JOIN US IN AUSTIN, TEXAS!

The Biennial Convention of Phi Kappa Theta happens every other year and brings together alumni and collegiate brothers to elect new leadership, discuss key issues, vote upon legislation, honor alumni, recog­nize outstanding chapters and build upon the bonds of brother­hood.

This year’s convention, LAUNCH 2019, will be set up in a way to inspire members to bring exciting new ideas back to their chapters and set new directions for growth and continued success.

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HOTEL INFORMATION

SHERATON AUSTIN HOTEL AT THE CAPITOL
701 EAST 11TH STREET AUSTIN, TEXAS
(512) 478-1111

To ensure CONVENTION RATE, please reserve your room by July 11, 2019.


CONVENTION SCHEDULE

Wednesday, July 24:

  • Staff / Board Arrive

  • Austin Area Alumni Reception with Fraternity Leadership

Thursday, July 25:

  • 8:00am -12:00pm - Fraternity Board Meeting - Capitol Ballroom C

  • 10:00am - 1:00pm - Registration - Capitol E Foyer

  • 1:00pm - 4:00pm - Fraternity Board Meeting - Capitol Ballroom C

  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm - *General Session 1 - Capitol Ballroom E

    • Roll Call

    • Credential Committee Report

    • 61st Biennial Convention Minutes

    • Board Actions

  • 6:00pm - 6:30pm - *Opening Banquet Reception - Capitol D Foyer

  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm - *Opening Banquet Dinner - Capitol Ballroom D

  • 7:30pm - 8:30pm - *Man of Achievement: Gerald Mossinghoff - Capitol Ballroom D

  • 8:30pm - 9:30pm - *VIP Reception with Man of Achievement - The SideYard

Friday, July 26:

  • 9:00am - 5:00pm - Registration - Capitol E Foyer

  • 9:00am - 10:00pm - Committee Meetings

    • Constitution & Bylaws Committee - Capitol Ballroom A&B

    • Credentials Committee - Capitol Ballroom E

    • Ritual Committee - Capitol Ballroom F&G

    • Resolutions Committee - Capitol Ballroom H

    • Grand Chapter Meeting - Bonnell Room

  • 10:00am - 12:00pm - Educational Sessions

    • Recruitment Reimagined - Capitol Ballroom F-G

      • Learn | 10:10am - 10:45am

      • Live | 10:45am - 11:20am

      • Lead | 11:20am - 11:55am

    • Beyond Belief Spiritual Development - Capitol Ballroom A-B

      • Learn | 10:10am - 10:45am

      • Live | 10:45am - 11:20am

      • Lead | 11:20am - 11:55am

    • Next Chapter & Chapter Performance Coaching - Capitol Ballroom H

      • Learn | 10:10am - 10:45am

      • Live | 10:45am - 11:20am

      • Lead | 11:20am - 11:55am

  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm - Outstanding Young Alumnus Luncheon - Cody Barbo

  • 1:35pm - 2:35pm - Province Breakouts

    • Northeast Province - Capitol Ballroom A-B

    • Mideast Province - Capitol Ballroom E

    • Great Lakes Province - Capitol Ballroom F-G

    • Southern Province - Capitol Ballroom H

    • Midwest Province - Capitol Ballroom A-B

    • Western Province - Capitol Ballroom F-G

  • 2:45pm - 4:45pm - Educational Sessions

    • Recruitment Reimagined - Capitol Ballroom F-G

      • Learn | 2:45pm - 3:25pm

      • Live | 3:25pm - 4:05pm

      • Lead | 4:05pm - 4:45pm

    • Discovery XP - Capitol Ballroom A-B

      • Learn | 2:45pm - 3:25pm

      • Live | 3:25pm - 4:05pm

      • Lead | 4:05pm - 4:45pm

    • Next Chapter & Chapter Performance Coaching - Capitol Ballroom H

      • Learn | 2:45pm - 3:25pm

      • Live | 3:25pm - 4:05pm

      • Lead | 4:05pm - 4:45pm

  • 4:55pm - 6:00pm - Province Breakouts (if needed)

    • Northeast Province - Capitol Ballroom A-B

    • Mideast Province - Capitol Ballroom E

    • Great Lakes Province - Capitol Ballroom F-G

    • Southern Province - Capitol Ballroom H

    • Midwest Province - Capitol Ballroom A-B

    • Western Province - Capitol Ballroom F-G

  • 4:55pm - 6:00pm - Gold Council Meeting - Bonnell

Saturday, July 27:

  • 9:00am - 6:00pm - Registration - Capitol E Foyer

  • 9:00am - 12:00pm - *General Session 2 - Capitol Ballroom E

    • Board Elections

    • Proposed Changes to the Constitution & Bylaws

    • Proposed Changes to the Ritual

    • Proposed Resolutions

  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm - *Chapter Recognition Luncheon - Capitol Ballroom D

  • 2:30pm - 4:00pm - *Ritual - University Catholic Center (offsite)

  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm - *Mass - University Catholic Center (offsite)

  • 6:30pm - 7:00pm - *Closing Banquet Reception - Capitol Ballroom D Foyer

  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm - *Closing Banquet - Capitol Ballroom D

Sunday, July 28:

  • 9:00am - 10:00am - Foundation Board Development Training - Creekside I

  • 10:00am - 12:00pm - Foundation Board Meeting - Creekside I

*Events Require Business Attire to Attend (Business Attire is jacket and tie)