PHILADELPHIA 2020: VISIONS OF CIVIL SOCIETY, A DIFFERENT KIND OF CONFERENCE (Philadelphia2020)

Organization: Peace Islands Institute Pennsylvania

Venue: Villanova University in 132 Driscoll Hall

Location: Villanova, Pennsylvania, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 29, 2014 / 8:30 am - (EST) End Date/Time: Oct 29, 2014 / 4:00 pm - (EST)
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Description

The Peace Islands Institute–Philadelphia seeks to bring together visionaries across disciplines, uniting academics and organizational leaders and activists to share ways to build a stronger social fabric for Philadelphia and it surrounding areas via stimulating dialogue and the development of relationships that can facilitate mutual welfare.

Essentially, with Philadelphia 2020: Visions of Civil Society, we seek to develop and promote a common understanding with educators, policymakers, academics, activists, religious leaders, and concerned citizens in order to ensure a future rich in unity, education, welfare and progress for Philadelphia by 2020.

Venue

800 E Lancaster Ave
Villanova
Pennsylvania
United States
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Organizations

Peace Islands Institute Pennsylvania
1617 JFK Boulevard, Suite 821
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
19103
United States

Conference Speakers

 

US Attorney Rob Reed on Public Safety & Security in 2020

Chris Satullo of WHYY on Media in 2020

Jennifer Rodriguez from the Mayor’s Office for Immigrant & Multicultural Affairs on

Multiculturalism in 2020

 

Additional Information

The conference will be a one-day intensive workshop with panels from an array of professionals, citizens, and perspectives. It will be held Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Villanova University in 132 Driscoll Hall from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.

Below is a detailed itinerary of the day’s events:

8:30 AM        Arrival & Reception (Coffee, Light Breakfast)

8:45 AM        Welcoming & Opening Remarks

9:00 AM        Panel on Age Friendly Philadelphia

10:00 AM      US Attorney Rob Reed on Public Safety & Security in 2020

15 min talk & 15 min Q&A

10:30 AM      15 min Break

10: 45 AM      Panel on Faith in 2020

12:00 PM       Lunch Courtesy of Peace Islands Institute

1:00 PM         Panel on Education in 2020

2:00 PM        Chris Satullo of WHYY on Media in 2020

15 min talk & 15 min Q&A

2:30 PM         Jennifer Rodriguez from the Mayor’s Office for Immigrant & Multicultural Affairs on

Multiculturalism in 2020

15 min talk & 15 min Q&A

3:00 PM        Fourth Panel – Economic & Community Development in 2020

4:00 PM        Conclusion & Final Remarks

Exhibits included

The Peace Islands Institute–Philadelphia seeks to bring together visionaries across disciplines, uniting academics and organizational leaders and activists to share ways to build a stronger social fabric for Philadelphia and it surrounding areas via stimulating dialogue and the development of relationships that can facilitate mutual welfare.

Essentially, with Philadelphia 2020: Visions of Civil Society, we seek to develop and promote a common understanding with educators, policymakers, academics, activists, religious leaders, and concerned citizens in order to ensure a future rich in unity, education, welfare and progress for Philadelphia by 2020.