AFG 2021 Schedule

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AFG 2021 WEEKEND PROGRAM

Please see presenters’ biographies by clicking on their name

Hangouts/ Chat Room: The hangout (Zoom breakout – Chat room) will be open when nothing is programmed so that Friends can get together and interact throughout the weekend.


 

Friday evening

  • 6:00 – 7:00 pm            Children’s program 
  • 7:00 – 7:30 pm            Opening worship
  • 7:30 – 8:00 pm            Introduction
  • 8:00….                    Hangout (Zoom Breakout – Chat room)

Saturday morning

  • 7:00 – 8:00 am           Early worship
  • 9:00 – 10:00 am         Children’s program 
  • 10:00 – 10:30 am        Break
  • 10:30 – 11:45 am        Keynote Speaker: Ralph Martin: Food Security: From Growth to Gratitude 
  • 11:45 – 1:00 pm.        Lunch / Hangout (Zoom Breakout – Chat room)

Saturday afternoon

  • 1:00 – 2:15 pm           Philip Hamming and Maurice Burgoyne: Two Farmers’ Perspectives on Restorative Agriculture 
  • 1:00 – 2:00 pm.          Children’s Program (Contact  with Nancy Turniawan  re: projects) 
  • 2:15 – 2:45 pm           Break
  • 2:45 – 4 :00 pm          Lil Macpherson: We can eat our way out of Climate Change 
  • 4:00 – 6:00 pm.          Supper / Hangout (Zoom Breakout – Chat room)

Saturday evening

  • 6:00 – 7:00 pm          SIG: Making the Quaker faith available to seekers (Panel)
  • 7:00 pm…                  Meeting for Reading / Music making / Hangout (Zoom Breakout – Chat room)

Sunday morning

  • 7:00 – 8:00 am           Early worship
  • 9:00 – 10:00 am.        Children’s program
  • 10:00 – 11:00.           Meeting for Worship
  • 11:15 – 12:30 pm        Matt Legge: The GMO debate and overcoming polarization
  • 12:30 – 1:30.            Lunch / Hangout (Zoom Breakout – Chat room)

Sunday afternoon

  • 1:30 – 2:45 pm            Meagan Silencieux  Women’s Role in achieving Global Food Security: An Online Screening and Discussion of Film: Growing Her Future 
  • 1:30 – 2:45 pm            Children’s Program. Contact with Nancy Turniawan  re: projects
  • 2:45 – 3:15 pm            Break
  • 3:15 – 4 :30 pm           Lucy Sharratt: What does it mean if genetic engineering is the future of food?
  • 4:30 – 6:30 pm            Supper / Hangout (Zoom Breakout – Chat room)

Sunday evening        

  • 6:30 – 7:00 pm            Children’s Presentations
  • 7:15 – 8:00 pm            Presenters’ panel (Q and A) 
  • 8:00 – 8:30 pm            Closing worship