Final Agenda for the Conference

The 2009 TimeBanks USA Conference will explore many different themes in a variety of session formats.  Click on a session for more detailed information.

Thursday, June 25

Pre-Conference Events

Please note, Pre-Conference events are not included in the two-day conference registration fee.  Pre-Conference Institutes are $99 for the day, regardless of which institutes you attend.

7:30 -9:00        Pre-conference Institute Registration

9:00 – Noon     Institute A: Start-Up Training for TimeBanks
                              Institute B: TimeBanking and Systems Change

Noon – 5:00     Dane County TimeBank Open House (free!)

1:00 – 4:00      Institute C: Training for TimeBank Coordinators
                              Institute D: Grant Writing 101 for TimeBanks

On-site registration for 2009 TBUSA Conference opens

2009 TimeBanks USA Conference Events

4:00 – 5:00      Welcome Reception

7:00 – 8:30      2009 TimeBanks USA Conference Kickoff

Friday, June 26

8:30 – 12:30      Colloquium on Real Justice for Youth

9:00 – 11:00      TimeBanking Best Practices: Plenary Panel and Discussion

11:15 – 12:30     The Future of TimeBanking: Roundtable Discussions

12:45 – 1:45       Lunch: Keynote address by Edgar S. Cahn

1:45          Welcome from Mayor Cieslewicz

2:00 – 4:00          Diverse Economies & the Ecology of Community: Plenary  Panel and Discussion

4:00 – 5: 30        Breakout Sessions Block A

6:00 – 9:00        Taste of the TimeBank!

Saturday, June 27

Early Birds: The Dane County Farmer’s Market, renowned for its size and scope, opens at 6 a.m. and is just a block from the conference site. Don’t miss it!

9:00 – 11:00     TimeBanking in the UK: Panel

                               Community Justice and Co-Production: Panel and Discussion

11:15 – 12:45     Breakout Sessions Block B

1:00 – 2:30        Lunch

1:00 – 4: 00       Returning Prisoner Simulation (inlcudes lunch)

2:30 – 4:00        The Future of TimeBanking: Going Deeper

4:30 – 6:00        Conference Closing Session

Post-Conference Activities


Travel To Madison

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