Lab3Programme

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A potential programme skeleton

Below you can find a preliminary DRAFT of the weekend's programme. Both the various sessions, and their times and lengths are open to change. Each session has its own wiki page (click on its title) - and is ready to be adopted! Please add your name or pseudonym incl. email address on the relevant page, so that other adopters can get in touch with you, and start filling the page with ideas, questions, reading material, links, and anything else that will help to create a fruitful and inspiring discussion session.


FRIDAY June 30

ARRIVE 3PM FOR REGISTRATION, COFFEE AND GENERAL ORIENTATION!


FRIDAY 5 - 7.00pm

GeneralWelcome & introduction to the 5 streams running through the weekend.


FRIDAY 7.45pm DINNER at the Quaker Meeting House (we'll all ride buses into town)


FRIDAY NIGHT from 8pm

Getting to know each other - films, games and more! (also at the Quaker Meeting House)

--Feel free to bring ideas of games you'd like to play! (Hide and Seek in the gardens, anyone?)

SATURDAY July 1

KidStream and ChillOut running all day! click on the link to volunteer in advance


ARRIVE 9 AM FOR COFFEE, TEA, HERBY DRINKS AND SLEEPY GREETINGS.


9.30 - 9.45 MORNING PLENARY/ANNOUNCEMENTS


SATURDAY MORNING SESSIONS 9.45 - 12.45


EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING:

- ResistingDomination role playing & other exercises to practise how to deal with dominating situations.

DEEP DISCUSSIONS:

- SelfishTravel of summit-hopping, climate change and more


CARE IN PRACTICE:

- DIYHealth Action medics, New Orleans free community clinic & more


SATURDAY 12.45 - 1.45pm LUNCH


SATURDAY AFTERNOON SESSIONS 1.45 - 7.30pm


EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING:

- TrueBody - body image and learning to accept our bodies/ourselves (1:45 - 5:00pm)

- InnerPeace - meditation techniques for self-care & empowerment (5:30pm - 7:30pm)


DEEP DISCUSSIONS:

- LivingOurLives - Precarity, last year's G8 mobilisation, and autonomy (1:45 - 4:15)

- TransHumanism - Questioning corporate strategy to perfect the human body (5:30 - 7:30pm)


CARE IN PRACTICE:

- CareInEducation - Can schools & universities become (more) caring places? (1:45 - 4:15)

- ActivistTraumaSupport -- brought to you by the folk from activist-trauma.net (5:30 - 7:00)


BONUS SESSION: (Chill out Zone on hold)

- GenderRaceClass -- of the personal, the political, the state and care (5:30 - 7:30)


SATURDAY 8 - 9pm DINNER


SATURDAY NIGHT from 9pm

Secret entertainment (OK - we just don't know yet)

(Maybe a BBQ! if the weather is nice.)

SUNDAY July 2

KidStream and ChillOut running all day! click on the link to volunteer in advance


SUNDAY MORNING SESSIONS 11am - 2pm

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING:

- SustainableActivism: Preventing burnout! (Not just for 'activists'!)


DEEP DISCUSSIONS:

- DoesFeminismHelp - What is feminism? Does it help us care?


CARE IN PRACTICE:

- EmotionalDefence - Creating cultures of caring criticism


SUNDAY 2 - 2.45pm LUNCHING on leftovers


SUNDAY FEEDBACK PLENARY SESSION 2.45 - 3.30pm


OPEN SUNDAY AFTERNOON 3.30 - 5pm

follow-up sessions and repeat workshops or whatever.