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Schedule of Events

This is a preliminary schedule and subject to change. Note: Conference dates are confirmed.

 

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE

Tuesday, July 17

Event Time

Conference Registration

3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 18

Event Time

Conference Registration

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Demo Rooms

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Annual General Meeting

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Immersive Session: With Good Grace: A Conversation with Beverly Jenkins and Cathy Maxwell

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Immersive Session: Newsletter Master Class

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Immersive Session: Stealing Hollywood

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Immersive Session: Plot Your Work

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Golden Heart Finalists Networking Reception

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Writing Sprints

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

RITA and Golden Heart Finalists Reception

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 19

Event Time
Writing Sprints 7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
PRO Retreat 8:00 – 11:40 a.m.
Conference Registration 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Demo Rooms 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
20/20 Sessions 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Workshops 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
PAN Keynote 9:20 – 11:40 a.m.
Golden Heart Awards Luncheon with Emcee Pintip Dunn
12:15 – 2:00 p.m.
Writing Sprints
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
RITA Awards Ceremony with Emcee Erica Ridley
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. 
RITA After-Party 9:00  11:00 p.m.

Friday, July 20

Event Time
Writing Sprints 7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
Trade Show 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Conference Registration 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Demo Rooms 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Workshops 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Speed Pitch 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Amazon Indie Publishing Office Hours 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Keynote Luncheon with Shelly Laurenston 12:15 – 2:00 p.m.
20/20 Sessions 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Industry Marketplace 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Writing Sprints 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 21

Event Time
Librarians Day Event 7:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Blogger Event (separate, ticketed event)
8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
20/20 Sessions 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Workshops 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Conference Registration 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Chapter Leadership Breakfast 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Librarian/Bookseller/Blogger Networking Mixer 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Librarian Luncheon with Featured Speaker Sonali Dev (ticketed event) 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
"Readers for Life" Literacy Autographing 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.