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Thursday, April 3, 2014

8:00–9:00 AM


9:00–12:30 PM

Two Workshops–running simultaneously;
advance registration required

12:00–1:00 PM


1:00–5:00 PM

Three Workshops–running simultaneously;
advance registration required

4:30–6:00 PM


5:00–7:00 PM

Conference Opening Reception–heavy hors d’oeuvres

Friday and Saturday, April 4–5, 2014

7:45 AM


9:00–10:15 AM

Conference Program, Block 1–choice of 4 sessions

10:15–10:45 AM

Coffee break and networking

10:45 AM–12:45 PM

Conference Program, Block 2–choice of 4 sessions

12:45–1:30 PM

Included Lunch

1:30-3:00 PM

Conference Program, Block 3–choice of 4 sessions

3:00–3:30 PM

Coffee break and networking

3:30–5:30 PM

Conference Program, Block 4–choice of 4 sessions

5:30–7:30 PM

Evening Receptions–heavy hors d’oeuvres

A note about the conference format:

• The conference runs over 3 days, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 3–5.

• There are separate registration fees for pre-conference workshops on Thursday, and for the main Conference, which starts Thursday evening and continues through Friday and Saturday. You may register for: 1) pre-conference workshops on Thursday; 2) the main Conference on Thursday evening, Friday and Saturday; or 3) both. (There is no single-day registration for Friday or Saturday.)

• Thursday is dedicated to pre-conference workshops only. There is a separate registration fee for the workshops. Pre-registration is a must; no walk-ins.

• Friday and Saturday are the core of the conference program. On each day, 4 time blocks will each offer 4 sessions from which to choose. These sessions are not pre-registered–you may sample all of them or stick with a single one per block.