spring 2024 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Monday, April 8 – Friday, April 12

Please note: all times are Eastern; end times are approximate.
All sessions can be viewed at the times indicated, and by recording until June 19, 2024.

All times and sessions are subject to change.

Red text indicates a live session.

 

Monday

9:00  Opening with prayer

 

9:30–10:15 Katara Washington Patton

10:15–11:00 Q & A

11:00–11:15: Break

11:15–12:00 Sharon Norris Elliott
12:00–12:45 Q & A

 

12:45–1:45 Networking Lunch with Edwina Perkins

2:00–2:45 Margot Starbuck

2:45–3:30 Q & A

3:30-–3:45 Break

3:45–4:30 Lauren Groves
4:30 – 5:15 Q & A

5:15 Closing prayer

Tuesday

9:00  Opening prayer

 

9:15–10:00 Amanda Cleary Eastep

10:00–10:45 Q & A

10:45–11:00: Break

11:00–12:30 Andy Rogers (Workshop)

12:30–1:30 Networking Lunch with Joyce Dinkins

1:30–2:15 Lisa Crayton (Children’s Content)

2:15–3:30 Xochitl Dixon (Fiction Dialogue)

3:30–3:45 Break

3:45–4:45 Brian Flagler Q & A

5:00 Closing prayer

Wednesday

9:00  Opening prayer

 

9:15–10:00: Tim Gustafson

10:00–10:45 Q & A

10:45–11:00: Break

11:00–11:45 Quantrilla Ard (Social Media)

11:45–12:30 Q & A

12:30–1:15 Networking Lunch Break

1:15–2:00 Patricia Raybon

2:15–3:00 Q & A

3:00–3:15 Break

3:15–4:00 E. Danielle Butler

4:00–4:45 Q & A

 

5:00 Closing prayer

thursday

9:00  Opening prayer

 

9:30–10:15 John Boggs

10:15–11:00 Q & A

11:00–11:15 Break

11:15–12:00 Diane Proctor Reeder

12:00–12:45 Q & A

12:45 – 1:45 Networking lunch break

1:45–2:30 Randy Petersen

2:30–3:15 Q & A

3:15–3:15 Break

3:15–4:00  Nicola Menzie

4:00–4:45 Q & A

4:45–5:15 Lisa Crayton (Magazines)

 

5:15 Closing prayer

friday

9:00  Opening prayer

 

9:30–10:15 Marcus Costantino

10:15–11:00 Stephanie Carter

11:00–11:15 Break

11:15–12:00 Annette Leach

12:00–12:45 Linda Howard

12:45–1:45 Networking lunch break

1:45–2:30 Dave Sheets

2:30–3:15 Muthoni Mercy

3:15–3:30 Break

3:30–4:30 Xochitl Dixon (Writing Rhyme)

4:30–5:15 Quantrilla Ard (Self-care)

 

5:15 Conference closing prayer