Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, October 14

8:00am-3:00pm (shotgun start at 9:00 a.m.)
Golf Tournament at Resort Course
Overall tournament sponsored by Cengage Learning.
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm 
Registration
Attendee badges sponsored by DJA Financial Services. Attendee bags sponsored by McGraw Hill & Pearson. Official survey provider: Wonderlic. 
5:00-6:00pm
Invitation Only PAC Contributor Party 
All PAC contributors are welcome to attend! 
6:00-8:00pm
Exhibitors Opening Reception 
Meet and Greet Candidates for Board Election 
Sponsored by Salmon Sims Thomas & Associates.

Wednesday, October 15

7:30-8:30am
Breakfast with Exhibitors 
Sponsored by F.A. Davis Company. 
7:30am-5:00pm
Exhibits Open 
8:30-9:45am
Opening Remarks and Keynote Speaker Kirstie DeBiase
Steve Smith, Chair, CCST and Jerry Valdez, Executive Director, CCST
Keynote speaker sponsored by McGraw Hill & Pearson. 
9:45-10:00am
Break with Exhibitors 
Sponsored by Cengage.
10:00-10:50am
Regulatory Panel: TWC, THECB, TDLR and Board of Nursing
10:50-11:40am
Accreditation Panel: ACCSC and ACICS
11:40am-12:00pm
Break with Exhibitors
12:00-1:30 pm 
Lunch and CCST Awards of Distinction
Annual Business Meeting and Board Elections – Ballots Distributed
Sponsored by McGraw Hill & Pearson. 
1:30-2:45pm
Concurrent Sessions 
Sponsored by ITT Educational Services and Western Technical College. 
2:45-3:45pm
Break with Exhibitors & Prize Drawings
Sponsored by Salmon Sims Thomas & Associates.
3:45-5:00pm
5:30-7:30pm
Chairman’s Celebration Reception, PAC Auction
Entertainment sponsored by Kaplan Higher Education.

Thursday, October 16

9:00-10:00am
Larry Gilbert PAC Breakfast/Speaker
Sponsored by The Ocean Corporation.
10:00am-12:00pm
Featured Workshops 
 Nursing
 Regulatory/Legislative Update
 Self-Assessment
12:00-2:00 pm
Board of Directors Meeting