Schedule Overview

Conference Schedule

Subject to change

Please note: Complimentary transportation will be available from both host hotels (Omni Richmond and Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown) to St. Catherine’s School each morning and back to the host hotel at the end of programming each evening.

A complimentary shuttle will also be available to the airport at the conclusion of the conference on Wednesday afternoon.

Monday, June 22, 2015

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM School Tours: Orchard House School and St. Gertrude High School
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pre-Conference Workshops*
Conference Registration Opens
12:00 PM Exhibit Hall & Technology Playground/Hackerspace Opens
The Technology Playground/Hackerspace is a place where you can explore the maker movement, do some tinkering of your own, and bring back hands-on project ideas that will inspire your students to become creators – rather than just consumers – of technology.
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch (for pre-conference workshop attendees and school tour participants only)
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM Welcome & Keynote Speaker Reshma Saujani
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Breakout Session A*
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Breakout Session B*
Featured Speaker Ruthe Farmer
5:00 PM Exhibit Hall & Technology Playground/Hackerspace Close
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Welcome Reception at St. Catherine’s School
Dinner on your own
* During these sessions, special programming dedicated to the work of school leaders and trustees will be offered. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss a range of issues which include but are not limited to school mission, enrollment management, liability, crisis management, and strategic planning.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast at St. Catherine’s School
8:00 AM Exhibit Hall & Technology Playground/Hackerspace Opens
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Keynote Speaker Maria Klawe, Presentation of the Ransome Prize, & Annual Membership Meeting
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Breakout Session C
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM INSPIRE! Session #1
Featured Speaker Rebecca Kamen
12:45 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch
1:45 PM – 3:15 PM Hands-on Workshops
3:15 PM – 3:45 PM Break/Snack in Exhibitor Hall
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Keynote Speakers Dorothy Bennett & Amy Leidtke
5:00 PM Exhibit Hall & Technology Playground/Hackerspace Close
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Girls’ School NET (Networking and Empowering Together)
Reception at the Omni Richmond Hotel
Dinner on your own

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast at St. Catherine’s School
8:30 AM Technology Playground/Hackerspace Opens
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM Keynote Speakers Ellen Stofan & Jacque Fetrow
Moderated by Julie Elberfeld
10:00 AM – 12:15 PM Transgender Students at Girls’ Schools: A Training and Discussion
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Breakout Session D
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM INSPIRE! Session #2
12:30 PM Conference Concludes