Ethical Leadership, the Church and the Global Economy

Conference Schedule

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Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010

11:00 a.m. Opening Worship: Bishop Gregory Palmer preaching (President of the Council of Bishops, United Methodist Church)

Afternoon Speakers, Keynote Addresses: Richard Longworth (Senior Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs and author of Caught in the Middle: America's Heartland in the Age of Globalism); Dr. Max Stackhouse (Professor Emeritus, Princeton Theological Seminary and international speaker on faith and globalization)

Evening Speaker: Dr. Walter Fluker, (Executive Director of the Leadership Center, Morehouse College)

Friday, Feb. 26, 2010

8:30 a.m. Morning Worship: Bishop Sally Dyck preaching (Minnesota Episcopal Area, United Methodist Church)

Morning Speakers: Dr. Brent Waters (Director of the Stead Center for Ethics and Values at Garrett-Evangelical); Dr. Dipak Jain (Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management)

Afternoon Panel Discussions:
1) African American Churches, Globalization and Global Solidarity: Dr. Juan Floyd-Thomas (Vanderbilt University Divinity School); Dr. Peter Paris (Princeton Theological Seminary); Dr. Drew Smith (Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary)
2) Toward Next Steps: Conference Presenters and Others

6:00 p.m.: Inaugural Banquet for The Institute for Transformative Leaders and Communities

Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010

8:30 a.m. Morning Worship: Bishop John Hopkins (Ohio East Episcopal Area, United Methodist Church)

Working Groups: Conference participants strategize with affinity groups - Executive Church Leadership, Local Church and Lay Leadership, Academic Leadership

11:00 a.m. Plenary and Closing Celebration: Dr. Philip Amerson (President, Garrett-Evangelical)

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students from a wide range of faith traditions.