RNNC 2019 Conference Agenda 

We can’t wait to see you at the Regional Neighborhood Network Conference in Fort Wayne

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3PM - 6PM

6PM - 10PM

Check-In and Registration | Grand Wayne Center

Opening Reception | Grand Wayne Center

  • Mayor Tom Henry & Visit Fort Wayne’s Dan O’Connell

  • Entertainment & Karaoke

    • Christiana Danielle from NBC’s The Voice

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7:30AM - 8:15AM

8:30AM - 9:30AM

9:45AM - 10:45AM

11:15AM - 12:15PM

12:30PM - 1:15PM

1:30PM - 2:15PM

2:15PM - 2:30PM

2:45PM - 5:00PM

6:00PM - 9:00PM

Friday General Session | GWC

  • Breakfast and Brief Welcoming Remarks

Ten Point Coalition - Fort Wayne UNITED | GWC

  • Iric Headley, Rev. Lewis King, Rev. Luther Whitfield, Cindy Joyner, Denise Andorfer, Marty Pastura

Workshops | GWC

Workshops | GWC

Lunch General Session | GWC

Keynote Address - To Be Announced | GWC

Neighborhood Playbook | GWC

Fort Wayne Tours

  • Work - Hands-on tour will require you to roll up your sleeves and learn how to implement placemaking projects in your own neighborhood.

  • Renew - Tour Johnnie Mae Farm, Bottle Works Lofts, Vincent Village and Posterity Scholar House.

  • Play - Visit award winning parks and Taylor’s Dream Boundless Playground.

  • Appreciate - Fort Wayne History will come alive through the redevelopment of the former 1.2 Million sf General Electric campus as it transforms to Electric Works.

  • Brew - Discover how neighborhood breweries are becoming catalysts for change.

  • Discover - Fort Wayne houses one of the largest genealogy research collections in the world.

  • Walk - Stroll through downtown which is experiencing significant revitalization.

  • Admire - Tour a historic neighborhood and see what preservation can do for your community.

Celebration at Promenade Park

  • Mayor Tom Henry, Cindy Joyner & Steve McDaniel

  • Promenade Park Celebration Sponsor Ruoff Mortgage

  • Dinner & Entertainment

    • Ty Causey, Otomayo Rite Dance Group, Amaneceres de Mexico, Fort Wayne Ballet

  • Riverboat Rides

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7:30AM - 8:15AM

8:30AM - 9:30AM

9:30AM - 9:45AM

10:00AM - 11:00AM

11:15AM - 12:15PM


Saturday General Session | GWC

  • Breakfast and Remarks

Mayors Panel | GWC

  • Tom Henry (Fort Wayne), David Berger (Lima), Karen Freeman-Wilson (Gary)

Awards Presentation | GWC
Columbus 2020 Announcement
Raffle Drawing

Workshops | GWC

Workshops | GWC

Conference Closes