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Schedule

Thursday, July 18th 

9 a.m.- 4 p.m.    REGISTRATION OPEN | KSU Hotel & Conference Center Lobby

10 a.m.               WELCOME & KEYNOTE: DR. MINDY FARMER | KSU Hotel & Conference Center, McGilvrey/Kent Ballroom

 

11:30 a.m.          CONCURRENT SESSION 1

                           Collaborating Between Town & Gown to Help Address the National Campus Mental Health Crisis

                           Speaker(s): Jennifer Dougall, NEOMED & Stephanie Orwick, NEOMED

                           Building/Room: KSU Hotel & Conference Center - Dix Ballroom

 

                           Partnering for People Strategy at RTA

                           Speaker(s): George Fields, Greater Cleveland RTA & Maria Shurik, Greater Cleveland RTA

                           Building/Room: KSU Hotel & Conference Center – McGilvrey/Kent Ballroom

 

                           Connecting within a Smart City - Internet of Things Collaborative

                           Speaker(s): Nicholas Zingale, Cleveland State University

                           Building/Room: Center for Architecture & Environmental Design, Room 104

 

                           Collaboration on Safety-Related Enhancements to Campus Neighborhoods

                           Speaker(s): Nathan Mortimer, University of Akron & Dennis Tubbs, County of Summit

                           Building/Room: Kent Police Community Room

 

12:30 p.m.          LUNCH IN DOWNTOWN KENT

 

2 p.m.                 CONCURRENT SESSION 2

                            Student Legal Services Programs: Benefiting Students and Their Communities

                            Speaker(s): Chris Sestak, Student Legal Services & Jamison Offineer, Student Legal Services

                            Building/Room: KSU Hotel & Conference Center - Dix Ballroom

 

                            Get on Board: Public Transit in the 21st Century

                            Speaker(s): Claudia Amrhein, PARTA & Denise Baba, PARTA

                            Building/Room: KSU Hotel & Conference Center – McGilvrey/Kent Ballroom

 

                             Breaking Bread with Town & Gown: The Bowman Breakfast

                             Speaker(s): Lori Wemhoff, KACC; Kelvin Berry, Kent State U; Tom Wilke, City of Kent; David Dix

                             Building/Room: Center for Architecture & Environmental Design, Room 104

 

                             Using Community Geography and GIS to Unite Town & Gown

                             Speaker(s): Jennifer Mapes, Kent State U & Michael Hawkins, Kent State University

                            Building/Room: Kent Police Community Room

 

3:15 p.m.             KEYNOTE: DR. MONICA MOLL | KSU Hotel & Conference Center, McGilvrey/Kent Ballroom

 

4:30 p.m.             TOUR OF MAY 4TH SITE & VISITOR’S CENTER | Shuttles outside of KSU Hotel & Conference Center

Friday, July 19th 

9 a.m. - Noon      REGISTRATION OPEN | Center for Architecture & Environmental Design

 

9 a.m.                   PRESIDENT’S BREAKFAST RECEPTION | Center for Architecture & Environmental Design

 

10 a.m.                 KEYNOTE: HARLAN M. SANDS | Center for Architecture & Environmental Design, CENE Lecture Hall, Room                                 120

 

11:15 a.m.            CONCURRENT SESSION 3

                             HIRE: A Tale of Student Employment as a High-Impact Practice

                             Speaker(s): Dilnavaz Cama, The Ohio State University & Olivia Brown, The Ohio State University

                             Building/Room: KSU Hotel & Conference Center - Dix Ballroom

 

                              It Takes a Village: Supporting Akron’s Entrepreneurs through Collaboration

                              Speaker(s): Jessica Sublett, Bounce COO, Elyse Ball, University of Akron Research Foundation, &

                              Heather Roszczyk, City of Akron Mayor’s Offi­ce

                              Building/Room: KSU Hotel & Conference Center – McGilvrey/Kent Ballroom

 

                              Ohio Certified Public Manager Program

                              Speaker(s): Rob Ziol, Cleveland State University & Alexandra Higl, Cleveland State University

                              Building/Room: Center for Architecture & Environmental Design, Room 104

                              Healing After Harm: Restorative Justice as a Bridge of Campus & Community

                              Speaker(s): Lena Crain, Denison University

                              Building/Room: Kent Police Community Room

 

12:15 p.m.             LUNCH IN DOWNTOWN KENT

 

1:45 p.m.               HOT TOPIC SPEAKER ROUND TABLES

                              Small Communities / Schools

                              Building/Room: KSU Hotel & Conference Center - Dix Ballroom

 

                              Large Communities / Schools

                              Building/Room: KSU Hotel & Conference Center – McGilvrey/Kent Ballroom

 

3 p.m.                    KEYNOTE: KATHLEEN CLYDE | KSU Hotel & Conference Center, McGilvrey/Kent Ballroom

 

4 p.m.                    CLOSING | KSU Hotel & Conference Center, McGilvrey/Kent Ballroom

Created by Ohio Town & Gown Summit Planning Committee. Questions: Email ITGA2019@kent.edu or call 1 (330)-672-4054