See What A Day At BRLI Is Like

October

Eastern Maine Community College

7:30-9:00am:
Breakfast with BRLI Alumni and keynote speech from Larry Barrett, President of Eastern Maine Community College.

9:15-11:00am:
BRLI Orientation with Kathy Hunt, Principal and Senior Consultant, Starboard Leadership Consulting.
11:15-12:00pm:
Whole Brain assessment.
12:00-1:00pm:
Lunch
1:00-3:00pm:
Whole Brain workshop.
3:15-4:45pm:
Teambuilding exercise with Kathy Hunt.

October

Literacy Volunteers of Bangor, Bangor Area Junior Achievement, and Camp Jordan

7:30-8:15am:
Breakfast at Literacy Volunteers of Bangor.
8:15-9:00am:
Orientation and leadership exercise with Kathy Hunt.
9:00-10:00am:
Overview of nonprofit partner projects with Literacy Volunteers and Bangor Area Junior Achievement.
10:00-10:45am:
Presentation and tour of Literacy Volunteers of Bangor
11:00-11:45am:
Presentation and tour of Bangor Area Junior Achievement.
11:45-12:30pm:
Travel to Camp Jordan.
12:30-1:30pm:
Lunch at Camp Jordan.
1:30-4:45pm:
Low Ropes Course.

November

UMaine Foster Student Center for Innovation

7:30-8:15am:
Breakfast
8:15-9:00am:
Orientation and leadership exercise with Kathy Hunt.
9:00-10:00am:
Maine economy presentation by Laurie Lachance, President & CEO of the Maine Development Foundation.
10:15-12:00pm:
Ideation with Literacy Volunteers of Bangor (nonprofit partner). Participants, staff from the nonprofit, and Innovation Center staff work together to brainstorm nonprofit partner project ideas.
12:00-1:00pm:
Lunch
1:00-3:30pm:
Ideation with Bangor Area Junior Achievement (nonprofit partner). See above.
3:30-4:45pm:
Project selection and planning. Participants select a project idea generated during ideation sessions and begin planning with their groups.

December

The Black Bear Inn
Tour of Old Town Canoe

7:30-8:00am:
Breakfast
8:00-9:00am:
Orientation and leadership exercise with Kathy Hunt.
9:00-10:30am:
DISC Workshop with Sue Medley, Gladjean Consulting.
10:45-12:15pm:
Mobilize Eastern Maine panel.
12:15-1:30pm:
Lunch and project team breakout session.
1:30-3:00pm:
Perspectives on the Bangor Region panel.
3:15-4:45pm:
Tour of Old Town Canoe.

January

Sheraton at the Bangor International Airport
Tour of the AEWC Composite Center

7:00-7:45am:
Breakfast
7:45-8:30am:
Orientation and leadership exercise with Kathy Hunt.
8:30-10:30am:
Managerial Courage activity with the Ward Green Group.
10:45-11:45am:
Transportation panel.
11:45-1:15pm:
Lunch and project team breakout session.
1:15-2:15pm:
Energy panel.
2:15-2:45pm:
Travel to the University of Maine
2:45-3:30pm:
Presentation on wind energy from Dr. Habib Dagher
3:30-5:00pm:
Tour of the AEWC Advanced Structures and Composite Center

February

Hermon Town Offices & Husson University
Tours of the new Hampden Academy & NESCom

7:30-8:00am:
Breakfast
8:00-9:00am:
Orientation and leadership exercise with Kathy Hunt.
9:00-9:45am:
Presentation on United Technologies Center from Assistant Director Merle Adams.
9:45-11:30am:
Tour of the new Hampden Academy
11:30-1:30pm:
Lunch and project team breakout session.
1:30-2:00pm:
Travel to Husson University.
2:00-3:15pm:
Higher Education panel.
3:15-4:45pm:
Tour of NESCom

March

Affiliated Healthcare Systems
Tour of The Jackson Laboratory

7:30-8:00am:
Breakfast
8:00-10:15am:
Healthcare panel.
10:15-11:45am:
Bus to Jackson Lab in Bar Harbor.
11:45-12:45pm:
Lunch and Jackson Lab presentation.
1:30-3:15pm:
Tour of Jackson Lab.
3:15-4:30pm:
Bus back to Bangor.

April

Hollywood Casino & Cross Insurance Center
Tour of downtown Bangor through the BRLI Amazing Race

7:30-8:00am:
Arrival and coffee
8:00-9:00am:
Orientation and Leadership Exercise.
9:00-9:30am:
Back stage tour of the Cross Insurance Center
9:30-10:00am:
Presentation on tourism in the Bangor Region
10:00-10:15pm:
Break
10:30-11:45pm:
Entertainment Panel
11:45am-12:30pm:
Lunch
12:30-1:00pm:
Tour of Hollywood Casino
1:00-2:15pm:
Economic Impact Panel
2:15-5:00pm:
Prepare for the BRLI Amazing Race! You will be venturing to multiple downtown Bangor locations (on foot), learning about each business and competing in a variety of challenges. Each site has multiple challenges with different point values. The team with the most points wins! Please be aware that this requires outdoor, physical activity. Dress appropriately. Please talk to Carin if there are any issues.
5:00-7:00pm:
Relax after the Amazing Race and socialize with your class!

May

University of Maine

7:30-9:30am:
Breakfast and program debrief with Kathy Hunt.
9:30-12:00pm:
High ropes course.
12:00-1:00pm:
Lunch
1:00-4:00pm:
High ropes course.
4:00-4:30pm:
Session wrap up.

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