Asian American Footsteps Conference

AAFC 2018 | Deerfield Academy

Save the Date: Sunday, April 8, 2018

Deerfield Academy warmly invites Asian, Asian American, and mixed-heritage Asian students attending independent secondary schools in New England to AAFC 2018!

Call For Presenters

Want to be a presenter? Now’s your chance! Why not propose a presentation or workshop at AAFC 2018 in an area of study or an interesting personal journey? Team up with a classmate (s) or adult(s), or present solo.

Presentations/workshops should be engaging, interactive (not a seminar), and 50 minutes in length, ending slightly early to allow for passing time.

Submit your proposal and ideas here by Thursday, February 15, 2018. Presenters will be selected and notified no later than February 28, 2018.

About

Asian, Asian American and mixed-heritage Asian students attending independent secondary schools in New England are invited for a daylong series of empowering workshops, activities and networking opportunities. This conference provides Asian, Asian American and mixed-heritage Asian students with a space to explore issues specific to their experiences.

Previous Conference Goals (2017):

  • Inspire youth to embrace their identity and culture;
  • Educate students through stimulating workshops and speakers;
  • Connect and foster a community within the independent school network to share ideas and experiences;
  • Affirm experiences of Asian, Asian American and mixed-heritage Asian students.

Schedule

Please note the schedule is currently tentative.

8:30-9:00

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:30

Welcome

9:30-10:15

Keynote Speech/Performance

10:15-10:30

Break

10:30-11:30

Workshop A

11:30-12:45

Networking Lunch – Students

12:45-1:45

Workshop B

1:45-2:00

Break

2:00-3:00

Workshop C – various locations

3:00-3:15

Break

3:15-3:45

Closing and Group Photo

Registration

Asian American Footsteps Conference Registration