2019 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Time Event Location
8:00-9:00 Registration Breakfast

MATTERHORN BALLROOM

Breakfast buffet provided for conference attendees

9:00-10:00 Opening Keynote

MATTERHORN BALLROOM

Welcome to My Publishing World - Jerry Pallotta

10:00-10:30 Book Signing / Break  
10:30-11:30 Session 1 - General Session

MATTERHORN BALLROOM

The Best Children's Books of the Year - Gene Nelson, Caroline Macfarlane, Paula Reusch, and Barbara Green

11:45-12:30 Session 2

URI

Going Digital - Using Technology with Informational Text - Pam Turley


GRINDELWALD

You're An Adult, Why Are You Writing For Kid? - Jessica Day George


DAVOS

Fun with Phonemic Awareness -  Lorilynn Brandt


INTERLAKEN

Helping Each Child Become Proficient in Literacy: What We Know That Makes This A Reality: Follow Up - Dr. Parker Fawson and Dr. Ray Reutzel

12:30-1:00 Lunch

MATTERHORN BALLROOM

Lunch buffet provided for conference attendees

1:00-2:00 Keynote

MATTERHORN BALLROOM

Turning Inspiration into a Story - Lita Judge

2:00-2:15 Break  
2:15-3:00 Session 3

URI

Using Reading and Writing to Support Content Areas - Jill Shumway


GRINDELWALD

Q and A with Pam Munoz Ryan: Publishing, Research and More - Pam Munoz Ryan


DAVOS

The Nuts and Bolts of Planning and Presenting a Mock Caldecott Program - Gene Nelson


INTERLAKEN

Expanding Definitions of Text, Reading, and Writing - Makenzie Selland

3:00-3:15 Break  
3:15-3:30 Presentation

MATTERHORN BALLROOM

3:30-4:30 Keynote

MATTERHORN BALLROOM

Four Keys to Promote The Love of Reading in Students - Michael Shoulders

4:30-5:00 Book Signing  
5:00-6:00

Special Event

$5

 MAKE-AND-TAKE - GRINDELWALD
5:00-7:00

Special Event

Free to conference attendees

LITERACY LOCKBOXES - DAVOS
7:00-8:30

Special Event

Additional Cost

DINNER WITH THE AUTHORS - BLUE BOAR INN

Limited to 33 people (must be attending the whole conference)

Get up close and personal at the "Dinner with the Authors" event Thursday evening.  In this exclusive event, attendees will dine and visit at tables with the conference authors and illustrators.

7:00-8:30

Special Event

Free to conference attendees

SPARKING JOY IN WRITING BY USING CREATOR'S NOTEBOOKS

Keri Measom-Francis and RaDawn Anderson

8:30-9:00

Special Event

Free to conference attendees

ZERMATT GAZEBO

Storytelling Under the Stars with Deb Escalante