Schedule for the Midwest Symposium on Men's Leadership and Accountability Around #MeToo

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Symposium Program

Monday, January 28

Main Keynote and Symposium Kickoff | Atrium

5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Social Time & Networking
Music by Josh Sinclair

6:30 - 6:45 p.m.

Welcoming Remarks
Alan Heisterkamp, Tiffany Conroy & Binnie Lehew

6:45 - 7:30 p.m.

Keynote Presentation
Men & #MeToo: Possibilities & Perils in a Time of Change
Dr. Jackson Katz

7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Roundtable Discussions

Tuesday, January 29

8:00 - 8:20 a.m.

Registration & Continental Breakfast | Atrium

Welcome & Keynote | Auditorium

8:20 - 8:30 a.m.

Welcome & Introductions

8:30 - 9:10 a.m.

A Conversation with Dr. Jackson Katz:
Personal Reflections on Men’s Pro-Feminist Leadership

Interview by Rekha Basu, Des Moines Register opinion columnist

Speakers' Forum | Auditorium

9:15 - 9:30 a.m.

Getting Here From There:
Becoming an Anti-Pornography Activist for Gender Justice

Rus Funk

9:30 - 9:45 a.m.

“Toxic Masculinity” - The Benefits of Sexism - “The Man Box”
Chuck Derry

9:45 - 10:00 a.m.

Sex Trafficking
Vanessa McNeal

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.

The Building Blocks of Gender Equity
Emiliano Diaz de Leon

10:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Failing to Win: Rethinking Manhood
Darnell Moore

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

The Post-Modern Queer Youth Experience
Nate Monson

10:45 - 11:00 a.m.

Making It Better for Our Boys
Graham Goulden

Roundtable Discussions | Atrium

11a.m. - 12 p.m.

Roundtable Discussions

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

Keynote: Sexual Violence in Conflict
Martin Perman

Training Sessions & Closing | Various Rooms

1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

 

Heritage AB

Impact of Pornography and Exploitation on Men
Rus Funk

Classrooms A/B 

Brett Kavanaugh - You - and #MeToo
Chuck Derry

Atrium

Promising Practices for Engaging Men of Color
Emiliano Diaz de Leon

Auditorium

The Standard You Walk Past and the Standard You Accept
Graham Goulden

3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

 

Atrium

Closing Remarks: Steps Forward - Leading to Prevent
Roundtable Facilitators