Tuesday April 4, 2017
TIME and LOCATION
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM @ Westin Crown Center
Pershing Place Rooms
1 E Pershing Rd
Kansas City, MO 64108
SOLID STATE SESSION
8:00 – 8:45 AM with breakfast
A group of trained and prepared undergraduate and graduate students, majoring in STEM, from diverse backgrounds, will lead round table discussions about broadening participation from the student perspective.
WORKING WITH DATA TO CREATE STORIES
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Our Data Story with Dr. Alexis Petri and Dr. Ronda Jenson
Conference PIs take a storytelling approach to reflecting on their adventures in collaborative modeling and fuzzy cognitive mapping.
Thinkstory: Organizational Storytelling with Laura Packer
Stories help people learn, digest and share information. They build our teams and teach us our culture. Through stories and data together, we can effectively convey the information needed in today’s academic environment. Laura Packer, world-renowned storyteller and trainer, shares how to become better storytellers, and through the process, leaders.
Primer: Achieving Cross Sector Collaboration through Collaborative Modeling with Dr. Antonie Jetter
How novel approaches such as collaborative modeling can provide insights necessary for collective impact, such as common agenda, shared measurement systems, mutually reinforcing activities, and continuous communication.
PUBLIC SUPPORT AND ENGAGEMENT LAB
10:30 AM – 3:45 PM
Dr. Antonie Jetter and Laura Packer
During this hands on session, or lab, each Launch Pilot site team will work with their data and practice telling their story. They will have collaborative space to work together as a group on their model to run scenarios and test hypotheses. Dr. Antonie Jetter and the professional storytellers will be available for consultation.
PUBLIC SUPPORT AND ENGAGEMENT PRACTICE SESSION
4:00 PM – 5:20 PM
Launch Pilots to engage with different audiences to hone and test their message and communication strategies with a variety of audiences. The different audiences will be composed of representatives from the business and civic communities, public officials, and community-based nonprofit organizations.