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The Speakers and Schedule
see schedule below

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Late Night Snack




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The Schedule

We are excited to have you a part of Cre8tive Con on February 17 & 18, 2024 at the Metropolis Theatre. As you can see below the afternoons on both days have workshops open to attend. 
The 2 days are packed with an amazing lineup of speakers and workshops. 
Saturday, Feb 17
8:45- 9:30 am -
Registration & Networking at the Metropolis Theatre Arlington Heights :
111 W Campbell St, Arlington Heights, Il 60005

9:30- Welcome and Introduction with Dr. JC Doornick, Lois Villa & Dominick Domasky 
9:45- Karen Conti- The Irony Of Opportunity
10:00- Rhonda Penders- The Truth About Publishing
10:25- Tom Langan- Legendeering
10:45- Networking
11:05- Corey Porier- 
11:25- Brian P. Swift- Unparalyzed
11:40- Greg Birch- You Think You Are Special
11:55- Cre8tive Summary
12:05- Panel Discussion
12:35- Morning Wrap Up

12:45 to 1:45 pm- Lunch (restaurants in the building or across the street)
1:45 to 4:00 pm- 2 Breakout workshops
REGISTER HERE- (You can Register here

4:00 to 5:00 pm- It's Time To Share Your Story with Dominick Domasky

5:00 pm- Networking, drinks and munchies at the Arlington Ale House
(On the 3rd floor above the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre).

Sunday, February 18
9:00 - 9:15am - Networking
9:30-  WELCOME BACK with JC Doornick & Lois Villa
9:45- Karen Kunkel Young
10:05- Rear Admiral Garry E. Hall
10:25- George Drost & and Nicki Pascarella with Lois Villa and Sindy Casanova
10:45- Networking Break
11:05- Detective Chris Anderson and Kevin P. Donaldson
11:30- Greg Birch & Brian P. Alves
11:55- PODCAST PITCH SESSION- Brian Swift, JC Doornick, Jen Garrett, Kevin Donaldson, John Wiley

12:30 - 1:30 pm - Lunch

1:30 - 3:15 pm -  WORKSHOPS
You can Register here

3:30 - 4:00 pm - HARRY SPAIGHT- It's Never Too Late!

4:15 - 4:30 pm Wrap up
Also note that the weekend will be filmed and have a photographer so we will have you sign a release when you arrive. 
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