WORKSHOPS  
     
 
     
  MEGA WORKSHOP: Habits of Highly Charismatic Teens  
Presenter: John Beedee
Grand Hall East - 11/26/2022 12:00 AM

In this workshop, you’re going to discover a 7-step process to develop rapport with anyone you meet. Seriously, you’re going to be able to can “hack” into other people’s psychological hard-wiring and get them to like you! You’ll learn how to “own” your elections, rock your college and job interviews like a boss, and have better relationships with friends and family for the rest of your life. How’s that? Easy! All by using these 7 skills to connect with others in a more authentic and genuine way.
 
     

     
  MEGA WORKSHOP: Speed Meeting  
Presenter: Dr. Susan Stewart & National 4-H Congress Youth Design Team Members
Grand Hall West - 11/26/2022 12:00 AM

One thousand people will attend National 4-H Congress. How will you ever meet them all? Speed Meeting is the answer or at least part of it. You will have the opportunity to make new friends from all over the country in a totally fun way.
 
     

     
  MEGA WORKSHOP: Be The Change  
Presenter: Justin Crowe, University of Tennessee
International Ballroom North - 11/26/2022 12:00 AM

Many of us need some GTL in our lives. Service learning gives us the opportunity to give, talk and learn through helping others and reflecting on those experiences. Join this workshop for a hands-on look at innovative service-learning projects, the essential steps to service learning and tips on making service meaningful for both the participants and the beneficiaries. This workshop is full of hands-on, fun activities and even a few door prizes!
 
     

     
  MEGA WORKSHOP: Science on a Stick  
Presenter: Dr. Bob Horton, Ohio State University
International Ballroom South - 11/26/2022 12:00 AM

Join Dr. Bob for some carnival themed entertainment called “Science-on-a-Stick.” Ever wonder which carnival ride inspires most fairgoers to LOL? How about why one person’s feet smells worse than yours by the end of the day in the showring? Better yet, we all know how fair-goers are attracted by a good sales pitch, tasty fair-food, side-show entertainment, and the lure of midway games. Sit in awe as the science behind these closely guarded mysteries are revealed. Join the show and enjoy the fastest science filled 60-minutes of your life!
 
     

     
  Creating Community; Working in Diverse Teams  
Presenter: Liz Speelman, Georgia College and State University
Baker - 11/27/2022 12:00 AM

Working in diverse teams provides opportunities for new ideas and perspectives to be explored, unique solutions to be discovered and even better chances for mistakes to be recognized. That doesn’t mean it’s always easy. Taking time to build community in our clubs, organizations and workplaces can help tap into the potential that exists within each of these groups. Now, as individuals are finding it harder than ever to connect, it's critical to find ways to help groups find community together.
 
     

     
  Pilates  
Presenter: Renee Pauley French
Centennial Ballroom I - 11/27/2022 12:00 AM

Pilates works from the inside out by strengthening the core muscles that support the spine. Pilates is a series of rhythmic exercises that strengthen and balance the body, while lengthening the muscles and increasing flexibility. By focusing on quality of movement rather than quantity, Pilates can retrain your body to move more efficiently – a great benefit to anyone looking to improve their performance or overall health.
 
     

     
  Yoga  
Presenter: Sedef Dion, Grounded Yoga
Centennial Ballroom II - 11/27/2022 12:00 AM

Is your life too stressful, do your muscles feel so uptight? Yoga is the thing for you! Its physical exercises, special postures, and relaxation techniques will make you a new person, relaxed and ready to take on your next stressful situation. Yoga tones your muscles, flexes your joints, and strengthens your body.
 
     

     
  Zumba  
Presenter: Carson Fulks
Centennial Ballroom III - 11/27/2022 12:00 AM

Exercise doesn’t have to be a drudgery when there are things like Zumba. Created by Alberto “Beto” Perez, Zumba involves dance and aerobics elements. Involving following the music with repetitive movement. Zumba’s choreography incorporates hip-hop, samba, salsa, meringue, mambo, martial arts, and some Bollywood and belly dance moves. It is addictive – you will love it.
 
     

     
  Dancing with the Stars  
Presenter: Wayne Zwick, Dance for Two
Centennial Ballroom IV - 11/27/2022 12:00 AM

Shaun Johnson, Hines Ward, Kirstie Alley, Donnie and Marie, and Julianne Hough all showed their talent on Dancing with the Stars. Here is your chance. The class will teach you basic steps in all the current dances. Healthy lifestyles involve movement – what better way to move than with dance steps.
 
     

     
  Coolness of Science  
Presenter: Scott Taylor, IFAS
Courtland - 11/27/2022 12:00 AM

Participants will do experiments creating new chemical compounds from basic household materials - making slime, creating their own polymer balls, and building gumdrop skyscrapers. Can something be a solid and a liquid at the same time - an experiment with an isotropic mixture will answer the question. All experiments will be hands-on and done by the participants, and discussion will center around the concepts of physical and chemical changes. Participants should be prepared to "get their hands dirty" doing all the mixing, kneading, and anything else required for the success of the experiment. All experiments will be hands-on and done by the participants, and discussion will center around the concepts of physical and chemical changes. Participants should be prepared to "get their hands dirty" doing all the mixing, kneading, and anything else required for the success of the experiment.
 
     

     
  Think STEM - Think Agri-Science  
Presenter: Dr. Robert Horton, The Ohio State University
Dunwoody - 11/27/2022 12:00 AM

Thinking STEM ? . . . Think Agri-Science Agri-scientists from our land-grant universities have come up with some amazing discoveries that lessen our environmental impact, reduce costs, and create healthier living conditions for everyone. Improving the performance of crops in drought conditions using soy lecithin, combining soy ingredients to replace cancer-causing compounds, converting sugar energy into light energy, and transforming soy oils into a formula that removes foot odor from socks and shoes are just some of the technologies to be explored. Join Dr. Bob Horton for a session of fun and engaging hands-on agri-science activities
 
     

     
  Navigating Social Media  
Presenter: Faith Peppers, USDA/NIFA
Hanover A&B - 11/27/2022 12:00 AM

As you move into college, everyone from professors, scholarship organizations and potential employers will be eyeing your social media profile. Building a strong brand on social media that shows you as a leader is vitally important to your success. This workshop will review the pros and cons of each platform and give you tips for building a personal brand that will help your best self-shine.
 
     

     
  Explorers of the Deep  
Presenter: Matthew Newman, Rutgers University
Hanover C&D - 11/27/2022 12:00 AM

With Explorers of the Deep, participants uncover some of the mysteries and adventures of ocean exploration—with robots! Students learn how?to use science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to explore Earth’s Ocean and how it relates to all life on the planet. There are two main activities in this session. Participants will play an ocean-inspired board game where they navigate an ocean robot around the world while learning key ocean concepts such as aquaculture, climate change, technological innovation, human impact and the ocean ecosystem. Additionally, youth will investigate challenges that ocean scientists, engineers and technologists are currently exploring and develop a way to share that message. Each challenge requires innovations and technical solutions that inspire public action.
 
     

     
  Service-Learning Training  
Presenter: Lauren Boykin, Lindsey Hayes, Manda Marable, University of Georgia
Hanover F&G - 11/27/2022 12:00 AM

4-H is synonymous with serving in community. One of the most exciting ways to serve is to work with younger youth sharing leadership, citizenship, stem, agriculture, and many more topics.
 
     

     
  Leadership for Teens  
Presenter: Jamie Harris, University of Tennessee
Regency VI - 11/27/2022 12:00 AM

As leaders in your 4-H Club, it is essential to engage and empower members while developing leadership, improving communication, and building a solid team. This workshop will help you pack your leadership toolkit with hands-on activities that will engage your club members, build relationships and strengthen your 4-H Club.
 
     

     
  The Healthy Gourmet  
Presenter: Hyatt Chefs
The Learning Center - 11/27/2022 12:00 AM

Hyatt Regency Atlanta's chefs have distinguished themselves some of Atlanta’s premier chefs. They specialize in the farm to table emphasis always looking for the best in foods that are available locally
 
     

 
 



 
 
     
 
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