EVENT & PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

Below you will find everything you need to know about your time with us during the 2017 Praxis Academy. If you find information that needs to be updated or have questions, please let us know by replying all to your speaker email. 

I. LOGISTICS

EVENT LOCATION
Biola University
13800 Biola Ave
La Mirada, CA 90639

We will primarily be in Crowell Auditorium (Plenary Sessions, Concert) and Talbot East (Wednesday morning worship).
When you arrive on campus, please contact Meghan Easley: 724.961.9530 or Dylan Thomas: 717.669.5920

LODGING
Lodging is proximate to the Biola campus, and we have booked two rooms for you; one King (David & Kate Gungor), one double (Dave Campbell) 
7/31 check-in - 8/2 check-out

Your room is pre-paid, simply check in using your name at the front desk. 

Sheraton Cerritos Hotel
12725 Center Court Drive South
Cerritos, CA 90703

REIMBURSEMENTS
We are happy to pay all travel related expenses; we simply need receipts for them in order to comply with strict IRS regulations. Please submit receipts to jon@praxislabs.org by August 16 and include the mailing address you'd like a check sent to.

PRAXIS CONTACT LIST
Jon Hart: jon@praxislabs.org | 612.382.0609 // Contact for: Pre-Event Questions & Speaker Content
Dylan Thomas: dylan@praxislabs.org | 717.669.5920 // Contact for: On-Site Logistics
Meghan Easley: meghan@praxislabs.org | 724.961.9530 // Contact for: On-Site Logistics

FILMING
We will be filming the event, and request your permission to do so for your talk; if you haven't sent your signed waiver in yet, please send to lori@praxislabs.org.

II. YOUR EVENT SCHEDULE

View the full week's event schedule here and meet the mentors here. Please note the below schedule only includes the times we have you down as having specific mentorship/speaking responsibilities. You're more than welcome to attend before or stay after your official mentoring times. 

TUESDAY AUGUST 1

BREAKFAST OPTIONS
- Given the varying morning routines for those staying at the Sheraton, we've opted to let you choose your own breakfast options that are available in the hotel lobby (sit-down or quick-serve). Keep your receipts and submit for reimbursement after the event.

8:00AM // SOUNDCHECK
Crowell Hall Auditorium

8:45 AM: INSTRUMENTAL: The Brilliance (10-minutes)
9:00 AM: WORSHIP: The Brilliance (15-minutes)


9:15AM // PLENARY II: THEOLOGY, CULTURE, ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Section I // Theology: Vocation & Motives

Implication & Responsibility // Talk, 15 minutes
Steven Garber
Lessons From an Ambitious Plan to Change the World // Talk, 15 minutes
Jena Lee Nardella

10:00 AM // INSTRUMENTAL during Reflection time (10-15 minutes)

Section II // Culture: Reading & Responding

Cultural I.Q. // Talk, 15 minutes
David Bailey
Love: The Alpha & Omega of Startups // Talk, 15 minutes
Jessica Kim
A Conversation on Race, Gender, and the Social Fabric of Society // Panel, 15 minutes
Jessica Kim, Christy Vines & Anthony Flynn

Section III // Entrepreneurship: Moving from Insight to Building

Design Thinking: Empathy & Rapid Prototyping // Talk, 15 minutes
Jessica Munro
Co-Founders & Building Your Team // Conversation, 15 minutes
Kurt Keilhacker and Dave Blanchard
Fundraising & Building Relationships // Conversation, 15 minutes
Josh Kwan and Jessica Kim

12:15-1:15PM
Speakers Lunch Available
Talbot East 114

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM BREAKOUT SESSIONS

View the full breakout schedule for each hour here. If you are unscheduled for one of the sessions, feel free to take a break, or attend one of the other sessions.

5:30PM - 7:00PM
Dinner Available
Sycamore Lawn

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 2

8:00AM // DEPART SHERATON TO BIOLA

8:30AM // SOUNDCHECK for The Brilliance
Talbot East - Plaza Level, Outdoor Courtyard
Setup: 1 microphone; mostly acoustic set

9:00AM // WORSHIP with The Brilliance (Outdoor Set, 15-minutes) 

6:00PM // SOUNDCHECK for Concert

7:50PM // DOORS OPEN for Concert

8:00-10:00PM
Private Concert – An Evening with Propaganda, The Brilliance, & Friends
Crowell Auditorium

 

// Departure 

We have your time with us concluding after the concert on Wednesday night, and heading to a hotel closer to LAX for your flight out the next morning.