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BUDDIES WELCOME NEWBIES

New to the Conference?
-Wouldn’t it be nice to see a familiar face when you’re attending the conference for the first time? This mutually rewarding networking opportunity lets "Newbies" (first-time attendees) get paired up with "Buddies" (seasoned attendees) to get the most from their conference experience.

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Introduction
-At this event, Newbies and Buddies are paired up with each other and will take part in some getting-to-know-you activities and networking role-playing.
-Wednesday 5:15pm - 6:00pm Open to registered attendees



During the Conference
-Newbies and Buddies are asked to attend one session together and have one meal together so that Newbies can ask questions and Buddies can offer personalized advice.

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Debriefing
-This event allows Newbies and Buddies to provide feedback about their experience. Organizers will offer tips for post-conference follow-up and networking.
-Saturday 4:00pm - 5:00pm Open to registered attendees

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NETWORKING
 —  EVENT SCHEDULE
 —  SPECIAL EVENTS
 —  ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES
 —  DIVISION EVENTS
 —  BUDDIES WELCOME NEWBIES


WHY BE A BUDDY?
To make someone feel welcome at their first conference
To expand your professional network
To gain insight or a different perspective
To make new friends and have fun!
SIGN UP to be a Buddy!


FIRST-TIME ATTENDEE
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