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Secular Student Alliance New England Leadership Summit Schedule

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New England Leadership SummitWe are happy to announce the schedule for the 2010 New England Leadership Summit! This event runs from April 16-18 at Harvard University in Boston, MA. Speakers include blogger Greta Christina, Humanist Chaplain at Harvard University Greg Epstein, CFI On Campus organizer Debbie Goddard, and SSA staff and affiliate group leaders. The summit also includes a special presentation by the MythBusters and a keynote address by author and philosopher Rebecca Goldstein.

Learn more about the summit and register online!

Friday, April 16
8:00pm
MythBusters On Humanism (Memorial Church on the Harvard Yard)

Saturday, April 17

Registration and Events in the Fong Auditorium of Boylston Hall

10:00amWelcoming Remarks
10:15amSpeed Networking: It's like speed dating, but with secular student group leaders and freethought activists!
11:00am
August Brunsman, Secular Student Alliance Executive Director: How to Become a Fundraising Ninja
11:30am
Jesse Galef, Secular Student Alliance Communications Director: Media Training Workshop
12-1:00pm
Lunch - on your own
1:00pmJim Addoms, President of the Atheists, Agnostics and Freethinkers Alliance at Syracuse University - Creating a Semester Programming Arc & Engaging Local Freethought Groups
1:30pm
Kelly Bowdoin, Harvard Secular Society:
Churchless Charity and the Philosophy of Philanthropy
2:00pm
Shelley Mountjoy, President of the SSA at George Mason University: Under the Magnifying Glass
2:30pm
Lyz Liddell, Secular Student Alliance Campus Organizer: Succession Planning
3:00pm
Peer Problem Solving: Bring Us Your Problems & Get Answers
4:00pm
Debbie Goddard, Campus Organizer at CFI On Campus:
4:30pm
Greta Christina, writer & blogger: What Atheists Can Learn from the GLBT Movement
5:00pm
Special Address from U.S. Congressman Pete Stark (D-CA)
5:30pm
Group Photo
6:00-7:30pm
Dinner - on your own
8:00pm
Rebecca Goldstein: "Secular Sainthood: Is God Beside the Point?"

Sunday, April 18
Events in the Fong Auditorium of Boylston Hall

10:00am
Lyz Liddell, Secular Student Alliance Campus Organizer:Getting People to Meetings
10:30am
An Interview with Greg Epstein, Humanist Chaplain at Harvard University
11:00am
Nate Mauger, Secular Student Alliance "Wintern": Bridging the Divide - Keys to Respectful Interaction and Cooperation with Religious Groups
11:30am
Andrew Lovley, President of the Southern Maine Association of Secular Humanists: A Secular Humanist Invocation
12 noon
10 Minute Stretch & Coffee Break
12:10pm
Greg Langer, Freethought Activist: Gaining Acceptance - Lessons Learned from the Front Lines
12:35pm
Jesse Galef, Secular Student Alliance Communications Director: Building a Relationship with the White House
1:00-1:30pm
Speed Networking: Part II

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