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District 11 Spring 2018 Conference

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Courtyard by Marriott Lafayette

150 Fairington Avenue

Lafayette, IN 47905

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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Please note that April 1 is the last day to purchase meals. You can still purchase individual or club registration and speech contest tickets online until April 19. You can also register or purchase speech contest tickets in person at the conference.

Register early before prices increase!

Early: On or before 3/17/18

Late (meals): On or after 3/18/18 - 4/1/18

Late (no meals): On or after 4/2/18 - 4/19/18

Conference Agenda

Friday Evening

4:00 p.m. Registration opens in the Conference Center

4:45 p.m. Leadership Outreach Meeting in the Wabash Room

6:30 p.m. Dinner – buffet in Grand Ballroom C

7:15 p.m. Contestants Briefing in Grand Ballroom A & B

7:15 p.m. Judges Briefing in the Wabash Room

8:00 p.m. Tall Tales Contest in the Grand Ballroom A, B, & C

Saturday Morning

7:30 a.m. Registration opens in the Conference Center

8:30 a.m. Opening Ceremony & Keynote Speaker:

  • Color Guard performed by West Lafayette Cub Scout Pack 3337
  • National Anthem performed by The Flashbacks (Purdue Musical Organization)

  • Proclamation from Lafayette Mayor, Tony Roswarski, given by District Director

  • Followed by an inspirational message from International Director Don Bittick, DTM

9:45 a.m. Break--Credential Table Opens

10:00 a.m. Robert Smelser--CC & ALB; in the Wabash Room
All of the tech and none of the wreck

10:00 a.m. Paul Artale in Grand Ballroom D
Signing All-Star Propsects

10:00 a.m. Adele Borders, ACB & ALB; in Grand Ballroom E
Pathways Panel

11:00 a.m. Cindy Garloch, CC & CL in Grand Ballroom D
Calming your Chaos

11:00 a.m. Valerie Rice, DTM in the Wabash Room
Tips & Tricks to Make Life Easier

Saturday Afternoon

Noon Awards Luncheon in the Grand Ballroom A, B, & C
C & L Awards Presentation

2:00 p.m. Don Bittick,DTM in the Grand Ballroom D & E
Transitions

3:00 p.m. Business Meeting in the Grand Ballroom D & E

3:00 p.m. Fun Activity--Trivia Pursuit in the Wabash Room
(Toastmaster’s Style)

4:45 p.m. Break

5:00 p.m. Contestants Briefings Grand Ballroom A, B, & C

5:00 p.m. Judges Briefings Grand Ballroom D & E

5:15 p.m. First Timers & Distinguished @Wabash
Club Programs by April 15th Reception

Saturday Evening

6:30 p.m. Banquet Dinner Grand Ballroom A, B, & C

8:00 p.m. International Speech Contest Grand Ballroom A, B, & C

10:00 p.m. Director’s Celebration Grand Ballroom A, B, & C

(All times are EST and are subject to change)

Conference Menu

Friday Buffet

Grilled chicken breast and bratwurst with baked beans, coleslaw and potato salad, and a variety of cakes

Saturday Luncheon

Choice of:

- Herb roasted chicken with sun-dried tomato pesto, wild rice and broccoli

- Pork Loin with wild rice, parmesan cheese

- Stuffed portabella with artichokes

Saturday Banquet

Choice of:

- Grilled beef with feta cheese

- Salmon steak with basil cream sauce

- Herb gnocchi with mushroom cream

Questions? Email Taylor Brodner at tbrodner@purdue.edu

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Courtyard by Marriott Lafayette

150 Fairington Avenue

Lafayette, IN 47905

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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