Schedule at a Glance

AORE is the premier resource for outdoor recreation and education professionals and students. We offer many educational sessions, activity sessions, pre-conference workshops and keynote addresses all for YOU. Click on the links below to learn more about what the AORE Annual Conference has to offer. 

 

Saturday through Monday, October 28-30, 2017

Time

Event

Location

Varies                                             

Pre-Conference Workshops

Varies

 

 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Time

Event

Location

Varies

Pre-Conference Workshops and Welcome Activities

Varies

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Coalition for Outdoor Access and US Forest Service Permitting Workshop

Crystal Ballroom AB

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Demo Day

Explore Park

2:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Registration and AORE National Office Hours

North Entry

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Committee Meetings (all committees)

Hotel Roanoke

 

 

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Time

Event

Location

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.    

Registration and AORE National Office Hours

North Entry

7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Career and Student Center

Crystal Ballroom CD

7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.

Presenter Meeting

Crystal Ballroom AB

7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.

Volunteer Pep Rally

Crystal Ballroom E

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast, Opening Remarks and Keynote Address

Roanoke Ballroom

10:15 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Educational Sessions 

Varies

10:15 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Collaborate Sessions

Pocahontas A

10:15 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Summit Series

Shenandoah B

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Student Networking Lunch

Nearby Restaurants

4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Executive Reception (by invitation)

Roanoke Ballroom

5:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Dinner On Your Own

Nearby Restaurants

5:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Hall Grand Opening, Pint Glass Social, Silent and NOBA Auctions (snacks provided)

Roanoke Ballroom

 

 

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Time

Event

Location

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Registration and AORE National Office Hours

North Entry

7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Career and Student Center

Crystal Ballroom CD

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Yoga

Peacock Alley

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Student Business Meeting (breakfast included)

Crystal Ballroom AB

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast, Exhibitor Hall and Silent and NOBA Auctions

Roanoke Ballroom

8:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Educational Sessions

Varies

8:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Summit Series

Shenandoah B

8:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Research Symposium

Crystal Ballroom AB

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Lunch in the Exhibitor Hall, Silent and NOBA Auctions

Roanoke Ballroom

2:00 p.m.

Silent Auction Ends

Roanoke Ballroom

2:15 p.m.

NOBA Auction Ends

Roanoke Ballroom

2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Town Hall #1

Appalachian

5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Research Symposium Poster Presentation

North Entry Hokie Wall

5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Silent Auction and NOBA Auction Pickup

Roanoke Ballroom

5:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Dinner On Your Own

Nearby Restaurants

7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Super Social

Taubman Museum of Art

 

 

Friday, November 3, 2017

Time

Event

Location

7:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Registration and AORE National Office Desk Open

North Entry

7:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Career and Student Center

Crystal Ballroom CD

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Roanoke Foyer

8:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Educational Sessions

Varies

8:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Collaborate Sessions

Pocahontas A

8:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Snap Learning Sessions (30-minute mini sessions)

Pocahontas B

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Town Hall #2

Appalachian

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch On Your Own

Nearby Restaurants

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Annual Business Meeting

Shenandoah AB

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Awards Social Hour

Roanoke Foyer

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Awards Banquet and Dinner

Roanoke Ballroom