Schedule at a Glance
Breakout sessions are being added daily, so be sure to bookmark this page for the latest information.
MONDAY, JUNE 12
|7:30 am - 5:00 pm||Registration Open|
|9:00 am - 12:00 pm||Pre-Conference Sessions|
|9:00 am - 12:00 pm||Introduction to Keep Texas Beautiful and Affiliate Coordination (Pre-Conference Session)|
Speaker: Christine Chute Canul, Keep Texas Beautiful
Designed to provide a solid affiliate foundation, this training covers such topics as developing a board, setting up committees and program involvement. In the second half of the session, attendees will explore tools and ideas that surpass the fundamentals of the introductory session. Experienced coordinators will be available to provide insight into what it takes to maximize your resources and take your affiliate to higher ground.
|9:00 am - 11:30 am||Utilizing The Keep America Beautiful (KAB) Behavior Change System: Producing Lasting Results (Pre-Conference Session)|
Speaker: Cecile Carson, Keep America Beautiful
Learn how to use the Keep America Beautiful Behavior Change System, as recommended by the KAB National Behavior Advisory Council, to change behaviors related to end littering, improve recycling and beautifying Texas communities. *This session is open to KAB affiliates only.
|10:00 am - 12:00 pm||Identifying, Mitigating, and Managing Risks (Pre-Conference Session)|
Speaker: Tara Levy, Nonprofit Elements
In this workshop, we will help you develop an inventory of issues your organization may need to navigate and create an action plan with tactical next steps. We’ll discuss technology and social media, human resources, emergency plans (and communication plans to go with them), and insurance requirements related to running a successful nonprofit.
*There is a $25 fee for this session.
|10:00 am - 12:00 pm||Master Composter Local coordinator Training Orientation (Pre-Conference Session)|
Speaker: Sara Nichols, State of Texas Alliance for Recycling
In this session, you'll learn the ins and outs of the Master Composter Program and discover which resources STAR can provide for communities that want to host Master Composter training events.
*There is a $25 fee for this session.
|12:30 pm - 2:00 pm||Opening Session|
|2:15 pm - 5:00 pm||Concurrent Education Sessions|
|2:15 pm - 3:30 pm||Missouri City's Edible Arbor Trail|
|2:15 pm - 3:30 pm||Successful Succession Planning (Tara Levy, Nonprofit Elements)|
|3:45 pm - 5:00 pm||Board Development|
|5:15 pm - 6:00 pm||KTB Board of Directors Annual Meeting|
|6:30 pm - close||50th Anniversary Gala (separate ticket purchase; formal attire)|
TUESDAY, JUNE 13
|7:30 am – 9:30 pm||Registration Open|
|8:00 am – 5:00 pm||Exhibits Open|
|8:30 am – 4:30 pm||Concurrent Education Sessions|
|8:30 am - 9:45 am||Litter Free Texas|
|8:30am - 9:45 am||Marketing 101|
|10:00am - 11:15am||Small Town, Big Impact|
|10:00am - 11:15am||Illegal Dumping|
|11:30 am – 1:30 pm||Don’t Mess With Texas Luncheon|
|1:45pm - 3:00 pm||Youth and Educator Award Winners Panel|
|1:45pm - 3:45pm||Graffiti Going Green|
|1:45pm - 3:00pm||Filling Your Leadership Toolbox|
|3:15pm - 4:30pm||Frisco's Adopt-A-Street Program|
|3:15pm - 4:30pm||Innovative Outreach Strategies to Create Awareness|
|6:00 pm – 7:30 pm||Governor's Community Achievement Awards (GCAA) Reception (featuring auction and cash bar)|
|7:30 pm – 9:30 pm||GCAA Dinner (separate ticket purchase; cocktail attire)|
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14
|7:30 am – 1:30 pm||Registration Open|
|8:00 am – 1:30 pm||Exhibits Open|
|8:00 am – 10:00 am||Affiliate Recognition Breakfast|
|10:15 am – 3:00 pm||Concurrent Education Sessions|
|10:15 am - 11:30 am||Hot Projects for Small to Midsize Communities|
|10:15 am - 11:30 am||Hot Projects for Larger Communities|
|12:00 pm – 1:30 pm||Keep Texas Beautiful and Adopt-A-Highway Awards Luncheon|
|1:45 pm - 3:00 pm||TxDOT Adopt-A-Highway Annual Meeting|