Waves of Hope May 6-9, 2024
Waves of Hope: Navigating Resilience & Balance
Hilton Galveston Island Resort
5400 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551
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MONDAY | MAY 6, 2024
9:00 AM Golf – Moody Gardens Golf Course
3:00 – 4:30 PM Trade Show Table Setup
4:30 PM Pool Party, Hilton Galveston Island Resort
TUESDAY | MAY 7, 2024
8:00 AM Registration
8:30 AM Breakfast – Trade Show Convention Center 1st floor
9:00 – 10:00 AM Session: Hands-On (Learning) Galleon I
9:00 – 10:00 AM Session: Breaking Barriers: Making the Case for Inclusion in Education and for School Design Galleon II
9:00 – 10:00 AM Session: Resilience Rising: The Journey of a Community Transformed Galleon III
10:15 – 11:15 AM Session: School Safety: Emerging Conversations Galleon I
10:15 – 11:15 AM Session: Solving the Early Education Equation Galleon II
10:15 – 11:15 AM Session: Breathing New Life into Aging Campuses: Making a case for facility renovations Galleon III
11:30 AM Opening Keynote: Mercedes Ramirez Johnson / Buffett Lunch / Global Update Ballroom B/C
1:00 – 2:00 PM Session: Beyond the Drawing Board: VR and AR's Role in Shaping Future Schools Galleon I
1:00 – 2:00 PM Session: Creating a Transformation Movement: A Collaborative Journey toward Change at Forest Park Elementary School Galleon II
1:00 – 2:00 PM Session: Going With the Flow: Choosing a Different Model for Flood Mitigation Galleon III
2:00 PM Refreshment Break – Trade Show Convention Center 1st floor
2:30 – 3:30 PM Session: Creating Innovative Learning Environments Amidst Inflation Through Value Engineering Galleon I
2:30 – 3:30 PM Session: Resilient Building Design for Existing School Campuses; A Case Study of Flood Mitigation and Protection for Kingwood High School Galleon II
2:30 – 3:30 PM Session: Strategic Leadership and Conservative Planning: Paving the Way for Sustainable School District Growth Galleon III
3:45 PM Trade Show Reception Convention Center 1st floor
5:45 PM Dinner on your own
9:00 AM Registration Convention Center 1st floor
9:00 AM Breakfast – Keynote and Awards Ballroom B/C
9:30 AM Closing Keynote: Darby Lee Young / Southern Award Summit, Chapter Awards Ballroom B/C
10:45 – 11:45 AM Session: Building for Tomorrow: Navigating Trends in School Design and Construction Galleon I
10:45 – 11:45 AM Session: A Journey of Revitalizing Forest Meadow Junior High School through Innovative Construction and Overcoming Unexpected Challenges Galleon II
10:45 – 11:45 AM Session: The Potential for Educational Architectural Design to Foster Mental Health and Well-being Galleon III
12:00 PM Lunch –Network with Industry Partners Convention Center 2nd floor
12:45 – 1:45 PM Session: A Rainbow After the Storm: Rebuilding a Community Through Innovation and Resilience Galleon I
12:45 – 1:45 PM Session: Building Tomorrow: Strategic Construction Coordination in Southern Region Texas School Districts Galleon II
12:45 – 1:45 PM Session: Ports Against the Storm: Creating Better Learning Spaces for Kids with Special Needs Galleon III
2:00 – 3:00 PM Session: The Foundation of Architecture – Why Does Our Structure Cost so Much? Galleon I
2:00 – 3:00 PM Session: Hope is Not a Strategy – Renovate, Replace, or Repurpose? What to Do With an Aging Facility Galleon II
2:00 – 3:00 PM Session: Navigating Changes in Safety & Security: Welcoming Community into Schools with TEA’s New Rules Galleon III
3:00 PM Refreshment Break – Trade Show Convention Center 1st floor
3:30 – 4:30 PM Session: Design Intelligence: Worth Every Penny Galleon I
3:30 – 4:30 PM Session: Navigating New Magnets: How Middle School Magnet Specialization is Bringing Students Back to the Classroom Galleon II
3:30 – 4:30 PM Session: Safeguarding Tomorrow: Navigating the Complexity of Moving Parts Galleon III
5:30 PM Trade Show Table Breakdown
6:00 PM Planner of the Year Reception Ballroom B/C Foyer
6:45 PM Gala Party / Dinner Ballroom B/C
THURSDAY | MAY 9, 2024
8:00 AM Breakfast on your own
8:30 AM – 1:00 PM Facility Tours (2 Options)
  • Tour A: Texas City ISD STEM Center
  • Tour B: Clear View High School and Counseling and Student Services
12:45 – 5:00 PM Sporting Clay Tournament – Greater Houston Gun Club
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