United States of America

We’re Saving a Seat for You in Rotary’s Future

Get ready for a Rotary homecoming with current and future district and club leaders from 13 States and 31 Districts!

Reconnect with old friends and meet new people – the friends of your future.

Generate new ideas in new ways, in an environment that encourages open-minded-thinking!


Program Overview

tentative 4-29-2022

SEPT. 27

1:00 PM DGE-DGN Training Begins
5:30 PM Reception – cash bar
6:30 PM Dinner

SEPT. 28

8:30 AM DGE-DGN Training
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM DGE-DGN Training
6:00 PM DG, DGE & DGN Offsite Event & Dinner

SEPT. 29

8:30 AM DG-DGE-DGN Training Begins
12:00 PM DG-DGE-DGN Lunch
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1:00 PM Pre-Conference Workshops (3 Hrs.). Optional – requires separate registration.
Topics; Pathways to Understanding and Pathways to Peace
4:00 PM Free Time – Cash Bar Open In The HUB
5:00 PM Opening and Keynote in the Round: Harnessing the Wind
William Kamkwamba, Malawi-born best-selling author, innovator and TIME magazine’s 30 People Under 30 Changing The World
6:30 PM Rotary Reunion Block Party
Informal Evening of Food Stations and Street Party Fun
8:00 PM Hospitality Suites Open

SEPT. 30

8:30 AM Program in the Round: Leaders on Leadership
Join Senior Rotary Leaders for an “Ask Me Anything” moderated session on their leadership journeys and insights along the way
8:30 AM Emerging Rotary Leaders (ERL) Program (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM)
10:30 AM Program in the Round: Deep Dive on Membership
Four interviews and Data-based Scenarios
Conversations That Matter – Deep Dive on Membership
Breakout Sessions – Choose one of the four interview and scenarios
to discuss in depth
12:30 PM All Club Lunch and Keynote
Gordon McInally, Rotary International President Elect
2:00 PM Free Time in Chattanooga
4:30 PM Reception for Major Donors
(by invitation)
8:00 PM Hospitality Suites Open

Oct. 1

8:00 AM Breakfast and Keynote: Pathways to Positive Change
Purple Pinky Donuts and Foundation Update
PRIP Holger Knaack, Rotary Foundation Trustee
Foundation Recognition
Breakfast Served 7:30-7:50
9:30 AM Program in the Round: Peace Projects Incubator
3 ideas for a club and district project, presented by 3 Peace FellowsConversations that Matter – Up Close and Personal
with a Peace Fellow and a Peace Project Breakouts 1, 2 and 3
11:00 AM Rapid Brainstorming Session: Empowering Girls
12:30 PM Lunch and Keynote
Empowering Girls and Human Rights: Child Marriage
Stephanie Sinclair, Pulitzer prize-winning photojournalist,
documentary filmmaker and founder of Too Young to Wed
2:15 PM Conversations That Matter – World Cafe
5:30 PM Director’s Reception – cash bar
6:30 PM

Director’s Dinner and Keynote: Peace is Action

8:00 PM Hospitality Suites Open

Oct. 2

8:00 AM A Celebration and Remembrance of Lives Well Lived
8:15 AM Breakfast
8:45 AM Sunday Breakfast & Closing Session
Coffee Talk with Stephanie Sinclair
Breakfast Served 8:15-8:45
10:15 AM Adjournment