AAERT 26th Annual Conference
June 20 - 22, 2019
Louisville, KY
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Committee Time
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Registration Open
1:00 pm
Exhibitor Setup
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Exhibits Open
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
CET Study Session
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
CER Study Session
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Welcome Reception
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sessions for Friday
7:30 am to 11:30 am
Registration Open
7:30 am to 8:15 am
Continental Breakfast
8:15 am to 8:30 am
President's Welcome
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Keynote Speaker
9:45 am to 10:45 am
(Track 1) Transcribing Regional Dialects
(Track 2) Putting Together a Digital Reporter Kit
10:45 am to 11:15 am
Break/Vendor Time
11:15 am to 12:15 pm
Marketing Bootcamp
12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
Lunch
1:45 pm to 3:00 pm
(Track 1) Grammar/Punctuation
(Track 2) The Four D's - Demonstration, Digital, Depositions, and Differences
3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Break/Vendor Time
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Courthouse Visit
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sessions for Saturday
7:00 am to 11:30 am
Registration Open
7:00 am to 8:00 am
Breakfast
8:00 am to 9:00 am
Annual Meeting
9:00 am to 10:00 am
Keynote Speaker
10:00 am to 10:15 am
Break/Vendor Time
10:15 am to 11:15 am
(Track 1) Workstation Ergonomics
(Track 2) Saving for Retirement
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Professional Portraits for Attendees
11:15 am to 11:30 am
Break/Vendor Time
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
The Business of Doing Business
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Lunch/Awards
1:45 pm to 2:45 pm
(Track 1) Managing Bad Audio
(Track 2) Taking Good Log Notes
2:45 pm to 3:00 pm
Break/Vendor Time
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Technology Roundtable
8:00am
Registration Opens (Anchor) Continental Breakfast Sponsored by TBD
8:00am - 10:00am
Exhibitor Set Up (TopTec, Eureka!, Shelter)
9:00am - 10:00am
Test It: The 10 x 10 Challenge
The wind test returns challenging different products and anchoring methods. Speaker: Nick Deninno, Block and Roll Tent Ballast Solutions
10:00am
Tour of the Tents (2 Groups)
11:45 am
Lunch - sponsored by TBD
12:00pm- 2:00 pm
Exhibitor Set (TopTec, Eureka!, Shelter)
12:30pm
MATRA Games (sign up at Registration - Anchor Tent)
All Games take place simultaneously and will end promptly at 2:30pm, so don't wait to participate. All participants must show their MATRA registration badge when signing up for a game. NO Exceptions!!
MATRA GAMES
(1st, 2nd & 3rd Places. 1st Place over 40 Overall. 1st Place Women's Overall. Men's Overall: 1st - Golden Sledgehammer, 2nd & 3rd Places)
1 man stake toss - sponsored by Eureka! Tents
1 man stake driving - sponsored by Pioneer Tool & Forge
1 man knot tying - sponsored by TopTec Products, LLC
1 man tent lacing - sponsored by Cornerstone Event Products
2 man stake driving - sponsored by Aztec Tents
2 man tent folding - sponsored by Fred's Tents
1 man tent toss - sponsored by Anchor Industries
1 man table/chair - sponsored by Granite Industries
1 man sledgehammer throw - sponsored by PHP
2:30pm - 7:00pm
Exhibits Open Food & Beverage from 4:30pm - 6:30pm. (TopTec, Eureka!, Shelter)
7:30pm - 10:30pm
Awards Dinner (Dinner Tent, Grandchamp Structure) Dinner Ticket Required
8:30am - 10:00am
Exhibits Open (TopTec, Eureka!, Shelter) Coffee service in all Exhibit tents.
10:00am - 11:00am
MATRA Breakfast with Prizes - Open to all attendees. (Grandchamp Structure)
11:00am
Striking of Displays & Tents. Volunteers are needed to help take down the tents and secure the area. Please help if you can.