Schedule-at-a-Glance   


Location

THE WESTIN DALLAS PARK CENTRAL
12720 Merit Drive
Dallas, TX 75251-1206
T +1 972.385.3000  D +1 972.851.2095 F +1 972.851.2033

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Annual Conference Timeline

Registration/Membership Desk Hours
  • Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Early Registration)
  • Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Monday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:00 am 12:00 pm

Sunday, April 14

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration open
  • 9:00 am - 3:30 pm ECATD 2018-19 and ECATD 2019-20, includes lunch (pre-registration and payment required)
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Student Gallery set-up
  • 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm Student Gallery open
  • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Student Gallery take down
  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Sponsor Exhibit set-up
  • 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm Sponsor Exhibits open
  • 12:00 pm - 3:45 pm Bootcamps, Deep Dives, and Regular Sessions
  • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Opening Keynote & Conversation: Dr. Ayanna Howard
  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Welcome Reception and Exhibit Opening
  • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Dine-Arounds with Table Topics (pre-registration required) - or dinner on your own

Monday, April 15

  • 7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration/Membership Desk open
  • 7:00 am - 9:00 am Member Breakfast and ATLIS Report to the Membership
  • 7:30 am - 6:00 pm Exhibits open; (includes Sponsor Reception beginning at 4:30 pm)
  • 7:30 am - 8:30 am Attendee Breakfast Buffet
  • 8:30 am - 9:30 am Regular Sessions
  • 9:45 am - 12:00 pm Featured Keynote & Conversation with Dr. George Siemens
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Regular Sessions
  • 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch Buffet
  • 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm Deep Dive Sessions
  • 3:30  pm - 4:30 pm Regular Sessions
  • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Sponsor Reception 
  • Dinner on your own

Tuesday, April 16

  • 8:00 am - 9:00 am Attendee Breakfast Buffet
  • 8:00 am - 3:30 pm Exhibits open 
  • 9:15 am - 10:15 am Regular sessions
  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Deep Dive sessions
  • 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm Awards Luncheon
  • 2:oo pm - 3:00 pm Regular sessions
  • 3:15-pm - 4:15 pm Regular sessions
  • 4:30-pm - 5:30 pm Networking Happy Hour 
  • 8:00 pm Networking Events
  • Dinner on your own

Wednesday, April 17

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm School Tours (transportation fee; pre-registration required)
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm Special Programs (TBA; workshop and transportation fee, pre-registration required)
  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Informal networking opportunities