Conference Agenda

MPAEA Conference 2009

March 1 – 4

Las Vegas, Nevada

Conference Agenda

Sunday, March 1

12:00 pm  –   4:00 pm                  Pre-conference Sessions:

  • Take a Gamble on Web 2.0 – What You Want to Know and Are Afraid to Ask!
  • The Politics of Education
  • A New Health Literacy Curriculum for Beginning ESL

2:00 pm  –   5:00 pm                 Registration

3:00 pm  –   5:00 pm                 Pre-conference MPAEA Board Meeting

5:00 pm  –   6:30 pm                 Reception

Monday, March 2

7:15 am  –   8:00 am                Seated Breakfast

7:00 am  –   2:00 pm                Registration

10:00 am – 5:00 pm                 Exhibitor Hall Open

8:00 am  –   8:30 am                Welcome & Opening Announcements with
                                                    Teri Zutter and Carolyn Goodman

8:30 am  –   9:30 am                Keynote Address: Chancellor Jim Rogers

9:45 am  – 10:45 am                Keynote Address: Cheryl Keenan

11:00 am  – 12:15 pm              Breakout Session I

12:15 pm  –   1:30 pm              Buffet Lunch and Networking

1:00 pm –    2:00 pm                 Exhibitor Break and Poster Session

2:00 pm  –   3:30 pm                 Breakout Session II

3:45 pm  –   5:00 pm                 Breakout Session III

Tuesday, March 3

7:30 am  –   8:30 am                 Buffet Breakfast & Past President’s Breakfast

7:00 am  – 11:45 am                 Desert Rose Tour (Includes Breakfast)

7:30 am  – 10:00 am                 Registration

10:00 am – 4:00 pm                  Exhibitor Hall Open

8:30 am  –   9:45 am                 Breakout Session IV

9:45 am  – 10:15 am                 Exhibitor Break

10:15 am  – 11:45 am               Breakout Session V

12:00 pm  –   2:00 pm               Keynote Address: Punam Mathur

Awards Luncheon

2:15 pm  –   3:30 pm                 Breakout Session VI

3:45 pm  –   5:00 pm                 Breakout Meetings by State

Wednesday, March 4

7:30 am  –    8:30 am                Heavy Continental Breakfast

8:45 am  –  10:00 am                Breakout Session VII

10:15 am  –  11:30 am              MPAEA Business Meeting and Closing

12:00 pm  –    2:00 pm              MPAEA Board Meeting