2018 Rotary District 5110 Conference Schedule

Rotary: Making a Difference
May 4-6, 2018

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Local Tours & Activities (ie, wine tour, OSF backstage tour)
District Leadership Academy Graduation and Dinner
5:30 p.m. Social Hour
7:00 p.m.pm  Dinner
Home Hospitality – sign up in advance to enjoy dinner at the home of a Rotarian

Friday, May 4, 2018

Local Tours & Activities (ie, wine tour, OSF backstage tour)
9:00 a.m. Registration Opens at Ashland Hills
Noon – Conference Begins
12:15-2:00 p.m. – Opening Lunch Session featuring Keynote Speaker John Jorgensen & The Gift of Literacy
2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. – Large Breakout Session – Lauren Trantham – “How To Use Your Passion for a Purpose”
3:15 p.m. -– 4:45 p.m. – BREAK- Open time to Explore Ashland
Silent Auction Begins
4:45 p.m. – -5:45 p.m. – Networking Reception & Hall of Friendship
5:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Dinner Featuring the Youth Exchange Parade of Flags, our RI Rep Sharron Miles,
PRID John Blount and Club Awards Presented
Networking and social on Friday night

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Breakfast on your own (included with hotel room)
7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. – Service Project at the Ashland Rotary Garden
8:30 a.m. – Noon – 4-way speech contest
9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.- Jim Teece- “Future Proofing Rotary”
10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Break, Networking

10:30 a.m.-Noon – Breakout Sessions – Rotary: Making a Difference in our Clubs

  • 4-Way Speech Finals – Youth

  • Community Preparedness – John Karns, Terri Eubanks

  • No More Bake Sales: A Fresh Look at Fundraising – Colbey Carpenter

Noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch Session featuring 4-way Test Speech Finalists and Keynote, Ana Patel
1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions – Rotary: Making a Difference in the World

  • Ana Patel

  • Implicit Bias: Helping us understand how our brain works subconsciously to impact our decisions – Tighe O’Meara

  • Membership – Why Join? Why Stay A generational perspective – Facilitator: Katie Hutchinson, Past-President of Medford Rotary. Panelists: Johnny Archer, President of University of Oregon Rotaract club; Audrey Hoffman, President of Lane County Rotaract; Kacie Bohme, President-Elect, University of Oregon Rotaract; Skyla Patton, Director, University of Oregon Rotaract, and Public Image Coordinator, Interact District 5110.

3:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. – BREAK- Open time to Explore Ashland
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Reunion Rotary Friendship Exchange Members (Call or email Gloria Thorpe for details 541.897.0544; 541.292.4984)  gdoloresthorpe@charter.net
3:30 p.m.  – 4:30 p.m. – Business Meeting
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.- Networking Reception & World’s Fair for Youth
6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. – Dinner Featuring RI Representative Sharron Miles and Rotarian Awards

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Breakfast on your own
9:00 a.m. – Closing Session – Rotary: Making a Difference in You

Disclaimer: As events and speakers are added, schedule may adjust slightly. Check back for updates!