May 13-15, 2021
Keynote Speaker: Current International President – Richard E. Peck, DTM
A Toastmaster for 14 years, Peck has been a member of his home club, Nutmeg in Woodbridge, Connecticut, since 2006 and is also a member of Park City Toastmasters in Stratford, Connecticut. He says, “To me, Toastmasters is about making a positive, life-changing impact on individuals throughout the world. Through Toastmasters we have the ability to change the world one member at a time!”
Featured Speaker: Jana Barnhill, DTM, PIP, AS
Jana Barnhill, DTM, Accredited Speaker was elected Toastmasters International President in 2008. She has been recognized for her speaking skills as well, being a five-time winner of the District 44 International Speech Contest, and going on to place 3rd in the World Championship of Public Speaking in 1993 and 2nd in 1996.
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Thursday – May 13, 2021
|6:00 – 6:30 PM||Zoom is open!|
|6:30 – 6:35 PM||Opening Remarks by District 7 Trio||Eldred Brown, PJ Kleffner, Lorri Andersen|
|6:35 – 7:45 PM||District 7 Evaluation Contest||Contest Chair: Kathleen Tully|
Toastmaster: Jacqueline Bakke
|7:45 – 8:00 PM||Break|
|8:00 – 8:30 PM||Trio-Pardy |
|Host: Ken Coomes|
Friday – May 14, 2021
|6:00 – 6:30 PM||Zoom is open!|
|6:30 – 6:35 PM||Opening Remarks by District 7 Trio||PJ Kleffner, Eldred Brown, Lorri Andersen|
|6:35 – 7:30 PM||Featured Speaker||Jana Barnhill, DTM, PIP, AS|
|7:30 – 7:45 PM||Break|
|7:45 – 8:15 PM||Q&A session||Jana Barnhill, DTM, PIP, AS|
Saturday – May 15, 2021
|8:30 – 9:00 AM||Zoom is open!|
|9:00 – 9:05 AM||Welcome Speech||PJ Kleffner, DTM, District 7 Director|
|9:05 – 10:00 AM||Keynote||Richard E. Peck, DTM, Toastmasters International President|
|10:00 – 10:30 AM||DTM Ceremony||Lyle Schellenberg|
|10:30 – 10:45 AM||Break|
|10:45 AM – 12:45 PM||Annual Business Meeting|
|12:45 – 1:15 PM||Lunch|
|1:15 – 2:00 PM||Five Flavors of Toastmasters||Fun interactive opportunity to share your thoughts on Storytelling, Leadership, Marketing, Mentorship, and Return to Normal.|
|2:00 – 2:15 PM||Break|
|2:15 – 4:00 PM||International Speech Contest||Toastmaster: Nikhil Badwaik|
Location: Zoom Call
Zoom links would be emailed to you after you register.
You will find answers to most common questions in this section
COST OF THE EVENT
This is a FREE event. But, please unregister if you do not plan to attend.
IS THE EVENT GOING TO BE RECORDED?
The Featured Speaker, Keynote Speaker, Evaluation Contest, International Speech Contest and the Annual Meeting would be recorded.
WHERE CAN WE ACCESS THE PRESENTATION MATERIAL OF THE CONFERENCE?
District 7 executive officers will decide which portions of the conference will be posted on the D7Toastmasters.org website after the conference is concluded. Not all material may be available.
CONFERENCE DRESS CODE
Comfortable business casual is most appropriate.
ZOOM ATTENDEES CODE OF CONDUCT
Please mute yourself and turn your video off when you enter to help with bandwidth constraints when people are joining.
Please have your microphone off when not speaking.
Adhere to the guidelines from the speaker about the Q&A format for each session.
WHO DO I CONTACT IF I AM INTERESTED TO VOLUNTEER FOR THE CONFERENCE?
We would love to have your support for hosting the conference. Please email Crystal Clark – email@example.com
WHO DO I CONTACT IF I HAVE QUESTIONS?
Feel free to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
District 7 Toastmasters, operational since 1940, is one of 81 Toastmaster districts worldwide. Geographically, it includes Oregon west of the Cascades to the coast, Bend, Redmond and a small part of Southern Washington and Northern California. In Washington state, District 7 includes the counties of Klickitat, Skamania, Clark, Sahkiakum and Cowlits. In California. District 7 includes the counties of Del Norte and Modoc.
The annual conference recognizes members are the heart of the district. As leaders they set the standard for those who follow, just as the standard was set by those who came before. This year we celebrate with keynote from Richard Peck – International President and a workshop from Jana Barnhill, past International President.