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LCTCS 2018 Annual Conference

September 26 - September 28

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Hilton Riverside, New Orleans

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

The LCTCS Annual Conference is the premier professional development event for Louisiana’s Community and Technical Colleges, and Higher Education professionals from across the Gulf South. Annually the conference attracts over 1,200 faculty, staff, and administrative leaders. The conference features keynotes and workshops on emerging topics and the most promising best practices in higher education. Topics will include apprenticeships, workforce development strategies, the future of adult and developmental education, and much more. Save the date and join us in the Big Easy!

Want to learn more about sponsoring or exhibiting at the 2018 LCTCS Annual Conference? View our sponsorship prospectus here or register now.

ATTENDEE RESOURCES

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IMPORTANT DATES

Conference Dates:
September 26-28. 2018

Pre-conference Sessions:
September 26, 2018

Impact Awards Gala:
September 26, 2018

General Sessions, Keynote Speakers, Awards Ceremony, and Breakout Sessions:
September 27-28, 2018

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HOTEL INFORMATION

Exterior of the Hilton Riverside Hotel New Orleans
Hilton Riverside New Orleans
2 Poydras St
New Orleans, LA 70130
Approved State Conference Rate: $148/night
Book your room here.

Don’t forget your Hotel Tax Exempt Form (Louisiana Residents Only).

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PARKING INFO

PARKING INFORMATION

Parking at the Hilton Riverside New Orleans
Self parking: $44.00 (Garage Parking)
Valet: $49.00 (Valet Parking)

Lots near the Hilton Riverside New Orleans
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AGENDA AT A GLANCE (Draft)

*Times subject to change

Wednesday, September 26

8:00-2:00

Conference Planning Team Set-Up

8:00-4:00

Conference Check-In Open

9:00-4:30

Pre-Conference: Special Training Sessions

1:30-4:30

Women’s Leadership Seminar (Limited Seating)

2:00-4:00

Vendor Galleria: Exhibitor Set-up

5:00-6:00

President’s Networking Reception (invitation only) at Fulton Alley

6:00-8:00

Impact Awards Gala (Ticket Required)

Thursday, September 27

7:30-3:00

Conference Check-In Open

7:30-4:30

Vendor Galleria: Exhibits Open

8:00-4:15

Welding Professional Development Seminar

8:30-9:20

Breakout Sessions

9:30-10:20

Breakout Sessions

10:20-10:40

Refreshment Break

10:40-11:30

Breakout Sessions & Peer/Functional Groups

11:30-1:00

Opening Plenary Luncheon: State of the System

1:05-1:55

Breakout Sessions & Peer/Functional Groups

1:55-2:15

Refreshment Break

2:15-3:05

Breakout Sessions & Peer/Functional Groups

3:15-4:30

Afternoon Plenary Session: Keynote, Awards Ceremony & Mike Foster Award Presentation

6:00-8:00

United Way Partnership Event at Fulton Alley

Friday, September 28

7:30-11:30
Conference Check-In Open

7:30-12:00
Vendor Galleria: Exhibits Open

7:30-8:45
Vendor Galleria: Rise & Shine – Browsing Breakfast

8:00-8:50
Breakout Sessions

9:00-9:50
Breakout Sessions & Peer/Functional Groups

9:50-10:10
Refreshment Break

10:10-11:00
Breakout Sessions & Peer/Functional Groups

11:10-12:00
Breakout Sessions & Peer/Functional Groups

12:00-1:00
Grab & Go Lunches

Details

Start:
September 26
End:
September 28
Event Category:

Organizer

Jennifer Daly
Phone:
225-308-4419
Email:
conference@lctcs.edu
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