Thursday, November 20, 2003
International Participants fly into New York City
Friday, November 21, 2003
9:00 a.m. Bus to Ithaca leaves midtown NYC
3:00 p.m. Bus arrives in Ithaca
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Dinner (registration required)
Short greetings from ILR Dean Edward Lawler; The Honorable Susan John, Chair, Committee on Labor; and the Honorable Catherine T. Nolan, Banking Committee.
Susan John bio Catherine Nolan
Summary of original book: Arlene Kaplan Daniels Arlene Kaplan Daniels
KEYNOTE: Dr. Jennifer Curtin, Monash University, Australia
"Beyond Borders: Women, Unions, and the Challenge of Globalisation"
Jennifer Curtin bio
Saturday, November 22, 2003
8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. BREAKFAST (registration required)
Opening Session and Celebration of Alice’s Life
Fran Herman, Adelheid Tröscher, Joyce Najita
Adelheid Troescher bio Joyce Najita bio Francine Herman bio
10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 105 Ives Hall
Roundtable I: Innovative Models: Community-Based Organizations
Chair: Christine Ahn, Food First Christine Ahn bio
Kelley Ready, Brandeis University Kelley Ready bio
"Gendering Labor Rights in Central America: A Key to the Gates of the Maquilas"
Mylene Hega, MAKALAYA Mylene Hega bio
"Confluence and Contradictions: The Struggle in Forging Partnership for Women in the Community and the Trade Unions: A Case Study on MAKALAYA"
Nair Goulart, Brazil Nair Goulart bio
Shelley Feldman, Cornell University Shelley Feldman bio
Wei Chen, Chinese Staff and Workers Association Wei Chen Bio
JoAnn Lum, National Mobilization Against Sweatshops JoAnn Lum bio
Devra Nussbaum, New York State Legislature Devra Nussbaum bio
Noon – 1:00 p.m. LUNCH - Ives Hall rooms 215 and 217
1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m 105 Ives Hall
Roundtable II: Internal Gender Relations in Unions
Yanira Merino, LIUNA Yanira Merino bio
Jinock Lee, University of Warwick Jinock Lee Bio
"The Analysis of the Emergence of Women''s Trade Unions in South Korea after the East Asian Crisis"
Patricia Simpson & Michelle Kaminski, University of Chicago, Loyola
"Gender, Organizational Justice Perceptions, and Union Organizing"
Simpson Kaminski bios
Andrijana Golob, Slovenia Andrijana Golob bio
Youngju Seo, Korea Youngju Seo bio
Bianca Beccalli, Italy Bianca Beccalli bio
Flora Stamatiades, Actors'' Equity
3:15p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 105 Ives Hall
Roundtable III: Increasing Working Women’s Voices
Chair: Pat Friend, AFA Pat Friend bio
Kate Bronfenbrenner, Cornell University Kate Bronfenbrenner bio
"Organizing Women: The nature and practice of union organizing efforts among US women workers, 1986 to 2002"
Laura Chrabolowsky, Carleton University Laura Chrabolowsky bio
"Looking for New Proposals of Social Inclusion in Argentina"
Mylene Hega, Philippines Mylene Hega bio
Elena Gvozdeva, Russia Elena Gvozdeva bio
Kathy Luz Herrera, IBEW Kathy Luz Herrera bio
Lois Gray, Cornell University Lois Gray bio
6:00 p.m DINNER (registration required)
Summation: WOMEN AND UNIONS: Delineating a Common Vision
Ileen DeVault and Francine Moccio
Ileen DeVault bio Francine Moccio bio
Sunday, November 23, 2003
7:30a.m. Bus leaves for New York City
12:00p.m. Approximate arrival in New York City