2022 Beta Beta Beta South Central Regional Convention
Mt. Lebanon Retreat Center
April 1-3, 2022
Click here to view Convention Program
Are You Presenting Research at the Convention?
Oral Presentations: Two concurrent sessions will run in the morning (9:15-11:45) in Texas Hall and Lone Star Room. Presenters should bring presentations on a memory stick/thumb drive. Remote clickers will be available in order for presenters to advance slides. Moderators will be available to introduce your talk. The time allotted for oral presentations is 15 minutes; which includes time for questions. Moderators will not allow you to go beyond 15 minutes.
Poster Presentation: The poster session will take place in Texas Hall (TXH) from 1:30-3:30 on Saturday. Easels, poster boards, and tacks will be available for Poster Presenters. Poster can be hung a anytime, but must be up by 12:45 PM for pre-judging. Posters should not exceed 36" x 48".
Click here for all Judging and Awards Criteria
Students will be booked in Evergreen, Live Oak or Sycamore lodges. Click here for a detailed look at Mt. Lebanon facilities and here for a campus Map of Mount Lebanon.
The Dining Hall will provide our meals. WiFi is available near the main office.
What to bring?
Everything but toilet paper! For students and faculty staying in the lodges, it’s a great place but you need to bring:
If you require special accommodations please contact Dr. Adam Ryburn (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than March 28.
CASUAL!! When presenting, you should dress professionally. You may change afterward. Wear comfortable shoes as you may want to hike around. There is a banquet and an awards ceremony Saturday night. Some dress “to the nines” but others are casual.
Tentative Schedule of Events:
Friday, April 1
3:00 – 10:00 PM Registration @ DBU Hospitality House
6:00 – 7:00 PM Dinner @ Dining Hall
7:30 – 11:00 PM Chapter Introductions @ Texas Hall
Until 11:00 PM Leave scrapbooks for judging @ DBU House
Until 11:00 PM Poster Set up @ Texas Hall
Saturday, April 2
8:00 -9:00 AM Breakfast @ Dining Hall
7:00 – 9:00 AM Poster Set up @ Texas Hall
9:15 – 11:45 AM Oral Presentations
11:45 – 12:30 PM Final Poster Set up @ Texas Hall
12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch @ Dining Hall
1:30 – 3:30 PM Poster Presentations/Judging @ Texas Hall
3:45 – 4:30 PM Regional Business Meeting @ Texas Hall
4:30 – 6:00 PM Free Time
6:00 – 7:00 PM Banquet Dinner @ Dining Hall
7:30 – 9:00 PM Award Presentations (w/Speaker) @ Texas Hall
Sunday, April 3
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast @ Dining Hall
7:30 – 10:30 AM Departures @ DBU House
Campus Map of Mount Lebanon.
Other Important Information:
While attendees are not required to stay for the entire weekend, all attendees must pay the full cost of attendance. No refunds or partial payments will be accepted for anyone arriving late or leaving early.
Arriving Late? For late check-in after 11 pm please contact Dr. Lisa Ellis (email@example.com)
Emergency Contact is Dr. Lisa Ellis (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- COVID-19 Guidelines:
- All attendees to the regional convention must be fully vaccinated prior to the meeting. Attendees unable to be vaccinated must have official medical exemptions that will be verified prior to arrival. Please bring your vaccination card(s) with you. The CDC defines fully vaccinated as two weeks after second dose in a 2-dose series (i.e. Pfizer or Moderna vaccines) or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine (i.e. Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine).
- We ask anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 within 72 hours prior to the meeting, shows symptoms of COVID-19, or otherwise feels unwell to please refrain from attending the meeting. However, we ask that you let us know if you will not be attending with as much advance as possible so we can make proper arrangements. We will not be able to refund travel or accommodation expenses.
- Facemasks are expected to be worn by participants throughout the convention. Presenters are except from wearing a mask while presenting.
- All of these guidelines are subject to change. Please contact Adam Ryburn (email@example.com) with any questions.