloeler

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Roundtable – Building a Better Network
Matthew Fluharty, Sam Gould, Colin Kloecker, Shanai Matteson, Abigail Satinsky, Jun-Li. Wang, Chaun Webster, Laura Zabel. Moderated by Meghan Murphy.

12:30 p.m. – Closing

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