Evening Activities

Opening Reception
Monday, December 9 (6:00pm - 7:30pm)

  • Join all Congress participants for some tasty hors d’oeuvres and beverages to kick off the Congress.

4 Corners Networking Event
Monday, December 9 (7:30pm - 9:30pm)

  • A great opportunity to build at least 12 new relationships through a fun, inclusive welcoming activity that encourages learning about the similarities and differences among peer participants.

Program Track Networking Kickoff
Tuesday, December 10 (11:00am - 12:00pm)

  • Delegates will organize based on the tracks they will participate in most and participate in introductory discussions centered upon the program track themes.

Awards Dinner
Tuesday, December 10 (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

  • ACCO and ISSP will host an awards dinner recognizing role models in the field and organizational supporters.

Immerse Yourself in Local & Sustainable Dining Activities
Wednesday, December 11 (after 6pm)

  • Informal networking activities and several opportunities to go to local and sustainable restaurants.


Daytime Activities

Breakfast Networking & Table Topics
Tuesday, December 10 (7:30am - 8:30am)
Wednesday, December 11 (7:30am - 8:30am)

  • Participants are encouraged to engage in focused conversation around specific topics of shared interests. Table topics will be suggested by participants and announced prior to the event. Tuesday tables will be organized by sector and Wednesday tables will be organized functional area.

Networking Lunches
Tuesday, December 10 (12:00pm - 1:30pm)
Wednesday, December 11 (12:15pm - 1:45pm)

  • Gather with peers in the ballroom to connect with participants you met during earlier sessions and build new relationships. Tables facilitating regional collaboration will be organized.

Taking the Congress Home: Developing Individual & Community Action Plans
Wednesday, December 11 (2:00pm - 3:30pm)

  • An important opportunity to discuss motivations coming out of the facilitated community discussions and to evaluate takeaways, find peers with similar goals and develop an individual action plan.