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Events

Add one or more of these great events to your list of to-dos when you register for this year's conference. Learn more about each event below. If you are already registered for the conference,  click here to add them on to your registration.


EMPOWERING WOMEN THROUGH LITERACY LUNCHEON
Thursday, September 26, 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

You’re invited to attend the Empowering Women Through Literacy Luncheon.

Join us to hear an exciting announcement from ProLiteracy’s new partner, Lancôme, and hear from women like Denine Torr of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation; Ruth Colvin, co-founder of ProLiteracy; Lancôme representatives; and an adult learner to explore their journeys to empowerment.

The luncheon is $30 per person and is an add-on to your conference registration. 


APPY HOUR
Thursday, September 26, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Join us for the tech-influenced session, How Adult Literacy XPRIZE Apps Can Transform Learning

In this session, the finalist and winning teams from the Adult Literacy XPRIZE Competition will discuss their approaches in developing their learning apps, best practices in mobile learning, student success stories, and reading gains that the apps have produced. The session will include a Q&A followed by an “Appy Hour” reception where attendees will get a chance to try the apps and connect with the teams on how they can bring mobile learning to their students.


SUNSET CRUISE
Friday, September 27, 5:30 p.m.

A city as beautiful as San Diego deserves to be seen! Lucky for us, our waterfront location at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina provides the perfect opportunity for attendees to add a sunset harbor cruise to their conference experience.

Guests will board directly from the hotel, via the Sheraton’s private dock. Our luxuriously appointed yacht will then embark on a leisurely three-hour cruise where guests will enjoy 360-degree views of the gorgeous San Diego bay and downtown skyline, as well as a reception featuring:

  • Complimentary Mai Tai upon boarding
  • Passed Hors D’oeuvres
    • Thai Potstickers
    • Chicken Breast Sate
  • Food Stations
    • Ramen Noodle Bowl
    • Asian Noodle Salad
    • Braised Pork Bahn Mi
    • Crispy Chinese Spring Rolls
  • Desserts
    • Fortune Cookies and Almond Cookies
    • Seasonal Fruit Platter
    • Coconut Tropical Fruit Layer Cake
  • Freshly Brewed Coffee and Herbal Teas

Tickets for the San Diego Sunset Cruise are just $65 per person and available as an add-on to your conference registration. Attendees are welcome to purchase additional tickets for registered guests. Space is limited!