NORTH AMERICAN YOUTH EXCHANGE CONFERENCE

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS USA  FEBRUARY 19 - 21, 2015

PROGRAM BOOK ATTENDEES

ABE KUTTOHARA OUTSTANDING DISTRICT AWARD

DISTRICT 4100 - MEXICO

Sofia Sotomayor

PHOTOS

ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
GOLD SILVER BRONZE

PRESENTATIONS

Presentations are available in the formats indicated by the following logos:    WORD     POWERPOINT      PDF  DROPBOX
 

Session A

Session B Session C Session D Session E
 

 

       

Thursday, February 19

Session 1

9:00 - 11:30

001      Best Practices for

 Rebound Orientation

002     US Department of State 

003      Introvert/Extrovert

DENNIS WHITE PRESENTATIONS

 

Dennis White has created a series of "Dropbox" files covering several of his sessions with resource materials as well.  Click on the Dropbox logos below the session to go to the Dropbox for the relevant presentation.

Larry Kubiak

James Alexander & Lale Kuyumcu

Steve Gerdes

 

Management Review Announcement

 

 

Session 2

1:30 - 4:00 PM

004   Interactive Exercises for

Teaching about Culture

005 Four Cornerstones of Mental  

Illness Affecting an Exchange

006     RI YE Oveview 

007  Meeting of Multi-District Chairs/Officers

Dennis White

  (A)  Terri Sawyer, LSW

  (B) Sieglinde Warren LCDC III

Kate Hoeppel & YE Staff

Allen Smith

 

  (A)    (A)  (A) (A)  
  (B)     (B)  
    CISI CRISIS MANAGEMENT     
           
Friday, February 20
Plenary 100

8:00 - 9:30 AM

Welcome Remarks

Keynote Speaker: Ray Keller

Don Peters

District 6150 DG

Tim Bruner

 

         

Breakout 1

10:00-10:45 AM

101   Helping Students 

Plan Their Exchange

102   STEP

103     Strategic  Marketing that works

104 Part 1: Resiliency Scales for 

Children and Adolescents

105 Early Returns

Steve Gerdes

 Danielle Baltus (Belgium)
Vivian Chin (Taiwan)
Cinzia Donalisio (Italy)
Facilitator: Rick Istead

Walter Lundstrom

Dennis White &

Larry Kubiak

Don Moore &

Dr. Roseann Field
 

 

 

Language Proficiency Regs (DOS)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breakout 2

11:00 - 11:45

201  Mexican Consulate

202   US Department of State 

for ROs/AROs

203 Communicating with  Inbound Students!  What do they really hear?

204 Part 2: Ways to Use Results 

in Training and Interviewing

205 Is Your Insurance Policy

in Compliance?

 Representative: H. Cónsul David Manuel Preciado Juarez

James Alexander & Lale Kuyumcu

Norm King

Dennis White & Larry Kubiak

Cheryl Combs

 

 

 

Management Review Announcement

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plenary 200

1:00 - 3:00 PM

Keynote Speaker

Why Every District  in YE Should be

Using the Student Post Exchange

 Survey - No Excuses!

Expanded Eligibility 

for District Grants

CSIET

NAYEN Certificate of Achievement

Silver Awards

Jennifer Jones,

RI Director-Elect

Dennis White & Norm Samuelson

Todd Lindley

Chris Page

Becky Fontaine

 

SILVER

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breakout 3

3:00 - 3:45

301 Grants Q & A

302  Getting a Grip 

on Social Media

303  Improving Host Parent and Student Dynamics

304  The Role of the Club YEO,

 RYE Counselor and the Club

305 The Relationship Between

Language Acquisition

and Exchange Success

Todd Lindley

Terri Sawyer

Facilitator:  Rick Istead

Sofia Sotomayor

Todd Jenkins

Norm Samuelson
Matthew Knox

 
           
           
Saturday, February 21

Plenary 300

8:00 - 9:30 AM

RIYE Update

NAYEN Certificate of Achievement

Gold Awards

Sao Paulo Pre-convention Workshops

2016 NAYEN Conference

 

Kate Hoeppel and Staff

Becky Fontaine

John Brodbeck
Jim Landmann

Cincinnati Conference Chair
Jack Lundy

 

 

GOLD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breakout 4

10:00 - 10:45 AM

401   YEO 101 Part 1

402    Sharing Best Management

Practices for Effective District

to District Partnerships

403 Best Practices for Rebound Orientation

404      Culture Shock and

Reverse Culture Shock

405   Strengthening District
Committees & Selection/
Appointments of District Chairs

Alan Wylie

Maria Leticia Ferreira

Larry Kubiak

Dennis White

PANEL: Becky Fontaine,
Andrea Cremonici, Steve Youtz
Facilitator: Ed True

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breakout 5

11:00-11:45

501   YEO 101 Part 2

502 (Overview) Four Cornerstones of Mental  

Illness Affecting an Exchange

503 Introduction to Rotary YEAH

504  Part 1: Assertive Techniques

for Dealing with Conflict &

Difficult Situation

505 CSIET

Q & A

Alan Wylie

  (A)  Terri Sawyer, LSW

  (B)  Sieglinde Warren LCDC III

Al Kalter

Dennis White

Chris Page

 

  (A)

  (A)

  (A)

  (A)

 

  (B)     (B)  

 

 

CISI CRISIS MANAGEMENT 

 

 

 

Breakout 6

1:15 - 2:00 PM

601 The Interview Question!

602    When Tragedy Strikes

603  Rotary YEAH 

Level 2 Training

604  Part 2: Assertive Techniques

for Dealing with Conflict &

Difficult Situations

605  Flat Fee/Single Billing

Panel of Experienced YEOs

Facilitator: Paul Regan

Jean Hannig, Kate Hoeppel,

 Ed True

Vicki Dilley

Dennis White

Cheryl Combs

   
  Questions developed at Conference Probing Questions        

Closing Plenary 400

2:15 - 3:45 PM

NAYEN Business Meeting

EEMA 

ABIJ

 "Live Deliberately"

 The Little Rock 9 Story

Banquet Speech

"Second Chances"

Don Peters

Luciano DiMartino

Jany Hatanaka

Sen. Joyce Elliott

Arkansas General Assembly

Wyatt Harris