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Tuesday 8/22 3–6 p.m. Optional Scenic Vancouver Bus Tour
5–9 p.m. Credentials Open
Registration Open
Wednesday 8/23 8:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m. Registration Open
9 a.m.–12 p.m. Credentials Open
1–2:30 p.m.
  1. Board Briefing
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3–3:45 p.m. Leading & Learning Opportunities
4–5 p.m.
  1. PETS (President Elect Training Sessions) Leadership Workshop
    Mark Hunter
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7–9 p.m.
  1. Opening Ceremonies, Keynote
    Toastmaster to Top Speaker
    Delatorro McNeal II
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9 – 10:30 p.m. Candidates Corner
10 p.m.–Midnight Sing-Along
Thursday 8/24 6 a.m. Smedley Fund 5K Fun Run/Walk
7:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m. Registration Open
8–9 a.m.
  1. The Voice of the Bonsai—A Conversation on Leadership
    Mark Hunter
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9–10 a.m.
  1. The Irresistible Power of Strategic Storytelling
    Kindra Hall
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10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
  1. Semifinals
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12–1 p.m. Networking Lunch—Optional
12:15–1:30 p.m. ACPP Meeting
1:15–2:15 p.m.
  1. Together We Reach Higher
    Shailee Basnett
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2–5 p.m. Credentials Open
2:30–4:45 p.m.
  1. Semifinals
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5:30–7:30 p.m.
  1. Semifinals
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6–7:30 p.m. Credentials Open
8–10 p.m.
  1. Hall of Fame
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10 p.m.–Midnight Sing-Along
Friday 8/25 6 a.m. Region Advisor Breakfast
7 a.m.–9 p.m. Registration Open
7:30–10 a.m.
  1. Candidate Showcase
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10:15 a.m.–11:15 a.m.
  1. Life in Your Speech
    Mohamed Ali Shukri
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11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
  1. Neuroleadership: Leading With the Brain in Mind
    Sandra McDowell
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12:30–1:45 p.m. Networking Lunch—Optional
12:30–1:45 p.m. Distinguished Districts Luncheon
2-3:30 p.m.
  1. Golden Gavel Presentation
    Erin Gruwell
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4–5 p.m.
  1. Winning Well: Leading for Transformational Results—Without Losing Your Soul
    David Dye
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5–6 p.m.
  1. Life is Like a Sales Call
    Diane Ciotta
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8–10:30 p.m.
  1. World Championship of Public Speaking®
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10:30 p.m. Sing-Along
Saturday 8/26 7–8 a.m. PIP/PID Breakfast
7:30 a.m.–9 p.m. Registration Open
8 a.m.–12 p.m.
  1. Accredited Speaker Program
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11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Networking Lunch—Optional
1–4 p.m.
  1. Annual Business Meeting
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4–5:30 p.m.
  1. Region Gatherings
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6–7 p.m.
  1. President's Inauguration Reception
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7 p.m.–Midnight
  1. President's Celebration
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10:30 p.m.–1 a.m. Sing-Along