/ World Languages and Cultures Department


From Crisis Management to Innovation begins on Friday morning, October 6, and concludes Saturday afternoon, October 7. 

Friday, October 6  

8–9 a.m. Registration   Maas Center

Session 1

9–9:15 a.m. Welcome    
9:15–9:45 a.m. From Crisis to Innovation Lee Forester Maas Center
9:45–10 a.m. Q&A    
10–10:15 a.m. Break    

Session 2

10:15–11 a.m. Innovation at Simpson College   Maas Center
11–11:15 a.m. Q&A    
11:15–11:45 a.m. Table Discussions    


11:45–1 P.M. Lunch (with table groups, discipline and interest choices)   Maas Center

Session 3

1–2 p.m. From Crisis to Innovation: An Administrator's Perspective   Maas Center
2–2:30 p.m. Q&A    

Session 4

2:30–3:30 p.m. Models of Innovation   Maas Center
3:30–3:34 p.m. Q&A    
3:45–4 p.m. Break    
4–4:15 p.m. Table Discussions   Maas Center

Session 5

4:15–5 p.m. Keynote Address Bill VanPatten Maas Center
5–5:30 p.m. Q&A    
5:30–6 p.m. Campus Group Discussion    


6–7:30 p.m. Dinner   Haworth Center
7:30 p.m. Downtown Holland    

Saturday, October 7

8–8:30 a.m. Breakfast   Maas Center

Session 6

8:30–9 a.m. Summer Language Programs Katherine Hsu Maas Center
9–9:30 a.m. Approaches to Classics Steve Maiullo Maas Center
9:30–9:45 Q&A    

Session 7

9:45–10:30 a.m. Intercampus Collaboration Gabriele Dillman Maas Center
10:30–10:45 a.m. Q&A    
10:45–11:30 a.m. Planning Session    


11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Lunch and Group Reporting   Maas Center


12:30 p.M. Closing Statements   Maas Center