2017 Schedule

CMP Conclave 2017 Preliminary Schedule of Events

Sessions and times are subject to change

Attendees at Conclave can earn up to 12.75 hours of CE.

Sunday, November 12

8:00 am–5:00 pm

Registration Open
1:00 pm–5:00 pm Sustainable Event Professional Certificate Program
*Registration required

Monday, November 13

7:30 am–2:30 pm   CMP Exam Development
*By Invitation Only
8:00 am–5:00 pm  Registration Open
8:30 pm–2:30 pm Sustainable Event Professional Certificate Program
*Registration required
1:00 pm–2:30 pm PreCon: Meetings in the Life Science/Healthcare Sector - no batteries required*
Agnès Caconica & Aleka Garcia
*Pre-registration required
1:00 pm–2:30 pm PreCon: I Need a Different Perspective*
Joanne Dennison
*Pre-registration required
1:00 pm–3:00 pm Sponsor Marketplace
3:00 pm–5:00 pm

Welcome & Opening Program:
Pegine, "You are GEMS! Great Engaged CMP Leaders Manifest Success"

5:00 pm–6:00 pm

Sponsor Marketplace
6:00 pm–6:30 pm First Time Attendee Q&A

6:30 pm–9:00 pm
Welcome Reception
Hosted by MGM National Harbor


Tuesday, November 14

6:30 am–5:00 pm Registration Open
7:30 am–9:30 am       
Sponsorship Pavillion Open
Breakfast & General Session
CMP EventX -- Various Speakers Crowd-sourced
9:30 am–10:00 am
Break & Sponsor Marketplace
10:00 am–11:15 am Experiential Session: Leveraging A/V: Showcasing Innovation Solutions for Exceptional Events*
*Pre-registration required
10:00 am–11:15 am

Concurrent Breakouts

  • 7 Keys to Engaging Presentations
  • What CMPs Need to Know About Music Licenses for Events
  • Measuring the ROI of Learning
  • APEX Hot off the Presses

11:15 am–11:45 am

Break & Sponsor Marketplace
11:45 am–1:00 pm Experiential Session: Leveraging A/V Showcasing Innovation Solutions for Exceptional Events*
*Pre-registration required

11:45 am–1:00 pm

Concurrent Breakouts

  • Just Ask the Lawyer: Legal Forum
  • Career, Life, and Beyond - How Can Planners Have it All?
  • "Engagement-isms" Before. During. After.
  • Going Global: Cross-Border Navigation for Success
1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Lunch & General Session
Michael Dominguez, MGM Resorts International, "Open Mic with Mike"
3:00 pm–3:15 pm Break & Sponsor Marketplace
3:15 pm–4:30 pm Experiential Session: Life of a BEO & The Responsibility of Feeding the Food Allergic*
*Pre-registration required
3:15 pm–4:30 pm

Concurrent Breakouts (4)

  • How Sharing Diverse Perspectives, Helps Build Productive and Lasting Relationships
  • Learning the Reality and Necessity of Accessibility
  • Understanding Difficult Contract Clauses - the "Other" Clauses
  • Meetings in the Crosshairs - Current Legislation and Issues Affecting Your Events 2.0

4:30 pm–6:00 pm  

Sponsor Meet and Greet Reception
 Open evening


Wednesday, November 15

7:00 am– 12:30 pm Registration Open
7:30 am–8:30 am       
Coffee and Continental Breakfast

8:15 am–9:45 am

Concurrent Breakouts 

  • Risk Management
  • Mock Trial: What Side Are You On?
  • Adventures in Food: Perspectives from Food Allergic & Dietary Needs / Food, Risk, and Liability: More than Menu Planning
  • Sustainability and the Events Industry: An Asset for Success
  • CMP Study Group Leaders Coffee Klatche

10:00 am–12:30 pm

Brunch & Closing Keynote
Jade Simmons, "Maverick Behavior: Unleashing Momentum in Life & Business"

Multiview Education Package

Provided through a special partnership with Multiview, a full-service digital publisher, most CMP Conclave breakout sessions will be recorded and offered for post-event CE credits. Purchase a “Multiview Education Package” that includes 24/7 access to session recordings presented during Conclave. Watch the videos after the event and take an online assessment review test for each workshop. Earn continuing education credits toward your CMP recertification. This virtual education package is offered at an exclusive price of $49 for CMP Conclave attendees only (a savings valued at $200). 

Already registered for CMP Conclave? Follow the steps below to add the package to your registration.

1. Log in to your CMP portal
2. Under the Events and Education tab, click "EIC Meetings & Events"
3. Click "Details" under Conclave 2017
4. Click "Edit registration" on the right hand side bar

The recording package will also be available for purchase onsite at an increased rate of $99. The raffle is only available for those that pre-register. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!