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8:00 am -- REGISTRATION & COFFEE
Campus Center Auditorium, Level 1

8:15 am -- POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Campus Center Auditorium, Level 1

9:00 am -- WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
Center Auditorium, Level 1

9:15-10:15 am -- KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Keynote Speaker:
Gary Mallon, DSW
Julia Lathrop Professor of Child Welfare, Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College
Campus Center Auditorium Level 1

10:30-11:45 am -- PANEL SESSION
Panel Chair: April Dinwoodie,
Creator, Adoptment and the Born in June, Raised in April Podcast
Campus Center Auditorium Level 1

Panel Members

Elliotte Harrington, Montclair State University
Dana Johnson, University of Minnesota
Amnoni Myers, Baruch College, CUNY
Ridghaus, Independent Filmmaker
Kim Stevens, North American Council on Adoptable Children

12:00-1:15 pm -- LUNCH, POSTER SESSION & RUDD 10th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION 
Please be seated in the Campus Center Auditorium and wait for staff to call your table to the concourse. Please join us in celebrating 10 years of the Rudd Adoption Program!

1:30-2:45 pm -- AFTERNOON CONCURRENT SESSIONS, I
3:00-4:15 pm -- AFTERNOON CONCURRENT SESSIONS, II

* Please visit the Concurrent Sessions page for session titles and descriptions.


4:30 – 5:00 Where Do We Go From Here?
Facilitated by Kirby Deater-Deckard
Campus Center Auditorium Level 1

5:00pm -- END