2020 DTA

 
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If you want to reserve a room at the Ramada Inn, phone 613-933-8000 and tell that you are with Rotary. 
Anyone from outside the district who wants to register should contact Ariane Carriere.
 
Schedule, Sunday, March 22, 2020
Ramada Inn, 805 Brookdale Ave., Cornwall, ON K6J 4P3, Canada
 
8:00 – 9:00          Registration, Breakfast provided.                               
 
8:15 – 8:45          What Am I Doing Here?
A session for first time District Training Assembly (DTA) attendees and anyone looking for tips and ideas of how to navigate the day and get the most out of their DTA experience. An interactive discussion where you can ask questions, get tips, and meet other first timers!
 
9:00 – 9:45          Opening Plenary
                               
9:45 – 10:00        Mix and Mingle
 
10:00 – 10:45     Break Outs
A: Your Leadership Style – There isn’t one right way to lead in Rotary. But it is important to understand your style – its advantages and its challenges – so that you can lead others effectively.
Note: This session is mandatory for all Presidents Elect and open to others who are interested in the topic.
B: I’m going to be a Club Secretary - Learn more about your role as Club Secretary. In this interactive session you will have opportunity to share tips, ideas, challenges, and solutions with others in the same position.
C: I’m going to be a Club Treasurer - Learn more about your role as Club Treasurer. In this interactive session you will have opportunity to share tips, ideas, challenges, and solutions with others in the same position.
D: Fundraising Innovations – Experiencing fundraising fatigue? Do you have a fundraiser that’s worked for years but seems to be in decline? This facilitated discussion will be an opportunity to share ideas, concerns, and questions that can inspire you and get your club’s fundraising back on track.
E. Getting Involved in International Projects – Looking for ways to get involved in an International Project but not sure where or how to get started? Want to know more about what other clubs are doing? Want to avoid some of the missteps or share your own learnings about International projects? This session, led by a panel of “experts”, will be your opportunity to ask the questions that are important to you.
 
10:45 – 11:05     Mix and Mingle
 
11:05 – 11:50     Break Outs
          A. Leading Change – What is Rotary’s model for successful change and how can you act as a change leader? Note: This session       mandatory for all Presidents Elect and open to others who are interested in the topic.
B. I’m going to be a Club Committee Chair: Here’s an opportunity to talk to committee chairs from other clubs. You’ll learn more about your role as a chair of a committee in your club and find out how other clubs operate. 
C. Multi-year Planning and Continuity in Your Club (bilingual session) – When so many Rotary positions are only a year long, how can your club plan for the long haul. Does better continuity planning mean greater impact?
Planification pluriannuelle et continuité dans votre club (session bilingue) - Lorsque tant de postes du Rotary ne durent qu'un an, comment votre club peut-il planifier à long terme? Une meilleure planification de la continuité signifie-t-elle un impact plus important?
D. Member Engagement (bilingual session) – It’s not just about getting new members in the door, it’s about keeping them around. How can we provide an engaging Rotary experience that maintains enthusiasm, energy, and commitment?
Engagement des membres (session bilingue) - Il ne s'agit pas seulement de faire entrer de nouveaux membres, il s'agit aussi de les garder. Comment pouvons-nous offrir une expérience Rotary engageante qui maintient l'enthousiasme, l'énergie et l'intérêt?
E. Working with Youth – From Early Act to Interact, Youth Exchange to RYLA, Adventure Programs to Awards… there are so many opportunities for your club to get involved with youth. Here’s your opportunity to ask a panel of “experts” about what you need to know if your club is involved, or wants to get involved, in youth programs.
 
11:50 – 1:00        Lunch
 
1:00 – 1:45          Break Outs
A. Grants Management Training (Part 1): This is the first of a 2-part Grants Management Training. You must also sign up for Part 2 to complete your training. This is the final Grants Management Training seminar that will be offered to qualify your club for a district or global grant in 2020-21. To register for the Grants Management Training, click here.
B. Innovating Club Models – Rotary International is encouraging all of us to continue to build new clubs in new ways. In this interactive, facilitated session you will have opportunity to discuss: If there are “no rules” what would your ideal club look like?
C. Maintaining Momentum for a Polio Free World – Polio eradication is within our grasp but here, in North America, polio is almost a forgotten disease. While eradication is close, it still requires time, money, and effort. Take part in a facilitated discussion on how we can maintain enthusiasm and momentum for this important task in a part of the world where polio is no longer an imminent threat.
D. Telling Your Rotary Story (bilingual session) – Sharing your excitement and enthusiasm for Rotary is the most important part of member recruitment. How can you tell your story in a way that is enticing and inviting
Raconter votre histoire du Rotary (session bilingue) - Partager votre engouement et votre enthousiasme pour le Rotary est la partie la plus importante du recrutement de membres. Comment pouvez-vous raconter votre histoire de façon intéressante et invitante?
 
 
1:45 – 2:00          Mix and Mingle
 
2:00 – 2:45          Break Outs
  1. Grants Management Training (Part 2) This is the second of a 2-part Grants Management Training. You must sign up for both part in order to complete your training. This is the final Grants Management Training seminar that will be offered to qualify your club for a district or global grant in 2020-21. To register for the Grants Management Training, click here.
  2. Rotary Opens Opportunities – Utilizing the 2020-21 RI Theme as a starting point for discussion, what kinds of opportunities does/should Rotary provide for members? For the local community? For the international community? Are our clubs seen as a place for possibilities and opportunities?
  3. Engaging Young Leaders – What is the value of engaging young leaders in Rotary? How can we communicate across generations? How will we promote the value of a more inclusive organization?
  4. New Initiatives in our District – Here’s your opportunity to ask questions from a panel of “experts” involved in new initiatives around the District. What’s an RCAT? Why have we formed a new committee on Indigenous Peoples? What other exciting things are in the works?
2:45 – 3:00          Mix and Mingle
 
3:00 – 3:30          Closing Plenary