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Sunday February 26, 2017
noon-6:00p Registration Lobby, Hilton Garden Inn
2:00p-2:45p First Timer's Social Rose Room Hilton Garden Inn
3:00p-4:00p Regional Celebration/Business Meeting Rose Room, Hilton Garden Inn
5:00p-6:00p Culinary Journey through the Continental Region by Chef John Bryne Iris Room, Hilton Garden Inn  
6:00p-6:45p President's reception Orchid/Lilac Rooms, Hilton Garden Inn
6:45p-7:15p Welcome and Introductions Orchid/Lilac Rooms, Hilton Garden Inn
7:15p-9:15p Dinner Orchid/Lilac Rooms, Hilton Garden Inn
9:15p-11:30p Hospitality Suite Hilton Home 2 Suites 118 & 120 
Monday February 27, 2017
7:30a-11:30a Registration Lobby, Hilton Garden Inn
7:00a-7:30a Transportation to Concordia College Concordia College Anderson Commons
7:30a-8:45a Breakfast Buffet Concordia College
9:00a-10:30a Energy Management : Recharging Yourself and the Employees You Lead by Lori Mason Concordia College
10:30a-10:45a Break Concordia College
11:00a-12noon Interest Sessions Concordia College
12:30a-1:00p Transportation to Showcase Fargo Civic Auditorium, Main Entrance
1:00p-4:00p Showcase Fargo Civic Auditorium
4:15p-4:45p Transportation To Hotel Lobby, Hilton Garden Inn
5:00p-6:00p Beverage Reception Pre-function space, Hilton Garden Inn
6:00p-6:30p Transportation to dinner NDSU Alumni Center
6:30p-8:30p Dinner NDSU Alumni Center
8:45p-9:15p Transportation to hotel Lobby, Hilton Garden Inn
9:30p-11:30p Hospitality suite Hilton Home 2 Suites 118 & 120 
Tuesday February 28, 2017
7:30a-10:30a Registration Lobby, Hilton Garden Inn
6:45a-7:450a Breakfast Buffet Pre-function space, Hilton Garden Inn
7:30a-9:00a Benefits of Plant Based Menus a Panel Discussion lead by Ken Botts, featuring Nancy Berkoff, LRD and Chef Paul Houle Iris/Lilac Rooms, Hilton Garden Inn
9:00a-9:30a Book Signing with Nancy Berkoff author of Vegan in Volume Pre-function space, Hilton Garden Inn
9:45a-10:15a Transportation to Sanford Main Entrance of New Medical Center
10:30a-10:45a Culinary Challenge Introductions Sanford Medical Center Dining Room
10:45a--2:00p Culinary Challenge Sanford Medical Center Dining Room
11a-12:30p Catered Lunch Sanford Medical Center Dining Room
2:00p-2:30p Transportation to hotel Lobby, Hilton Garden Inn
2:45p-3:45p Interest sessions Orchid, Rose, Lily & Tulip Rooms, Hilton Garden Inn
3:45p-4:00p Break  Pre-function space, Hilton Garden Inn
4:00p-5:30p Give a Girl a Knife: Growing up in the Midwestern Kitchen by Amy Thielen Iris/Lilac Rooms, Hilton Garden Inn
5:30p-6:00p Book Signing with Amy Theilen author of James Beard Award Winning cookbook The New Midwestern Table  Hilton Garden Pre-function space
6:30p-7:00p Transportation to Dinner Rustic Oaks, Moorhead MN
7:00p-9:00p Savor & Stroll Reception Rustic Oaks, Moorhead MN
7:45p-8:15p Culinary Challenge Awards Rustic Oaks, Moorhead MN
7:00p-10:00p Post Traumatic Funk Syndome Rustic Oaks, Moorhead MN
10:15p-10:45p Transportation back to hotel