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MEDA Convention 2020 | Towards an Equal World


Convention Schedule

(Eastern Standard Time)

Pre-Con – Thursday, November 5

Registration/ Networking time Assistance with technology 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Day 1- Friday, November 6

Registration/ Networking time 11:00am - 12:00noon
Opening Session Keynote: Paul Plett 12:00noon - 1:00pm
Break/ Networking Time 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Seminars (4 running concurrently) 1:30pm - 2:00pm
business + faith
Does Business Matter to Jesus? Learn More
business issues
What I Have Learned as an Angel Investor Learn More
professional development
AME: Leveraging the Core of Strong Leadership Learn More
international development
MEDA Second Chance Window Program Learn More
Break 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Seminars (4 running concurrently) 2:15pm - 2:45pm
business + faith
Purpose: Seeing Beyond Mission and Vision Learn More
business issues
Getting to Zero Carbon: Profits and Innovation under a Global Imperative Learn More
professional development
Gender Inclusion in the Workplace Learn More
international development
COVID-19 Impacts & Responses on a Value Chain Project Learn More
Break 2:45pm - 3:00pm
Seminars (4 running concurrently) 3:00pm - 3:30pm
business + faith
Using your Power in Finance for Social Good Learn More
business issues
Investing in a Global Disruption: Investing to create healthy new economies Learn More
professional development
Breaking Bias: Seven Powerful Tips to Help you Overcome Bias in your Workplace Learn More
international development
The COVID-19 Impact on Ugandan Agricultural Markets Learn More
Break/ Networking Time 3:30pm - 4:00pm
The Virus and The Vegetable: A Next Gen Panel Discussion Learn More 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Break/ Networking Time 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Viewing Party: "Seven Points on Earth" Q&A with Paul Plett 6:00pm - 8:00pm View Trailer

Day 2- Saturday, November 7

The Great MEDA Bakeoff: Cassava Edition Learn More 10:30am - 12:00noon
Networking time Sign-ups in industry groups with a host 11:00am - 12:00noon
Plenary Session – Keynote: MEDA Clients 12:00noon - 1:15pm
Break/ Networking time 1:15pm - 1:30pm
AGM/Year-in Review 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Break/ Networking time 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Virtual Business Tours Reception/ Networking time 4:00pm - 5:00pm Learn More
MEDA Lightning Round / Presentations Networking Time 5:00pm - 6:00pm Learn More
Break/ Networking time 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Plenary Session - Keynote: Amanda Little 6:30pm - 8:00pm