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2016 Annual Convention Schedule

Thursday, November 17
Noon–4:00 p.m.Preconvention Workshops (additional registration required)
4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.Section Get-Togethers (open to all attendees)
6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.Thursday General Session: Doug Hesse; Diane Ravitch, interviewed by Maureen Downey


Friday, November 18
8:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m.Friday General Session: Authors as Advocates -- Ibtisam Barakat, e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, Sharon Draper, Meg Medina, Greg Neri, Jason Reynolds; moderated by Joan Kaywell
9:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m.A Sessions
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.B Sessions
Noon–6:00 p.m.Exhibit Hall Open
12:30 p.m.–1:45 p.m.C Sessions
12:30 p.m.–2:15 p.m.Ticketed Luncheons
2:30 p.m.–3:45 p.m.D Sessions
4:00 p.m.–5:15 p.m.E Sessions
5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.Annual Business/Board of Directors Meeting
7:15 p.m.–9:00 p.m.College Celebration and Reception


Saturday, November19
7:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m.Ticketed Breakfast
8:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m.F Sessions
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.Exhibit Hall Open
9:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m.G Sessions
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.H Sessions
12:30 p.m.–2:15 p.m.Ticketed Luncheons
1:15 p.m.–2:30 p.m.I Sessions
2:45 p.m.–4:00 p.m.J Sessions
4:15 p.m.–5:30 p.m.K Sessions
5:45 p.m.–7:00 p.m.Special Interest Group Events
8:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m.Saturday General Session: Ta-Nehisi Coates


Sunday, November 20
7:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m.Ticketed Breakfasts
9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m.Sunday General Session: Brad Meltzer
9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.Exhibit Hall Open
10:30 a.m.–11:45 a.m.L Sessions
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.Ticketed Luncheon
Noon–1:15 p.m.M Sessions
1:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m.N Sessions
1:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.CEL Convention Opening Sessions (additional registration required)


Monday, November 21
CEL Convention (additional registration required)
ALAN Workshop (additional registration required)


Tuesday, November 22
CEL Convention (additional registration required)
ALAN Workshop (additional registration required)

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