Draft Meeting Agenda

Monday, May 14th

9:00 am – 5:00 pm ENOW (Pre-conference economics workshop); limit 30 attendees
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Registration open and sponsor set-up, Amway Grand Plaza lobby
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Welcome reception, Gerald R. Ford Museum (303 Pearl St. NW); departing Amway Grand Plaza valet lobby at 5:50 pm; hors d’oeuvres provided

Tuesday, May 15th

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration open and sponsor set-up, Amway Grand Plaza lobby
8:00 am – 9:00 am Morning refreshments, visit sponsor displays
9:00 am – 10:00 am Conference kick-off, plenary #1
10:00 am – 10:30 am Refreshment break, visit sponsor displays
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent breakout sessions
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Concurrent breakout sessions
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Refreshment break, visit sponsor displays
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Concurrent breakout sessions
6:00 pm Dinner (on your own)

Wednesday, May 16th

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration open and sponsor set-up, Amway Grand Plaza lobby
8:00 am – 9:00 am Morning refreshments, visit sponsor displays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent breakout sessions
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Field trips (boxed lunches provided)

Bus tours: Muskegon, South Haven, Saugatuck/Grand Haven;
Walking riverfront tour: Grand Rapids

6:00 pm Dinner (on your own)

Thursday , May 17th

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Registration open and sponsor set-up, Amway Grand Plaza lobby
8:00 am – 9:00 am Morning refreshments, visit sponsor displays
9:00 am – 11:00 am Concurrent breakout sessions
11:00am – 12:00 pm Conference closing, plenary #2
12:00 pm Symposium concludes