Illinois Association of Community College Agriculture Instructors (IACCAI) 52nd Annual Conference & Ag Articulation Conference Thursday and Friday, October 11 & 12, 2018 Hosted by Lake Land College
Ag College, University, and High School instructors are invited to attend along with all agricultural and educational support groups (guidance counselors, administrators, advisory councils, etc.). Please forward to individuals that may be interested in attending.
Hotel Information: Holiday Inn Mattoon IL 217 235 2060 Block rate of $92.00 Quality Inn Block rate of $72 217 235 0222 Room is held until October 1
Please use the link below to submit registration for this year's conference. The registration form also has the option to pay IACCAI membership dues, allowing for invoices to be paid with one check. As a reminder, members must pay dues by October 31 each year to remain in good standing.
We look forward to networking with you at the IACCAI 52nd Annual Conference and hope that you will find it to be informative and enjoyable!
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Conference Cost: $150 for full conference or $50 for each individual meal function (partial day).
Tentative Conference Agenda
Thursday October 11, 2018 – Lake Land College West Building 5001 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, IL 61938
9 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Group Tours – We will be leaving promptly at 9:00 a.m. 10:00 – 11:00 Energy Farm Speakers: Tim Mies, Director of Energy Farm Operations & Dr. Sarah Lovell, Crop Sciences Undergraduate Program Coordinator Address: 4110 S. Race St. Urbana, IL 61802 firstname.lastname@example.org 11:00 - 11:15 IACCAI Guests Carpool to Turner Hall Address: 1102 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 11:15 – 12:00 Computer Science + Crop Sciences Informational Session, Turner Hall Speakers: Dr. Carrie Butts-Wilmsmeyer, Research Assistant Professor & Dr. Matthew Hudson, Professor 12:00 - 1:00 Lunch with ACES at the Spice Box, Bevier Hall Speakers: Casey McFadden, Coordinator of Transfer Recruitment & ACES Representatives 1:00 - 2:00 Leadership in Agriculture Informational Session, Bevier Hall Speakers: Gary Ochs, Instructor Agriculture Science Education & Agricultural Leadership Education Students 2:00 - 2:45 IACCAI Guests Carpool back to the Energy Farm – Thanks for Visiting! Please arrive at the West Building by 8:45 for the tours. We will be taking college vans; so, please RSVP to email@example.com for your seat and lunch order on tour. Fort those traveling from the north feel free to meet us at ___by 9:50am for the tours. Thank You
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Conference Registration, West Building room 119
3:45 - 4:45 p.m. IAI Ag Panel Meeting – West Building Room 119 (All are WELCOME and Encouraged to attend)
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. University Reports: ISU, SIU-C, U of I, WIU; West Building Room 119
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Hotel Check-In and Social Time at: West Building Atrium
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Opening Session and Dinner -Call to Order – Ryan Orrick -Welcome -Guest Speakers -Dinner -Introductions -Conference Overview - Organizational Awards Presentations and Recognitions
Friday, October 12, 2018 – Lake Land College Campus – West Building Room 119 5001 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, IL 61938
7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast/Welcome - Room 119
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Articulation & Program Area Committee Meetings Program Administrator / Division Chairs Room 136 Ag Education / Ag Mech Subject Area Room 127 Ag Computers / Horticulture Subject Area Room 135 Agronomy/ Ag Business&Production Area Room 124
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Teaching/Classroom Information; Guided PATHWAYS Darci Cather Dean of Guided Pathways Lake Land College
11:00 – 12:00 Lunch West Building 119/120
12:00 – 1:00 Organization Committee Meetings Ag Advocacy – Room 136 Articulation – Room 127 IL PAS – Room 135 In-Service – Room 124 (Next year’s conference planning)
1:00 - 2:30 IACCAI Business Meeting Call to Order Approval of Agenda Approval of Minutes Financial Report Affiliate Reports/Updates Articulation Committee Reports IACCAI Committee Reports Old Business New Business Election of 2017-18 Officers Adjourn