2017 Fall Retreat Conference SCBWI-Wisconsin

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Date(s) - 09/15/2017 - 09/17/2017
12:00 am

Chula Vista Resort
2501 River Rd - Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965


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Save the date! The 26th annual SCBWI-Wisconsin Fall Retreat/Conference will be held from September 15-17 at the Chula Vista Resort and Waterpark in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Our theme this year is "Experiment and Play!" (Get ready for some fun!)

Speakers, schedules, and registration materials will be announced soon. The event is geared to appeal to writers and illustrators of content for children through teens.

Rough Schedule (please note this may change – check back for updates)
     10 am – 2 pm – Optional Intensive TBA
      2-3 pm – Optional social/networking event TBA
      3-4 pm – New member and conference orientation
      4 pm – official conference start time & opening keynote(s)
       6-7 pm – dinner (included w/conference registration)
      8-10 pm – Art showcase, reception, and other activities


9 am – 6 pm – Keynotes, workshops, critiques, speakers (lunch included w/conference registration)
6-10 pm – Dinner and River Boat Cruise, open mic, other activities (included w/conference registration)


9 am – 12 noon – breakfast, all-faculty panel, door prizes, closing keynote(s), annual meeting

If you would like to submit a proposal to be on faculty or do a breakout presentation, please email a proposal to wisconsin-ra@scbwi.org with "2017 Conference Proposal" in the subject line before March 15, 2017. Use this proposal form for full consideration. Breakout presentations will be needed across genres and age categories. Please keep in mind this year's theme, "Experiment and Play" which encourages pushing boundaries, exploring style, enjoying the process, and having fun.

More information regarding the Wisconsin fall retreat hosted by SCBWI Wisconsin to come.