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2017 Conference Tentative Schedule

Tuesday, October 31

9 a.m.                       Registration opens

9 a.m.–5 p.m.            IT Help Desk Express

10–11:30 a.m.           State Benefits Update

10–11:30 a.m.           Federal Benefits Update

10:45–11:30 a.m.      Kansas Association of Extension 4-H Agents (KAE4-HA) Committees

11:45 a.m.–1 p.m.     Epsilon Sigma Phi (ESP) Business Meeting

Noon –1 p.m.             Kansas Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (KEAFCS) Board

12:15–1 p.m.             Kansas Association of County Agricultural Agents (KACAA) Board

1–4 p.m.                    KAE4-HA Business Meeting

1–1:25 p.m.               Kansas Association of County Agricultural Agents (KACAA) Standing Committees

1:30–1:55 p.m.          KACAA Professional Improvement Committees

2–4 p.m.                    Kansas Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (KCDEP)

2–4 p.m.                    KEAFCS Membership Meeting

2–4 p.m.                    KACAA Business Meeting

4–6 p.m.                    Blood Pressure Checks, Healthy You, Wellness in the Workplace

4:30–6 p.m.               Resource Fair/Reception/K-State Research and Extension Silent Auction

6–7:30 p.m.               ESP Recognition

8 p.m.                        Clover Night

Wednesday, November 1

7 a.m.                        Women of K-State Breakfast?

7:15 a.m.                   Registration

8 a.m.–5 p.m.             IT Help Desk Express

8–8:05 a.m.               Opening Remarks, John Ruberson Conference Chair

8:05–8:20 a.m.          April Mason, Provost and Senior Vice President,

8:20–9:20 a.m.          John Floros, new associate director for extension, and Ernie Minton

9:20–9:45 a.m.          Ignite Talks or other overall topic

9:45–10:15 a.m.        Break

10:15–11:30 a.m.     Concurrent Breakout Session 1

11:45–a.m.–1 p.m.     Kansas Extension Agent Association (KEAA) Luncheon and Meeting  (Box lunch?)

1:15–5 p.m.                Research Update, Sericea lespedeza/Smoke Management?

1:15–2:30 p.m.         Concurrent Breakout Session 2

2:30–3 p.m.                Break with Call Hall Ice Cream/4-H Hall of Fame Honoree?

3–4:15 p.m.               Concurrent Breakout Session 3

5–6 p.m.                     Ag Smixer Social

6 p.m.                         Ag Smixer Dinner

6 p.m.                         FCS Friendship Night

Thursday, November 2

7–8 a.m.                     Inspirational Breakfast, Wade Weber

7:15 a.m.                    Registration Opens

8 a.m.–Noon                IT Help Desk Express

8:15–9:15 a.m.           Kings and Kingmakers, Barry Flinchbaugh

9:30–11:45                 Individual Program Focus Team Meetings

  • Adult Development and Aging
  • Community Development               
  • Crop Production
  • Family and Child Development
  • Family Resource Management
  • Farm Management
  • Horticulture
  • Livestock Production
  • Natural Resources
  • Nutrition, Food Safety and Health
  • Youth Development

Noon–1:30 p.m.         Awards Luncheon, Dan Devlin, Emcee

1:45–3 p.m.               Retiree Activities

1:45 p.m.                   Program Focus Teams, if needed