The 50th Annual Winter Institute - St. Cloud State University

February 10 & 11, 2016

Wednesday, February 10th
9 - 11:00 AM
American Democracy Project presents: "Our Kids" Round Table Event (Cascade Room, Atwood Memorial Center)
5 - 6:30 PM

Economic Outlook, Kelly Inn

Laura Kalambokidis

King Banaian

6:30 - 8 PM
Reception & Entertainment, Kelly Inn
Thursday, February 11th
8:30 - 9:00 AM
Registration (2nd floor - Atwood Memorial Center, SCSU)
9 - 10:30 AM

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Robert Putnam

"Robert D. Putnam is technically a Harvard social scientist, but a better description might be a poet laureate of civil society." New York Times.

Robert Putnam photo

Putnam has been consulted by Presidents Clinton, Bush, and Obama, as well as national leaders from Britain, France Germany, Finland, Singapore and elsewhere. He has written fifteen books, including "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis", on the growing class gap among American young people. Other books include the prize-winning "American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us" and the bestselling "Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of the American Community".

Our Kids - Book cover image

10:30 - 11 AM
Hospitality break - Alumni Room, Atwood Memorial Center
11 - 12:15 PM
Session 1 (2nd floor, Atwood Memorial Center)
12:30 - 1:45 PM


Lunch and Chamber Panel


2:00 - 3:15 PM
Session II (2nd floor, Atwood Memorial Center)

Panel Presentation - Atwwod 2015

Panel Presentation - St. Cloud State University - 2015

Thursday, February 11th Sessions
  K-12 Teaching Track Community Engagement Track Public Policy Research Track
11 - 12:15 PM
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2:15 - 3:30 PM
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