Preliminary - Subject to Change
Friday November 8th
4:00pm Registration Desk Opens
5:00pm Credentials Desk Opens
5:30pm Contest Chair Briefing - Table Topics
6:00pm Chief Judge Briefing - Table Topics
Education Presenters Briefing
First Timer’s Reception/Briefing
7:45pm Opening Ceremonies
Parade of Banners
8:00pm DTM Ceremony
8:15pm Table Topics Contest
9:45pm Announcements and Adjourn
Saturday November 9th
7:00am Credentials Desk Opens
7:30am Registration Desk Opens
7:30am Breakfast (for full registrants only)
8:30am Two parallel education sessions
9:45am Keynote session
11:00am Hall of Fame (Awards)
1:00pm Two parallel educational sessions
2:15pm Two parallel educational sessions
3:15pm Credentials Desk closes
3:45pm District Council Meeting - Proxy Form
5:30pm Contest Chair Briefing - Humorous Speech
6:00pm Chief Judge Briefing - Humorous Speech
7:30pm Veterans Recognition Ceremony
7:45pm Humorous Speech Contest
9:45pm Conference Recognition/Announcements
10:00pm Contest Winners Announcement
Registration Desk Hours
Friday 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am – 8:00pm
Credentials Desk Hours
Friday 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am – noon
Saturday 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Friday 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am – 11:30am
Saturday 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
The Attitude Check: Lessons in Leadership
presented by Past International Director Heath Suddleson, DTM
Professionally, Heath is a principal member of the corporate
project controls team for a global engineering and construction
company where he is responsible for reviewing and revising policies, as well as the development and delivery of training programs, which he has conducted on 5 continents.
Join Heath for a look at what makes leadership styles effective
and how simple changes in attitude can have tremendous impact on results. These lessons can be applied to volunteers and paid staff alike. Several leadership styles will be examined as well as the attitudes that affect the outcomes. Attendees will learn how to craft messages for buy in, how to implement highly effective rewards and incentive programs, how to groom the next generation of leaders, and much more.
"Leveraging Internet Resources for Professional Growth"
by District 55 Webmaster Jerry Barrett, DTM
Many services are available through the Internet to both increase your personal effectiveness as a professional and to promote your Toastmasters club. And most of them are FREE! Attend this session to hear a brief overview of some of these services and how they can be used.
by Past District 55 Governor Atheria Scott, DTM, and Deborah Arrington, DTM
This session is designed for new members, non-members and those who want to re-ignite their journey in Toastmasters. You will learn the basics about Toastmasters and the speaking and leadership opportunities available on this exciting journey.
"High Octane Club Leadership"
by Past International Director Heath Suddleson, DTM
Every club can have an active membership and vibrant feel if the club officers know where to put the focus. This session focuses on how club officers can get their club running on all cylinders. Participants will learn that service to the members and will recognize what keeps people going so that burnout can be avoided. The roles of all club officers will be discussed as well as specific examples of how to engage the members for a more successful club environment.
"Table Topics Torture"
by Jim Barshop, DTM
Remember when you first stood up to give a Table Topic? Did it seem like torture to you? In this session, Jim is going to transform those terrifying moments with a game. Join in the fun with a stimulating round of "Table Topics Torture," a marathon game of short impromptu speeches. Learn how you can take this dynamic approach back to your club and show them that Table Topics doesn’t have to be torture any longer.
"How to Deliver a Winning Speech & Evaluation"
by 2013 District 55 International Speech Champion Mike Carr, CTM, and 2013 District 55 Evaluation Champion Melissa Martinez-Carrasco, ACB/CL
Join Mike and Melissa as they share tips and tricks for delivering a winning speech and evaluation. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and participate in a panel style discussion after the presentations.
"Taking Toastmasters Outside the Club"
by Jef Conn, ACB/ALB and Lieutenant Governor Education and Training Crystal Dyer, DTM
We join Toastmasters to improve our own communications and leadership skills. But what impact does Toastmasters really have? Join this duo of district leaders for an inspiring and engaging session to identify the many ways that you can use your Toastmasters training to improve your career, your community, and your relationships.
$140 On-site Full Registration starting Friday, November 8
Limited! Full Registrations will be available on-site based on space and meal availability
$100 SUPER Early Bird Full Registration
Valid through May 31st, 2013
$110 Early Bird Full Registration
Valid through June 30th, 2013
$125 Regular Full Registration
Valid through October 7, 2013
$135 "Last Chance" Full Registration
Valid through November 4, 2013
$120 "First-Timers" Full Registration
Available until November 4, 2013, and only available to those who have not previously attended a District Conference
A LA CARTE
Available through November 8 at noon via on-line charge card registration, then limited availability on-site at the conference
REGISTER AND PAY BY CHARGE CARD
Payment is via PayPal. Processing fees have been added. You can pay using your PayPal account or you can use your VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express debit or credit card.
King room - $89 + taxes. Max two per room
Double room - $99 + taxes. Max four per room
Call (512) 343-0888. Group code "TID"
On-line (link). Group code is already filled in.
Cutoff date for the block: October 25, 2013