convention-2020

National Convention March 19-21, 2020
Concordia College, Moorhead, MN

Concordia College Photo

2020 Convention Schedule Overview (planning) 

Thursday, March 19

5:00-7:00 p.m.: Registration - Jolicoeur Commons, Integrated Science Center (ISC)
7:00-9:00 p.m.: Dinner (Students - included with Registration)/ Student Social activities – Jolicoeur Commons, ISC
7:00-10:30 p.m. - Executive Council dinner & meeting – ISC 201

Friday, March 20

8:00 - 8:30 AM Registration and Poster Set-up - Jolicoeur Commons, ISC
8:30 - 8:50 AM Welcome, President Opening Meeting - Centrum, Knutson Campus Center
8:50 – 9:00 AM Morning Break - Centrum, Knutson Campus Center

9:00 - 10:00 Oral Presentation Session 1 - Centrum, Knutson Campus Center

  • 9:00 – 9:20 a.m. 
  • 9:20 – 9:40 a.m. 
  • 9:40 – 10:00 a.m. 

10:00 - 11:00 Poster Session 1  - Donuts and Coffee - Jolicoeur Commons, ISC

11:00 - 12:20 Oral Presentation Session 2  - Centrum, Knutson Campus Center

  • 11:00 – 11:20 a.m. 
  • 11:20 – 11:40 a.m. 
  • 11:40 – 12:00 p.m. 
  • 12:00 – 12:20 p.m. 

12:20 - 5:00 Field Trips

Friday evening: Banquet, Keynote, and Chapter Awards – Centrum, Knutson Campus Center

  • 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.: Banquet
  • 7:30 - 8:00 p.m.: , Keynote Speaker
  • 8:00 - 8:30 p.m. : Honor Awards Presentations
  • 8:30 - 9:00 p.m.: Committee Meetings

 


Saturday, March 21

8:00-8:30 a.m.: Poster Setup and Committee Meetings (if needed) – Reception Area Outside Barry Auditorium, Grant Center

8:30 - 9:50 Oral Presentation Session 3 - Barry Auditorium, Grant Center

  • 8:30 – 8:50 a.m. 
  • 8:50 – 9:10 a.m. 
  • 9:10 – 9:30 a.m. 
  • 9:30 – 9:50 a.m. 

10:00-11:15 Poster Session 2 - Donuts and Coffee- Reception Area outside Barry Auditorium, Grant Center

11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Break

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Closing Meeting - Barry Auditorium, Grant Center

12:30-1:00 p.m.: Chapter and Officer Photo Session

For Presenters

For Chapters Attending

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Contacts: 

Joseph, C. Whittaker, [email protected]
Graeme Wyllie, [email protected]
Concordia College, Moorehead, Minnesota 

Convention Parking: 

Recommended Lodging 


Keynote Speaker: 

Title:     

Speaker Bio:                          

Travel Subsidies and Grants

Grant  
Enables participation by chapters that have not been able to attend for the last three years.

Request for Grant Support to Attend National Meeting

 

Mileage subsidy for ALL attending chapters

  • Online Reimbursement Request Form (Word Form Version)
     - (see rate table below)
  • Mileage Reimbursement Table
    • 1 - 2 members attending $0.40/ mile (up to costs incurred)
    • 3 - 5 members attending $0.40/ mile
    • $0.40/mile additional for every additional 5 members attending (6 - 10, 11-15, 16 -20)

Founder's Cup Award

 Founder's Cup Photo

 

Has your Chapter been "most" active? Submit your application to achieve the Founder's Cup Award for Most Active Chapter. Online Application Form

 

Do you have a member worth celebrating? Honor them with a Chapter Honor Award. Bring your typed award nomination to the National Convention. Online Nomination Form

Hotels and Lodging 

Hotels and Accommodations

 

 

 

 

 

 

Campus Map and Directions

Campus Map & Directions

Printable Campus Map (pdf)

 

 

 

Past Conventions 

How to Host a National Convention
Roles and Planning for the Convention Host Chapter
National Convention Schedule Template