Schedule Last Updated: September 27, 2019

Confirmed sessions are listed below.

A PDF with all session descriptions is TBA.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

10:00 am—4:00 p.m. - Introduction to QuickBooks - Prepare for Certification

10:00 am—2:30 p.m. - IBEA Officers’ Meeting

5:00—9:00 p.m. - IBEA Registration Desk Open

5:00—9:00 p.m. - IBEA Board of Directors' Dinner, Meeting, Strategic Planning and New Board Member Training

6:00—7:00 p.m. - Wednesday Evening Sessions

  • Certiport Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • Your Digital Footprint: Who's Following You, How and Why? - Part 1

7:15—8:15 p.m. - Wednesday Evening Sessions

  • Certiport Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • Your Digital Footprint: Who's Following You, How and Why? - Part 2

8:30—10:30 p.m. - IBEA President's Welcome Reception - Open to All IBEA Memberes.


Thursday, November 7, 2018

IBEA Conference Registration Desk Hours
for Thursday 7:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Commercial Exhibit/IBEA Silent Auction Hours
for Thursday 7:00-11:30 a.m. and 1:45-4:00 p.m.

7:00—9:00 a.m. - Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

7:30—8:30 a.m. - Session Three - Thursday Morning

  • Certiport Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • Helping Your Students to Communicate, Collaborate and Connect to Business Education
  • Get Acquainted - IBEA First Timers & New Professionals
  • Bringing InVest Curriculum to the Classroom
  • Backpack to Briefcase: Resources to Help Your Students Become Career Ready (EverFi)
  • Google Classroom: Introduction & Advanced Features

9:00—10:00 a.m. - Session Four - Thursday Morning

  • Certiport Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • Introduction to QuickBooks-Prepare for Certification
  • College and Career Pathways: Resources to Empower Students' Decisions (EverFi)
  • CTE: Tools, Topics and Trends
  • Updates from ISBE
  • Google Classroom: Introduction & Advanced Features
  • On-Site Tour - President Abraham Lincoln Springfield - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

10:30—11:30 a.m. - Session Five - Thursday Morning

  • Certiport Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • Help! I've Been Breached, What Should I Do?
  • Celebrate Accounting Day with Your Students
  • Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace
  • HCI Alternatives Outreach Information Session & Tour

11:45 a.m.1:45 p.m. - Welcome Opening Session, Awards, Lunch, and Featured Speaker

1:45—2:45 p.m. Session Six - Thursday Afternoon

  • Certiport General Updates for the 2019-2020 School Year
  • The Invisible Web
  • Legislative Update
  • How Do you Stay Motivated from the Start to the Finish?
  • Bringing the InVest Curriculum to the Classroom

2:15—4:15 p.m. - Tour - Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

2:45-3:30 p.m. - Commercial Exhibits/Silent Auction Area Open

3:30—4:30 p.m. Session Seven - Thursday Afternoon

  • Certiport Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • Creating a Cross Cultural Learning Environment Based on Value Systems
  • Microsoft Office 365 Voice Dictation

4:45—5:45 p.m. Session Eight - Thursday Afternoon - Affiliate Meetings

  • CABEA
  • CBEA
  • CIBEA
  • EIBEA
  • MIBEA
  • NIBEA
  • PABEA
  • SIBEA
  • SWABEA
  • WIABEA

Friday, November 8, 2019

IBEA Conference Registration Desk Hours: 7:00-9:00 a.m.

7:00—9:00 a.m. - Breakfast Buffet

8:15—9:15 a.m. - Session Nine - Friday Morning

  • Investing for Retirement (Wells Fargo)
  • Breaking Barriers for Your Students Through Financial Education
  • Google Classroom: Introduction & Advanced Features

8:15—9:15 a.m. - 2020 IBEA Conference Planning Committee

9:30—10:30 a.m. - Session Ten - Friday Morning

  • The Dark Web
  • Racing to Success - How Do You Stay Motivated From the Start to the Finish?
  • Microsoft Office 365 Voice Dictation

9:30—10:30 a.m. - Past Presidents' Council

10:45—11:45 a.m. - Session Eleven - Friday Morning

  • Council of Affiliates Meeting
  • Bringing InVEST Curriculum to the Classroom
  • Backpack to Briefcase: Resources to Help Your Students Become Career Ready (EverFi)

10:45—11:45 a.m. - Council of Affiliates

11:00—11:30 - PD Desk Open

Noon—1:30 p.m. - Featured Speaker, Closing Luncheon, and IBEA Annual Business Meeting

1:30—1:45 p.m. - PD Desk Open Following Closing Lunch

1:45 p.m. - On the Road—Have a Safe Trip Home! See you Next Year!

1:45 p.m. - Post Conference Meetings:

  • IBEA Officers Meeting/Post Conference Wrap Up