This year's Student Speaker Conference will address the topic "Power, Participation and Development: Who's In Control." Graduate and professional students will be presenting papers and research broadly addressing this topic followed by dinner for participants and a moderated panel discussion.
Schedule: IPID Student Speaker Conference Schedule (April 22, 2011).doc
Speaker bios and abstracts: IPID Student Speaker Conference 2011 - Names, Bios, and Abstracts.doc
2:30 - 2:35 Brief Introduction of IPID
2:40 - 3:05 Speaker 1: Devin Hogan (first year Master of Development Practice student) "Know Book": Power and Participation of the Liberian Diaspora in Institutional Capacity Building
3:10 - 3:35 Speaker 2: Zachary Casey (second-year Ph.D. student in Culture and Teaching) Teacher Bashing and Power in Educational Policy: The Increasing Voicelessness of P-12 Educators in the United States
3:40 - 4:05 Speaker 3: Patrick Finnegan (second year Master of Public Policy student) Rethinking Development Policy In Ethiopia: What Should NGOs Do?
4:05 - 4:20 Break
4:20 - 4:45 Speaker 4: Heidi Eschenbacher (fifth year Ph.D student in Comparative and International Development Education) Welcome to our world: Reflections on collaborative work in Southern Sudan
4:55 - 5:15 Speaker 5: Mike Osberg (second year Master of Public Policy student) and
Lindsey Wollschlager (second year Masters of Public Policy student) (representing The Waste Analysis Matrix (WAM) capstone team) Working Across Networks: Co-creating Knowledge with the Waste Analysis Matrix
5:15 - 6:30 Dinner and Moderated Panel with all student presenters