BBYO INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION
FOR PARENTS, PARTNERS, ALUMNI, AND FRIENDS
FEBRUARY 14-15, 2019
Join hundreds of “grown-ups” and thousands of teens from across the globe for an unforgettable celebration of Jewish life at BBYO’s International Convention this coming February in Denver, CO. On Thursday and Friday, February 14-15, 2019, BBYO invites you to join thinkers and doers, practitioners and philanthropists, the young and young at heart from across the globe to engage in sessions exploring some of the most challenging questions of our time.
These sessions will be embedded in the International Convention teen experience that will take over the Denver Convention Center and provide an opportunity to participate in everything IC has to offer including a look at IC’s raucous Opening Ceremonies, a reunion of incredible women celebrating B’nai B’rith Girls' (BBG) 75th Anniversary, and so much more.
Addressing Teen Wellness and Mental Health, Jim Joseph Foundation, Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funder Collaborative, & Association of Independent Jewish Camps
Safety, Respect, and Equity in the Jewish Community & Beyond, The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
Reframing the Conversation on Israel, Birthright Israel
A Pathway from Teen to Professional with Leadership at the Core, Moishe House, NJY Camps, & The Jewish Theological Seminary
Building an LGBTQ-Affirming and Inclusive Jewish Community: Adaptive Leadership Challenges, Keshet
Building Bridges: Stories of Humanitarian Aid, IsraAid
Changing the Game: Building Jewish Community Through Esports, 4G44 eSports/JCC Maccabi
Generation Z: The Narcissists Who Will Change the World, The Jewish Education Project
Hook-ups, Relationships, and Romance: Helping Teens Apply Jewish Values to Their Most Personal Decisions, Moving Traditions
Innovation and What Happens When Synagogues and BBYO Partner, Westchester Reform Temple & The Jewish Theological Seminary
Israel: So Many Trigger Words to Avoid… Maybe We Should Use them, Young Judaea & Diller Teen Initiatives
Jewish Journey in Social Responsibility and Philanthropy, Teen Funders Network
Keeping Teens at the Center: Professional Development Strategies, The Jewish Education Project & Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funder Collaborative
The Power of Words in Women's Leadership, BBYO BBG 75th Anniversary Session
Strengthening our Global Jewish Family, Limmud
Transitioning from High School to College, Hillel International
Thursday February 14, 2019
12:00 PM: Registration
12:30 PM: Breakout Session 1
2:00 PM: Breakout Session 2
3:30 PM: Breakout Session 3
5:00 PM: Break
5:30 PM: Dinner
6:30 PM: Stakeholder Reception
8:00 PM: Opening Ceremonies
Friday, February 15, 2019
7:30 AM: Breakfast
8:30 AM: Leads Day Plenary
11:00 AM: Leads Day Breakout Sessions
5:30 PM: Shabbat Services
6:30 PM: Dinner
7:30 PM: Shabbat Oneg: Alon Shaya, Owner and Chef of Safta
Price: $375 ($166 without hotel)
Price includes hotel and dinner on Thursday, as well as breakfast on Friday. Formal programming will begin Thursday at 1:00 PM and conclude by noon on Friday, but feel free to arrive anytime. While you register, you can sign up to stay for Shabbat and/or add additional nights at the hotel.
If you have questions or need any assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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