Agenda

Below are the approximate start and end times for each day of the 2019 Othering & Belonging conference—be sure to visit this page often as we update the final agenda.

Monday, April 8

Noon–8:00 pm: Registration, interactive art exhibits, installations, and bookseller will open at noon. Conference sessions will begin at 2:00 pm.

Tuesday, April 9

9:00 am–6:00 pm: Conference sessions

Wednesday, April 10

9:00 am–5:00 pm: Conference sessions

Sessions on the mainstage and in our highly popular breakout sessions will cover subjects such as:

  • Authoritarianism

  • Forced migration

  • Citizenship: Who belongs?

  • Climate change and justice

  • Youth-led and youth-focused justice

  • Food justice and food sovereignty

  • Big Data & Artificial Intelligence

  • Reproductive Justice and public health

  • Teaching curriculums for belonging

  • Multi-racial, multi-sector, bridging practices and history

  • Sports, movement, and belonging

  • Virtual reality and empathy-building

  • Operationalizing democracy through government

  • Elections and repurposing the electoral machine

  • The rights of parents with disabilities

  • Designing out of dystopia—visionary science fiction

  • Racism and the right to the city

  • Economics of belonging

  • Movement dance-based workshop

  • An interactive, dialogue-focused, facilitated “Coffeehouse”

    Unless otherwise noted all conference sessions will take place in the Oakland Marriott City Center (see more information about location here).

 

Unless otherwise noted all conference sessions will take place in the Oakland Marriott City Center ( more information about location here).