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2018 Economics in the Real World in Nashville

FEE Seminar (Ages 14 - 17)
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - Friday, June 15, 2018
2201 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37235

How can you use economics to get what you want in life? To acquire the tools needed to better understand the news, global issues, and world around you, join us this summer in Tennessee!

Discover New Ideas - Build Friendships - Have Fun

At this 3-day summer camp, high schoolers will have an incredible opportunity to:

  • Hear captivating stories from successful entrepreneurs and top professors as you learn the secrets to leveraging the entrepreneurial mindset
  • Gain real-world problem solving, communications, and decision-making skills during character-building competitions like the Economist's Challenge
  • Discover new ways of thinking about global issues and master the economic way of thinking during eye-opening Discussions and competitive Trivia Challenges
  • Connect with other top students during unforgettable socials like Movie Night and mind-blowing activities like the Trading Game

Registration is closed but...

Registration is currently closed for FEE seminars, but check out all of our events and appearances to see when we'll be coming to your area.

Schedule

12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Check in at dorm (Lupton Hall)

04:15 PM - 05:00 PM

Opening Remarks

05:00 PM - 05:45 PM

Talk: What Kind of World Do You Want? (Jared Meyer)

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Dinner

07:15 PM - 08:00 PM

Group Discussions

08:15 PM - 09:00 PM

Activity: Scavenger Hunt

09:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Social: Free Time (capture the flag, soccer, volleyball)

10:15 PM - 10:30 PM

Bed Checks

08:00 AM - 08:45 AM

Breakfast

09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

Talk: Understanding the World through Economics (Jeff Proctor)

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Talk: Do "The Rules" Matter? (Michael Clark)

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Activity: The Economist's Challenge

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Activity: Group Photo

12:15 PM - 01:15 PM

Lunch

01:30 PM - 02:15 PM

Activity: Trading Game

02:30 PM - 03:15 PM

Talk: Getting What you Want in Life (Jared Meyer)

03:30 PM - 04:15 PM

Talk: Answering the Tough Questions (Jeff Proctor)

04:30 PM - 05:15 PM

Talk: Political vs. Economic Thinking (Michael Clark)

05:15 PM - 06:00 PM

Discussion

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Dinner

07:15 PM - 09:30 PM

Activity: Trivia Challenge, Feedback, Movie Night: Poverty, Inc.

09:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Social: Free Time (capture the flag, soccer, volleyball)

10:15 PM - 10:30 PM

Bed Checks

08:00 AM - 08:45 AM

Breakfast

09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

Talk: How can you use Economics in your daily life? (Jeff Proctor)

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Talk: Obstacles to Real World Success (Jared Meyer)

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Discussion

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Lunch

01:00 PM - 01:45 PM

Guest Speaker: Community Business Leader

02:00 PM - 02:45 PM

Talk: Virtuous Economic Thinking (Michael Clark)

03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Activity: Seminar Games

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Activity: Prep for Final Presentations

05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Activity: Final Presentations

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Dinner

07:15 PM - 08:00 PM

Activity: Faculty Q&A Panel

08:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Closing Remarks, Final Feedback Collection & Alumni Induction Ceremony

08:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Social: Free Time (capture the flag, soccer, volleyball)

10:15 PM - 10:30 PM

Bed Checks

08:00 AM - 08:45 AM

Breakfast

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Students Depart

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Tuesday 12
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Travel Information

Nashville, Tennessee

You should plan to arrive at 2201 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37235 no later than 3:30 PM on Tuesday, June 12th, and all participants are required to leave by 12 PM on Friday, June 15th.

If you are flying, plan to fly into Nashville International Airport. FEE will provide a shuttle from the airport to campus (and back). Shuttles will begin running at 11:30 AM from the airport and will stop running at 5 PM on June 12th. The last shuttle will leave campus at 12 PM on June 15th. We will email you details about the shuttle as the seminar gets closer.

Because of the travel time to and from the campus, please choose a flight that arrives before 1:30 PM on Tuesday, June 12th and a flight that departs after 9:30 AM on Friday, June 15th.

You will be staying in traditional dorm rooms with a roommate of your same gender and will share a hall style bathroom with other students on your hall, also of your same gender. Bedding and linens (sheets, blanket, pillow, and towels) will be provided but be sure to bring any toiletries (shampoo, body wash, toothbrush, etc.) and additional bedding you might need.

*IF YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR THIS SEMINAR, YOU WILL BE EMAILED FINAL DETAILS BY 6/4.*

If you have questions, contact Anna Jane Parrill at [email protected].

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