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Water Summit Schedule

Water Summit Schedule Outline


Friday, January 24, 2020:

11:30 AM Optional - Free Screening of Flint: The Poisoning of an American City  
  Includes framing of the crisis
1:30 PM Optional Soup lunch for screening participants and early arrivals (free will offering)
1:30 PM Registration
2:30 PM Worship
3:30 PM Welcome & Setting the Stage for the Summit with Bishop Bard and Rev. Jon Reynolds
4:00 PM Break
4:30 PM Water Framing Lenses:
  Global Human Rights
∙  Mr. Jefferson Knight, Global Views on Water
∙  Dr. Peter Hammer, Water as a Global Human Right
Action & Advocacy
∙  Dr. Elizabeth Mack, Evidence and Science of Water Affordability and Access
∙  Rev. Dr. JoAnn Watson, Water Action and Advocacy
Missions & Covenant
North Central Jurisdiction Covenant
6:00 PM Dinner
7:30 PM Table Top Discussions with non-panel Global Speakers
9:00 PM Evening Recess

Saturday, January 25, 2020:

8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Devotions
9:00 AM Global Water Panel: West Africa, Central/East Africa, Guatemala
  ∙  Mr. Jefferson B Knight, Liberia
  ∙  Rev. Davies Musigo, Kenya
  ∙  Ms. Shamiso Winnet Mupara, Zimbabwe
  ∙  Mr. Ilunga Dibu Irung Emmanuel, Democratic Republic of Congo
  ∙  Ms. Krista Dover, Clean Water for the World, Guatemala
10:15 AM Q&A
10:45 AM Break
11:00 AM Local Water Panel: Detroit, Flint, Toledo, & Chicago
  ∙  Ms. Monica Lewis-Patrick, We the People of Detroit
  ∙  Ms. Melissa Mays, Water You Fighting For, Flint
  ∙  Ms. Alicia Smith, Freshwater Future, Toledo
  ∙  Mr. Anthony Dias, Newark Water Coalition
  ∙  Mother Jannan Cornstalk, Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians
12:30 PM Q&A
12:45 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Reconvene & Prepare for Break Outs:
1:45 PM Break Out Tracks (dedicated time for conversation, networking, establishing relationships, prayer, strategizing)
  ∙  Global: Human Rights Mission - Rev. Jon Reynolds
  ∙  Local: Activism & Resistance - Ms. Monica Lewis-Patrick
  ∙  North Central Jurisdiction: Water Covenant - Rev. Paul Perez
3:45 PM Break
4:15 PM Reconvene and Report Back to Plenary
5:15 PM Closing Worship, Renewal of Baptism
6:00 PM Adjourn & Sending Forth
The Michigan Conference