Conference Schedule

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017

ABE Volunteer Management Pre-Conference: Hosted by Minnesota Literacy Council

(This is a separately ticketed event, not included in the Conference on Adult Literacy registration fee)

  • 10:00 a.m. Registration Opens
  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Session 1 
  • 12:15 – 1:00 p.m.  Lunch (included)
  • 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.  National Plenary Session
  • 2:00 – 3:10 p.m.  Session 2
  • 3:15 – 4:25 p.m.  Session 3
  • 4:30 – 4:45 p.m.  Break
  • 4:45– 5:55 p.m. Session 4

Welcome Reception & Exhibit Hall Grand Opening

  • 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.  (open to all Conference and Pre-Conference registrants)

Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017

  • 7:45 – 8:30 a.m. Opening Session/Breakfast
  • 8:45 – 9:45 a.m. Workshops
  • 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Featured Sessions
  • 11:45 – 12:45 p.m. Luncheon: Celebrating Ruth's Century of Service (optional) OR lunch on your own
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Workshops
  • 2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Workshops
  • 3:15 – 3:45 p.m. Coffee Break
  • 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Workshops
  • 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Workshops

Friday, Sept. 29, 2017

  • 7:15–8:00 a.m. Breakfast
  • 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Featured Sessions
  • 9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
  • 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Workshops
  • 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Workshops
  • 12:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Closes
  • 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Student Recognition Luncheon
  • 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Workshops
  • 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Workshops
  • 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. XPRIZE Appy Hour

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017

  • 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Workshops
  • 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Workshops
  • 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Workshops
  • 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Closing Session