Conference Schedule

Preliminary 2018 MICATA Conference Schedule

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This schedule is in draft form. Information will be added as it becomes available. Please check back in mid-February.

Friday, March 23

Pre-conference Workshop 1

Pre-conference Workshop 2

Conference Welcome Reception

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: RC 270

Saturday, March 24

Continental Breakfast and Registration

Time: 7:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Location: Atrium

Welcome Remark

Plenary Sessio

Morning Break

Time: 9:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Location: Atrium

Concurrent Session 1
All times: 10:00 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.

Concurrent Session 2
All times: 11:00 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.


Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Concurrent Session 3
All times: 1:30 p.m. to 2:25 p.m.

Concurrent Session 4
All times: 2:30 p.m. to 3:25 p.m.

Afternoon Break

Time: 3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Location: Atrium

Concurrent Session 5

Conference Wrap-Up


On your own. Go out with friends!

Sunday, March 25

ATA Certification Examination

Time: The exam begins at 9:00 a.m. Registered test-takers should arrive by 8:30 a.m.
Location: RC Room 183

Please note: Separate registration is required with the ATA for the examination. Please visit or call (703) 683-6100 to register.

Session Descriptions and Presenter Bios