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Program

77th Annual AUBER Fall Conference • Oct. 19-22, 2024 • Boise, Idaho

Planning for this conference is ongoing. All details are tentative. Boise is on U.S. Mountain Standard Time (MST).

Boise Centre

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Parking

Hotel Info

9 AM – Noon: AUBER Board Meeting

Closed meeting for AUBER Board.

9:30 AM – 1:30 PM: Saturday Outdoor Market

The Capital City Public Market is held every Saturday April-December in The Grove Plaza, just steps from our conference hotel! The market offers local produce and goods from more than 150 rotating vendors, farmers, and artisans—all from Idaho.

The Grove Plaza, 827 W. Main St. • ParkingMarket Map

Noon - 1 PM: Lunch for AUBER Board & Workshop Attendees

Details posted closer to event date.

1 PM - 4 PM: Data Viz & AI Workshop

Tentative description—Learn how to transform your research into data storytelling and visualization and explore artificial intelligence as a tool to enhance your message.

Workshop lead by Marc Schaffer, St. Norbert College.

Separate registration required to attend. Box lunch included (Noon – 1 PM).

3 PM - 5 PM: Conference Check-In

Pick up your name badge, printed program, and conference swag bag!

5 PM - 7 PM: Welcome Reception

All conference attendees and registered guests are invited to mingle over drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

Remarks at 5:15 PM.

7 PM - 9 PM: Dinner on Your Own

Grab a few friends and check out one of these local eateries.

9 PM - 11 PM: Hospitality Suite

Participate in an AUBER tradition and swap stories with friends new and old.

Sunday

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8 AM – 3:30 PM: Conference Check-In and Info

8 AM – 8:15 AM: Breakfast Buffet Line

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM: Sunday Breakfast w/ Keynote

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM: Break (15 min)

9:30 AM – 11 AM: Concurrent Sessions #1

11 AM – 11:15 AM: Break (15 min)

11:15 AM – 12:15 AM: Concurrent Sessions #2

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM: Lunch Buffet Line

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Sunday Lunch w/ Keynote

1:30 PM – 2 PM: Break (30 min)

2 PM – 3:30 PM: Concurrent Sessions #3

3:30 PM – 3:45 PM: Break (15 min)

3:45 PM – 5 PM: Concurrent Sessions #4

5 PM – 9 PM: Dinner on Your Own

9 PM – 11 PM: Hospitality Suite

8 AM – 3:30 PM: Conference Check-In and Info

8 AM – 8:15 AM: Breakfast Buffet Line

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM: Monday Breakfast w/ Keynote

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM: Break (15 min)

9:30 AM – 11 AM: Concurrent Sessions #5

11 AM – 11:15 AM: Break (15 min)

11:15 AM – 12:15 AM: Concurrent Sessions #6

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM: Lunch Buffet Line

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Monday Lunch w/ Keynote

1:30 PM – 2 PM: Break (30 min)

2 PM – 5 PM: Local Excursion

Guests welcome (must register)

6 PM – 9 PM: Dinner Celebration

Guests welcome (must register)

9 PM – 11 PM: Hospitality Suite

8 AM – 11 AM: Conference Check-In and Info

8 AM – 8:15 AM: Breakfast Buffet Line

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM: Tuesday Breakfast w/ Keynote

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM: Break (15 min)

9:30 AM – 11 AM: Concurrent Sessions #7

11 AM: Adjourn—See you in fall 2025! 

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