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Sunday, September 28

Arrival and Fellow Orientation

All day

Arrivals and Check in


Preliminary Welcome & Orientation for Melton Fellows

Monday, September 29

Fellow Orientation & Cultural Presentations

10:00am - 5:00pm

Opening Ceremony

Orientation Sessions for Melton Fellows (including lunch)

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Dinner

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Cultural Presentations

Tuesday, September 30

Governance Meetings & Climate Change Sessions

9:00am – 10:30pm

Governance and Business Meetings

11:00am – 1:00pm

Climate Change Parallel Sessions

1:15pm – 2:45pm

Lunch

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Climate Change & Natural Disasters

  • “Hurricane on the Bayou” Film

7:30pm

Dinner in the city

Wednesday, October 1

Climate Change Work Group Presentations

8:30am – 12pm

Workgroup Presentations

12:00am – 1:30pm

Lunch and University Outreach Activity

1:30pm – 4:30pm

Governance and Business Meetings

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Dinner

7:00pm – 9:30pm

Recreation Activities


 

Thursday, October 2

New Orleans & Intercultural Communications

8:00am – 2:00pm

Cultural / Recreational Activity Options (lunch included):

  • Swamp Tour

  • McKenna Museum & French Quarter

  • City Tour and City Park

  • Audubon Insectariums

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Climate Change Parallel Sessions

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Dinner and Reflection

7:00pm – 8:00pm

DU Cultural Presentation

Friday, October 3

Environmental Justice & Climate Change

8:30am – 1:30pm

Understanding Environmental Impact

  • Louisiana Wetlands

  • Cancer Alley

2:00pm – 5:00pm

Climate Change Parallel Sessions

5:00pm – 6:15pm

Dinner

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Inter-Cultural Communication Workshop

Saturday, October 4

Bringing Positive Change to New Orleans

8:00am – 3:00pm

Collaborative Community Service: From Global to Local

  • Habitat for Humanity Home Building

  • Audubon Nature Institute Cleanup Work

  • Gentilly Community Outreach Project

3:30pm – 5:30pm

Governance and Business Meetings

5:30pm – 7:00pm

Dinner

9:00pm

Night out in New Orleans

Sunday, October 5

Social Entrepreneurship

 

9:00am – 11:00am

Social Service Project Presentations from:

  • Chile

  • China

  • Germany

  • India

  • US

Discussion of Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainability

11:15am – 12:30pm

Lunch

12:45pm – 2:00pm

Governance and Business Meetings

2:15pm – 5:00pm

Reflection and Wrap-up Plenary Session

7:30pm

Closing Dinner and Ceremony

Monday, October 6

Farewells & Departures

 

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