Schedule

This weekend conference features nearly 10 intense hours of practical help, research, and advice on how to improve your Student Government and how to become more effective and influential on your campus.

Conference Location

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Orleans Airport
2150 Veterans Memorial Boulevard
Kenner, LA 70062

The hotel phone is 504-467-3111.

Download the hotel floor plan

Text ASGA at conference ONLY: 352-258-4604

2018 Conference Schedule

Saturday, February 10, 2018

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast

Bayou Room

9:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Welcome

  • Christopher Irving, Ed.D., Emcee

Bayou Room

9:20 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Break

9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – Training Block I

  •  A  13 Steps to a Super Student Government – Butch Oxendine
    Bayou Room
  •  B  From Vision to Reality: How to Achieve Your SG Goals – Suzette Walden Cole, M.Ed.
    Kenner Room
  •  C  Effective Student Legislators: You Won the Senate Seat…Now What? – Michael Anthony, Ph.D.
    Metairie Room

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Break

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Training Block II

  •  D  The 25 Worst Mistakes Your Student Government Can Make – Butch Oxendine
    Bayou Room
  •  E  Knowing When and How to Call Someone Out: Confronting Members within the SG – Suzette Walden Cole, M.Ed.
    Kenner Room
  •  F  D.E.L.E.G.A.T.E.-Just Do It! – Michael Anthony, Ph.D.
    Metairie Room

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

Bayou Room

1:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. – ASGA Halftime

Bayou Room

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. – Training Block III

  •  G  How to Make Students Care About Your Student Government: Create “Signature Programs” – Butch Oxendine
    Bayou Room
  •  H  Origins Of War: Communication, Non-Communication and Everything In Between – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq.
    Harahan Room
  •  I   NEW WORKSHOP  Cultural Competency & SG Leadership: Ensuring Everyone’s Asked to Dance – Suzette Walden Cole, M.Ed.
    Kenner Room
  •  J  Cleaning Up the Dirty Fighting in Your SGA – Michael Anthony, Ph.D.
    Metairie Room

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Roundtables

  1. Senators, Representatives, Judicial Branch, and Committee Members – Bayou Room
  2. Presidents & Vice Presidents – Harahan Room
  3. Secretaries and Treasurers – Kenner Room
  4. Advisors – Metairie Room

3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. – Break

3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. – Training Block IV

  •  K  What Can Your Student Government Really Accomplish? Choose Realistic Goals – Butch Oxendine
    Bayou Room
  •  L  No More Drama: Conflict Resolution the “Right Way” – Christopher Irving, Ed.D.
    Harahan Room
  •  M  New Leaders of Tomorrow: Moving Apathy to Activism through C.A.R.E. – Suzette Walden Cole, M.Ed.
    Kenner Room
  •  N  Managing Multiple Priorities: Important vs. Urgent – Michael Anthony, Ph.D.
    Metairie Room

4:45 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. – Break

4:50 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. – Wrap-Up & Raffle

  • “The Importance of Your Student Government” – Butch Oxendine, ASGA Founder & Executive Director
  • Christopher Irving, Ed.D., Emcee
  • Ultimate Connectors Raffle (return your evaluation form to enter)

Bayou Room

Sunday, February 11, 2018

  • Community Service Project (on your own)
  • Private Consulting Appointments at conference hotel (must be arranged in advance)
    • One hour of private consulting (8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.)
    • One hour of private consulting (9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.)
    • One hour of private consulting (10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.)
      (Contact conferences@asgaonline.com to book consulting appointments)