Conference Schedule

Thursday, April 4, 2024

 3:00 p.m.    Hotel Check-In and Summit Registration

 

 6:00 p.m.    Welcome Dinner, T-Shirt Exchange, and Banner Contest

                      Business Casual Attire

 

Friday, April 5, 2024

 6:00 a.m.    Continental Breakfast -- for Hotel Guests Only

 

 7:00 a.m.    Depart Hotel for Churchill Downs

                      Casual Attire

 

 8:00 a.m.    VIP Special Access Tour of Churchill Downs

                          Watch Horses on the Track During Morning Workouts

                          Tour Backside Area and Stables

                          Q&A with Jockey, Trainer, and Farrier

                          Tour Grounds Including Special Kentucky Derby Flower Beds

                          Q&A with Horticulture Director

                          Tour Equine Hospital

                          Q&A with Veterinarian and Veterinary Technician

                          Tour Kentucky Derby Museum

                          (schedule subject to change based on availability of personnel)

 

12:00 p.m.    Lunch en route

 

  1:30 p.m.    Tour Bourbon Distillery (Distillery TBA)

 

   4:00 p.m.   Tour Louisville Area Farm or Agribusiness (Details TBA)

 

   6:00 p.m.    Arrive at Hotel

        

   7:00 p.m.    Depart Hotel for Dinner on Your Own

                        Casual Attire

 

Saturday, April 6, 2024

   7:00 a.m.    Continental Breakfast -- for Hotel Guests Only

   

   8:00 a.m.    Depart Hotel for Service Event at Louisville Area Community Garden

                        Work/Farm Attire -- plenty of digging, carrying, lifting, etc.

 

  11:15 a.m.   Depart for Hotel

 

  12:15 p.m.   Lunch at Hotel

                        Business Casual Attire

 

All Professional Development Seminars are Business Casual Attire

 

  1:00 p.m.    Professional Development Seminar A

                          Topic and Speaker TBA -- Check back soon for updates

 

  2:00 p.m.    Break

 

  2:15 p.m.    Professional Development Seminar B

                          Topic and Speaker TBA -- Check back soon for updates

 

  3:15 p.m.    Break

 

  3:30 p.m.    Professional Development Seminar C

                          Topic and Speaker TBA -- Check back soon for updates

 

  5:30 p.m.    Group/Chapter Photos

                       Business Professional Attire

 

 6:30 p.m.    Initiation Ritual

                      Business Professional Attire

 

 7:00 p.m.    Awards Banquet

                      Business Professional Attire

 

Sunday, April 7, 2024

 Continental Breakfast - For Hotel Guests Only

 

 Depart for Home