2018 IBEA Fall Conference Schedule
Tentative Schedule
November 7-9, 2018


At the President Abraham Lincoln Springfield-A DoubleTree by HiltonHotel in Springfield, IL

Featuring:

  • Free Wireless Internet throughout the Hotel and Convention Center
  • Two Hands-on Computer Labs (BYOD--Bring Your Own Device)
  • Two Tours of major local businesses
  • Excellent Sessions and Speakers
  • Networking opportunities with other business professionals

 

Day/Time Activity
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 -- 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Wednesday Evening

10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. IBEA Officers' Meeting
5:00-9:00 p.m. IBEA Registration Desk Open
5:00-6:00 p.m. Dinner on your own - many local restaurants nearby
5:00-9:00 p.m. IBEA Board of Directors Dinner, Meeting, and New Board Member Training)
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Session One (2 Concurrent Sessions and Certification Testing)
7:15-8:15 p.m. Session Two (1 Session and Certification Testing)
8:30-10:30 p.m. IBEA President's Welcome Reception-Open to all IBEA Members
   
Thursday, November 8, 2018 -- 7:00 a.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Thursday Morning

   
7:00 - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast Available in the Exhibit Hall
7:00 - 10:30 a.m. Registration Desk Open
7:00 - 11:30 a.m. Commercial Exhibits/Silent Auction Area Open
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Session Three (5 Concurrent Sessions Plus Certification Testing)
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Session Four (5 Concurrent Sessions Plus Certification Testing)
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Session Five (5 Concurrent Sessions)
11:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Welcome Opening Session, Awards & Keynote Lunch

Thursday Afternoon

1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Session Six (6 Concurrent Sessions Plus Certification Testing)
1:45 - 4:30 p.m. Commercial Exhibits/Silent Auction Area Open
2:45 - 3:30 p.m. Silent Auction Raffle
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. HCI Alternatives Tour
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Session Seven (6 Concurrent Sessions Plus Certification Testing)
4:00 - 6:00 p.m. PD Desk Open
4:45 - 5:45 p.m. Session Eight (Affiliate Meetings)
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Anvil and Forge Brewery Tour
   
Friday, November 9, 2018 -- 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Friday Morning

7:00 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
7:00 - 9:00 a.m. Registration Desk Open
8:15 - 9:15 a.m. Session Nine (4 Concurrent Sessions Plus Certification Testing)
8:45 - 9:45 a.m. Sesson Ten (4 Concurrent Sessions)
10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Session Eleven (4 Concurrent Sessions)
10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Council of Affiliates Meeting
11:00 a.m. - Noon
PD Desk Open
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. IBEA Keynote Address, Business Meeting, and Closing Lunch
1:30 - 1:45 p.m. PD Desk Open Following Closing Lunch
1:45 p.m. On the Road -- Have a Safe Trip Home!