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Thursday, June 1, 2017

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Registration and Check-in-Room 244-Ballroom
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Keynote Speaker: Vin Lananna-Room 244-Ballroom
One of the world’s foremost visionaries in the sport of track and field, Vin Lananna has had a long and storied career that has seen unprecedented success as a coach, administrator, organizer and leader. Lananna currently serves as president of TrackTown USA and Associate Athletic Director for Olympic Development at the University of Oregon. In December, he became the President of USA Track and Field. He also served as head coach of the U.S. men’s track and field team for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, where Team USA brought home a record number of medals.
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM: Session 5
Track 1: Economic Development and Impact-Room 146-Crater Lake North
Abstract
How to Foster Downtown as a Learning Environment during the Day and Avoid the Pitfalls of an Unruly Entertainment District at Night. Presenters: Lisa Dvorak, Community Liaison; and Samantha Armbruster, Main Street Program Manager, City of San Marcos 
Track 2: Collaborative Policy Tools-Room 145-Crater Lake South
Abstract
University of Georgia Archway Partnership:  Connecting higher education resources to community identified needs and opportunities through strategic partnerships, stakeholder investment (MOU), and public service and outreach across the state. Presenter: Sharon A. Liggett, MPA, Operations Coordinator, Archway Partnership, University of Georgia
Track 2: Collaborative Policy Tools-Room 230-Swindells
Abstract
Built Together: Creating a Campus Plan with Community Input. Presenter: Cory Peterson, Director of the Office of Neighborhood Life; and PT Jones, Assistant Director of the Office of Neighborhood Life, Georgetown University
Cory Peterson is the Director of the Office of Neighborhood
Life at Georgetown University
Track 3: Off campus living experiences and impacts-Room 232-Cedar
Abstract
The Off-Campus Housing Excellence Program: Our Story. Presenter: Dilnavaz Cama, Department Manager, Student Life's Off-Campus and Commuter Student Services, The Ohio State University 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Session 6
Track 1: Business incubators, startups and tech corridors-Room 230-Swindells
Abstract
The Point at Otterbein University: An Innovation Collaboration Between Private Higher Education, Community and Business. Presenters: Jason N. Bechtold, Economic Development Director, City of Westerville; Erin Bender, Executive Director of The Point; and Michael R. McGreevey, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Otterbein University
Track 3: Emergency and resiliency management-Room 145-Crater Lake South
Abstract
National Championship Street Party/Viewing & Parade – The Impact on Both the Town and Gown. Presenters: Chief Jimmy Dixon; and Mayor J. C. Cook, City of Clemson
Track 3: Off campus living experiences and impacts-Room 146-Crater Lake North
Abstract
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED): A New Strategy to Address Large Off-Campus Gatherings. Presenters: Officer Bill Laramee, Neighborhood Liaison Officer, Amherst Police Department; Eric D. Beal, Esq., Neighborhood Liaison, Office of External Relations, UMass Amherst; Sally Linowski, Ph.D., CHES, Associate Dean of Students, UMass Amherst; Lieutenant Damian DeWolf, UMass Amherst Police Department; Wendy Jones Boisseau, Partner, Jones Properties, lp. 
Track 3: Off campus living experiences and impacts-Room 119-Diamond Lake
Abstract
Using Restorative Justice to Respond to Unruly Off-Campus Parties: A model of Successful Collaboration by the University of Oregon and Eugene Municipal Court. Presenters: Sandy Weintraub, Director, Student Conduct and Community Standards; and Zane Hager, Graduate Teaching Fellow, Conflict Resolution Services, University of Oregon
Track 3: Fostering equity and inclusion-Room 232-Cedar
Abstract
The Town-Gown Awards: Celebrating and Educating. Presenter: Susan Riley, Deputy Director of Community Relations, Cornell University
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM: Lunch-Business Meeting-Room 244-Ballroom
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM: Session 7
Track 2: Collaborative Policy Tools-Room 230-Swindells
Abstract
Findings from the UK Town and Gown Association ‘Town and Gown: Today and Tomorrow’ Conference November 2016: The Best of British. Presenters: Cooper Healey, Manager; and Poppy Humphrey, Off Campus Student Affairs Officer, Manchester Student Homes; Tim Woodman-Clarke, Head of Student Accommodation Services, Nottingham Trent University
Track 3: Off campus living experiences and impacts-Room 146-Crater Lake North
Abstract
WE ARE ONE, 10 Collaborative CommUniversity Actions for Positive Community Relations. Presenters: Ron Jackson, Assistant Dean of Students, Arizona State University; Megan Erwin, Tempe Police Detective - Crime Free Multi-Housing; and Michael Pooley, Police Commander, City of Tempe 
Track 3: Off campus living experiences and impacts-Room 232-Cedar
Abstract
Housing or Community Officer? Both! How positive Town and Gown relationships can be forged from a University Housing perspective. Presenters: Rebecca Foran, Housing Services Manager; and Lucy Walker, Housing Officer, University of Sussex, UK
Track 3: Off campus living experiences and impacts-Room 119-Diamond Lake
Abstract
The Educated Renter Certificate Program. Presenter: Kimberly Espino, Off-Campus Coordinator, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Track 3: Livability: Strengthening stewardship and safety of on-and-off campus communities-Room 145-Crater Lake South
Abstract
Building Understanding: Town and Gown Perceptions through the Media Lens. Presenters: Tobin Klinger, Senior Director for Public Affairs Communications, and Sheryl Eyster, Senior Associate Dean of Students, University of Oregon
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Session 8
Track 1: Business incubators, startups and tech corridors-Room 232-Cedar
Abstract
Creating Businesses and Launching Entrepreneurs. Presenter: Constance Scott, Director of Local Relations and former Deputy Mayor, City of Boca Raton, Florida Atlantic University
Track 2: Planning and Land Use-Room 145-Crater Lake South
Abstract

The Trent Lands Plan: Community Consultation in Land Planning for Mutual Success. Presenter: Alison Scholl, Community Relations Officer, Trent University 

Track 3: Fostering equity and inclusion-Room 119-Diamond Lake
Abstract
Uplifting Abundance and Responding to Need: Strengthening Community-University Relations through the Launch of the
Office of Community Engagement at Marquette University. Presenter: Dan Bergen, Ph.D, Director, Office of Community Engagement, Marquette University
Track 3: Fostering equity and inclusion-Room 230-Swindells
Abstract

A Student to Citizen Collaboration: how the City of Bozeman and Montana State University have come together to turn their students into contributing citizens. Presenter: Jessica Johnson, Neighborhood Coordinator, City of Bozeman; and Matthew R. Caires, Dean of Students, Montana State University 

Track 3: Fostering equity and inclusion-Room 146-Crater Lake North
Abstract
Promoting Social Justice through Community and Government Relations Activities. Presenter: Julie Schumacher Cohen, Director of Community and Government Relations, The University of Scranton
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Mobile Session
Track 1: Tourism through the arts, music, cultural, and sporting events
Abstract
Leveraging the college football game experience as an example of town and gown partnerships. Presenters: Chris Ramey, AIA, Campus Planning and Facilities Management, Vicki Strand, Director of Events, Athletics; and Matt Roberts, Senior Director of Community Relations, University of Oregon. You must pre-register for this event. 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM: Conference Sponsor & Networking Happy Hour-Room 244-Ballroom