Higher Education Networking and Special Events
Monday, May 5
Higher education faculty and staff are invited to network and share information about their courses and programs at these special events. Pre-registration is required and seating is limited.
9:30 a.m. Higher Education Coffee Chat, Room 209B
10:15 a.m. Faculty Forum, Room 209B
11:30 a.m. Higher Education Networking Lunch, Room 209B
Join members of the higher education community for coffee, conversation, and a session covering topics unique to the needs of ASTD members who are college and university professors and L&D staff. Share best practices and learn from your peers during the Faculty Forum. Continue the information sharing during lunch. RSVP Today!
Tuesday, May 6
ASTD invites all PhD, master’s, and bachelor’s students attending the conference to join us for student day events. Pre-registration for the lunch and networking social is required and seating is limited.
7:15–7:45 a.m. Student Networking Coffee and Welcome, Room 209B
Pick up your student nametag ribbon, ASTD pin, and breakfast before heading to the general session. A drawing will be held at 7:45 a.m. The winner will receive an ASTD Press book.
8:00–9:30 a.m. General Session (reserved student seating)
All students are invited to take advantage of reserved seating in the general session room on Tuesday. Look for ASTD volunteers holding STUDENT SEATING signs towards the front of the room.
12:00–1:15 p.m. Student Day Lunch, Room 209B
Do you ever just stop and wonder, “What was I thinking?” when you made the choice to pursue an advanced degree? Most master’s and PhD students in the L&D industry are also holding down full time jobs and balancing family life, too. Join us for this lunch event as our guest speaker shares why pursuing an advanced degree is important to both your career and the profession. Reserve your free seat online today.
5:00–6:30 p.m. Students and Young Professionals Networking Social, Room 209B
All students and young professionals are invited to this networking social. Enjoy beer and wine while building your network! Attendance is limited to PhD, master’s, and bachelor’s students (any age) and young professionals (age 30 and under). Tickets are required; reserve your free ticket online today.