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Convention Schedule

Wednesday, October 30

Convention Registration Arizona Foyer 6-9 pm

Thursday, October 31

Convention Registration Arizona Foyer 8 am-10 pm
All-Day and Half Day Tours Meet in the Westin Lobby 7:30 am-4:30 pm Learn More
MEDA Board Meeting Finger Rock 8-5 pm
Dinner on your own
MEDA Stakeholders Reception By invitation only La Paloma Dining Room 4:45 pm
Plenary Session – Tim Dearborn, author and leadership consultant Grand and Canyon II, IV Ballroom Learn More 7 pm
Dessert reception Arizona Foyer and Deck 9 pm

Friday, November 1

Breakfast/Networking Grand and Canyon II, IV Ballroom/Arizona Deck 7:30 am
Seminars 9-10 am
business + faith
Book Club: Books I’ve read so you don’t have to Learn More
business + faith
Caring for Details in Ways Others Won’t Learn More
business + faith
Taking the Journey: Leading a Large Organization Learn More
MEDAx Young Professionals
A Tour of the Enneagram of Personality Types Learn More
MEDA
MEDA’s Contributions to Women’s Economic Empowerment Practice Learn More
MEDA
The Evolution of MEDA’s Risk Capital Fund Learn More
Coffee Break Terrace Level Patio and Foyer 10-10:30 am
Seminars 10:30-11:30 am
business + faith
Generational Transitions: Business Sustainability and Family Flourishing Learn More
business + faith
Can anything good come from Big Tech? Learn More
business + faith
Empowered leadership: Changing self-limiting behaviors Learn More
business + faith
Keep your cash: Charitable strategies for maximizing impact Learn More
MEDAx Young Professionals
How to Use the Enneagram for Professional Development Learn More
MEDA
Growing from Success and Failure: Learning through MEDA Programs Learn More
MEDA
Stories of impact: Myanmar Learn More
MEDA
MEDA Paraguay: The search for entrepreneurship that creates opportunity. Learn More
Plenary Session – MEDA Client Panel Metasebia Asfaw, Nataliia Sudarkina and Nyan Linn Grand and Canyon II, IV Ballroom Learn More 12-2 pm
Seminars 2:30-3:30 pm
business + faith
Like Father, Like Daughter Learn More
business + faith
Spender, Saver, Servant Learn More
business + faith
Thinking Outside the (Cash) Box: Showing Christ’s Love in a Small, Family Diner Learn More
MEDAx Young Professionals
Exploring Your Role in Economic Empowerment Learn More
MEDA
Creating business solutions to poverty in the face of a changing climate Learn More
MEDA
Stories of impact: Ukraine Learn More
MEDA
Development & Investment: exploring the current and future MEDA-Sarona partnership Learn More
Coffee Break Terrace Level Patio and Foyer 3:30-4 pm
MEDA Pitch Competition Grand and Canyon II, IV Ballroom 4-5:30 pm
Topgolf Tucson Hotel Lobby Learn More 5:45-8:30 pm MEDAx Young Professionals
Dine-Around Dinner Sign up at the Registration to eat out at one of Tucson’s local restaurants 6:30 pm
Late-night event: Star-gazing Catalina Basin, The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa Learn More 8-11 pm

Saturday, November 2

Breakfast/Networking Arizona Foyer and Deck 7:30 am
MEDA Mentorship Mingle Arizona Foyer and Deck 7:30 am Learn MoreMEDAx Young Professionals
MEDA Year in Review and AGM and Coffee Break Grand and Canyon II, IV Ballroom 9-11:30 am
MEDAx Lunch & Learn: Impact Investing 101: It's Not Just For The Pros TBC 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Learn MoreMEDAx Young Professionals
Lunch on your own or as part of a tour
Tours Meet in the Westin Lobby 12:15-4:00 pm Learn More
MEDAx Jeep Desert Tour Hotel Lobby 12:45 pm - 4:00 pm Learn MoreMEDAx Young Professionals
Dinner/Plenary Session – Angie Bastian, founder of Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP Grand and Canyon II, IV Ballroom Learn More 6:30 pm
Special Celebration Event Terrace Level Foyer 9 pm

Sunday, November 3

Breakfast Arizona Foyer and Deck 7:30-8:45 am
Worship Service – Carol Rose, co-pastor, Shalom Mennonite Fellowship, Tucson Grand and Canyon II, IV Ballroom Learn More 9-10:30 am
Convention Adjournment 10:30 am
MEDAx Farewell Hike at Sabino Tram Road Hotel Lobby TBC Learn MoreMEDAx Young Professionals