Schedule

This is the schedule from CMP Conclave 2018. Check back soon for the CMP Conclave 2019 schedule!

All speakers, topics, and times are subject to change.

Earn up to 9.00 CE credits for pre-conference workshops, and up to 9.50 CE credits for CMP Conclave.
Thursday, 15 November
Time
Session
Speaker
CE hours
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Mariela McIllwraith CMP, CMM, MBA
4
Friday, 16 November
Time
Session
Speaker
CE hours
7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
CMP Exam Development
*By Invitation Only, pre-requisite required. Sign-up to volunteer by 9/30.
Liz Dombrowski
  
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 
  
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Aleka Garcia, CMM, CMP-HC; Betsy Bondurant, CMM, CTE
3
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Mariela McIllwraith CMP, CMM, MBA
5
10:30 a.m. –
1:00 p.m.
Birmingham Taste Tour
*Pre-registration required
Birmingham CVB
  
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch on your own
*Grab lunch with other attendees at one of Birmingham's great restaurants
  
  
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Aleka Garcia, CMM, CMP-HC; Betsy Bondurant, CMM, CTE
2
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Bob Mellinger
2.5
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Birmingham CVB
  
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  
  
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Barbara Connell, CAE, CMP; and Joanne Dennison, MSEd, CMP
   
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Patrick Henry, CSP; and Jessica Pettitt, CSP
1
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  
  
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  
    

 

Saturday, 17 November
Time
Session
Speaker
CE hours
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  
   
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast & EventX
  
   
9:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum (open to students only)
*Separate registration required
Mariela McIllwraith, CMP, CMM, MBA
   
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Concurrent Breakouts
  
 
 
Miguel Neves, Social Media Chefs, Founder and CEO, CMP
1
 
Moderator: Joanne Dennison, CMP; Speakers: Glenn Rinsky, Chris Hasting, Clayton Sherrod, Eric Meyer
1
 
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1
10:45 a.m. –
11:15 a.m.
  
  
10:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Birmingham CVB
  
11:15 a.m. –
12:15 p.m.
Concurrent Breakouts
 
 
 
Aurora Dawn Benton, Courtney Lohmann,and Chance Thompson
1
 
Harvey Stern, Bellagio Resort Las Vegas, Executive Director of Catering and Banquets, CMP, CPCE; Lawrence Leonard, National Association for Catering and Events, Executive Director, CAE, CMP
1
 
Roger Rickard
1
 
Reda Bouali
1
 
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1
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Lunch and General Session: You have 7 seconds. Make them count!
Sylvie di Giusto
   
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Concurrent Breakouts
 
 
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
   
  
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Concurrent Breakouts
 
 
 
Glenn Thayer, The Voice of Meetings & Events, Professional Conference Moderator; Rebecca Garrett, Garrett Marketing, Sr. Consultant, Event Producer
1
 
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1
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
   
   
Open Evening

 

Sunday, 18 November
Time
Session
Speaker
CE hours
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast
  
  
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
CMP Study Group Leaders Coffee Klatche
*Pre-registration required
  
  
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Birmingham Children's Hospital
  
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Concurrent Breakouts
 
 
 
Christine Faiman, CMP; Angela Layton, CMP, CMM; Doug McPhee, CMP; Kim Stoermer, CMP; Gary Titunick, CMP
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Jonathan Howe, Howe and Hutton, Founding Partner, JD; Carol Norfleet, Destination Nashville, Executive Vice President, CMP, DMCP
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Deanna Griffith-House, Spectrum Reach,Sr. Program Manager, CMM, PMP, CMP
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10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Ben Nemtin
  
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch
  
  
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Birmingham Civil Rights Tour
*Pre-registration required
Birmingham CVB