March 3-6. 2016
Austin, Texas

Program

Agenda

Thursday, March 3

4–6 p.m…………………. Day-of Competition (Pre-registration required)………………………… 615 A & B

7–9 p.m…………………. Welcome Reception………………………………………. Salon G/Salon G Foyer

Friday, March 4
7:45–8:30 a.m…………. Continental Breakfast……………………………………………………….
Salon J

8:30–9:30 a.m…………. Chapter Officer Sessions

Presidents/Vice Presidents/Firm Directors……………………………………….. Salon G

Public Relations Directors/Historians/Other positions……………………………… 602

Secretaries/Treasurers/Webmasters…………………………………………………. 616 A

National Officer Preparation……………………………………………………………… 616 B

9:40 a.m.–1 p.m……….. Leadership Training Sessions

 

  A–F G–P Q–Z
9:40–10:40 a.m. Talent Development: Uplifting Future Leaders Leadership Language: Finding Your Professional Voice Planning for Success: Resource and Transition Training
10:50–11:50 a.m. Leadership Language: Finding Your Professional Voice Planning for Success: Resource and Transition Training Talent Development: Uplifting Future Leaders
Noon–1 p.m.  

Planning for Success: Resource and Transition Training

Talent Development: Uplifting Future Leaders Leadership Language: Finding Your Professional Voice


Talent Development: Uplifting Future Leaders…………………………………………………………………………. Salon G

Leadership Language: Finding Your Professional Voice…………………………………………………………………. 602

Planning for Success: Resource and Transition Training……………………………………………………….. 616 A & B

1–2:30 p.m…………….. Lunch on Your Own

2:30–4 p.m…………….. Special Session*…………………………………………………………… Salon G

                                              Brandy King, Southwest Airlines Communications Director
(followed by a Delegate debriefing)

* This session is mandatory for delegates. Non-delegates running for National Committee should attend.

Saturday, March 5

7:45–8:30 a.m…………. Continental Breakfast …………………………………………….. Salons G Foyer

8:30 a.m.–Noon………… National Assembly Meeting……………………………………………….. Salon G

Brief Review of Parliamentary Procedure and Election Process, Bylaw Amendment, National President, Member Services

Noon–1:15 p.m………… Lunch on Your Own

1:15–6:30 p.m…………. National Assembly Meeting**…………………………………………….. Salon G
…………………………… Advocacy, Chapter Development, Public Relations, Career Services, Professional Development, Regional Conferences

** This meeting may last longer depending on the number of candidates.

Sunday, March 6

7:45–8:30 a.m…………. Continental Breakfast………………………………………………. Salon G Foyer

8:30–11 a.m……………. Farewell Meeting and Keynote Speaker………………………………….. Salon G

David Grossman, APR, ABC, Fellow PRSA

Founder and CEO, The Grossman Group

11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. …….. National Committee Meeting***…………….. Finn & Porter Restaurant Room 1

*** For the newly elected and current National Committee members only.