Agenda

Preliminary Agenda

Sunday, March 18, 2018

8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.  Optional Pre-Conference Regional Spotlight Breakfast, Lecture, and Tour (“Bombs, Bosses, and Babes: A Short History of a Complex & Iconic City”), and choice of either of the following:
 

• Tour of Sheri’s Ranch, a legal brothel in Pahrump, Nevada 

  • Guided Tour of Las Vegas' Mob Museum
Noon–5 p.m.  Conference Registration Open
2:304:30 p.m.  Optional Conference Workshop: Public Policy & Advocacy Training Session with WAGS and Council of Graduate Schools 
6:30–8:30 p.m.  Opening Reception & 60th—Anniversary Conference Party: “Get Your Vegas On!” at The View in the Palms featuring the award winning UNLV Jazz Band

Monday, March 19, 2018

7–8:45 a.m.  Breakfast w/Program
8 a.m.–3 p.m.  Registration Open
8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Posters Displayed
8:30 a.m. –4 p.m.  Vendor Showcase Open
8:45–10:15 a.m.  Welcome & Opening Plenary Session
10:15–10:30 a.m.  Snack & Networking Break
10:30 a.m.–Noon  Concurrent Panel, Poster, and Roundtable Sessions 
Noon–1:30 p.m.  Lunch with Guest Speaker
1:45–3:15 p.m.  Concurrent Panel, Poster, and Roundtable Sessions
3:15–3:30 p.m.  Snack & Networking Break
3:45 and 4 p.m.  Buses to nearby University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4:30–5:30 p.m.  Special Plenary at UNLV
5:30–7 p.m.  UNLV Reception with a Special Guest & UNLV’s award winning Marimba Band
6:30 and 7 p.m.  Buses back to The Palms with optional drop-off at The Linq on the Strip
Dinner on your own or sign-up to join a no-host dinner group
Discount shows and attractions, movies at the Palms, or enjoy The Strip

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

7–8:45 a.m.  Breakfast w/ Program
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.  Posters Displayed
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.  Vendor Showcase Open
8:45–10:15 a.m.  Featured Plenary Session
10:15–10:30 a.m. Snack & Networking Break
10:30 a.m.–Noon  Concurrent Panel, Poster, and Roundtable Sessions
Noon–1:30 p.m.  ProQuest Awards Luncheon
1:45–3:15 p.m.  Concurrent Panel, Poster, and Roundtable Sessions
3:15–3:30 p.m. Snack & Networking Break
3:30–5 p.m.  Featured Plenary Session 
Dinner on your own or sign-up to join a no-host dinner group
Discount shows and attractions, movies at the Palms, or enjoy The Strip

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

7–8:30 a.m.  Breakfast with Table Tech Talks
8:30 a.m.–Noon  Vendor Showcase Open
8:30–9:30 a.m.  WAGS Regional 3MT Opening Round
9:45–11 a.m.  Featured Plenary Session 
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.  WAGS Regional 3MT Final Round
12:15–1:45 p.m.  Closing Lunch & WAGS Membership Meeting 
2–4:30 p.m. Optional Desert Trip to Red Rock Canyon