Winter College schedule

Please note the schedule below is tentative and subject to change. Check back for updates and details.

 

Friday, March 3

Noon
Winter College 2017 registration desk opens

1:30 p.m.
Excursion – Palm Springs Aerial Tramway (optional;  registration and fee required)

2:15 p.m.
Class period I (two concurrent sessions)

Session A: Leadership in a Season of Change
Michael Dantley 

Dean, College of Education, Health, and Society

Session B: Advancing Medicine in the Modern Age
Chris Makaroff

Dean, College of Arts and Science

4 p.m.
Hotel check-in available for guests

6 p.m.
Welcome reception sponsored by The Knolls of Oxford 

6:45 p.m.
Dinner featuring keynote address from Miami University President Greg Crawford 

 

Saturday, March 4

7 a.m.
Breakfast 

8 a.m.
Class period II (two concurrent sessions)

Session A: Innovation and Creativity: Why Business Needs Artists
Elizabeth Reitz Mullenix
 
Dean, College of Creative Arts
Matt Myers
Dean, Farmer School of Business

Session B: In the Wind: Advancing Renewable Sources of Energy
Marek Dollár

Dean, College of Engineering and Computing

9:15 a.m.
Class period III (two concurrent sessions) 

Session A: Taking a Holistic Approach to Global Challenges
Chris Makaroff

Dean, College of Arts and Science

Session B: The New Normal in the Global Search for Talent
Matt Myers
Dean, Farmer School of Business

10:30 a.m.
Class period IV (three concurrent sessions) 

Session A: Design Thinking: Methods for the 21st Century
Elizabeth Reitz Mullenix
 
Dean, College of Creative Arts

Session B: Social Justice Activism
Michael Dantley 

Dean, College of Education, Health, and Society

Session C: Advancing Medicine in the Modern Age
Chris Makaroff

Dean, College of Arts and Science

11:45 a.m.
Lunch featuring presentation by Dr. Renate Crawford

1:30 p.m.
Excursions - Palm Springs Art Museum OR Palm Springs Air Museum (optional; registration and fee required)

3 p.m.
Class period V (two concurrent sessions)

Session A: Leadership in a Season of Change
Michael Dantley 

Dean, College of Education, Health, and Society

Session B: A Healthier World: Meeting Environmental Challenges
Marek Dollár

Dean, College of Engineering and Computing

6 p.m.
Reception

6:45 p.m.
Dinner and conversation with Charlie Mechem '52

 

Sunday, March 5

8:30 a.m.
Class period VI (two concurrent sessions)

Session A: Innovation and Creativity: Why Business Needs Artists
Elizabeth Reitz Mullenix
 
Dean, College of Creative Arts
Matt Myers
Dean, Farmer School of Business

Session B: In the Wind: Advancing Renewable Sources of Energy
Marek Dollár

Dean, College of Engineering and Computing

10 a.m.
Brunch featuring Winter College faculty

Noon
Winter College 2017 concludes 

12:30 p.m.
Post-conference excursion: Golf (optional; registration and fee required)

 

Times and content subject to change. Excursions available for additional fee and are not included in the Winter College registration fee.