9:00-1:00 pm â€“ SEMINARS AND LUNCH (registration required)
ABDELKADER: A Model for Global Education & Outreach - Concurrent Tracks
Track #1 - Global Education: Teaching Tolerance, Civility, and Understanding
Focus will be on educational tools inspired by Abdelkader's values and his ability to respect and engage with all people. Be ready for inspirational surprises!
Marcia Powell and Karla Duff â€“ AEP Curriculum: Tolerance & Acceptance and more - grades 5-12, IA
Tamar Miller â€“ Harvard Pluralism Project Case Study: Ethical Leadership - high school/college, MA
Ameena Jandali - Islamic Networks Group: Abdelkader Curriculum - high school/college, CA
Kathy Garms - Abdelkader Global Leadership Prize Essay Contests - high school/college, IA
Mark Rhodes - Decorah High School History Teacher & Abdelkader Essay Advocate, IA
Track #2 - Outreach: The Human Face of Islam - Emir Abdelkader
Using Abdelkader's life story and values as a model for confronting challenges and fostering healthy diversity in the work place, guests will address Abdelkader's universalism rooted in his faith. Be inspired!
John W. Kiser â€“ AEP co-founder; author Commander of the Faithful: The Life and Times of Emir Abd el-Kader and The Monks of Tibhirine; Chairman, William & Mary Greve Foundation; former international technology broker â€“ VA
Raphael Danziger, Ph.D. â€“ Senior Research Advisor for American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC); author of Abd Al Qadir and the Algerians (Princeton University Ph.D. research topic) â€“ DC
Mark Danner â€“ National security analyst and international consultant on Middle East and Islamic Affairs; Founder, The Meeting Point International; co-founder, Locus Strategic Insights â€“ DC
MORNING REVIEW - Civil Society and a Plural America
Participants of morning seminars will gather to recap discussions and open Q&A with presenters.