GSL 5: Schedule at a Glance

5th Global Service-Learning Summit | April 15-17, 2018 |University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

Schedule at a Glance

Click here for a PDF of the full schedule of sessions

Schedule is subject to minor changes. Updated 3.30.18.

All times below are in Eastern Time zone which is what South Bend follows.


Main: Notre Dame Conference Center

Other venues: Geddes Hall, the Morris Inn, & the Hesburgh Center for International Studies

University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN 46556

Saturday & Sunday, 14—15 April 2018: Pre-Summit Workshops and Networking

Location: ​Center for Social Concerns-Geddes Hall, University of Notre Dame

Saturday & Sunday, 14-15 April: Check-in Sat. 12N-2:00 pm/Start 2:00 pm, end Sun. 12N

GSL 101 Pre-Summit Workshop (Pre-registered participants only)

Sunday 15 April: 9:00 am-12N

Pre-Summit Lunch: Hosted by ​Midwest Knowledge Mobilization Network

(Pre-registered participants only)

Sunday, 15 April 2018

 1:00-4:00 pm          Registration (ND Conference Center)

3:00 pm                    Welcome Ceremony (ND Conference Center)

3:30 pm                    Opening Keynote: Mercy and Justice: Where Religion and Development Can Intersect—Adam Russell Taylor (free & open to ND public; ND Conference Center Auditorium)

4:30 pm                    Cocktail Reception

5:30 pm                    Move to the Morris Inn for remainder of evening

5:45 pm                    Dinner (Morris Inn Ballroom)

7:00 pm                    Dinner Plenary: Higher Education and Global Development: What’s the Intersection?

8:00 pm                    Table Discussions

8:30-9:30 pm          Cookies & Coffee Reception

9:00-10:15 pm       “Pioneers at the Pub,” a roundtable discussion with pioneers in the field of community engagement and service-learning. If you still have energy, grab a drink at Rohr’s Pub and meet in the Morris Inn dining rooms by 9:00 pm.

Monday, 16 April 2018

7:00-12Noon          Registration (ND Conference Center)

7:15 am                    Continental Breakfast (ND Conference Center)

8:15-9:30 am          Concurrent Sessions 1-9: Workshops (various locations)

9:30-9:45 am          Break 15 min

9:45-11:00 am        Keynote Address: Global Learning, Civic Engagement and High Impact Practices—Dawn Michele Whitehead (free & open to ND public; ND Conference Center Auditorium)

11:00-11:15 am     Break 15 min

11:15-12:30 pm     Concurrent Sessions 10-18: Panels and Workshops (various locations)

12:30-1:30 pm       Lunch (Morris Inn Ballroom)

1:15-2:30 pm          Luncheon Plenary: Rethinking the Way We Care: Institutional Collaborations across Faith-Based Development Organizations

2:30-2:45 pm          Break 15 min

2:45-4:00 pm          Concurrent Sessions 19-27: Roundtables and Case Studies (various locations)

4:00-4:15 pm          Break 15 min

4:15-5:30 pm          Concurrent Sessions 28-36: Case Studies (various locations)

5:30-6:30 pm          Cocktail Reception (Keough School for Global Affairs, Jenkins Nanovic Halls)

6:00 pm—More South Bend/Notre Dame welcomes

6:30 pm                    Dinner on your own – Dine downtown South Bend with DTSB$

6:15-11:00 pm       Shuttle service provided

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 

7:30 am                    Continental Breakfast (ND Conference Center)

8:00-10:20 am        Session 37: Nurturing a Community of Practice through Second Language Acquisition & Partnerships Rooted in Dignity and Justice

Participants to gather outside ND Conference Center by 8:00 am for departure to La Casa de Amistad by 8:15 am and return by 10:20 am

9:00-10:15 am        Concurrent Sessions 38-48: Workshops (various locations)

10:15-10:30 am     Break 15 min

10:30-11:45 am     Closing Plenary: In the Name of (A Critical) Global Citizenship: Stepping Forward (ND Conference Center Auditorium)

11:45-12:15 pm     Discussion and Synthesis

12:15-12:30 pm     Closing Remarks

12:30 pm                 Summit Concludes – Lunch on your own