Schedule of Programming

Subject to change

Monday, June 18, 2018

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM Registration Open
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pre-Conference Workshops

  • The Truth is in the Data: New Research on the Value of Girls’ Schools (additional fee)
  • Defining and Designing Global Citizenship Education for Girls (additional fee)
  • Sharing Solutions and Drawing Inspiration: A Conversation among Tuition-Free/State-Sponsored All-Girls Schools (no additional fee)
Lunch on your own
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Exhibit Spaces Open
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Welcome & Opening Remarks
Keynote Speaker
2:00 PM – 2:50 PM Breakout Session A
Featured Speaker: Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini
Sponsored by Round Square
2:50 PM – 3:20 PM Networking & Snack Break with Exhibitors
3:30 PM – 4:20 PM Breakout Session B
4:30 PM – 5:20 PM Keynote Speaker: Conor Neill
Sponsored by the European Association of Single-Sex Education
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Conference Welcome Reception
Girls’ School NET: Networking & Empowering Together Reception
Dinner on your own

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

7:15 AM — 8:15 AM The State of Girls’ Schools: Breakfast and Conversation

Join NCGS Executive Director Megan Murphy for breakfast and a conversation about the state of girls’ schools today. What are the trends NCGS is tracking at the national and global level? How can we all work together to raise awareness about the benefits of an all-girls education? Register now to find out the answers to these questions and more! The cost is $50.

7:30 AM — 5:00 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:30 AM – 9:20 AM Keynote Speaker: Sylvia Acevedo
Sponsored by the Young Women’s Preparatory Network
9:35 AM – 10:25 AM INSPIRE! Session
Featured Speakers:

  • Sylvia Acevedo, “Continue the Conversation”
  • Featured Speaker
10:35 AM – 11:25 PM Breakout Session C
11:40 AM – 12:30 PM Breakout Session D
12:30 PM – 1:15 PM Grab & Go Lunch
1:15 PM – 2:05 PM Presentation of the Ransome Prize and H. William Christ Educator Prize, and Recognition of the Moulton Student Global Citizenship Grant Awardee and the CalWest Educators Lee Miller Scholarship Recipients

Keynote Speaker: Gail Kelly
Sponsored by the Alliance of Girls’ School Australasia

2:20 PM – 3:30 PM Breakout Session E
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Networking & Snack Break with Exhibitors
4:00 PM Exhibit Spaces Close
4:00 PM – 4:50 PM Keynote Speaker: Halla Tómasdóttir
Sponsored by the Margét Pála Schools

Dinner on your own or join a “Dine Around” (space is limited)

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

7:45 AM – 8:30 AM Affinity Group Meetings
8:30 AM – 9:20 AM Keynote Speaker: Simon Noakes
Sponsored by the Association of State Girls’ Schools
9:35 AM – 10:25 AM Breakout Session F
Featured Speaker
10:40 AM – 11:30 AM Breakout Session G
11:40 AM – 12:30 PM Keynote Speaker: Fireside Chat with Billie Jean King
Sponsored by Girls Prep
Lunch on own
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Post-Conference School Visits (additional fee)

As part of the ongoing management of our environmental and financial resources, we will be printing a limited number of programs for distribution upon request only at the conference. The program will be an abridged version containing the schedule overview with session titles only (no descriptions). In late May/early June, you will receive an email invitation to download our environmentally friendly mobile app that will contain all of the information you need to make the most of your time with us during the event.