Schedule and Attire

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Bus Transportation

To simplify your transportation and parking needs for the conference, we have arranged for a bus shuttle. 

We strongly recommend utilizing the shuttle due to high demand for campus parking.

Friday Shuttle

8:00 AM shuttle departure from hotel to campus for conference start

3:15 PM shuttle departure for from campus to hotel after conclusion of daytime sessions

5:45 PM shuttle depature from hotel to McLane Stadium for dinner

7:45 PM shuttle depature from McLane Stadium to hotel

Saturday Shuttle

9:00 AM shuttle depature from hotel to campus for conference start

3:30 PM shuttle depature from campus to hotel after conclusion of daytime sessions

6:45 PM shuttle depature from hotel to Stratton Building for dinner

9:00 PM shuttle depature from Stratton Building to hotel 

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9/16/21, Thursday: Arrival and Check-In

1:00 – 6:00 PM

Conference check-in at hotel; Hilton Waco 113 S University Parks Dr, Waco, TX 76701

 

4:00 PM

Hotel room check-in begins

 

6:30 – 8:30 PM

Evening dinner reception; Milo All Day 1020 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76701 (Nice Casual)




9/17/21, Friday: Day One Sessions at the Bill Daniel Student Center 
1311 S 5th St, Waco, TX 76706

8:00 AM

Shuttle departure from hotel to campus for conference start

 

8:30 – 9:30 AM

Breakfast; Barfield Drawing Room (business casual)

 

9:30 – 11:00 AM 

Campus tour; Barfield Drawing Room (business casual)

 

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

3 institution presentations + Q&A; Barfield Drawing Room(business casual)

 

12:00 – 1:30 PM

Lunch; Barfield Drawing Room (business casual)

 

1:30 – 2:15 PM

3 institution presentations + Q&A; Barfield Drawing Room (business casual)

 

2:15 – 2:30 PM

Break

 

2:30 – 3:15 PM

3 institution presentations + Q&A; Barfield Drawing Room (business casual)

 

3:15 PM

Adjourn 

Shuttle departure for from campus to hotel after conclusion of daytime sessions

 

5:45 PM

Shuttle depature from hotel to McLane Stadium for dinner

 

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Stadium Tour and Dinner; President's Suite, McLane Stadium (business formal)

 

7:45 PM

Shuttle depature from McLane Stadium to Howdy

Howdy is is Baylor’s Official TEXAS Welcome! Founded by the Republic of Texas in 1845, Baylor has deep roots throughout the Lone Star State. This event celebrates everything Baylor and everything Texas. The event features BBQ, Dr Pepper, line dancing, live music, and more!

 

9:00 PM

Bus departs from Howdy to hotel


9/18/21, Saturday: Day Two Sessions at the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation
1621 S 3rd St, Waco, TX 76706

9:00 AM

Shuttle departure from hotel to campus for conference start

 

9:30 – 10:00 AM

Breakfast Reception; Foster 250 (business casual)

 

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Breakout Session One: Hot Topic Discussions (business casual)

Hot topic discussions will be offered twice to allow conference users to attend two sessions of interest. Sessions will feature a presentation as well as facilitated dialogue.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (Foster 102)
  • Affordability (Foster 118)
  • Student Support Services (Foster 108)
  • COVID-19 Response (Foster 107)

 

11:00 AM

Break

 

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Breakout Session Two: Hot Topic Discussions (business casual)

Hot topic discussions will be offered twice to allow conference users to attend two sessions of interest. Sessions will feature a presentation as well as facilitated dialogue.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (Foster 102)
  • Affordability (Foster 118)
  • Student Support Services (Foster 108)
  • COVID-19 Response (Foster 107)

 

12:15 – 1:00 PM

Lunch; Foster 250 (business casual)

 

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM 

Breakout Session Three: Branch and Position Sessions (business casual)

During breakout session three, the conference will split up for dialogue according to position. 

  • Legislative (Foster 107): Positions operating within a branch that reviews, develops, votes on, and administers legislation will attend this meeting.
  • Executive (Foster 108): Positions operating within an executive or leadership position, such as student body president, chief of staff, and vice president roles will attend this meeting.
  • Advisor (FOSTER 250): Optional staff advisor meeting.

 

2:15 PM

Break

 

2:30 – 3:30 PM

Big XII On the Hill Planning Discussion, hosted by Oklahoma State University delegation; Foster 250 (business casual)

 

3:30 PM

Adjourn

Shuttle departure from campus to hotel

 

6:45 PM

Shuttle depature from hotel to closing dinner

 

7:00 – 9:00 PM

Dinner (business formal)

 

9:00 PM

Shuttle departure from closing dinner to hotel




9/19/21, Sunday: Depart
  • Hotel check-out by noon
  • Traveling mercies on your way back!