Schedule at a Glance

As of August 17; subject to change. Please check back periodically for updates.

Thursday, October 19

9:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. ASTC Diversity and Leadership Development Fellows Opening Session*

Friday, October 20

7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. ASTC Diversity and Leadership Development Fellows Workshop*
8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. ASTC Board of Directors Meeting*
9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Preconference Workshops^^
1:00–5:00 p.m. CEO Forum^^
5:00–6:00 p.m. Conference Navigation and Networking^^
6:00–7:00 p.m. Welcome to San Jose Meet-Ups

Saturday, October 21

7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:30–8:00 a.m. Meet and Greet Breakfast
8:00–10:45 a.m. Opening Keynote Presentation and Roy L. Shafer Leading Edge Awards Ceremony
10:45 a.m.–6:15 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
12:45–1:45 p.m. Networking Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:00–1:45 p.m. Creating a Great Session Proposal Brown Bag Lunch
2:00–3:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions/Poster Presentations
3:15–4:15 p.m. Exhibit Hall Refreshment Break
4:30–5:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
7:30–11:30 p.m. Saturday Night Party at the Tech Museum of Innovation^^

Sunday, October 22

7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Registration Open
9:00–10:00 a.m. Beverage Break in the Exhibit Hall
9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
10:15–11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions/Poster Presentations
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Development Luncheon^^
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Live Demonstration Hour
1:15–2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
3:00–4:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
4:30–6:00 p.m. Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall
5:00–6:30 p.m. Governing Member Directors Appreciation Reception*

Monday, October 23

7:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Registration Open
9:15–10:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
10:45–11:30 a.m. Alan J. Friedman Science Center Dialogues, presented by the Kavli Foundation
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. ASTC Business Meeting/2018 ASTC Conference Preview
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. CEO/Trustee Luncheon^^
2:30–3:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
4:15–5:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

Tuesday, October 24

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Museum Open House Day
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Big Screen Day
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Planetarium Demonstrations

Please check back periodically for updates.

*For members and/or invited guests only
^^Denotes a paid and/or registration required event