EVENT SCHEDULE & SPEAKING OUTLINE
We have you scheduled to be with us at the event on campus from Tuesday, August 2 at 9 am through Wednesday, August 3 at noon. We do not yet have your final flight details. Please send those to Lori@praxislabs.org as soon as possible.
We have you down as renting a car for your time with us.
The Biola campus is located at:
13800 Biola Ave
La Miranda, CA 90639
Enter at the Main Entrance off La Mirada Blvd (Google Maps link here) to University Boulevard. Stop at the Security Checkpoint right inside the gate and ask for instructions to Parking Structure S (which is located on your right side, about 0.5 miles down University Drive).
Once you park at Structure S, follow signs to Crowell Hall (which is located North, via a street named Chase Way).
Lodging is proximate to the Biola campus, and we have booked a room for you checking in Tuesday and checking out Wednesday.
Sheraton Cerritos Hotel
12725 Center Court Drive South
Cerritos, CA 90703
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 email@example.com
Given that talks will be filmed, we suggest a nice & smart-casual dress.
SPEAKING: SLIDES & AV
We kindly ask for slides and any specific presentation needs by Tuesday July 26.
Slides should be in 16:9 widescreen in PDF format at the highest resolution. Note slides can be saved as a PDF from PowerPoint or Keynote, which preserves font and image integrity. Please send any decks to Lori: firstname.lastname@example.org
We greatly appreciate your help in reducing the chances of on-site issues by sending any presentation materials or needs by 7/26.
PRAXIS CONTACT LIST
Jon Hart email@example.com 612.382.0609// Speaking Details, Content, Pre-Event Logistics
Dylan Thomas firstname.lastname@example.org 717.669.5920 // Academy Week Logistics
Jeff Wojicki email@example.com 574.360.2835 // Academy Week Logistics
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 firstname.lastname@example.org by August 16 and include the mailing address you'd like a check sent to.
You can view the full week's event schedule here.
We have you down as participating in the following sessions. Please note we'd be happy to answer any questions you might have as you prepare, or introductions to the other speakers you're paired with. If you have a "panel" or "interview" during one of the Plenary Sessions, we will be sending (and posting) more specific questions to you about a week before the event.
Thanks so much for being with us! We look forward to a great event together.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 2
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Plenary II: Theology, Culture & Entrepreneurship // Crowell Auditorium
- The Brilliance: Opening Worship
Section 1, Theology: Vocation, Motives, & Ambition
- Phoebe Miles: A Theology of Sweat: Entrepreneurship & Hard Work
- Allison Trowbridge: 22: Lessons on Vocation & Calling
- Peter Greer: The Spiritual Danger of Doing Good
Reflection Break, feat The Brilliance
Section 2, Culture: Responding to Societal Issues
- Nnena Ukuku, Anthony Flynn & David Gungor: Race and the Social Fabric
- Allen & Ayaka Lu: Entrepreneurship and the Economic Gap (15 minutes)
Section 3, Entrepreneurship: Moving from Insight to Building
- Dave Blanchard: Design Thinking: Empathy and Rapid Prototyping
- Kurt Keilhacker: Co-Founders: Finding Great Partners
- Evan Baehr & Evan Loomis: Fundraising: Building Relationships
*please note this topic will be covered through a panel/interview style session on the Main Stage. A member of the Praxis team will interview you. We will send questions for you to prepare for 1-week in advance of the Academy to help you prepare.
2:00 - 2:45 PM
Breakout I: Talkbacks from Plenary I & II // Students Choose On-Site
Fundraising & Building Relationships with Evan Baehr & Evan Loomis // TE, PO8
Vocation, Motives & Ambition with Phoebe Miles, Allison Trowbridge & Kurt Keilhacker // TE, PO7
Entrepreneurship & Culture's Most Significant Challenges with Anthony Flynn, Nnena Ukuku, Allen Lu & Ayaka Lu // Talbot East, 1O7
Knowing & Loving the World with Jena Lee Nardella & Scott Kauffmann // TE, 108
Spiritual Danger of Doing Good with Peter Greer & Paul Park // TE, 111
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3
9:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Roundtables // Talbot East
Three, 45-minute sessions (9:20, 10:15, 11:10) where 5-12 students engage with a mentor in a roundtable, open Q&A format covering a variety of topics. Students will register for roundtables after hearing from each mentor on Tuesday; each mentor will have a table where they host the session, and there will be no need to prepare specific materials.
Your time with us will conclude on 12 noon on Wednesday. Thank you for your involvement!