Convention Schedule

 

Thursday, June 16

12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

2014 Society Board of Directors Meeting

Kendall College of Art and Design, FSU (Grand Rapids campus)

 

12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Pre-convention Workshop – The Future is Yours to Create: A Look at Life and Leadership (Nancy Hunter Denney)

GVSU – Kirkhof Center, Room 2263

 

12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Registration and housing check-in

GVSU – Niemeyer Complex

 

2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Exhibitor lobby open at GVSU

GVSU – Niemeyer Complex

 

3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Convention Orientation

GVSU – Niemeyer Complex Multipurpose Room

 

4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Rehearsal for Parade of Circles

GVSU – Outside of the Cook Dewitt Auditorium

 

5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Opening Celebration with Derreck Kayongo & President Christakis’ State of the Society

GVSU – Cook DeWitt Auditorium

 

6:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Parade of Circles

GVSU – Pew Library Lawn

 

6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Welcome Reception & Dinner

GVSU – Pew Library Lawn

 

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Late registration check-in

GVSU – Niemeyer Complex Lobby

 

8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Evening Program – Cornhole Tournament, Games, & Snacks (Hosted by GVSU ODK Circle

GVSU – Niemeyer Complex Lobby, Multipurpose Room & Courtyard

 

Friday, June 17

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

2014 National Advisory Council Breakfast Meeting

GVSU – Kirkhof Center, Room 2201

 

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Convention Orientation Breakfast

GVSU – Niemeyer Center, Multipurpose Room

 

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Registration & Exhibitor Lobby open at GVSU

GVSU – Kirkhof Center Lobby

 

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Speaker: Tom Bowen, Athletics Director, University of Memphis

GVSU – Cook DeWitt Auditorium

 

9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

First Plenary Session

GVSU – Kirkhof Center Grand River Ballroom

 

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Open Spaces Discussion

GVSU – Kirkhof Center Grand River Ballroom

 

12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Leadership Luncheon featuring Bree Boyce

GVSU – Kirkhof Center Pere Marquette Room

 

2:15 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Pillars of Leadership Panel moderated by Dr. Kevin Kruger

GVSU – Cook DeWitt Auditorium

 

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Service Projects in Honor of Our Fifteen Founders

Allendale, Mich.

 

6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Faculty Officer Reception

GVSU –  Kirkhof Center, Pere Marquette Room

 

6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Circle Showcase & Meet the Candidates

GVSU – Kirkhof Center Lobby (first floor)

 

7 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Awards Dinner and Dancing (including Laurel Crowned Circle Award Presentation)

GVSU – Kirkhof Center Grand River Ballroom

 

Saturday, June 18

6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast

GVSU – Niemeyer Complex Multipurpose Room

 

7 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.

Bus travel to Hope College

Allendale – Holland

 

8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

ODK 5K and Fun Run at Hope College

Hope College

 

8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Faculty Officer Conversations

GVSU – Kirkhof Center

 

8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Registration desk open at GVSU

GVSU – Kirkhof Center Lobby (first floor)

 

8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Exhibitor lobby open at GVSU

GVSU – Kirkhof Center Lobby (first floor)

 

9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Circle Networking and Open Spaces conclusion

GVSU – Kirkhof Center

 

10:15 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Leadership and Ethics with Dr. John Knapp (Scholarship)

GVSU – Cook DeWitt Auditorium

 

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Plenary Session II

GVSU – Cook DeWitt Auditorium

 

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Officer Installation Lunch and Speaker: Dr. Ann Marie Klotz, Developing Your Own Leadership Brand (Media)

GVSU – Kirkhof Center Grand River Ballroom

 

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Presidents’ Panel moderated by Dr. Klotz

GVSU – Cook DeWitt Auditorium

 

3:15 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Convention Sessions I

GVSU – Kirkhof Center

 

4:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Convention Sessions II

GVSU – Kirkhof Center

 

4 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

New Foundation Board of Trustees Orientation Program

Amway Grand Hotel, Pearl Room

5:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

2016-18 Society Board of Directors Meeting

Amway Grand Hotel, Pearl Room

 

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Closing Reception at the GRAM

Grand Rapids Art Museum

 

8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

A Night on the Town in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids – Downtown

 

10 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Buses leave Grand Rapids for GVSU

Grand Rapids to GVSU Campus

 

Sunday, June 19

8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

2014 and 2016 Foundation Board of Trustees,
2014 and 2016 Society Board of Directors Breakfast

Amway Grand Hotel, Pearl Room

8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

2016 National Advisory Council Breakfast Meeting

GVSU – Kirkhof Center, Pere Marquette

 

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Check out and departures

GVSU – Niemeyer Complex

 

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

2014 and 2016 Foundation Board of Trustees Meetings

Amway Grand Hotel, Pearl Room