2013 Convention

March 20 - 23 • Hilton Portland & Executive Tower • Portland, OR

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Tentative Event Schedule

Wednesday, March 20

3:00-8:00
Registration

7:00-7:30
Opening Ceremony and Entertainment: Sigma Tau Deltlandia

7:30-8:30
The Rectangle Reading and drawings for very nice door prizes

8:45-10:00
Open Mic with emcee Gary Dop

Thursday, March 21

7:00-6:00
Registration

8:00-9:30
Student Leadership Roundtable: Leader and Chapter Development

9:45-10:45
Workshops I (Career, Writing, etc.)

11:00-12:00
Workshops II (Career, Writing, etc. & Faculty Workshop)

12:00-9:00
Outstanding Chapter Displays

12:00-1:30
Lunch (on your own)

1:30-2:15
Awards Ceremony: Anniversaries, Academic Awards, and Scholarships

2:30-4:00
Ursula K. Le Guin reading, on-stage interview, Q & A

4:15-5:45
Ursula K. Le Guin Book Signing

4:15-5:30
Concurrent Session A

5:45-7:00
Concurrent Session B

7:00-7:30
Informal Regional and Alumni Caucuses

7:00-8:30
Sigma Kappa Delta Meet and Greet

7:00-9:00
Dinner (on your own)

9:00-10:30
Dry T-Shirt/Bad Poetry Contests

Friday, March 22

7:00-2:00
Registration

7:30-2:00
Chapter Merchandise Sales

8:00-9:15
Concurrent Session C

9:00-9:00
Outstanding Chapter Displays

9:30-10:45
Concurrent Session D

11:00-12:30 - General Business Meeting/Regional and Alumni Caucuses
Alumni Caucus
Eastern Caucus
Far Western Caucus
High Plains Caucus
Midwestern Caucus
Southern Caucus
Southwestern Caucus

11:45-1:30
Sigma Kappa Delta Kraeger Awards Luncheon

12:30-2:00
Lunch (on your own)

12:30-2:00
Regents and Sponsors Luncheon

2:15-3:30
Concurrent Session E

3:45-5:00
Concurrent Session F

5:15-6:30
President's Reception for Faculty and Alumni

5:00-7:45
Dinner (on your own)

7:45-8:45
Timothy Egan, Featured Speaker, sponsored by NEHS

8:45-9:45
Timothy Egan Book Signing

Saturday, March 23

7:00-12:00
Registration

7:30-2:00
Chapter Merchandise Sales

8:00-9:15
Concurrent Session G

9:00-12:00
Outstanding Chapter Displays

9:30-10:45
Concurrent Session H

11:00-12:15
Concurrent Session I
Q & A Anne Fadiman on Nonfiction Writing

12:30-2:00
Sigma Kappa Delta Faculty Sponsor Meeting

12:30-2:00
Lunch (on your own)

2:00-3:15
Concurrent Session J

3:30-4:45
Anne Fadiman, Featured Speaker, on Books and Reading

4:45-6:00
Anne Fadiman, book signing

6:30-8:30
Red & Black Gala Dinner and Convention Awards

* Program is subject to change.