CONFERENCE INTINERARY

Spring Leadership Meetings
The Spring Leadership Meetings will begin Saturday, April 29th. They will conclude late on Tuesday, May 2nd. In-service will be held Tuesday, May 2nd from 1:00p-5:00p. Those serving on national boards, commissions, and committees should check with their respective chairs for exact agendas.


Pre-Conference Events, Wednesday, May 3rd

Topics will include:
 
 New Certification Process Workshops:
     Understanding the New Certification Process and The Various Roles for Supervisors
     Understanding the Competencies for Certification
     Training for Theory Paper Mentors and Theory Paper Readers
     Developing the Portfolio
 New Peer Review Requirements Workshop
 Accreditation Workshop: Preparing for your 10 Year Review
 Certification Workshop: Navigating the Current Certification Process
 Informational Sessions on Communities of Practice and Organizational Design Implementation

Registration for Pre-Con workshops will open later in January 2017 as details are finalized.


Annual Conference Events, Wednesday, May 3rd

1:00p-3:00p
VA Military Chaplains Meeting
4:00p-5:30p
Commencement featuring Ms. Carrie Newcomer with pianist Gary Walters and Dr. Parker J. Palmer
5:30p-7:00p
Welcome and Celebration Reception
7:30p-Conclusion
Foundation Donor Reception (by invitation), Peace Walk and other small group events


Annual Conference Events, Thursday, May 4th

7:30a-8:45a
Faith Group Breakfasts (sponsored by the individual faith groups)
    FG1.       Alliance of Baptist
    FG2.       American Baptist Churches USA
    FG3.       Baptist General Convention of Texas
    FG4.       Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
    FG5.       Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
    FG6.       Episcopal
    FG7.       Lutheran
    FG8.       Federation of Christian Ministries
    FG9.       Jewish
    FG10.     Pentecostal/Charismatic/Assemblies of God
    FG11      Reformed Church in N. America/Christian Reformed Church
    FG12.     Roman Catholic
    FG13.     Seventh-Day Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries
    FG14.     Southern Baptist
    FG15.     United Church of Christ
    FG16.     United Methodist
9:00a-10:15a
Keynote #2: Rev. Dr. Greg Ellison
10:15a-10:30a
Break: Don’t forget to explore the anniversary exhibits and silent auction items.
10:30a-11:30a
A Panel Discussion: Ms. Carrie Newcomer, Dr. Parker J. Palmer, and Dr. Greg Ellison
11:30a-1:00p Lunch Gathering for Past Presidents and Regional Directors (by invitation)
11:30a-1:00p
Lunch on your own
Don’t forget to explore the anniversary exhibits and silent auction items.
1:30p-2:45p
Conference Workshops
    T1           Fearless Dialogues
    T2           “Start Close In”
    T3           Teaching Research Literacy in CPE
    T4           Rediscovering Meaning from Trauma: An Evidence-Based Perspective
    T5           Recruiting and Supervising African CPE Students
    T6           What We Need is Here:  Learning in the Here and Now
    T7           Gamification and CPE
    T8           Transformational Pedagogy: Enhancing Learner Agency
3:00p-4:30p
Annual Member Meeting
5:30p-6:30p
Cash Bar Reception (Private Receptions as Requested for Honorees)
6:30p-8:30p
ACPE’s Presidential Dinner -and- 50th Celebration
  Please plan to wear business casual to semi-formal attire for this grand event.
8:30p-11:00p
Dance Party and Dessert Reception


Annual Conference Events, Friday, May 5th

7:00a-8:30a
Breakfasts: Advisory Councils and Special Interest Groups (including previous Networks)
8:00a-9:00a
Last chance to explore the anniversary exhibits and silent auction items.
9:00a-10:30a
Keynote #3:  Matthew Sanford
10:45a-11:45a
Memorial Service
11:45a-12:00p
Closing Words


Extended Conference Workshops and Special Opportunities, Friday, May 5th

12:00p-2:00p
REM Network Business Session
  (Optional Lunch Purchase Available)
1:00p-5:00p
Workshops
    F1           Integrating CPE into a Master of Science Degree Program at a Major Research University (1:00p-2:30p)
    F2           Research in CPE: Past, Present and Future (1:00p-5:00p)
    F3           Lessons from the Field: Reflections on Past Innovative CPE Projects (1:00p-5:00p)
    F4           Job Search Success: Tools and Strategies For Job Search Success (1:00p-5:00p)
    F5           Asian Concept of Self and Supervision (1:00p-5:00p)
    F6           American Red Cross Spiritual Care Orientation (1:00p-6:00p)
    F7           REM Support in CPE & the Certification Process (2:00p-4:00p)
2:00p-5:00p
REM Individual Consultations for Students
5:00p (RT shuttles)
Dinner on your own
7:30p
A Night at the Guthrie:  The Bluest Eye