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Schedule of Events

The schedule of events has been reworked to bring more value to conference attendees. We've listened to your concerns and are excited to present this reworked schedule that maximizes your return on investment.

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

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE

Wednesday, July 26

Event Time

Level Up
In-depth workshops specific to taking your career to the next level

  • Indie Track
  • Emerging Author Track
  • Master Classes
1:00 – 5:30 p.m.

First Timers' Orientation

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Tours

TBA

Thursday, July 27

Event Time
PRO Retreat TBA
Workshops 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Golden Heart Awards Luncheon with Emcee Sherrilyn Kenyon
12:15 – 2:00 p.m.
RITA Awards Ceremony with Emcee Ally Carter
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Friday, July 28

Event Time
Workshops 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Editor/Agent Appointments TBA
Keynote Luncheon with Susan Wiggs and RWA Service Awards Presentation 12:15 – 2:00 p.m.
Trade Show 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Annual General Meeting
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 29

Event Time
Librarians Day Event
7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Workshops 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Chapter Leadership Breakfast and Town Hall
TBA
Blogger Event (separate, ticketed event)
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Librarian Luncheon with Featured Speaker Brenda Jackson (ticketed event) 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
"Readers for Life" Literacy Autographing
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.