Communicating Beyond Borders and Barriers:

Applications Of Improvisation In Society

August 8-11, 2019
Schedule of Events

Thursday, August 8, 2019

  • Learning Journeys in NYC and at the Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University, NY
  • Registration in main lobby of the Charles B Wang Center over the course of the day
  • 5 pm-6:30 pm: Dinner at The Charles B. Wang Center
  • 7 pm- 8 pm: Conference Opening Event at the Student Activities Center Auditorium

 

Friday, August 9, 2019

  • 7 am- 8:30 am: Breakfast at The Charles B. Wang Center
  • 7 am: Registration opens at Student Activities Center 
  • 8:30 am-9 am: Warm-ups and announcements Student Activities Center auditorium
  • 9 am-10:15 am: Keynote address: Dr. Thiagi
  • 10:15 am-10:35 am: AIN President address
  • 10:35 am-11 am: Break

 

Charles B Wang Center and Student Activities Center

  • 11 am-12 pm: Breakouts
  • 11 am-12 pm: AINx talks Charles B Wang Center Theater
  • 12 pm-1:30 pm: Lunch

Student Activities Center Auditorium

  • 1:30 pm-1:40 pm: Cathy Salit presents Dan Pink
  • 1:40 pm-2:45 pm: Keynote: Pablo Suarez
  • 2:45 pm-3:30 pm: North Coast hip hop improv performance
  • 3:30 pm-4 pm: Break

 

Charles B Wang Center

  • 4 pm-5 pm: Breakouts 
  • 4 pm-5 pm: AINx talks 

 

Student Activities Center Ballroom 

  • 5:15 pm-6:45 pm: Dinner

 

Student Activities Center Auditorium

  • 7 pm-8:30 pm: Evening presentation with Alan Alda and faculty

 

 

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Charles B. Wang Center

  • 7 am-8:30 am: Breakfast

  • 8:30 am-9 am: warm-up event in Wang Center Theater

  • 9 am- 10:30 am: Morning Keynote with Raquell Holmes: Creating the Human Face of Science

  • 9 am-10 am: Breakouts

  • 10:30 am-10:45 am: Break

  • 10:45 am-11:30 am: AINx Talks
  • 10:45 am-12:15 pm: 90-minute Breakouts

  • 11:45 am-12:15 pm: 45-minute Breakouts
  • 11:45-12:15 pm: AINx Talks
  • 12:30 pm-2 pm: Lunch

  • 2 pm-2:45 pm: Breakouts

  • 2 pm-3:30 pm: Afternoon Keynote: A Search for Community: Neva Boyd, Viola Spolin, Paul Sills and the Origins of Improvisational Theater in America – Aretha Sills
  • 2:45 pm-3:30 pm: Breakouts

  • 3:30 pm-4 pm: Break

  • 4 pm-5 pm: Breakout 

  • 4 pm-5 pm: AINx Talks
  • 5 pm-6:30 pm: Dinner 

  • 6:45 pm-9 pm: Kornfeld & Andrews Improv Show at The Wang Center

  • 7 pm-9 pm: Show at The Jazz Loft in Stony Brook

Sunday, August 11, 2019

  • 7 am: Breakfast
  • 7 am: Board meeting
  • 8:30 am-1 pm: Open Space Workshops 
  • 9:30 am-1:30 pm: AINx Talks 
  • 1 pm-2 pm Lunch at The Charles B. Wang Center
  • 2 pm-3:15 pm: Conference Close**