Meeting at a Glance

** For session descriptions, learning objectives and speaker information, please click on the session title.**

Sunday, February 24, 2019

8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Calhoun Boardroom, 3rd floor
CESSE Board of Directors Meeting 
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Grand Oaks Hospitality Desk, 1st floor
Registration
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Drayton, 3rd floor
New to CESSE Session for CEOs
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Terrace AB & Courtyard
Partner Appreciation Reception (partners and board members only)
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Grand Oaks Garden & Ballroom, 1st floor
Welcome Reception & Dinner (member guests welcome) - Hosted by Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau


Monday, February 25, 2019

7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Grand Oaks Hospitality Desk, 1st floor
Registration
7:30 AM - 8:15 AM
Terrace AB, 1st floor
Breakfast (member guests welcome) - Hosted by Hawaii Convention Center
 8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
Grand Oaks Ballroom, 1st floor
Welcome and Program Introductions
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Grand Oaks Ballroom, 1st floor
Surviving the Population Shift: Responding to the Coming Change in National Demographics - Supporting partner: The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Grand Oaks Garden, 1st floor
Morning Break - Hosted by Business Events Toronto
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Grand Oaks Ballroom, 1st floor

IP: Legal Implications When Dealing with VolunteersSupporting partner: Towneley Capital Management

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Terrace AB, 1st floor
Lunch & Roundtable Discussions (member guests welcome) - Hosted by Tourism Vancouver
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Grand Oaks Ballroom, 1st floor
You just can't make this S%*&^ Up! Round II Supporting partner - Visit Omaha
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Grand Oaks Garden, 1st floor
Afternoon Break - Hosted by Travel Portland 
3:00 PM - 4:30PM 
Grand Oaks Ballroom, 1st floor
Is There a Burning Issue that Keeps You Up on Sunday Night? - Supporting partner: ConferenceDirect
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Open evening to explore Kiawah Island (on your own)
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Heron 1&2, 1st floor
Afterglow (member guests welcome) - Hosted by Tourisme Montreal and Ottawa Tourism


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grand Oaks Hospitality Desk, 1st floor
Registration
7:30 AM - 8:15 AM
Terrace AB, 1st floor
Breakfast (member guests welcome) - Hosted by Quebec City Convention Centre
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Grand Oak Ballroom, 1st floor
The Tip of the Iceberg: Implications of AI for Associations - Supporting partner: Destination Madison 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Grand Oaks Garden, 1st floor
Morning Break - Hosted by HelmsBriscoe
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Grand Oaks Ballroom, 1st floor
Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM: An Initiative to Advance Professional and Ethical Conduct, Climate, and Culture - Supporting partner: Advanced Solutions International
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Heron 1&2, 1st floor
CESSE Business Meeting (CESSE CEOs Only) 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Terrace AB, 1st floor
Lunch & Roundtable Discussions (member guests welcome) - Hosted by DelCor Technology & DiMeo Schneider & Associates LLC
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Terrace AB, 1st floor
Partner Circle (partners only)
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Grand Oaks Ballroom, 1st floor
CEO Transitions - Aspiring or Retiring? - Supporting partner: Visit Salt Lake 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Grand Oaks Garden, 1st floor
Afternoon BreakHosted by McKinley Advisors 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Grand Oaks Ballroom, 1st floor
Non-Partisan Advocacy for STEM in Uncertain Times - Supporting partner: Community Brands
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Grand Bohemian in Charleston
Closing Reception and Dinner (member guests welcome) - Hosted by Marriott International


Wednesday, February 27, 2019

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM
Terrace AB, 1st floor
Breakfast (member guests welcome) - Hosted by: OpenWater
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Grand Oaks Ballroom, 1st floor
Avoiding Irrelevance - Supporting partner: Visit Mobile
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Grand Oaks Garden, 1st floor
Morning Break - Hosted by Meetings + Conventions Calgary
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grand Oaks Ballroom, 1st floor
Wrap Up Session Supporting partner: dPrism


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