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The 2018 IPBC will be a very unique opportunity to gain educational insight on a variety of topics, but to also engage in networking events that are once in a lifetime.

Here is an overview of the conference schedule:

Schedule Overview

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
5:00PM - 7:00PM Registration Opens

Preconference Schedule - Wednesday, October 24, 2018
7:00AM - 8:00PM Registration Open
7:00AM - 7:45AM Continental Breakfast for preconference registrants
8:00AM - 12:00PM Preconference Session #1
12:00PM - 1:30PM Lunch (on your own)
1:30PM - 5:00PM Preconference Session #2
5:00PM - 9:00PM Exhibits Open
6:00PM - 6:15PM Welcome and Opening
6:15PM - 7:30PM Opening Session (Plenary Session #1: Terri L. Major-Kincade, MD, MPH, FAAP)
7:30PM - 9:00PM Welcome Reception (additional cost of $50.00 /ticket)

Main Conference Schedule - Thursday, October 25, 2018
7:00AM - 4:30PM Registration Open
7:30AM - 6:00PM Exhibits Open
7:15AM - 8:15AM Continental Breakfast
8:15AM - 8:30AM Welcome and Opening
8:30AM - 9:45AM Opening Session (Plenary Session #2: June Hanke, MSN, MPH, RN)
9:45AM - 10:15AM Break
10:15AM - 11:15AM Concurrent Session #1
11:15AM - 12:35PM Lunch, Poster Presentations, Networking
12:35PM - 12:45PM Announcements
12:45PM - 2:00PM Plenary Session #3: Diane Sanford, PhD
2:00PM - 2:30PM Break - Poster Presentations
2:30PM - 3:30PM Concurrent Session #2
3:45PM - 4:45PM  Beyond IPBC: How PLIDA keeeps YOU Connected (all welcome)
5:30PM - 7:00PM Presidents Reception (by invitation only)

Friday, October 26, 2018
6:30AM - 7:45AM Sunrise Cinema
7:00AM - 5:00PM Registration Open
6:15AM - 8:00AM Continental Breakfast
7:30AM - 5:00PM Exhibits Open
8:00AM - 8:15AM Welcome and Opening
8:15AM - 9:30AM Opening Session (Plenary Session #4: Brian S. Carter, MD)
9:30AM - 10:00AM Break
10:00AM - 11:00AM Concurrent Session #3
11:00AM - 12:20PM Break, Lunch, Poster Presentations
12:20PM - 12:30PM Announcements
12:30PM - 1:45PM Plenary Session #5: Denise Cote-Arsenault, PhD, RNC, FNAP, FAAN
1:45PM - 2:15PM Break, Final Time for Poster Presentations
2:15PM - 3:15PM Concurrent Session #4
3:15PM - 3:30PM Break
3:30PM - 4:30PM Concurrent Session #5
4:30PM - 5:30PM Book Signing Reception
5:30PM Exhibits and PLIDA Place Close

Saturday, October 27, 2018
7:00AM - 12:00PM Registration Open
7:00AM - 8:00AM Yoga
8:00AM - 9:00AM Full Breakfast
9:00AM - 10:15AM Plenary Session #6: Kathie Kobler, PhD, APN, PCNS-BC, CHPPN, FPCN
10:15AM - 10:30AM Conference Closing
11:15AM - 6:15PM Historic St. Charles and Angel of Hope Visit and Service

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