CONFERENCE PROGRAM

CONFERENCE KEY DATES

May 15th Extended deadline for proposals submission
June 15th – Notification of the acceptance
July 15th Extended deadline for Early Bird conference registration
July 15th – Deadline for handout submission
September 14th – Conference opening

Thursday Sept. 14th

09:30 – 12:30     Pre-Conference Workshops
12:30 – 13:30     Lunch (not included in the conference fee)
13:30 – 16:30     Pre-Conference Workshops
16:30 – 17:00     Coffee Break
17:00 – 18:30     Conference opening
Introduction to 2017 Open Assist: client, schedule, process, rules of the game, team leaders 60 second pitches and team creation)
Conference Agenda Highlights and 60-second pitch by concurrent session presenters
18:30 – 20:00     Open Assist Teamwork
20:00 – 22:00     Opening reception

Friday Sept. 15th

09:00 – 11:00     Open Assist briefing (and Team Q&A) with Open Assist Client
11:00 – 11:15     Coffee break
11:15 – 12:30     Keynote speaker
12:30 – 14:00     Lunch and Open Assist Teamwork
14:00 – 15:00     Concurrent sessions
15:00 – 16:00     Coffee break and Open Assist Teamwork
16:00 – 17:00     Concurrent sessions
18:00 – 22:00     City tour and Gala dinner

Saturday Sept. 16th

08:00 – 09:00     Breakfast and Open Assist Teamwork
09:00 – 10:00     Concurrent sessions
10:00 – 10:15     Coffee Break
10:15 – 12:15     Senior Executive Panel
12:15 – 13:45     Lunch & Learn sessions
13:45 – 14:45     Concurrent sessions
14:45 – 15:00     Coffee Break
15:00 – 17:00     Open Assist Teamwork presentation and evaluation
17:00 – 17:30     Conference Debrief/Feedback and Closing

A detailed program will be available after the deadline for handout submission