2021 Intersect Conference!

2021 Conference Program 

 


Conference Schedule

Friday, October 1st, 2021

3:00 – 4:30 PM: Registration

4:00 – 4:20 PM: Conference Opening

4:30 – 5:30 PM: Educational Session #1

5:30 – 5:40 PM: Shabbat Candle Lighting

5:45 – 6:45 PM: Educational Session #2

6:55 – 7:55 PM: Dinner & Keynote Speaker: Gabrielle E. W. Carter

Gabrielle E. W. Carter is an Artist and Cultural preservationist who uses Diasporic and local foodways as a vehicle to reimagine wealth, marginalized food systems, and inheritance. Her work uses oral history, film, cooking, and textile to examine and explore the Black experience in relation to land cultivation, sedentary practice, and agronomy. Creating contemporary source materials for historic works and knowledge.

8:00 – 9:00 PM: Dessert Social and Networking

Saturday, October 2nd, 2021

8:00 – 9:20 AM: Conference Check-In and Guided Meditation

8:30 – 9:20 AM: Breakfast

9:30 – 10:30 AM: Educational Session #3

10:40 – 11:40 AM: Educational Session #4

11:50 AM – 12:50 PM: Lunch 

1:00 – 2:00 PM: Educational Session #5

2:10 – 3:10 PM: Educational Session #6

3:20 – 3:45 PM: Coffee/Snack Break

3:50 – 4:20 PM: Roundtable Discussion

4:30 – 5:30 PM: Keynote Speaker: Nina Berglund

Nina Berglund is a 20-year-old indigenous youth leader, public speaker, and climate activist fighting on behalf of her people, the lands, and water. Born and raised in the Twin Cities, Nina has been organizing alongside other youth against Enbridge’s Line 3 proposed pipeline, currently being pushed to be built in Northern Minnesota, to prevent the destruction, exploitation, and violence that comes with it.