Schedule of Events

GRAND CONCLAVE – JUNE 28-30, 2018
JW MARRIOTT DESERT RIDGE – PHOENIX, ARIZONA

Grand Conclave Phoenix check-in will begin with check-in at 9:00 AM on Thursday, June 28, 2018.  Please check-in with Sig Tau Staff before checking in with the hotel staff. The 48th House of Delegates Opening Ceremonies will begin promptly at 3:15 pm. The program will end at the conclusion of the Chain of Honor Awards Gala on Saturday the 30th.

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2018

1:00 – 5:00 pm
Fraternity Board of Directors Meeting
5:30 pm
HQ Staff and Board of Directors Dinner
7:30 – 9:00 pm
House of Delegates Board of Directors Rehearsal
7:30 – 9:00 pm
Grand Conclave Early Arrival Check-In
House of Delegates Credentials Early Arrival Check-In

THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2018

8:00 – 9:00 am
Board of Directors Candidate Orientation
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nominations Committee Candidate Interviews
11:00 am – 6:30 pm
Grand Conclave Check-In
House of Delegates Credentials Check-In
11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Sig Tau Marketplace Open
11:00 am – 2:15 pm
Educational Tracks Facilitator Training
1:00 – 2:00 pm
House of Delegates Committee Meetings
a. Elections Commission
b. Nominations Committee
c. Credentials, Resolutions, and Law
d. Undergraduate Operations
e. Alumni/Volunteer Engagement
f. Ritual
2:15 – 3:00 pm
House of Delegates Orientation (All Voting Delegates)
3:15 – 4:15 pm
48th House of Delegates Opening Ceremonies
4:15 – 6:30 pm
Sig Tau Marketplace Open
4:15 – 6:45 pm
House of Delegates Session One
Leadership Track
Standards Board Chairman Track
Pre-Grad Track
6:45 – 7:00 pm
Board Buses; Meet outside Opening Ceremonies Ballroom
7:30 – 10:30 pm
98th Founders Day Dinner at Buffalo Chip Saloon
10:45 pm
Return to JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort

FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2018

7:00 – 8:00 am
Noble Man Resort Run (Meet in the Lobby)
7:00 – 8:45 am
Society of Seventeen Breakfast
8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Grand Conclave Check-In
Alumni Networking Stations
Sig Tau Marketplace Open
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Excursion to Phoenix Zoo (Tickets Required)
9:00 – 11:30 am
Leadership Track
Standards Board Chairman Track
Pre-Grad Track
House of Delegates Session Two
10:30 – 11:00 am
Chapter Recognition Lunch Rehearsal
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Brotherhood Luncheon
*Sponsored by the Sigma Tau Gamma Foundation
1:30 – 5:00 pm
House of Delegates Session Three
Standards Board Chairman Track
Leadership Track
Pre-Grad Track
5:15 – 6:00 pm
Chapter Eternal Ceremony
House of Delegates Closing Ceremonies
6:00 pm
Resort Time and Off-Site Dinner Options (On Own)
9:00 – 10:30 pm
Alumni and Guest Volunteer Recognition Reception
*Hosted by the National Alumni Advisory Council

SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2018

7:45 – 9:00 am
Foundation House of Trotter Breakfast (Invite Only)
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Alumni Networking Stations
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sig Tau Marketplace Open
9:00 – 9:50 am
Education Session Block One
1. Recruitment ABC’s
2. Efficiency is Everything
3. Courageous Conversations
9:15 – 11:45 am
WPN National Housing Board Meeting
9:30 – 11:00 am
Foundation Committee Meetings
a. Audit & Finance Committee
b. Investment Committee
c. Fundraising Committee
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Foundation Executive Committee Meeting
10:00 – 10:50 am
Education Session Block Two
1. Top 10 Tips for Improving Collections
2. Functional Family – Managing a Smaller or Newer Chapter
3. Dialogues on Diversity
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Excursion to Wrigley Mansion (Tickets Required)
11:00 – 11:50 am
Education Session Block Three
1. Associate Member Comradery
2. Alumni Associations
3. Working for Headquarters
12:00 – 12:50 pm
Education Session Block Four
1. Balancing the Budget
2. Sex and Relationships in 2018
3. Being an Engaged Alumnus
12:00 pm –1:00 pm
National President and Hall of Fame Inductee Lunch (Invite Only)
1:15 – 2:30 pm
Newly Elected Board of Directors Meeting
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Brotherhood Resort Time
▪ Sig Tau Lazy River
▪ Swimming
▪ Faldo Championship Course Golfing
▪ Palmer Signature Course Golfing
▪ Segway’s
▪ Bike Rentals
2:30 – 4:30 pm
Dent Man of the Year Interviews
1:00 – 3:00 pm
National Alumni Advisory Council Meeting
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Chain of Honor Awards Gala Rehearsal
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Headshots (Invite Only)
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Grand Conclave Phoenix Reception (All Attendees)
7:00 – 9:30 pm
Chain of Honor Awards Gala & Installation
9:30 – 10:30 pm
Sig Tau Marketplace Open

SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2018

8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting