2017 Conference Schedule

Wednesday, June 21
1–5 PM
Registration (Colonial Hall Apartments)
4–5 PM
Meeting of Faculty with Crystal Hayduk and Susan Lower
5–6 PM
Dinner (Breen Student Union)
6:15–6:45 PM
First-Timers Meeting with Janyce Brawn and Anne Waterman Murphy (Lounge of HAL – Hall of Arts and Letters)
7–8:15 PM
“St. Davids Live”
Keynote with Michelle Medlock Adams (HAL)
8:30 PM
Genre Fellowship Groups (Basement of Colonial Hall Apartments)

Thursday, June 22
7:30 AM
Chapel hosted by Donald Hasselman (Student Union, second floor)
8–9 AM
Breakfast (Student Union)
9–9:30 AM
“St. Davids Live” (HAL)
9:30–10:30 AM
Marketing Boot Camp – General Session
10:30–10:45 AM
Break
10:45–11:45 AM
Children’s Writers Boot Camp (continuing) – Medlock
Foundation of Fiction through Film (continuing) – Everson
The Essentials of a Good Devotion – Fairchild & Brosius
12–1 PM
Lunch (Student Union)
1–2:30 PM
Free time: Write, read, pray, journal, walk, network, nap
Genre Critique Groups
2:30–3:30 PM
Writing to Feel God’s Pleasure – Zill
Ghost Writing – Medlock
Self Editing – Halls Johnson
Public Speaking (continuing) – Hamilton
3:45–4:45 PM
Peace in the Literary Storm – Hart
Show Don’t Tell – Halls Johnson
First Page Critique – Everson & Medlock
Public Speaking (continuing) – Hamilton
5–6 PM
Dinner (Student Union)
6:30 PM
“St. Davids Got Talent” (HAL)
 
Friday, June 23
7:30 AM
Chapel hosted by Donald Hasselman (Student Union, second floor)
8–9 AM
Breakfast (Student Union)
9–9:30 AM
“St. Davids Live” (HAL)
9:30–10:30 AM
Marketing Boot Camp – General Session
10:30–10:45 AM
Break
10:45–11:45 AM
Children’s Writers Boot Camp (continuing) – Medlock
Foundation of Fiction through Film (continuing) – Everson
A Purpose-Driven Blog – Caye
12–1 PM
Lunch (Student Union)
1–2:30 PM
Free time: Write, read, pray, journal, walk, network, nap
Genre Critique Groups Continued
2:30–3:30 PM
Writing as Creative Expression (2 part) – Zill
How to Write for Kids When You Don’t Have Any – Medlock
Show Don’t Tell – Johnson
Public Speaking (continuing) – Hamilton
3:45–4:45 PM
Self Editing – Johnson
The Chicken Soup Way – Caye
Starting Strong – Hart
Public Speaking (continuing) – Hamilton
5–6 PM
Dinner (Student Union)
6:30 PM
The Great St. Davids Auction (HAL)

Saturday, June 24
7:30 AM
Chapel hosted by Donald Hasselman (Student Union, second floor)
8–9 AM
Breakfast (Student Union)
9–9:30 AM
“St. Davids Live” (HAL)
9:30–10:30 AM
Marketing Boot Camp – General Session
10:30–10:45 AM
Break
10:45–11:45 AM
Children’s Writers Boot Camp (continuing) – Medlock
Foundation of Fiction through Film (continuing) – Everson
The Chicken Soup Way – Caye
Social Media Maven (continuing, Saturday only) – Wilhelm
12–1 PM
Lunch (Student Union)
1–2:30 PM
St. Davids Christian Writers’ Association Meeting
2:30–3:30 PM
Taking Biblical Truth to the General Market – Medlock
Characters Anonymous – Caye
Writing as Creative Expression (2 part) – Zill
Public Speaking (continuing) – Hamilton
Social Media Maven (continuing, Saturday only) – Wilhelm
3:45–4:45 PM
A Purpose-Driven Blog– Caye
Public Speaking (continuing) – Hamilton
Social Media Maven (continuing, Saturday only) – Wilhelm
6 PM
Banquet and Awards Presentations
Keynote: Lissa Halls Johnson

Sunday, June 25
8–9 AM
Breakfast
9–10:30 AM
Sunday Worship
Message

Thursday–Saturday 
9:30–11:45 AM and 3:30–4:45 PM
Agents and editors will be available for 15-minute appointments to discuss potential projects. (Sign-up for times will be available in the conference book store during conference.)