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Thursday, December 7
7:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Conference Check-in
8:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m. District Director (DD) Symposium (for all AVID District Directors)
9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Pre-Conference Sessions
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Strands
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Help & Info Desk Open
9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Sponsor Booths Open
9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. AVID Merchandise Sales Desk Open
10:30 a.m.–11:45 a.m. Pre-Conference Sessions
1:00 p.m.–1:55 p.m. Opening Keynote
2:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Strands
2:15 p.m.–3:30 p.m. Concurrent Session 1
3:45 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Concurrent Session 2
5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception

Friday, December 8
7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m. Morning Coffee
7:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Sponsor Booths Open
7:00 a.m.–4:15 p.m. Help & Info Desk Open
7:30 a.m.–4:15 p.m. AVID Merchandise Sales Desk Open
8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Keynote
9:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Strands
9:20 a.m.–10:35 a.m. Concurrent Session 3
10:50 a.m.–12:05 p.m. Concurrent Session 4
12:05 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:30 p.m.–4:15 p.m. Strands
1:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m. Concurrent Session 5
3:00 p.m.–4:15 p.m. Concurrent Session 6

Saturday, December 9
7:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m. AVID Merchandise Sales Desk Open
7:30 a.m.–12:35 p.m. Help & Info Desk Open
8:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Breakfast with Student Speakers and Guest Speaker
9:50 a.m.–11:05 a.m. Concurrent Session 7
9:50 a.m.–12:35 p.m. Strands
11:20 a.m.–12:35 p.m. Concurrent Session 8