Program

Learn from fun, interactive workshops.

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

Hilton New Orleans Airport
901 Airline Drive
Kenner, LA 70062
Phone: 504-469-5000

Download the hotel floor plan

Text ASGA at conference ONLY: 352-258-4604

2020 Conference Schedule

Saturday, February 15, 2020

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

Grand Ballroom A/B

9:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Welcome

  • Butch Oxendine, Emcee

Grand Ballroom A/B

9:20 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Networking Break

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

  •  A  13 Steps to a Super Student Government – Butch Oxendine
    Grand Ballroom A
  •  B  No More Drama: Conflict Resolution the “Right Way” – Jose Posos, M.Ed.
    Grand Ballroom B
  • C   NEW WORKSHOP  Teamwork Makes the Dream Work – Dessie Hall
    Grand Ballroom C

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Networking 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
    Grand Ballroom A
  • Leadership Reloaded: Skills for Effective SG Members – Jose Posos, M.Ed.
    Grand Ballroom B
  • F   NEW WORKSHOP  Retention Matters – Dessie Hall
    Grand Ballroom C

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

Grand Ballroom A/B

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

Grand Ballroom A

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
    Grand Ballroom A
  • Who Said There’s No “I” in Team? – Vicky Goodin, Ed.D.
    Grand Ballroom B
  • I   NEW WORKSHOP  A Seat at the Table – Dessie Hall
    Grand Ballroom C

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Networking Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Roundtables

  1. BONUS WORKSHOP  How Your SG Can Connect With Students: Survey Them! – Butch Oxendine – Grand Ballroom A
  2. Senators, Representatives, Judicial Branch, and Committee Members – Grand Ballroom B
  3. Presidents, Vice Presidents, Secretaries & Treasurers – Grand Ballroom C
  4. Advisors – Grand Ballroom D

3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. – Networking Break

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

  •  J  What Can Your Student Government Really Accomplish? Choose Realistic Goals – Butch Oxendine
    Grand Ballroom A
  • Do the Right Thing: Ethics and Your SGA – Vicky Goodin, Ed.D.
    Grand Ballroom B
  • L   NEW WORKSHOP  Is Your Student Government a Joke? – Dessie Hall
    Grand Ballroom C

4:45 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. – Networking Break

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

  • Butch Oxendine, Emcee
  • Ultimate Connectors Raffle (return your evaluation form to enter)
  • The Importance of Your Student Government – Butch Oxendine

Grand Ballroom A/B

Sunday, February 16, 2020

  • Community Service Project (on your own)
  • ASGA Overtine: 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)
Workshop Guide & Descriptions