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SEPTEMBER 19-20

UWF Conference Center, Bldg. 22

Honoring Our Fathers, Sons, Brothers and Ourselves

SEPTEMBER 19-20

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

UWF Conference Center, Building 22

The conference is part of University of West Florida Men’s Empowerment Network (UWF MEN), an initiative designed to help male students from all backgrounds succeed as they work toward graduation. The objective of the MEN’s Conference is to create an environment for cross-cultural engagement and conversation on issues that affect men in today’s society. Dr. Derek Greenfield

Dr. Carl Hart

Free and open to all students, faculty, staff & community.

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CONFERENCE

PLANNER

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Attending this free conference will help participants: - Gain an understanding of some of the issues that men face in various areas. - Understand how important it is to align your personal values with your everyday leadership behaviors. - Strengthen your network with successful men and women including UWF alumnae, guests and community leaders. - Engage in conversation and hear candid advice from peers and mentors. Why attend the MEN’s Conference? - Two days worth of thought-provoking presentations and panel discussions from students, faculty, staff and community members - Don't miss the opportunity to expand your network through a roundtable session that will allow participants to work together to find solutions - Keynote speakers that will address contemporary issues facing men in today’s society Who should attend? -Men and women who are college students, professionals, and/or concerned citizens that are supportive of men’s issues in modern society

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TENTATIVE SCHEDULE SEPTEMBER 19 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 2:45 – 3 p.m. 3:15 – 4 p.m. 4:15 – 5 p.m. 5:15 – 6 p.m. 6:15 – 8:15 p.m. 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. SEPTEMBER 20 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. 11 – 11:45 a.m. Noon – 1:30 p.m. 1:30 – 2:15 p.m.

Registration & Networking Welcome Concurrent Sessions Concurrent Sessions Concurrent Sessions Dinner & Keynote Address Special Entertainment Breakfast & Welcome Concurrent Sessions Lunch & Keynote Address Wrap Up & Closing

SUGGESTED ATTIRE

FEATURED ENTERTAINMENT

We suggest that all conference attendees dress in business casual. Please note: workshop rooms are kept cool; you may want to bring a sweater or jacket.

Progression is a local multi-genre band that plays original pieces and popular song covers. They will perform on Friday, September 19 in the UWF Conference Center.

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Dr. Derek Greenfield

Dr. Derek Greenfield is a visionary speaker, consultant, and thought leader dedicated to inclusive excellence and positive change. With his dynamic and interactive approach, creative ideas, track record of success, and sense of humor, Dr. Greenfield has become a highly requested presenter across the globe. His powerful keynotes and workshops on issues such as diversity and inclusion, motivation, team building, student development, innovative pedagogy, and hip-hop culture have been featured at a wide range of conferences, companies, and colleges, including McDonald’s Corporation, NCAA, International Conference on Cultural Diversity, Hilton Hotels, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Texas-Austin, National Black Student Leadership Development Conference, National Dropout Prevention Conference, Progress Energy, and the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks. Prior to his full-time speaking career, Dr. Greenfield spent over 20 years as a dedicated and talented college professor and administrator. He most recently served as Director of Educational Equity and Inclusion at Alcorn State University in Lorman, MS. Under his leadership, Alcorn became the only HBCU and only school in Mississippi to receive the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award twice from Insight Into Diversity magazine and was named a leader among HBCUs for diversity in a Huffington Post feature article.

Dr. Carl Hart Dr. Carl Hart is an Associate Professor of Psychology in both the Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology at Columbia University, and Director of the Residential Studies and Methamphetamine Research Laboratories at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. A major focus of Dr. Hart’s research is to understand complex interactions between drugs of abuse and the neurobiology and environmental factors that mediate human behavior and physiology. He is the author or co-author of dozens of peer-reviewed scientific articles in the area of neuropsychopharmacology, co-author of the textbook, Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior, and a member of a NIH review group. Dr. Hart was recently elected to Fellow status by the American Psychological Association (Division 28) for his outstanding contribution to the field of psychology, specifically psychopharmacology and substance abuse. In addition to his substantial research responsibilities, Dr. Hart teaches undergraduate and graduate courses and was recently awarded Columbia University's highest teaching award.

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VENUE INFORMATION Address: 11000 University Parkway, Building 22, Pensacola FL 32514

UWF Conference Center, Bldg. 22

The friendly, professional staff meets the needs of students, faculty, staff, the local business community and the general public to make every event run smoothly. The Conference Center features a convenient drive-up portico at the front entrance, a staircase leading to an open, spacious lobby and meeting rooms. The ballroom accommodates up to 600 people. Check-in and registration will be held in the Argo Galley beginning at 1:30 p.m. on September 19. Special Assistance: Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to attend this conference is requested to advise UWF by contacting the UWF ADA Office at 850-474-2694 (Voice) or 850-857-6114 (TTY) at least 72 hours before the conference. Please refer to the enclosed campus map for more information.

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PARKING at UWF

After you register for this event and include your email address, you will receive an email confirmation with an attached printable parking permit. Event parking is in parking lots J, K and L located near the UWF Conference Center. If you opt to register at the door, first, please be sure to stop by the Welcome Center (Building 81) to obtain a visitor's parking permit and information about where to park. Parking permits are required for students, faculty, staff and visitors. The Visitor's Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. After hours, visitor's parking permits may be obtained at the UWF Police Station (Building 94).

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Conference Center

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HOTEL INFORMATION As one of the best hotels near the Pensacola International Airport, Hilton Garden Inn offers the perfect mix of unparalleled convenience and full-service accommodations. Located across the street from the Airport, our hotel is easily accessible from I-10 and other major roads. Call them at (850) 479-8900 to book your room Hilton Garden Inn Pensacola Airport.

DIRECTIONS

ROOM RATES

FROM I-10 EAST or WEST Take exit 12 to merge onto I-110 S toward Pensacola/Pensacola Beach Take exit 5 for Airport Blvd

The discounted rate for rooms is $119 per room/per night. Please contact Hilton Garden Inn at

(850) 479-8900

Mention “MEN” when booking for the discounted rate.

Turn left onto Airport Blvd Hilton Garden Inn Pensacola Airport will be on the right

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Recreation (Health, Leisure & Sports Facility) (Bldg. 72) ..... J-5 Registrar (Hopkins Hall, Bldg. 18) ....................................F-3,4 Sail Lab (Bldg. 79)...............................................................F-7 School of Allied Health & Life Sciences/SAHLS (Bldg. 63) ..... D-5 School of Science & Engineering (Bldg. 4) ........................ G-6,7 Small Business Development Center/SBDC (Bldg. 38) ........E-3,4 Soccer Field.................................................................H,J-13,14 Softball Field......................................................................H-12 Student Affairs Administration (Crosby Hall, Bldg. 10).........F-3 Student Services (Bldg. 21) ..................................................F-4 Student Residence Halls (Bldgs. 14-16, 23-31, 33-35, 901, 910, 920, 921, 922, 925, 930) Swimming Pool (Aquatic Center) (Bldg. 73)..................... H-4,5 Television (WUWF Public Media) (Bldg. 88) ........................ J-6 Tennis Clubhouse/Courts (Bldg. 213).............................G,H-4,5 Theatre (Bldg. 82) ........................................................G,H-6,7 Ticket Sales (Commons, Bldg. 22) ........................................F-5 Visitors Center (Bldg. 81) ....................................................H-6 Wetlands Research Exhibit (Bldg. 84)..................................E-3 Writing Lab (Bldg. 51)......................................................E-5,6 WUWF Public Media (Radio/TV, Bldg. 88)............................ J-6 Bldg.

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Library, Pace (Bldg. 32).................................................E,F-5,6 Martin Hall (Bldg. 920) .......................................................F-9 Materials Management (Bldg. 95) ....................................... G-9 Military & Veterans Resource Center/MVRC (Bldg. 38) .......E-3,4 Multipurpose Fields ......................................................F,G-9,10 Nature Trail Boardwalk (Edward Ball)...........................F,G-1,2 Nature Trail (Baars-Firestone Wildlife Refuge).................. H-14 Nautilus Card Office (Bldg. 20W) .......................................G-4 Nursing (Bldg. 37) ...............................................................F-4 Pace Hall (Bldg. 930) ......................................................... D-5 Pace Library (Bldg. 32)..................................................E,F-5,6 Parking Services (Bldg. 91) ................................................ G-9 Physical Sciences (Bldg. 58)................................................D-4 Police (Bldg. 19 – moving to Bldg. 94, October 2012) ......F-4,5 Post Office (Commons, Bldg. 22) .........................................F-5 Presidents’ Hall (Bldg. 922) ............................................... E-8 President’s Office (Crosby Hall, Bldg. 10) .............................F-3 Procurement Services (Bldg. 20E) ....................................... G-5 Professional Studies, College of (Bldgs. 85-86) ............... H-7,8 Psychological & Behavioral Sciences (Bldg. 41) ....................E-3 Radio Station (WUWF Public Media) (Bldg. 88)................... J-6

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Dean of Students (Student Services, Bldg. 21) ......................F-4 Edward Ball (Nature Trail Boardwalk)...........................F,G-1,2 Employment (Human Resources, Bldg. 20E) ....................... G-5 Facilities Services (Bldg. 90) ............................................. H-10 Field House (Athletics) (Bldg. 54) ....................................... H-5 Financial Aid (Hopkins Hall, Bldg. 18) ..............................F-3,4 Food Court (Commons, Bldg. 22) .........................................F-5 Foundation (Building 12) .....................................................F-3 Graduate School (Bldg. 11) ...............................................E,F-3 Haas Center (CBRED) (Bldg. 53) .......................................E-6,7 Health & Wellness Center (Bldg. 960) ............................. H-5,6 Health, Leisure & Sports Facility (Recreation) (Bldg. 72) ..... J-5 Heritage Hall (Bldg. 921) .................................................... E-8 Hopkins Hall (Bldg. 18) ....................................................F-3,4 Housing Office (Student Services, Bldg. 21) ..........................F-4 Human Resources (Bldg. 20E)............................................. G-5 Information Technology Services (Bldg. 79) .........................F-7 International Center and Japan House (Bldg. 71) ................ H-7 Intramural Field .............................................................. H-3,4 Jim Spooner Field (Baseball Park)................................... H,J-12 Leisure Learning Society Offices (Bldg. 77)..........................H-6

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Baseball Park (Jim Spooner Field)................................... H,J-12 Bicycle Shop (Bldg. 209).....................................................G-4 Bookstore (Commons, Bldg. 22)...........................................F-5 Business, College of (Bldgs. 74, 75, 76, 76A) .................E,F-6,7 Cafeteria (Commons, Bldg. 22) ............................................F-5 Camelia Garden .................................................................. E-4 Career Services (Bldg. 19) .................................................F-4,5 Cashier’s Office (Bldg. 20E) ................................................ G-5 CBRED (Haas Center) (Bldg. 53) .......................................E-6,7 Center for Fine & Performing Arts (Bldg. 82) ................G,H-6,7 Center on Aging (Bldg. 41)...................................................E-3 Child Care Center (Bldg. 99) ............................................H-8,9 College of Arts & Sciences, Offices (Bldg. 11) .....................E,F-3 College of Business (Bldgs. 74, 75, 76, 76A) ...................E,F-6,7 College of Business Education Center (Bldg. 76A) ................F-6,7 College of Professional Studies (Bldgs. 85-86) ................. H-7,8 Commons (Bldg. 22) ............................................................F-5 Conference Center (Commons, Bldg. 22)...............................F-5 Continuing Education (Bldg. 77) .........................................H-6 Crosby Hall (Bldg. 10) .........................................................F-3

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CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

Men at Work This interactive presentation will focus on men’s issues in the workforce to daily life. Nathan Ford | University of West Florida

Case Closed: Breaking the School to Prison Pipeline This presentation will highlight current findings related to the school-to-prison pipeline. Vulnerable populations, such as African American and Hispanic males will be explored. J. Renee Coleman | Office of the Public Defender, 1st Judicial Circuit Janise S. Parker, M.Ed. | University of Florida

The Man and His Genealogy Presenters will explore how genealogy has influenced their identities as men. They will look at societal influences and definitions of masculinity for past, present and future generations. John Strickland | University of West Florida Kendall Donar | University of West Florida

Missed Take The presenter will share a personal narrative in hopes of inspiring others to learn from experience. Timothy Jones | University of West Florida

Black Male Identity in Higher Education This panel will explore how relationships and identity affect the success of black males in higher education. Brian Turner, Ph.D. | Xavier University Jusiah Prowell and Toney Donnell | Xavier University

The Think Tank The Think Tank is an opportunity for conference attendees to explore issues of concern for men contemporary society and discuss ways in which we as a community can address some of these issues through action. Kim LeDuff, Ph.D. | University of West Florida

Feminist Mothering as a Vehicle for Social Change This session is presented by a mother sand son team who will provide a dual perspective on their feminist-mothering journey over the last 17 years. Vannee Cao-Nguyen, Ed.D. | University of West Florida Auriah Cao-Nguyen | Booker T. Washington High School

Don’t Judge a Book by His Cover Through reality building simulations, this workshop will raise awareness of the daily experience faced by men who have learning disabilities. Tanya Fernandes | University of West Florida

Pathways to Engaging Fathers This workshop will explore the unique, important and essential role that fathers play in the development of their children. Cassio Batteats | K.I.N.G.S. Leadership and Development Institute

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CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS Mars and Venus in College The purpose of this panel is to explore how college men can be more successful in romantic relationships. Brian Turner, Ph.D. | Xavier University Taylor Boyce and Andrennique Wilson | Xavier University

Experiences of Gay Men in College Fraternities With the visibility of gay and lesbian fraternity members in recent years, there is a need to deal with hegemonic practices in fraternities. Recommendations for practitioners will be discussed. William Takewell | University of Southern Mississippi

Have You Ever Wanted to be a Super Hero? The purpose of this presentation is to share data and real world examples that show how mentoring can help college-aged professionals and young adults become more capable, effective and successful in life. Bigs and littles of Pensacola Big Brothers Big Sisters will share their stories.. Paula Shell and members of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida

Military Education This presentation will inform active duty, national guard, reserve, and veterans about the benefits available to them to assist in reaching their educational goals. Sandra Jones | Allied American University

To a Man from a Woman This panel will tackle the hard questions about relationships, sex and family. Vivian Marvray, M.Ed. | Alabama State Director, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Edwetta Robinson, EDS | Educator and Community Member Andre’ B. Marvray, BS, Safety & Health | Southern Company

On Being a Man Panel will discuss various topics related to manhood and masculinity. Members of Collegiate 100 | University of West Florida

Living and Loving in the 21st Century This presentation will explore the media’s role in how college students form real world relationships. Patricia Hartley | University of West Florida Patrick Ryan | University of West Florida

“good kid, m.A.A.d. city” Despite the common perception of rap as a one dimensional tribute to excess in violence, some have used the medium to express hopes, challenges and fears. Kendrick Lamar’s “good kid, m.A.A.d. city” is an example. This session will discuss the implications of similar conflicts in ourselves, our communities and our campus. Benjamin Stubbs| University of West Florida Johnny Denis | University of West Florida

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