2016 NWP Annual Meeting
NWP's 2016 Annual Meeting is where Writing Project writers/makers, teachers, hackers, and learners gather to explore connected learning and leadership. At the meeting we work together, challenge each other, and explore new ideas and innovations as a networked learning community. Come and participate. The 2016 Annual Meeting is on Thursday, November 17 in Atlanta, GA, in conjunction with the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Convention.
2016 ANNUAL MEETING SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE
Wednesday, November 16
5:30pm – 8:00pm — NWP Welcome Room
8:00pm – 10:00pm — Urban Sites Networking
Thursday, November 17 – NWP Annual Meeting
7:30am – 8:30am — Continental Breakfast in NWP Central
8:30am – 10:00am — Round A Sessions
10:30am – 12:00pm — Plenary
12:15pm – 1:15pm — Lunch
1:30pm – 3:00pm — Round B Sessions
3:30pm – 5:00pm — Round C Sessions
5:30pm – 7:00pm — NWP Social
Friday, November 18 – Optional Workshops & Working Meetings
8:00am – 4:30pm — College-Ready Writers Program Advanced Institute Mid-Year Meeting*
9:00am – 12:00pm — LRNG Grantees Meeting*
9:00am – 12:00pm — New Directors Mini-Retreat
9:00am – 12:00pm — Writing Marathon hosted by the Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project
1:00pm – 4:00pm — Building New Pathways to Leadership: Design Challenge Teams Meeting*
Saturday, November 19 — Working Meetings
9:00am – 12:00pm — College-Ready Writers Program Leadership Team Meeting*
9:00am – 2:00pm — Building New Pathways to Leadership: Badges Leadership Team Meeting*
9:00am – 2:00pm — Building New Pathways to Leadership: Knowledge Base Leadership Team Meeting*
12:00pm – 4:00pm — CRWP-SEED Evaluation Thinking Partner Meeting*
* All NWP Annual Meeting sessions and events will be held at the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center in downtown Atlanta. Events marked with an asterisk (*) are working meetings for invited participants.
A continental breakfast, lunch, and light afternoon snacks will be available in NWP Central on the M4 Grand Ballroom Level of the Omni and are included in the cost of registration for the Thursday meeting. The evening social is also included.
The NWP headquarters hotel for the 2016 Annual Meeting is the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center in downtown Atlanta. NWP's 2016 Annual Meeting will be held at the Omni on Thursday, November 17. The conference rate at the Omni is $195/night plus tax (single/double), and participants who wish to book a room at the Omni can do so through NWP's dedicated room block. Other hotels are available through the NCTE Housing Bureau. Rates range from $162–$199/night. Be sure to book your lodging soon, as hotels tend to sell out as the conference nears.
NWP's Annual Meeting is always held in conjunction with the NCTE Annual Convention, and the Omni is adjacent to the Georgia World Congress Center where NCTE's convention will be held.