Friday, September 16

5:30 p.m.        Registration and group check-in

6:30 p.m.        Welcome and Singer Songwriter Cafe with Avery Hill

7:30 p.m.        Announcements and mingling

8:00 p.m.       Adjourn

Saturday, September 17

8:00 a.m.        Registration and breakfast

8:30 a.m.        Welcome

8:45 a.m.        Keynote, Stories as Medicine; Medicine as Stories, by Louise Aronson, M.D 

9:30 a.m.        Greet & Tweet

9:35 a.m.        Plenary, Visual Narratives, by Beth Nakamura

10:20 a.m.     BREAK

10:35 a.m.     Workshop #1 Recognizing Narratives

12:05 p.m.    LUNCH

1:00 p.m.      Plenary, Writing My Way Through: A Patient’s View, by Natalie Serber

1:45 p.m.       Workshop #2 Telling, Listening, Translating

3:30  p.m.      Closing and announcements

3:45 p.m.       Performance, Single Story, by Oluyinka Akinjiola and Rudy Slizewski

4:15 p.m.       Networking and collaboration
Speakers and committee members available for discussion, book signing, questions.

5:00 p.m.       Adjourn

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.       Story Beat LIVE! at OMSI

Sunday, September 18

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Selected workshops at the Portland Art Museum