2019 National Convention March 21-23, 2019
Malone University, Canton, OH

Malone Campus Photo

2019 Convention Schedule Overview (planning) 

Thursday, March 21

5:00-7:00 p.m.: Registration 
7:00-9:00 p.m.: Dinner (Students - included with Registration)/ Student Social activities – 
7:00-10:30 p.m. - Executive Council dinner & meeting – 

Friday, March 22

8:00 - 8:30 AM Registration and Poster Set-up 
8:30 - 8:50 AM Welcome, President Opening Meeting - A
8:50 – 9:00 AM Morning Break

9:00 - 10:00 Oral Presentation Session 1 

    • 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 - 

11:00 - 12:20 Oral Presentation Session 2  - 

    • 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 – 

  • 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 3

7:40-8:00 a.m.: Poster Setup and Committee Meetings (if needed) –

8:00 - 9:40 Oral Presentation Session 3 - 

    • 8:00 – 8:20 a.m. 
    • 8:20 – 8:40 a.m. 
    • 8:40 – 9:00 a.m. 
    • 9:00 – 9:20 a.m. 
    • 9:20 – 9:40 a.m. 

9:40-10:40 Poster Session 2 - Donuts and Coffee- 

10:40 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Closing Meeting - 

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

For Presenters

For Chapters Attending

Option 1: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame $26 per person, or $18 per person for group of 16 or more.

Option 2: Great Lakes Science Center $16.95 per person, or $10 per person for group of 10 or more.

Option 3: Hiking Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area Free

Option 4: Akron Zoo $7 per person

Options 5: Akron Art Museum $10 per adult, $8 per student with ID

Option 6: Pro Football Hall of Fame $26 per person, or $18 per person for group more than 20 

Contacts: 

David Hahn, [email protected]
Malone University, Canton, Ohio 44709

Convention Parking: 

 Recommended Lodging 


Keynote Speaker: Dr. Alexander Wait, 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

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