Schedule

Schedule

Schedule: Saturday, October 28, 2017

 

coffee, donuts, reading adn writing materials8:30 a.m. – Registration Packets & Refreshments
Pick-up pre-registration packets for the day’s schedule, there is no on-site registration. Meet old and new friends and enjoy coffee, tea, juices and an assortment of delicious doughnuts and pastries.

9:30 a.m. – Sara L. Siebert Memorial Keynote: Ellen Oh
Critically acclaimed fantasy writer and co-founder of We Need Diverse Books Ellen Oh, will discuss her young adult novels and answer questions from the audience.

10:45 a.m. – Discussion Groups
Join pre-selected discussion groups for the morning themed discussions.
Groups: At Odds, Own Who You Are, It’s Never Too Late, Don’t Give Up, Every Moment Matters, Sink or Swim

Room assignments are in registration packets.

12:15 p.m. – Lunch, Author and Artist Signing
Buy books by Ellen Oh, Jim Ottaviani and Maris Wicks.

1:15 p.m. – Afternoon Discussion Groups
Return to pre-assigned book groups to enjoy your afternoon discussions.
Groups: At Odds, Own Who You Are, It’s Never Too Late, Don’t Give Up, Every Moment Matters, Sink or Swim Room assignments are in registration packets.

2:40 p.m. – Writing and Drawing Science
Hear how Jim Ottaviani and Maris Wicks write and draw informational comics for today’s teen audiences.

3:40 p.m. – Evaluations & “Reception to Go”
Fill out and turn in your evaluation sheet. Teens receive a bag of young adult books.

Before you begin your journey home, pick up a bag with fruit and snacks to enjoy.

3:45 – Late Autographing Session
If you missed buying books or getting your books autographed here’s another chance.