Schedule at a Glance

Below is the outline of each day of the conference.

Monday, July 26 – Travel, check-in, get settled, optional pre-sessions

10:00 – 4:30 – Optional pre-sessions, some will require registration

2:00 – 5:00 p.m. – Conference registration and Luther housing check-in

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. – Meeting for those taking for Iowa teacher recertification credit

5:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Evening Social / Welcome Reception

Tuesday, July 27 – Conference registration and welcome, concurrent sessions, evening keynote speaker

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. – Registration / check-in

8:30 a.m. – Conference Welcome

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. – Session 1

10:00 – 10:15 a.m. – Break / Snack

10:15 – 11:15 a.m. – Session 2

11:15 – 11:30 a.m. – Break

11:30 – Noon – Session 3

Noon – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 p.m. – Session 4

1:40 – 2:10 p.m. – Session 5

2:10 – 2:30 p.m. – Break

2:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Session 6

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. – State Meetings / Afternoon Excursions / Experiences / Networking

5:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Dinner on your own – list of Decorah area restaurants

7:00 p.m. – Keynote from Robin Wall Kimmerer

Wednesday, July 28 – Concurrent sessions, field sessions, vendors and evening celebration at the Decorah Trout Hatchery

8:30 a.m. – Welcome and Overview of the Day

9:00 – 12:15 – Morning Long Sessions, one 3-hour or two 90-minute session with a 15-minute break (all on-site or close to)

12:15 – 1:15 p.m. – Lunch

1:15 – 4:30 p.m. – Afternoon Long Sessions, Off-site Field Trips, or two 90-minutes on-site sessions

5:30 – 8:30 p.m. – Evening Celebration at the Decorah Fish Hatchery

Thursday, July 29 – Concurrent sessions, morning plenary speaker, conference closing at noon

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. – Welcome and Plenary Speaker, Dean Jacobs

9:30 – 9:45 a.m. – Break / Snack

9:45 – 10:45 a.m. – Session 1

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 – Noon – Session 2

Noon – Box Lunch