2018 COABE ConferenceSchedule

 

2018 COABE Conference Schedule

The tentative schedule for the 2018 COABE National Conference that will be held in Phoenix, Arizona on March 25-28, 2018 at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix are now available. All events and times are subject to changecheck back regularly for the latest schedule and details about conference events.


Sunday, March 25, 2018

7:00 am–3:30 pm
Preconference Registration
Valley of the Sun Ballroom Foyer (Second Level)

8:30 am–11:30 am
Preconference Half-Day Morning Session

8:30 am–3:30 pm
Preconference Full-Day Session

11:30 am–12:30 pm
Lunch for Preconference Attendees

Essential Education is the sponsor of the Preconference Luncheon


12:30 pm–3:30 pm
Preconference Half-Day Afternoon Session

4:00 pm–8:00 pm
Exhibitor Set-Up
 

VIP Event

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Achieve3000 is the sponsor of the VIP Event


Monday, March 26, 2018

7:00 am–5:00 pm
Attendee Registration
Valley of the Sun Ballroom Foyer (Second Level)

8:00 am–9:00 am
New Attendees Meeting

8:00 am–9:15 am
Session 1

9:30 am–10:30 am
Opening General Session, featuring Deborah Estes
Phoenix Ballroom (Third Level)

ETS HiSET is the sponsor of the Opening General Session, featuring Deborah Estes


10:30 am–11:30 am
Exhibits Grand Opening and Monday Morning Snack Break
Valley of the Sun Ballroom (Second Level)

McGraw Hill Education is the sponsor of the
Exhibits Grand Opening and Monday Morning Snack Break

 

11:30 am–12:45 pm
Session 2

12:45 pm–1:45 pm
Lunch on your own

2:00 pm–3:15 pm
Session 3

3:15 pm–3:45 pm
Monday Afternoon Snack Break
Valley of the Sun Ballroom (Second Level)


Cambridge University Press is the sponsor of the Monday Afternoon Snack Break
 

3:45 pm–5:00 pm
Session 4

3:45 pm–5:00 pm
Strand Partner’s Meeting

Data Recognition Corporation is the sponsor of Strand Partners and Strand Partners Meeting


6:00 pm–8:00 pm
President’s Welcome Reception (Ticketed Event)
Desert Botanical Gardens

GED Testing Service is the sponsor of the President's Welcome Reception


Tuesday, March 27, 2018

8:00 am–5:00 pm
Attendee Registration
Valley of the Sun Ballroom Foyer (Second Level)

8:00 am–5:00 pm
Exhibitor Area Open
Valley of the Sun Ballroom (Second Level)

8:00 am–9:15 am
Session 5

9:30 am–10:30 am
General Session
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Michael E. Wooten

Phoenix Ballroom (Third Level)

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is the sponsor of the General Session

 

10:30 am–11:00 am
Tuesday Morning Snack Break
Valley of the Sun Ballroom (Second Level)
 

Burlington English is the sponsor of the Tuesday Morning Snack Break


11:00 am–12:15 pm
Session 6

12:15 pm–1:45 pm
Lunch on your own

AALL/MPAEA Luncheon (Ticketed Event)

Encanto A&B, Second Level

2:00 am–3:15 pm
Session 7

3:15 pm–3:45 pm
Tuesday Afternoon Snack Break
Valley of the Sun Ballroom (Second Level)

The Language School is the sponsor of the Tuesday Afternoon Snack Break


3:45 pm–5:00 pm
Session 8

3:45 pm–5:00 pm
State Association Meeting

6:00 pm–10:00 pm
Rustler's Rooste Event (Ticketed Event)

Aztec Software is the sponsor of the Rustler's Rooste Event


Wednesday, March 28, 2018

8:00 am–10:00 am
Attendee Registration
Valley of the Sun Ballroom Foyer (Second Level)

8:00 am–2:00 pm
Exhibitor Area Open
Valley of the Sun Ballroom (Second Level)

8:00 am–9:15 am
Session 9

9:30 am–10:30 am
General Session, COABE Awards & Educate & Elevate
Keynote Speaker: Denine Torr

Phoenix Ballroom (Third Level)

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Dollar General is the sponsor of the Wednesday General Session and COABE Awards


10:30 am–11:00 am
Snack Break
Valley of the Sun Ballroom (Second Level)

11:00 am–12:15 pm
Session 10

12:15 pm–1:45 pm
Lunch on your own

1:45 pm–3:00 pm
Session 11

3:15 pm–4:30 pm
Session 12

Voxy is the sponsor of the Conference Volunteers