Full Schedule!

Friday April 5th


Check In                                                       2:30 - 5:00pm

Check in starts!  Stop by the concessions area in the Paul Wright Gymnasium. Pick up your name-tag, folder of information, and swag bag!

Dinner will be on your own for Friday night.

Climbing Competition                             5:30 - 10:00pm

Save some energy for a climbing comp that will be taking place Friday night as we kickoff the weekend. Enjoy wacky costumes, brilliant commentary, and fun competition as you compete for a variety of prizes from our sponsors. Check in starts at 5:30 and the comp starts at 6:00 Be sure to stick around and watch the finals heat!

Far Out, presented by REI - film by TGR 6:45 - 8:30pm

For those wanting to relax and not participate in the climbing comp, we will be hosting a film screening at the UC Theater to watch during these hours. Attendees are encouraged to come and go as they please to cheer on their friends for the comp.


Saturday April 6th __________________________________________

Breakfast Provided                                    7:00 – 8:30 am

Saturday morning, we will gather around for a coffee and breakfast. Coffee will begin at 7:00 am and breakfast will run from 7:30 - 8:30 am where check in happened.

Keynote Speaker                                        9:00 - 9:45 am

After breakfast we will start with a keynote speaker in the Taylor Hall Auditorium. Jonathan Ellsworth Founder and Editor in Chief of Blister will start us off.

Student Presentations                      10:00 am - 5:00 pm

See attached sheet for full schedule of presentations.

Social                                                          6:00 - 9:30 pm

Join everyone from the conference for pizza, drinks, and live music in the UC Ballroom. Pizza from Mario’s. Live music and performance by DJANGO and our very own Flow Club DJ.


Sunday April 7th ______________________________________________

Gear Swap                                                 9:00 - 11:00 am

Drop off your gear Friday at check in or Sunday morning before 8:30 in the UC Ballroom. The swap is open to the public so make sure to bring all your old gear!

Career Fair                                                9:00 – 11:00 am

Sunday morning, we will have a breakfast with a career fair full of potential jobs and employers! Come enjoy coffee and breakfast while you chat with potential employers.


Endnote Speaker                              11:15pm - 12:30 pm

POW Alliance athlete and professional ultra runner Dakota Jones will be our endnote speaker. He will be speaking on the impact we can have with our environmental practices as outdoor industry professionals. We will have giveaways at the end of the conference, but you HAVE TO BE PRESENT TO WIN. We have a lot of gear to giveaway so make sure to stay until the end!