Tentative Agenda

For a list of the most current presentations, visit the ALARA website. Presentation times will be loaded into the agenda once all presentation have been finalized with the presenters.

Abstracts for sessions can be found HERE.

Registration will be on Sunday, 17 June 13:00-17:00 in Milano Ballroom, in Crawford Hall.

  • Sunday, June 17, 2018
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    1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM
    Congress Registration  (Milano Ballroom)
    Congress participants will check in at Norwich University for the World Congress event.
    5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM
    Taste of Northfield Welcome Reception  (Milano Ballroom)
    The World Congress welcomes you to Northfield, Vermont and Norwich University! The reception will include local food and beverage vendors so that participants can sample a taste of life in Northfield. Guests will receive several tickets for complimentary food and beverages.
  • Monday, June 18, 2018
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    7:30 AM  -  8:00 AM
    Congress Registration  (Milano Ballroom)
    Check in for participants who did not check in the day before.
    8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    World Congress Official Welcome  (Milano Ballroom)
    The ALARA President and the President of Norwich University will welcome participants to the World Congress and set the tone for the week.
    9:00 AM  -  9:45 AM
    Action Learning, Action Research Experiences of Individuals Keynote  (Milano Ballroom)
    Dr. Hilary Bradbury, a scholar-practitioner whose work focuses on the human and organizational dimensions of creating collaborative learning communities, will serve as the ALARA 2018 World Congress Keynote Speaker for the Stream/Track One on “Action Learning, Action Research (AL/AR) Experiences of Individuals.”
    Guest Speakers:
    9:45 AM  -  10:30 AM
    The Legacies of the Living Theories of Practitioners for Social Transformation  (Milano Ballroom)
    Dr. Jack Whitehead, a Living Educational Theorist based in the UK, will serve as the ALARA 2018 World Congress Keynote Speaker for the Stream/Track Two on “Action Learning, Action Research (AL/AR) Experiences of Professionals.”
    Guest Speakers:
    11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM
    Ethics in the Context of Community-Based Research & Development  (Milano Ballroom)
    Dr. Mary Brydon-Miller, editor of the SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research, will serve as the ALARA 2018 World Congress Keynote Speaker for the Stream/Track Three on “Action Learning, Action Research (AL/AR) Experiences for Community Development"
    Guest Speakers:
    11:45 AM  -  12:30 PM
    Deconstructing Compliance & Control: The Promise of Action Research  (Milano Ballroom)
    Dr. Ernie T. Stringer, teacher, practitioner, professor and action researcher, will serve as the ALARA 2018 World Congress Keynote Speaker for the Stream/Track Four on “Action Learning, Action Research (AL/AR) Experiences for Organizational Advancements"
    Guest Speakers:
    12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Lunch  (Wise Campus Center)
    1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM
    Action Learning, Action Research Experiences for Global Initiatives  (Milano Ballroom)
    H.E. Dr. Hassana Alidou, Ambassador of the Republic of Niger to the US, will serve as the ALARA 2018 World Congress Keynote Speaker for the Stream/Track Four on “Action Learning, Action Research (AL/AR) Experiences for Global Initiatives"
    Guest Speakers:
    3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM
    Concurrent Session One  (CoLab Building)
    Two 45-minute break out sessions for each stream to conclude with a reflection of the stream.
    6:00 PM  -  10:00 PM
    Maple Sugar Dinner at the Sugarbush Resort  (Not included in in ALARA Fee)
  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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    9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Concurrent Session Two  (CoLab Building)
    Two 45-minutes break out sessions for each stream.
    11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM
    Concurrent Session Three  (CoLab Building)
    Two 45-minutes break out sessions for each stream.
    12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Lunch  (Wise Campus Center)
    1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM
    Concurrent Session Four  (CoLab Building)
    Two 45-minutes break out sessions for each stream.
    3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM
    Concurrent Session Five  (CoLab Building)
    Two 45-minutes break out sessions for each stream plus a reflection period.
    5:30 PM  -  6:00 PM
    ALARA Members Meeting
  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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    8:30 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Concurrent Session Six  (CoLab Building)
    Two 45-minutes break out sessions for each stream.
    10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Concurrent Session Seven  (CoLab Building)
    Two 45-minutes break out sessions for each stream.
    12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
    Lunch  (Wise Campus Center)
    1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM
    Concurrent Session Eight  (CoLab Building)
    Two 45-minutes break out sessions for each stream.
    3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM
    Concurrent Session Nine  (CoLab Building)
    Two 45-minutes break out sessions for each stream.
    4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Collaborative Panel Discussion & Congress Conclusion  (White Chapel)
    The stream keynote speakers will return to address the question: Where do we go from here in the quest of addressing The Action Learning and Action Research Legacy for Transforming Social Change?
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