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Welcome to the LIVE STREAM for the
Focus on Diversity: Changing the Face of American Birding Conference
at Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Bloomington, MN
Watch live streaming video from USFWSMidwest at livestream.com
Viewers around the world are invited to participate in the Focus on Diversity Conference!

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Focus on Diversity Conference Schedule
(times listed are EASTERN)

9:30 - 9:50 Welcome Comments
w/ Charlie Blair and Dave Magpiong

9:50 - 11:00 Do we REALLY need to focus on diversity in birding?
w/ Sharon Stiteler, Kenn Kaufman, J. Drew Lanham, and Paul Baicich

11:05 - 12:45 Barriers in Birding Panel
w/ David Ringer, Douglas Gray, Roy Rodriguez, and J. Drew Lanham

1:30 - 3:15 Considerations for Reaching New Audiences
w/ Mamie Parker, Kenn Kaufman, Dudley Edmondson, Derek "Duck" Washington

3:15 - 4:00 Effective Strategies Round Robin Presentations
w/ Maggie O'Connell, Marta DelCampo, Dan Kunkle, Judy Geck,
Kim Kaufman, Danielle & Michelle Mohilef, Tom Worthington

5:30 - 6:00 Conference Wrap-up