Conference Schedule

April 21, 2017 (Friday)

7:00-9:00 pm – Storytelling Concert featuring Janice Del Negro, Matthew Taylor, and others. Emcee Kate Lutz

April 22, 2017 (Saturday)

8:00-8:45 am – Registration / Resource Area Open/ Visiting/Networking

8:45-10:15 – Opening and Janice Del Negro’s Keynote WorkshopStoryCrafting: Retelling Folktales in Your Own Voice

10:15-10:35 – Break

10:15-10:30 – Resource Area Open

10:35-12:05 – Breakout sessions. Choose One:

  • “Does It Have to be “Vs’? (as in Traditional Telling vs. Story Slams)” – Pam Faro
  • “Get Hooked on Storytelling: a Beginners Guide” – Debra Olson Tolar
  • “Story Kinship: Exploring Your Personal Connection to Non-personal Tales” – Mark Goldman

12:05-1:05 – Working Lunch/Break. Lunch is included in conference fee.

12:05-1:05 – Resource Area Open

1:05-2:40 – Matthew Taylor’s KeynoteThe Irresistible Power of Storytelling

2:40-3:00 – Break

2:40-2:55 – Resource Area Open

3:00-4:30 – Breakout sessions. Choose one:

  • “Creating a Story from the Inside Out” – Cherie Karo Schwartz
  • “Story Play” – Karen Chace
  • “Hooked on Humor” – Susan Marie Frontczak and Lev Ropes

4:30-4:40 – Break

4:40-5:00 – Gathering / Closing

5:05-5:30 – Resource Area Open

5:30-6:45 – RMS Annual Meeting – Voice your thoughts and learn more about RMS at the annual meeting. Light supper provided

7:00-9:00 – Story Slam Theme: Once upon a time . . .– Cooper Braun-Enos, Emcee

April 23, 2007 (Sunday)

1:00-4:00 pm – Master Classes with Janice Del Negro and Matthew Taylor

 

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