2018 Convention Schedule


Wednesday November 7
Convention Registration
6-9 pm
Thursday November 8
Convention Registration
7 am - 10 pm 
All-Day Tours
8 am - 4 pm   
MEDA Board Meeting
11:30 am-5 pm
Dinner on your own
Plenary session – Greg Brenneman, Executive Chairman of CCMP and author of  Right Away & All at Once
7 pm
Dessert reception Lalo Cura, Spanish Rock band
9 pm
Friday November 9
7:30 am
Seminars 1-6
9-10 am
Coffee Break
10-10:30 am
Seminars 7-13
10:30-11:30 am
Plenary session – Conversation with Lali Hess, The Juniper Spoon; Rose Mutuku, Founder, Smart Logistics Solutions, Kenya; Sarah William Kessy, Managing Director, Halisi Products, Tanzania; facilitated by Marianne Unruh, Fresh Solutions founder and MEDA Board member
12-2 pm
Seminars 14-20
2:30-3:30 pm
Sarona Reception
4:00-6:00 pm
Coffee Break
3:30-4 pm
Seminars 21-25
4-5 pm
Dine-Around Dinner
Eat out at one of Indianapolis's local restaurants (cost not included in registration fee)
6 pm
MEDAx Kick-off Event
Speedway Indoor Go-Karting
6 pm
Late Night Music
9 pm
Saturday November 10
7:30 am
MEDA Year in Review and AGM and Coffee Break
9-11:30 am
MEDAx Workshop
10:30-11:30 am
Lunch on your own or as part of a tour MEDAx VIP lunch
12 pm
12-4:30 pm

MEDAx Business + Justice = Change Workshop
2-3:30 pm

MEDAx 5k Pitch Competition
4-5 pm

Dinner/Plenary session – Celebration of Allan Sauder's Tenure at MEDA
6:30 pm
Dessert ReceptionTwas Now
9 pm
Sunday November 11
7:30-8:45 am
Plenary session – Shannon Dycus, Co-Pastor at First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis
9-10:30 am
Convention Adjournment
10:30 am