Conference 2019

IAAIS Conference 2019 is scheduled for June 6-8 in Phoenix Arizona.  The Embassy Suites-Biltmore Phoenix is the hotel. Room rate is $119 plus tax.

Conference registration is $350 per person. Register here.


IAAIS Conference Agenda

Wednesday June 5

  • 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm Registration
  • 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Happy Hour meet and greet

Thursday June 6:  What problems are you facing?

  • 7:30 am to 9:00 am Board of Directors Meeting
  • 8:00 am to 10:00 am Registration
  • 9:15 am to 10:00 am Back to Basics: introductions for newcomers with  Q & A
  • 10:00 am to 10:15 am Break
  • 10:30 am to 12:00 pm Business Meeting: Committee Reports – Bylaws – Core Values
  • 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Lunch with Keynote Address:
    Pascal Marco, author of Render Safe and Identity: Lost
  • 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm Breakout: Whose Your Daddy? (organizational structure) Independent – University – NPR – Library
  • 2:45 pm to 3:00 pm Break
  • 3:00 pm to 4:30 Program Share Discussion

Friday June 6:  Audio Information Service Day to Day

  • 9:00 am to 10:15 am Fundraising/Friendraising with Diana Hoyt
  • 10:15 am to 10:30 am Break
  • 10:30 am to 12:00 pm Working with Your Board
  • 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Lunch with Keynote Address:
    Diana Hoyt, Heritage Designs
  • 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm Panel: Innovations to Enhance Engagement
  • 2:45 pm to 3:00 pm Break
  • 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Getting Your Programs Out: smart speakers and podcasting

Saturday June 7: Action Plans for the Future

  • 9:00 am Meet for bus to Sun Sounds
  • 9:30 am to 10:30 am Tour Sun Sounds
  • 11:00 am to 12:00 PM Closing Business Meeting
  • 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Lunch
  • 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm Newbies vs Veterans Q & A Forum on past present and future
  • 2:45 pm to 3:00 pm Break
  • 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm Conference wrap up and takeaways
  • 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm Board of Directors meeting
  • 6:00 pm Reception and Awards Banquet