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Thursday, April 22, 2021

2021 SpringConference

Start Date: 4/19/2021 10:00 AM CDT
End Date: 4/22/2021 2:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Virtual Spring Conference Venue


Organization Name: ABPM

Contact:
ABPM Team
Email: info@abpm.com
Phone: (214) 306-0115



28TH ANNUAL ABPM CONFERENCE
Virtual April 19-22, 2021

 

View and/or Download the
FINAL CONFERENCE AGENDA here


Click here to see Comments and Ratings from the
2020 Spring Virtual Conference evaluation


ABPM conferences are excellent professional development venues. And with so many ideas being shared, so much creativity being generated, and so many connections being made, attendees will inevitably be energized and ready to implement new initiatives that will take their programs to the next level.

Agenda
Friday, April 16th

10a – 11a CT Conference Orientation
 
Monday, April 19th
General Session
10:00 – 10:10 am CT Welcome and Opening Comments, Elizabeth Simpson, ABPM President
10:10 – 11:00 am Panel – The Next Normal: Hybrid Briefings
11:00 – 11:10 am Break
11:10 am - 12:00 pm Keynote: James Taylor
12:00 – 12:10 pm Break
12:10 – 12:50 pm Supplier Celebration Live Discussions
12:50 – 1:00 pm Break
1:00 – 2:00 pm Common Grounds Coffee Shop - Conversation & Collaboration
 
Tuesday, April 20th
10:00 – 11:00 am CT 4 Breakout Sessions
11:00 – 11:10 am
11:10 am – 12:10 pm 4 Breakout Sessions
12:10 – 12:20 pm Break
12:20 – 1:00 pm Supplier Celebration Live Discussions
1:00 – 2:00 pm Common Grounds Coffee Shop - Conversation & Collaboration
 
Wednesday, April 21st
10:00 – 11:00 am 4 Breakout Sessions
11:00 – 11:10 am
11:10 am – 12:10 pm 4 Breakout Sessions
12:10 – 12:20 pm Break
12:20 – 1:00 pm Supplier Celebration Live Discussions
1:00 – 2:00 pm Common Grounds Coffee Shop - Conversation & Collaboration - Live Supplier Celebration Prize Drawings
 
Thursday, April 22nd 
10:00 – 11:00 am 4 Breakout Sessions
11:00 – 11:10 am Break
11:10 – 11:40 am Common Grounds Coffee Shop - Conversation & Collaboration
11:40 – 12:10 pm Supplier Celebration Hall - Live Supplier Celebration Prize Drawings
12:10 – 12:20 pm Break
12:20 – 1:00 pm Live ABPM Community Awards
1:00 – 2:00 pm ABPM Community Awards After Party - Cocktail Dress Waist Up :)
 
Throughout Conference
Center Gallery Available 24/7
Supplier Celebration Clickable elements and chat available 24/7
Common Grounds Coffee Shop Hang Out Table available 24/7

View and/or Download the
Conference Agenda here


Need more justification as you work to get approval to attend?
In addition to the conference brochure, show your management these Comments and Ratings from 2020 Virtual Spring Conferences participants. We're very proud of them and are working to create an even better experience this year!

Logistics
Conference Fee: The price for Spring Conference registration has been reduced in the virtual environment to $795 for members and $1095 for non-members (briefing professionals or Supplier Members only - vendors must be recommended Supplier Members to attend ABPM events). These prices are Early Bird rates and will increase to $995 and $1295 respectively after Friday, March 12th. ABPM accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Check, Wire Transfer, or you can create an invoice to submit to your AP department. Invoices must be paid prior to Friday, April 16, 2021. If you have a credit from the 2020 Spring Conference, please email info@abpm.com before registering for instructions regarding how to apply your credit to registration.

Multiple Registrant Discount: To receive the discount code for 10% off each registration fee when four (4) or more people from the same company will attend, please email info@abpm.com.
 
New Membership/Registration Bundle Deal: Receive the first year of membership free with non-member rate conference registration! This offer is only available to those who have never been ABPM members. Main Supplier members do not qualify for this offer, however additional employees from a current Supplier Member company are eligible.

Choosing Your Sessions The general session and all breakout sessions will be held live and will be recorded. Attendees will not sign up for breakout sessions during online registration, but will be able to build your own personal agenda with direct links to sessions the week prior to the conference. Because of the format, there is unlimited "seating" available in each session. Attending with team members? We suggest you each attend different live sessions to get as much from the live discussions as possible and watch recordings later.

Session Recordings & Slides available to conference attendees The general session and all breakout sessions will be held live and recorded. Recordings will available for viewing only by conference attendees with valid login credentials beginning Monday, April 26th through Friday, May 28th. Conversation & Collaboration discussions in the Common Grounds Coffee Shop and Supplier Celebration Live Discussions will not be recorded. Session recordings will not be shared outside of the virtual conference platform. Slides provided by session leaders will be available in the conference platform starting on Monday, April 26th.
 
Payment & Cancellation Policy: To receive the Early Bird Rate, registration fee must be paid by Friday March 12, 2021. All other registration fees must be paid prior to Friday, April 16, 2021. You are registered at the time you receive a conference confirmation email from ABPM.  We regret that we are unable to issue refunds/credits or void outstanding invoices for cancellations received after Friday, April 2, 2021. However, substitutions may be made at any time. Cancellation and substitution notices must be received via email to info@abpm.com.

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 4/13/2021 11:45 PM

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