COOPS 2015 Agenda

COOPS 2015 Agenda

(This page updated Tuesday, March 17, 2015)

IMPORTANT: COOPS 2015 HAS BEEN CANCELLED!

 

Friday, March 27th, Alphie's Trough - Brock University

3:00 - 4:30 PM – Registration & Networking

4:30 - 4:45 PM - Welcome Address - Dr. Anna Lathrop (Vice-Provost - Teaching and Learning, Brock University)

4:45 - 6:00 PM - Keynote Address and Q & A - Mr. Rick Curtis (Director - Princeton University Outdoor Action Program)

6:00 - 7:00 PM - All Symposium Social (Cash Bar, Snacks included with symposium registration)

7:00 PM - Dinner on Your Own

 

Saturday, March 28th, Pond Inlet - Brock University

8:00 - 8:45 AM - Registration & Morning Coffee (included with symposium registration)

8:45 - 9:00 AM - Opening Remarks & Overview of the Day - Dr. Tim O'Connell (Professor & BaseCamp Faculty Advisor, Brock University)

9:00 - 10:00 AM - Re-Visioning the First-Year Experience at Brock - Mr. Curtis Gadula (Student Life & Community Experience, Brock University) and Ms. Tania Pellegrino (Recruitment & Liaison Services, Brock University)

10:00 - 10:30 AM - The Portage Program: Finding a Niche for Outdoor Orientation at Ryerson University - Mr. John Hannah (Student Learning Support, Ryerson University) and Ms. Deena Shaffer (Academic Accommodation Support, Ryerson University)

10:30 - 10:45 AM - Break

10:45 - 11:15 AM - Wilderness Outdoor Orientation Program: University of Toronto - Liz Kirk (University of Toronto)

11:15 - 12:00 PM - McMaster Outdoor Orientation Student Experience (MOOSE) & Brock BaseCamp: Institutional Status Update - Mr. Wayne Terryberry (Outdoor Recreation Coordinator, McMaster University), Dr. Tim O'Connell (BaseCamp Faculty Advisor, Brock University) & Dr. Anna Lathrop (Vice-Provost - Teaching & Learning, Brock University)

12:00 - 1:30 PM - Lunch (included with symposium registration)

1:30 - 2:15 PM - Student Leader Preparation - Mr. Jeremy Sandor (Student Development, McMaster University)

1:30 - 2:15 PM - Student Leaders Panel - Ms. Alex Brodka (McMaster University), Dr. Tim O'Connell (Brock University), and MOOSE & BaseCamp Leaders

2:20 - 3:00 PM - Overview of Technical & Interpersonal Skills for Student Leaders - Mr. Wayne Terryberry (McMaster University)

2:20 - 3:00 PM - Being a Peer Mentor - Mr. Ryan Howard (University of Northern British Columbia)

3:00 - 3:30 PM - Coffee Break (included with symposium registration)

3:30 - 4:15 PM - Report on Outdoor Orientation Program Census & Q & A (TBA)

4:15 - 4:45 PM - Where Do We Go Next with Outdoor Orientation & Experiential Orientation Programs in Canada? - Mr. Ryan Howard (University of Northern British Columbia)

4:45 - 5:00 PM - Wrap-Up & Goodbye