Schedule-at-a-Glance

Thursday, October 16

4:30-9:00 p.m. ASTC Diversity and Leadership Development Fellows Opening Session/Dinner*
5:30-7:30 p.m. ASTC Conference Program Planning Committee Meeting*

Friday, October 17

7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration open
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Preconference workshops^^
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Offsite preconference tours^^
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. ASTC Board of Directors Meeting*
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. ASTC Diversity and Leadership Development Fellows Workshop
9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Portal to the Public Annual Meeting*
3:00-4:00 p.m. Communities of Practice (CoPs) Meet-up Sessions
4:00-5:00 p.m. Communities of Practice (CoPs) Meet-up Sessions
4:00-7:00 p.m. NISE Network Reception*
4:30-5:30 p.m. Conference Navigation and Networking Session^^
5:00-6:00 p.m. Communities of Practice (CoPs) Meet-up Sessions 
5:00-7:00 p.m. Raleigh Welcomes You Receptions
6:00-9:00 p.m.
The Educators Network (TEN) Dinner^^
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Leadership Reception*

Saturday, October 18

7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration open
7:30-8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00-9:30 a.m. Opening Keynote and Roy L. Shafer Leading Edge Awards Presentation
9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall open
10:00-11:00 a.m. Mid-Morning Break in the Exhibit Hall
11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Concurrent sessions
12:15-1:30 p.m. Networking lunch in the Exhibit Hall
12:30-1:30 p.m. Creating a Great Session Proposal Brown Bag Lunch
1:45-3:00 p.m. Concurrent sessions
3:15-4:15 p.m. Exhibit Hall Ice Cream Break
4:30-5:45 p.m. Concurrent sessions
7:30-11:30 p.m. Saturday Night Party at the Host Museum^^

Sunday, October 19

7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration open
8:00-9:15 a.m. Concurrent sessions
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. ASTC Job Bank open
9:45-11:00 a.m. Concurrent sessions
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Networking lunch in the Exhibit Hall
11:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Live Demonstration Hour
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Development Luncheon^^
12:00-1:00 p.m. Communities of Practice (CoPs) Meet-up Sessions
1:00-2:15 p.m. Concurrent sessions
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Development Workshop^^
2:45-4:00 p.m. Concurrent sessions
5:00-6:30 p.m. Networking Receptions in the Exhibit Hall
5:30-7:00 p.m. Governing Member Directors Appreciation Reception*
7:45-10:00 p.m. Exclusive Free Screening of Award-Winning Science Films at the Host Museum

Monday, October 20

7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration/Satellite Bookstore open
7:30-8:30 a.m. Communities of Practice (CoPs) Meet-up Sessions
7:30-8:30 a.m. Interest Group Meetings
7:30-8:30 a.m.
NISE Network Partner Breakfast
9:00-10:15 a.m. Concurrent sessions
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. ASTC Job Bank open
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Keynote Presentation and ASTC Business Meeting
12:00-1:00 p.m. Communities of Practice (CoPs) Meet-up Sessions
12:00-2:00 p.m. Lunch on your own
12:30-2:00 p.m. CEO/Trustee Luncheon^^
1:00-2:00 p.m. Communities of Practice (CoPs) Meet-up Sessions
2:30-3:45 p.m. Concurrent sessions
4:15-5:30 p.m. Concurrent sessions
6:00-7:00 p.m. Interest Group Meetings/Receptions

Tuesday, October 21

8:00-9:00 a.m. Communities of Practice (CoPs) Meet-up Sessions
8:00-9:30 a.m.  ASTC Conference Program Planning Committee Meeting*
8:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Post-conference sessions^^
9:00-10:00 a.m. Communities of Practice (CoPs) Meet-up Sessions
9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Museum Open House Day
11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Museum Cinema Day

Wednesday, October 22

8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Post-conference tours

*Only members of a particular group or invited guests can attend
^^Denotes a ticketed event