TEXAAN 18 General Conference Reminders

TEXAAN and academic advisors from across Texas are preparing to descend on Houston for the 2018 TEXAAN Annual Conference. If you are joining the conference, here are a few friendly reminders from the conference committee.

  • Check-in & Materials
    • Check-in will be in the Richmond Room starting on Wednesday, February 28 from 11:00am-6:00pm and Thursday, March 1 from 7:30am-12:00pm.
    • If you registered and paid for the conference, you will check-in at the table with the “Pre-Registered” sign.
    • If you have not paid for the conference, you will check-in at the table with the “On-Site Registration” sign.  The TEXAAN Treasurer (Shana Goeyns) will be available to assist you with your payment.
    • You will receive your conference materials when you check-in which include (but not limited to) a power bank, conference booklet, bag, pen, nametag, Houston information, and much more.
  • Reflect, Imagine, Action 
    • Our 2018 conference theme is “Reflect, Imagine, Action: Celebrating 25 Years of TEXAAN.” We are not only celebrating TEXAAN, we are also celebrating you. We want your time at the conference to be a time to reflect, imagine, and create action for yourself, the academic advising profession, and the Texas Academic Advising Network (TEXAAN).
    • View the conference booklet under Conference Theme for more information about how the conference can help you reflect, imagine, and create action: http://texaan.org/conference-booklet/
  • Schedule & Presentations
    • Make sure to view the schedule to know when each event will occur during the conference.  We also have over 30 concurrent sessions available during the conference.  To read the description of each session, view the conference booklet: http://texaan.org/conference-booklet/

  • What To Bring
    • Business Cards – to use when you’re networking with your statewide colleagues
    • Your School Spirit Apparel – School Spirit Day is on Thursday, March 1 so make sure to bring apparel to wear so you can represent your institution.
    • If you are staying at the hotel, bring any occupancy tax exemption forms you may need.  Also, if you need to split the room cost for reimbursement purposes, make sure to let the person know when you check-in.

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