Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

2017 Conference Schedule


September 16, 2017 

8:00am                  Ahoy, Sailor! Check-in

8:15am                 Your Trusty Compass: First-time Conference Attendee Briefing

8:45am                 Welcome

9am                       Meet the Crew: Agents & Editor Panel                            

9:30am                 Set Your Direction: Agent Jennifer Mattson                               

10:30am               Sharpen Your SeamanshipTable Talks #1   

11:30am              The Crucial Work of Finding a Navigator: Agent John Rudolph                        

12:15pm              Ship's Biscuit in the Galley: Lunch

12:45pm              Wisdom from Our Salty Skippers: A. Keyser, S. Oakes, A. Pimentel, D. Annett, K. Lee

1:30pm                Redrawing the Map is Part of the Journey: Editor Miriam Newman                           

2:15pm                Staying the Course in All Kinds of Weather: Author Amber Keyser                               

3:00pm               Catch a Breeze on Deck: Break & Autograph session

3:15pm               Last Tips from Our Seasoned MarinersTable Talks #2                   

4pm                    Steady Your Sea Legs: First Pages Critique

5pm                    Time to Set Sail: Bon Voyage!  

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