VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
*Schedule is subject to change*


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 ALL DAY WEDNESDAY
 EXHIBIT HALL
   ON-DEMAND COLLEGE SHOWCASES 
   COLLEGE BOOTHS
 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14  
 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

 Exhibit Hall

 HECA Hub

 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM EDT  Conference Welcome
 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM EDT

 Heart of HECA

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 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM EDT

 Keynote Speaker: Rick Clark 

 Director of Undergraduate Admission

 Georgia Institute of Technology

 1:45 PM - 2:00 PM EDT  Break
 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

 Breakout Session A

Felons Cheaters and Varsity Blues: Working      with the Hardest Cases


* Grow Your IEC Business: Tools for Best    Practices


* In a Test Optional World, How Can We Help         Students Shine Academically?


* It's All Local: Understanding the Impact of             Local and State Legislation on Your Business


* Teen Anxiety: Know the Signs and Resources


* Through the Looking Glass: A Glimpse into            Working with the Neuro-Diverse Student


* Writing a Personal Statement for UK                      Universities - Step by Step Workshop

 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT  Exhibit Hall
 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

 Exhibitor Showcase Session A

* Focus Collegiate

* GuidedPath

* Summer Discovery

 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM EDT

 Exhibitor Showcase Session B

* CollegePlannerPro

* MYX

* TeenLife Media, LLC

 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM EDT

 Breakout Session B

* At the End of the Rainbow: The Real Student          Experience in Ireland


* Coffee Talk with 2 Queer Consultants: Making       Your Practice Inclusive for All


* Ethics at Work: NACAC’s Guide to Ethical                Practice in College Admissions


* From Doctrine to Dialogue: Understanding the      Spectrum of Faith-Based Institutions


* Neurodiversity and Mental Health in College


* Performers and Athletes and Artists, Oh My! -        Working with Specialty Consultants


* Using Surveys to Make Better Matches

 5:30 PM - 5:45 PM EDT  Break
 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM EDT

 Breakout Session C

* Australian and New Zealand Universities: More    Than Just Koalas and Kiwis


* Developing Future-Ready Students


* Film Discussion: Autism Goes to College


* How to Identify and Work with True                       “International” Schools in China


* Save Thousands on the Cost of College


* The Hundred-Seven: The Resurgence of HBCUs


* What's Next? The Future of Testing in                      College Applications

 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM EDT

 Round Table: HECA UnPlugged, Business Building  Conversations

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 7:45 PM - 8:30 PM EDT  After Hours: HECA Pub
 
 ALL DAY THURSDAY  
   EXHIBIT HALL
   ON-DEMAND COLLEGE SHOWCASES 
   COLLEGE BOOTHS
 THURSDAY, APRIL 15  
 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

 Exhibit Hall

 HECA Hub

 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

 Special Guest Speaker: Eric Hoover

 Senior Writer

 The Chronicle of Higher Education

 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EDT

 Breakout Session D

Building a College List with Confidence

* FAFSA Reimagined: A Guide to Understanding

the New Laws

* Finding Humor in College Consulting


* From Good to Great: Better Essays in Less Time,

with Less Stress


* Going Dutch: Studying in the Netherlands


* IB 101: Basics for Counselors


* Perfecting the Elevator Pitch Online and In

Person

 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM EDT  College Fair 
 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM EDT  Break
 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM EDT

 Breakout Session E

* Big City or Bronte Country? Advising on the UK      Campuses & Student Life


* College Admissions - How the Pandemic Made      the Process Pivot! 


* College Search and Accommodations for              Students with Physical Disabilities and Health       Conditions


* Demystifying the Transition from High School       to College for Students and Parents


* Inside the World of College Athletic Recruiting


* “Oh the Places You’ll Go!”: Liberal Arts                    Education in the 21st Century


* Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Why BIPOC                  Students Need Communities of Care

 5:15 PM - 5:45 PM EDT

 Exhibitor Showcase Session C

* College Kickstart

* University of Nebraska High School

* All College Application Essays

 5:45 PM - 6:15 PM EDT

 Exhibitor Showcase Session D

* Advantage College Planning

* Applerouth Tutoring Services

* National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC)

 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM EDT

 Special Guest Speaker: Anya Kamenetz

 Educational Futurist

 Lead Education Reporter, NPR

 Acclaimed Author

 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM EDT  Closing Social


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