Program

Employee Ownership Conference

Pittsburgh, PA :: April 9–11, 2019 (preconference on April 8)

Save the Date: April 9–11, 2019

Registration for 2019 will open in mid-November, and a more detailed program plus additional details will be posted by December.
Preconference: Monday, April 8
8:15–12:15
Two Preconference sessions
1:00–5:00
Three Preconference sessions
4:30–7:30
Main Conference Pre-Events

Includes early registration and an informal meet and greet event.

Day One: Tuesday, April 9
7:30–6:00
Registration Open
7:45–10:15
Buffet Continental Breakfast

In Exhibit Foyer near Registration

7:45–7:15
Exhibits Open
8:00–8:45
Orientation

Orientation for new attendees

9:00–10:15
Concurrent Sessions 1

14 concurrent breakout sessions in five topic area tracks

10:30–11:45
Concurrent Sessions 2

14 concurrent breakout sessions in five topic area tracks

11:50–1:20
Opening Luncheon Session
11:50–12:20
Luncheon
12:20–12:45
Excellence in Ownership Awards
12:45–1:15
Opening Address
1:15–4:15
Continuous Afternoon Coffee

In exhibit foyer

1:45–2:30
Concurrent Sessions 3 (Compact Sessions)

14 concurrent breakout sessions in five topic area tracks

2:30–3:00
Afternoon Food and Beverage Break

in Exhibit Foyer

3:00–4:15
Concurrent Sessions 4

14 concurrent breakout sessions in five topic area tracks

4:30–5:15
Concurrent Sessions 5 (Compact Sessions)

14 concurrent breakout sessions in five topic area tracks

5:15–7:15
Opening Cocktail Reception
Day Two: Wednesday, April 10
7:30–6:00
Registration and Exhibits Open
7:30–10:00
Buffet Continental Breakfast

In Exhibit Foyer

7:30–8:30
Choice of Expert One-on-One Appointments Group 1 or Breakfast Roundtable Discussions
8:40–10:05
General Session: Announcements & Keynote Panel
10:20–11:40
Concurrent Sessions 6

14 concurrent breakout sessions in five topic area tracks

11:50–1:00
Lunch with Optional Expert Roundtable Discussions

Over 70 tables will feature discussion topics led by experts. Additional tables reserved for casual conversations.

11:50–1:00
ESOP Emerging Leaders Luncheon

Open to attendees 39 years of age and under, or those with 5 years or less of experience in this field. Seating limited, advance registration required.

1:00–4:15
Continuous Afternoon Coffee
1:15–1:50
Campfire Sessions or Afternoon Stretch

Either join a participatory discussion session and learn about or share great new ideas or gear up for an afternoon of concentration by attending an afternoon stretch session

2:00–3:15
Concurrent Sessions 7

14 concurrent breakout sessions in five topic area tracks

3:15–3:45
Afternoon Food and Beverage Break

In Exhibit Foyer

3:45–5:00
Concurrent Sessions 8

14 concurrent breakout sessions in five topic area tracks

5:15–6:15
Expert One-on-One Appointments Group 2 or Women's Networking Event
6:30
Evening Events

TBA

Day Three: Thursday, April 11
7:30–10:30
Registration and Exhibits Open
7:30–10:00
Buffet Continental Breakfast

In Exhibit Foyer

7:30–8:30
Choice of Expert One-on-One Appointments Group 3 or Breakfast Roundtable Discussions
8:45–9:15
Closing General Session: Announcements and Closing Address and Video
9:30–10:45
Concurrent Sessions 9

14 concurrent breakout sessions in five topic area tracks

11:00–12:15
Concurrent Sessions 10

14 concurrent breakout sessions in five topic area tracks

12:15
Conference Adjourns

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