What's Happening in 2013
MEET DR. LOWERY
Meet our new State Superintendent of Schools and hear about the changes and improvements to come to our public school systems. You will have an opportunity to participate in an open dialogue with Dr. Lillian Lowery, who will be joined by Betty Weller '09, President, MD State Education Association. Pre-registration is required. Check out this MSDE video: Click here for video
June 18 - 11:00 am - 12:30 pm - Home of Dr. Elizabeth "Betty" Morgan - Myersville - Register Here
June 21 - 10:00 am - 11:30 am - Caroline County Public Library - Denton - Register Here
WALK A MILE EXPERIENCE
June 19 - 2:00 - 4:00 pm - United Way of Central Maryland - Baltimore
Leadership Maryland is pleased to offer United Way of Central Maryland’s (UWCM) Walk a Mile Experience. This isn't a 5-K race! Rather, it is a hands-on activity illustrates these struggles in a personal and unforgettable way. Participants assume the role of a family member living at or near the poverty level and are challenged to make life-decisions while overcoming a lack of resources and a confusing support system. A minimum of 30 persons are needed to conduct this hands-on experience. Register before June 5. Register Here
A LOOK AT MARYLAND'S ADVENTURE SPORTS DESTINATION
July 24 - 2:00 - 4:00 pm - Garrett County - TBA
Join western region members and the members of the Class of 2013 to learn how Garrett County has become our Adventure Sports Destination. The Adventuresports Institute (ASI) was founded by Garrett College (GC) and Frostburg State University and the Institute launched the first Adventure Sports degree program of its kind in the nation.
Now, after their successful bid against other nations, the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships comes to Deep Creek in 2014- the first time its' ever been held in the US. Registration opens soon!
HIGH FI & MANEQUINS - NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR LEARNING
September 18 - 2:00 - 4:00 pm - Richard Henson Medical Simulation Center - Salisbury University
The Richard A. Henson Medical Simulation Center not only provides invaluable experiences for students, but also supports revenue-generating development opportunities for regional health professionals and provides revenue-generating human performance services to local citizens. At the Center, high-fidelity medical mannequins are remotely controlled to enact planned scenarios demonstrating various clinical events. The simulation experiences are video-taped (typically with multiple cameras) for later review by instructor and students. Alternatively, ‘standardized patients’ (trained actors) may interact with student clinicians and portray various illnesses (e.g. mental health symptoms). The interactions between student and ‘standardized patient’ are filmed for later review and feedback. This is an event not to be missed! Registration opens soon!
INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE: IT'S NOT WHAT YOU IMAGINE . . . AND MORE
September 25 - 2:00 - 4:00 pm - Maryland University of Integrative Health - Laurel
The newest star among our higher education institutions is the Maryland University of Integrative Medicinem which received university status this spring. An accredited graduate school, the University offers an academic and clinical focus on integrative health, wellness, and prevention with master's and graduate programs in acupuncture, oriental medicine, holistic health, health and wellness coaching, nutrition, therapeutic and medical herbism, and yoga. Their's is a broad curriclum that everyone will find fascinating. Registration opens soon.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY & LMD BUILD DAY
October - Date and location TBA - details to follow
THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE NATIONAL HARBOR & CASINOS
October 23 - 2:00 - 4:00 pm - Located TBA
What has been the economic impact of the National Harbor and what's next? MGM has submitted a bid to build an $800 million casino-resort on a hill overlooking National Harbor. How would a casino at the National Harbor further benefit the region economically? What challenges would it present? Our panel of those most closely involved will discuss these issues and more. Registration opens soon.
NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN CYBERCRIME AGAINST KIDS
November 14 - 2:00 - 4:00 pm - The Center for Children, LaPlata
With more than two billion internet users worldwide, there are growing opportunities for criminals to entrap children. As new technologies develop, so do criminal find new ways to endanger kids through child exploitation, the production, distribution, and possession of child pornography, exposure to harmful content, harassment, sexual abuse and cyber bullying. What steps can parents take? What is being done on the state and local level to prevent these crimes and stop the criminals? Learn more at this session that will bring you up to date on the risks, challenges and preventive measures. Registration opens soon.
CLASS OF 2013 - CELEBRATION OF LEADERSHIP/GRADUATION
December 10 - 6:00 - 10:00 pm - Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Plan now to join LMD members and the graduating class of 2013 as they celebrate their program year together and enjoy their last evening together as a class. Members are encouarged to attend! Tickets go on sale in November.