Zone Institute Program

Rotary International Zone Institute – Zones 15, 16, 17 and 18a – Riga – October 2017*

FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER 2017 – Rotary Action around the World

13:30 Entertainment – Brothers Grinbergi
Flag ceremony

Opening remarks – RI Director Brian Stoyel

Welcome to Latvia

The Future of Rotary – RI President Ian H. S. Riseley

The best days of Rotary are still to come – RI Treasurer Mikael Ahlberg and Charlotte

The power of Rotary Youth Programs – Elizabete Libiete, Rotaract Riga

15:00 – 15:30 BREAK
Rotary and Latvia’s Future Development – Anders Paalzow – Rector of Stockholm School of Economics in RigaEnd Polio Now update – Patric  M. O’Connor, WHO European Regional Office

Our Rotary Foundation – TRF Trustee Kenneth M. Schuppert Jr.

Inter Country Committee, ICC – Andrzej Ludek, ICC Chair Executive Council 2016-2018

19:30 Buffet Dinner – Get together Evening

SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER 2017 – Preserve the World

09:00 Entertainment – Duo Lauritta
War and Peace in the 21th Century – Professor Magnus Öberg, Uppsala University
Peace building: turning problems into opportunities – Anne Kjaer Riechert, Rotary Peace Fellowship Almumni
Rotary: Making a difference – RI President Ian H. S. Riseley
10:30 BREAK
11:10 Round Table discussions
Gathering thoughts – Moderator
Shelterbox – Chris Wareham, CEO
12:30 LUNCH
14:00 Entertainment – Zelta sietins
The Cadre of Technical Advisors – Past RI Director Philip J. Silvers
Vocational Training Team in Uganda making a difference in child birth – District Governor Elect Gillian Pearce
Changing Tides – Past RI Director Bradford R. Howard
Rotary Leadership Institute
15:30 BREAK
16:00 Round table discussions
Gathering thoughts – Moderator
19:00 Entertainment – Janis Danevics
19:30 Banquet and dance – band Chocolad

SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER 2017 – Tell the World (what we do)

09:00 Entertainment – Iveta Baumane & Roberts Petersons
Presentation of the five year forecast – RI Treasurer Mikael Ahlberg
Open ForumRI President Ian H. S. Riseley, TRF Trustee Kenneth M. Schuppert Jr., RI Treasurer Mikael Ahlberg, RI Director Brian Stoyel, Past RI Director Bradford R. Howard 
10:30-11:10 BREAK
Rotary Family Health Days – A Triumph of Rotary Service – Alicia MichaelCoordinators – input on Seminars
People of Action – Past RI Director Bradford R: Howard 
Promotion 2018 Zone Institutes
Promotion 2018 Toronto Convention
12:30 Closing remarks – RI Treasurer Mikael Ahlberg

*The program is subject to change.