Thirteenth Annual Wheler Family Conference on World Affairs

On Justice | Wednesday, October 29, 2014



Live Stream
The Keynote Address and the Sarah Webster Addresses for this year's conference will be live streamed.
Keynote Address: new.livestream.com/cazenoviacollege/WhelerKeynote2014
Luncheon: new.livestream.com/cazenoviacollege/WhelerLuncheon2014

Information about the conference program will be updated below as the program is finalized.
Welcome, Keynote Address and Plenary Session | 9 - 10 a.m. | Catherine Cummings Theatre
Bradford Wheler
Welcome
Bradford Wheler
former CEO, President and Co-owner
Allan Electric Company
[ Biography ]



Emma Buckhout
Emma Buckhout
Program Assistant
Latin America Working Group
Washington, DC
[ Biography ]
Speaker Introduction
Carol Buckhout, Assistant Professor, Equine Business Management, Cazenovia College
[ Faculty Profile ]

Moderator
Samantha Barnes, from Issaquah, WA
Senior, Human Services Major, Cazenovia College

Directions
[ Catherine Cummings Theatre, Cazenovia College ]
Morning Breakout Panels | 10:10 - 11:05 a.m.
Emma Buckhout
Panel 1
Emma Buckhout
Program Assistant
Latin America Working Group
Washington, DC



Moderator
Dr. Julia Sloan
Associate Professor, Social Science, Cazenovia College
[ Faculty Profile ]

Location
Catherine Cummings Theatre
Honorable Richard Ball
Panel 2
Honorable Richard Ball, Commissioner, NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets, Albany, NY
[ Biography ]



Moderator
Dr. Karin Bump
Professor, Equine Business Management, Cazenovia College
[ Faculty Profile ]

Location
Room 245, Williams Hall
Karen Kottlar
Panel 3
Karen Kottlar, Biology and Earth Science Teacher, West Genesee High School, Syracuse, NY
[ Biography ]



Moderator
Ann Sheedy
Assistant Professor, Human Services, Cazenovia College
[ Faculty Profile ]

Location
Room 104, Eckel Hall
Thomas Driscoll
Panel 4
Thomas Driscoll, Board Member, Town of Cazenovia, NY
[ Biography ]




Moderator
Alexander Rudiak
Senior, Social Science major, Cazenovia College

Location
Room 246, Williams Hall
Panel 5
Janeen Bligen
Janeen Bligen
Junior, Human Services major, Cazenovia College
[ Biography ]
Bobbi-Jo Hannan
Bobbi-Jo Hannan
Sophomore, Human Services major, Cazenovia College
[ Biography ]
Moderator
Kayle Light
Academic Coordinator, Project REACH, Cazenovia College

Location
Room B, Coleman Hall
Panel 6
Sen. Joseph A. Griffo
Sen. Joseph A. Griffo
Senator
New York State
Albany, NY
[ Biography ]
Moderator
Dr. Erica V. Miller
Assistant Professor, Inclusive Education, Cazenovia College
[ Faculty Profile ]

Location
Room 002, Witherill Library
Conference Luncheon (by invitation only) | 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Morgan Room in Hubbard Hall
Adrianna Kocak
Sarah Webster Address
Adrianna Kocak
Senior, Thomas J. Corcoran High School, Syracuse, NY
[ Biography ]
Katherine Potts
Sarah Webster Address
Katherine Potts
from Jaffrey, NH, Sophomore, Social Science major, Cazenovia College
Afternoon Breakout Panels | 2:30 - 4 p.m.
Jennifer Williams
Panel 1
Dr. Jennifer Williams
Adjunct Professor, Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY
[ Biography ]



Moderator
Dr. Jesse Harasta
Visiting Instructor, Social Science, Cazenovia College

Location
Room 104, Eckel Hall
Missing - a 1982 political thriller that takes place in 1973 in Chile.
Panel 2
Screening of Missing, a 1982 political thriller about the events that unfold when the wife and father of a young American writer try to find him after he disappears during the Right Wing military coup in 1973 Chile.
[ On IMDb ]

Moderator
Dr. Eric Boyer
Professor, English, Cazenovia College
[ Faculty Profile ]

Location
McDonald Lecture Hall, Eckel Hall