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QLA 34th Annual Conference Agenda
August 22-24, 2019
Hilton Knoxville, Knoxville, TN
Thursday, August 22, 2019
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Board of Directors Meeting
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Registration
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Exhibits and Reception
Friday, August 23, 2019
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Registration
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Exhibits and Breakfast Buffet
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Welcome & Invocation
10:00 AM – 11:00AM Jenny Smith Rolls On – A Motivational Message from a BCIR Patient
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Break / Exhibits
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Paige Law, Inpatient Counselor, Signs of Addiction and Opioid Crisis
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch Buffet
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM TBD
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Break / Exhibits
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Doctors’ Panel
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM First Time Attendee Board Reception
Saturday, August 24, 2019
8:30 AM – 9:15 AM Registration
8:30 AM – 9:15 AM Exhibits and Breakfast Buffet
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Dr. Perry Buffington, “Leadership, Charisma, and Today’s American Culture”
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM Break / Exhibits
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM Membership Meeting / Elections
12:30 PM – 3:00 PM Luncheon / Auction
6:30 PM – 10:00 PM Bae Bae’s Bash – Dinner / Dance — Entertainment by the Soul Connection
Dress for Conference Daytime – Casual.  Please remember that meeting rooms can be cold.
Dress for Bae Bae’s Bash – Dressy to Formal
Please note:  This Agenda is subject to change
For evenings on your own, there is a wonderful restaurant in the Hotel or gather in groups and venture out to the Market Square just a few blocks from the hotel where you will find restaurants, entertainment, and shopping.  There are also many other venues in the City of Knoxville to explore.