2018 Conference Class Schedule

Thursday

( Optional Pre-Conference Workshops )

11 AM: Registration opens

12 PM: Session 1 Workshops Begin

  • First Pages Clinic
  • Plot and Character Arc
  • Be a Digital Superstar
  • Publishing Polish and Pitch

2:45 PM SNACK BREAK 

3:15 PM: Session 2 Workshops Begin

  • First Pages Clinic
  • Plot and Character Arc
  • Be a Digital Superstar
  • Publishing Polish and Pitch

6:00 PM: Classes end for the day

Friday

8:00 AM: Registration opens

8:15 AM: New Attendee Orientation

9:00 AM: Opening Remarks

10:00 AM: Breakouts 1-2

12:00: LUNCH/First Chapter Awards Ceremony

1:30: Breakouts 3-4

3:20 PM: SNACK BREAK

4:00 PM: Breakouts 5-6

6:00 PM: DINNER

7:00 PM: Keynote with Shannon Hale

8:00 PM: Social Events/Mingles

Saturday

7:45 AM: Registration opens

8:00 AM: New Attendee Orientation

8:30 AM: Opening Remarks

9:00 AM: Breakouts 7-9

12:00 PM: LUNCH

1:30 PM: Breakouts 10-12

4:30 PM: Closing Remarks

5:00 PM: Mass Author Book Signing/Sale

7:30 PM: Whitney Awards Gala