Schedule for National Summit Meeting

Date: Friday, October 9
Location: Chicago Theological Seminary

3:00-4:00 PM Registration
4:00 PM Intro and Welcome by Alice Hunt, Chicago Theological Seminary, including opening mini-keynote by Philip Clayton
4:30-5:30 PM Featured innovative programs. Moderator: Molly Marshall 1. Open Seminary at Eastern University
2. HatcheryLA
3. St. Paul School of Theology
4. Pacific School of Religion
5. Chicago Theological Seminary
5:30-6:00 PM Wine and cheese reception
6:00-6:45 PM Breakouts by Tribe Students, Faculty, Top Administrators, Pastors & Ministry Persons, Denominational Leaders
6:45-7:30 PM Plenary Panel: The Biggest Challenges and Opportunities for Theological Education. Moderator: Cameron Trimble
7:30-8:15 PM Panels and Fishbowl 1. Fishbowl: Doug McConnell
2. Panel: What Students Care About: Funding. Guaranteed Pulpit Access.
3. Seminaries’ Connection to the Community: Dwight Friesen
8:15-9:00 PM Plenary Group Discussion Led by Doug Pagitt
9:00-10:00PM Informal Conversations
10:00PM All Depart

Date: Saturday, October 10
Location: Chicago Theological Seminary

8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:00 AM Introductions, Logistics, and Keynote Talk by Sharon Miller of Auburn Seminary
9:00-10:00 AM Featured Innovative Programs 1. Seattle School of Theology and Psychology – Derek McNeil
2. Northern Seminary – Geoffrey Holsclaw
3. Christian Theological Seminary – Matthew Boulton
4. Twin Cities School of Theology – Thorsten Moritz
5. Project Access
10:00-10:30 AM Breakout Panels 1. The Hatchery Model
2. A More Immersive Approach to Internships – Brian Bantum and Stephanie Spellers
3. Developing Cross Cultural Competencies
4. Rethinking Pedagogy
5. Innovators, Creations, and New Initiatives in Theological Schools
10:30-11:00 AM Workshops 1. Helpful Tips for Running the Process of Curriculum Revision in Seminaries
2. Social Justice
3. Denominational Connections
4.Center for Progressive Renewal – Services Offered
5. OPEN – On the Job Training
11:00-11:30 AM Plenary Discussion: Evolving Curriculum for the New Realities of Ministry
11:30 AM-12:15 PM Keynote and Discussion: Stephen Graham, Association of Theological Schools Moderator: Matt Boulton
12:15-1:00 PM Lunch
1:00-2:00 PM Featured Innovative Programs. 1. Fuller Seminary
2. Alternative Seminary – Philadelphia
3. Union Theological Seminary
4. Farminary at Princeton Theological Seminary
2:00-4:00 PM FTE-led Session. Featured Case Studies:
1. Academy of Innovative Ministry
2. Trinity College Leadership & Formation Program
3. SCUPE
4:00-6:00 PM Break
6:00 PM Reconvene at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago 1100 E 55th St., Chicago, IL 60615
6:00-7:30 PM Opening Keynote by President Alice Hunt, Chicago Theological Seminary, followed by a Panel of Presidents discussing the Future of Theological Education. Moderator: Cameron Trimble
7:30-9:00 PM Callid Keefe-Perry and Tim Burnette host panel on Five New Inventions in Theological Education
9:00-9:30 PM Informal Discussion

Date: Sunday, October 11
Location: Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:00 AM Welcome by Dean Ted Hiebert,McCormick Theological Seminary, and Esther Menn, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, and Keynote by Pres. Barbara Holmes
9:00-10:00 AM Featured Innovative Programs. 1. Central Baptist Theological Seminary
2. Center for Faith and Service at McCormick Theological Seminary
3. Kaleo Center
4. Center for Action and Contemplation
10:00-10:45 AM Breakout 1. Interfaith Models
2. Multi-media and Social Media
5. Modules Approach to Theological Education
10:45-11:30 AM Panel and Plenary Discussion: New models for Credentialing Ministry Skills.
11:45 AM-12:30 PM Lunch
12:30-1:30 PM Featured Innovative Programs. 1. United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities – Distance Learning
2. The BTS Center
3. Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
1:30-2:00 PM Final Plenary Discussion and Formulation of Conclusions

Schedule for National Summit Meeting

Date: Friday, October 9
Location: Chicago Theological Seminary

3:00-4:00 PM
4:00 PM
4:30-5:30 PM
5:30-6:00 PM
6:00-6:45 PM
6:45-7:30 PM
7:30-8:15 PM
8:15-9:00 PM
9:00-10:00 PM
10:00 PM
Registration
Intro and Welcome, including opening mini-keynote
5 featured innovative programs
Wine and cheese reception
Breakouts by tribe
Plenary program event
Panels and fishbowl
Plenary group discussion
Informal conversations
All depart – clear-up

Date: Saturday, October 10
Location: Chicago Theological Seminary

8:00 AM
8:30-9:00 AM
9:00-10:00 AM
10:00-10:30 AM
10:30-11:00 AM
11:00-11:30 AM
11:30-12:15 PM
12:15-1:00 PM
1:00-2:00 PM
2:00-4:00 PM
4:00-6:00 PM
6:00 PM
6:00-7:30 PM
7:30-9:00 PM
9:00-9:30 PM
Continental breakfast
Introductions, logistics, and keynote talk by Sharon Miller of Auburn Seminary
5 featured innovative programs
Breakout panels
Workshops
Plenary discussion
Stephen Graham/discussion
Lunch
5 featured innovative programs
Case Studies: Academy of Innovative Ministry, SCUPE, Youth Leadership & Formation Program
Break
Reconvene at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
Panel of Selected Presidents on the Future of Theological Education, Philip Clayton hosts
Callid Keefe-Perry and Tim Burnette host panel on five new inventions in theological education
Informal discussion

Date: Sunday, October 11
Location: Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

8:00 AM
8:30-9:00 AM
9:00-10:00 AM
10:00-10:45 AM
10:45-11:30 AM
11:45-12:30 PM
12:30-1:30 PM
1:30-2:00 PM
Continental breakfast
welcome by Esther Menn, and keynote by Pres. Barbara Holmes:
5 featured innovative programs
Breakout
Plenary discussion
Lunch
5 featured innovative Programs
Final Plenary Discussion and Formulation of Conclusions; announcement of agenda for 2nd national summit, April 8-10, 2016