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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

"Educating Present and Future Leaders to Promote Global Peace"

That is the theme of The Third Annual Aquinas Leadership International Summer World Congress to be held July 7th through 10th at the Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington, New York, on the northern shore of Long Island.

For information email Peter Redpath.

The Center is among the sponsoring organizations.

Here is the draft program, subject to further revision:


Third Annual Aquinas Leadership International World Congress

EDUCATING PRESENT AND FUTURE LEADERS TO PROMOTE GLOBAL PEACE

THURSDAY AFTERNOON 07 JULY 2016 to SUNDAY MORNING 10 JULY 2016

LOCATION: Seminary of the Immaculate Conception
440 West Neck Road
Huntington, Long Island, NY 11743


CO-SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS
Adler-Aquinas Institute
Aquinas School of Leadership
Caritas Consulting
Catholic Distance Learning Network of the National Catholic Educational Association’s Seminary Department
Catholic Education Foundation
The Center for the Study of The Great Ideas
Holy Apostles College and Seminary
International Étienne Gilson Society
London Center for Policy Research
The King’s College
Studia Gilsoniana, a Journal in Classical Philosophy

2016 Program

Schedule of Events

Thursday, 07 July 2016

Noon to 3:00 pm: Registration

3:00pm–4:00pm: Plenary Session 1: Introduction and video

Welcome by Peter A. Redpath (Adler-Aquinas Institute and Center for the Study of The Great Ideas) and Terrence Berres (Center for the Study of The Great Ideas)

Video presentation: “Mortimer J. Adler reflects on educating for peace”

4:00pm–5:30pm: Plenary Session 2 video and panel discussion, Reflections on war and peace

Roundtable panel discussion about Mortimer J. Adler’s video, his book, How to Think about War and Peace, and related articles

6:00pm–7:00pm: Dinner at Immaculate Conception Seminary

7:30pm–9:00pm: Plenary Session 3 paper and panel discussion, The foundations of peace

Chair: Curtis L. Hancock (Rockhurst University)

Speaker: Roberta Bayer (Patrick Henry College): “Seeking a Reasonable Foundation for Peace”

9:00pm: Cocktail reception sponsored by the International Étienne Gilson Society

Friday, 08 July 2016

7:00am: Holy Mass: Main Chapel (attending priests are welcome to concelebrate—please bring your alb)

8:00 am: Breakfast

9:00am–10:30am: Plenary Session 4 Paper and Panel Discussion, The Responsibilities of Leadership

Chair: Eduardo Bernot (Aquinas Leadership International)

Speaker: Lois Eveleth (Salve Regina University): "Professional Responsibility and Conflicts of Interest"

10:30am–11:00am: Break

11:00am–12:30pm: Student Session 5 paper and panel discussion, “Educating present and future leaders: A view from the trenches”

Chair: Peter A. Redpath (Holy Apostles College and Seminary/International Étienne Gilson Society)

Speaker: Mariana Barillas (Author/Freelance Reporter): “Some critical thoughts about the scientific pedagogy of critical thinking”

12:30pm–2:00pm: Lunch

2:00pm–3:30pm: Plenary Session 6 paper and panel discussion “Estimative Intelligence and Leadership Excellence”

Chair: Fr. Pawel Tarasiewicz (Adler-Aquinas Institute/Holy Apostles College and Seminary)

Speaker: Peter A. Redpath (Aquinas School of Leadership), “Why nothing short of the moral psychology of estimative intelligence can hope to educate present and future leaders to promote global peace”

3:30pm–4:00pm: Break

4:00pm–5:30pm: Plenary Session 7 paper and panel discussion

Chair: Richard Fafara (Adler-Aquinas Institute)

Speaker: William McVey (Adler-Aquinas Institute), “On the nature of estimative intelligence and the essential role it plays in moral and leadership education”

6:00pm–7:00pm: Dinner at Immaculate Conception Seminary

7:00pm–8:00pm: Organ recital, Peter Bayer

9:00pm–10:00pm: Cocktail reception sponsored by Holy Apostles College and Seminary and the Aquinas School of Leadership

Saturday, 09 July 2016

7:00am: Holy Mass—Main Chapel (attending priests are welcome to concelebrate—please bring your alb)

8:00 am: Breakfast

9:00am–10:30am: Plenary Session 8 papers and panel discussion “Contemplative theology”

Chair: William McVey (Adler-Aquinas Institute)

Speaker: Heather Erb (The Great Books Academy/Angelicum Academy): “Aquinas’s mystical theology as the ‘Business of all Businesses’”©

Speaker: Robert Delfino (St. John’s University), "Theology for Nones: Helping people find God in a secular age"

10:30am–11:00am: Break

11:00am–12:30pm: Plenary Session 9 papers and panel discussion “Contemplative theology”

Chair: Roberta Bayer (Patrick Henry College)

Speaker: Fr. Pawel Tarasiwicz (Adler-Aquinas Institute): “Witness and Contemplation”

Speaker: Rev. A. William McVey (Adler-Aquinas Institute): “Why the contemporary world sorely needs ragamuffin scholastic contemplatives”

Speaker: Patrick S.J. Carmack (Adler-Aquinas Institute): “The diminished state of theological education and remedies proposed.”

12:30pm–1:30pm: Lunch

1:30pm–3:00pm: Plenary Session 10 papers and panel discussion, “The place of Marshall McLuhan in the learning of our times”

Chair: Richard Fafara (Adler-Aquinas Institute)

Speaker: Christopher S. Morrissey (Trinity Western University): “The Logic of Marshall McLuhan”

Speaker: Mark Stahlman (Center for the Study of Digital Life): “Marshall McLuhan’s basic Catholic

3:00pm–3:30pm: Break

3:30pm–5:30pm: Plenary Session 11 papers and panel discussion, “Masters of competition: Educating present and future leaders to promote global peace”

Chair: Curtis L. Hancock (Rockhurst University)

Speaker: Christopher S. Morrissey (Trinity Western University), “Masters of Competition: Leadership, Freedom, and Global Peace”

Speaker: Peter DeMarco (Priority Thinking Institute), “The Good Will Leader as a Grand Master of Competition”

6:00pm–7:00pm: Dinner at Immaculate Conception Seminary

7:00pm–8:30pm: Plenary Session 12 papers and panel discussion

Chair: Roberta Bayer (Patrick Henry College)

Speaker: Peter A. Redpath (Aquinas School of Leadership): “How the organizational and behavioristic psychology of St. Thomas Aquinas can help educate present and future leaders to become grand masters of living in our intensely-competitive digital age”

Speaker: Mark Stahlman (Center for the Study of Digital Life): "Perfecting leadership in the digital age: Transitioning from McLuhan to a Techno-Moral-Psychology"

8:30pm: Outing to Huntington

Sunday, 10 July 2016

7:00am Holy Mass: Main Chapel (attending priests are welcome to concelebrate—please bring your alb)

8:00 am: Breakfast

1 comment:

  1. I wish I could come. It sounds great. Alas, I will be at the Napa Institute. No bilocational powers yet.

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