Schedule of Events

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

DATE

TIME

EVENT

Sunday, July 10 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting
     
Monday, July 11 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting
     
Tuesday, July 12 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting, if needed
  2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Conference Registration
     
Wednesday, July 13 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Librarians Day Event (for librarians only)
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Conference Registration
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Goody Room
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Special RWA Tour of Navy Base Coronado (SOLD OUT)
  12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Librarian Luncheon with Featured Speaker Jennifer Armentrout (ticketed event)
  2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Librarian and Bookseller Networking Event (librarians, booksellers, and PAN members)
  2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. First Timers' Orientation
  5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. "Readers for Life" Literacy Autographing
     
Thursday, July 14 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Conference Registration
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Goody Room
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Chapter Leadership Retreat
  8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. Workshops
  9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Grand Central Book Signing
  9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Montlake Romance Book Signing
  12:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Keynote Luncheon with Beverly Jenkins
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. PRO Retreat
  3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Indie Book Signing
  3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Kensington Book Signing
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Annual General Meeting
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Love Between the Covers Screening
     
Friday, July 15 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Hot Buffet Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Conference Registration
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Goody Room
  8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. General Session with Featured Speaker Dr. Valerie Young
9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Avon Book Signing
9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Harlequin Book Signing
9:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. PAN Workshops
9:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Workshops
  10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Editor/Agent Appointments
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Berkley and NAL Book Signing
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. St. Martin's Press Book Signing
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Trade Show
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. RITA and Golden Heart Finalists' Reception
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Gallery and Pocket Book Signing
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Avon 75th Anniversary Trivia Happy Hour
     
 Saturday, July 16 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Hot Buffet Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Conference Registration
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Goody Room
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. General Session with Featured Speaker Sherry Thomas
9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Ballantine Bantam Dell and Loveswept Book Signing
9:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Workshops
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Sourcebooks Book Signing
8:00 p.m.  – 10:00 p.m. 2016 RITA & Golden Heart Awards Ceremony with Emcee Roxanne St. Claire