2020 Time to THRIVE Schedule

Take a look at our 2020 conference schedule to get a sense of what to expect in 2021.

Friday, February 14, 2020

1:00 PM: Conference Registration Opens

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM: Optional Pre-Conference for Beginners (Additional Registration Fee)

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM: Attendee Welcome Reception
Join us for a Welcome Reception with food and cash beverages just outside of the Ballroom. This is a great time to socialize, network and kick-off an exciting and empowering weekend! We encourage all attendees to wear red or pink as a sign of support for LGBTQ youth. (Conference badge required for entry.)

6:30 PM - 9:15 PM: Opening Plenary
Our exciting Opening Plenary will include guest speakers, an advocate awards ceremony and entertainment. (Conference badge required for entry.)

Saturday, February 15, 2020

7:30 AM - 6:15 AM: Conference Registration is Open

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM: Breakfast Buffet

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM: Saturday Plenary: Keynote Speakers

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM: Workshops A

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM: Workshops B

12:45 PM - 2:30 PM: Luncheon with Keynote Speakers and Special Guests

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM: Workshops C

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM: Workshops D

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM: Dinner on Your Own

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Optional Film Screening

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Youth Attendance: Approximately 100 youth (ages 13-22) who are part of local GSAs and other advocacy organizations will be joining us on the last day of the conference to attend youth-focused workshops and the closing plenary. Interested youth must complete a Youth Application, which will be available in October. The limited number of slots will be given out on a first come, first served basis.

8:00 AM - 12:30 PM: Conference Registration is Open

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: Breakfast Buffet

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM: Workshops E

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM: Networking Snack and Coffee Break

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM: Closing Plenary: Keynote Speakers

12:30 PM: Conference Concludes for Adult Attendees (Lunch on your own)

*12:45 PM - 3:00 PM: Conference Continues for Youth Attendees & Chaperones

Have questions?

Contact us with questions or to request additional information.

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who made our 2020 conference a huge success!