Schedule At-a-Glance

We look forward to seeing you in Duluth! Please note, all events and times are subject to change. Check back regularly for the latest schedule and details about conference events. Some events require an additional preregistration fee and ticket, while the rest are included in the overall conference registration.

To view the schedule, please select a day from the left column.
*All event dates and times are subject to change. Please check back often for the latest updates to the conference schedule



Short Courses

Vendor Move-in

Conference Opening Reception (Ticketed)

7:00am – 5:00pm

8:00am - 4:30pm

1:00pm – 5:00pm

6:00pm – 8:00pm


Vendor Move-in

Exhibit Hall Opens

Student Breakfast (Invitation Only)

Opening Plenary


Technical Sessions


Technical Sessions

Break in the Exhibit Hall

Technical Sessions

Vendor Trade Show Reception - Pioneer Hall

7:00am – 5:00pm

7:00am – 9:00am


7:00am – 8:30am

8:30am – 10:00 am

10:00am – 10:45am

10:45am – 12:15pm

12:15pm – 1:45pm

1:45pm – 2:45pm

2:45pm – 3:30pm

3:30pm – 4:30pm

4:30pm – 6:30pm

Ethics Course

Technical Sessions


Exhibit Hall Move-Out

Closing Plenary Session

Professional Networking Lunch

Annual Business Meeting

2018 Conference Planning Meeting

8:00am – 9:00am

9:00am – 10:00am

10:00am – 10:30am

10:00am – 2:00pm

10:30am - 11:45am

12:00pm – 1:30pm

2:00pm – 3:00pm

3:00pm – 4:00pm

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