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Agenda and Program

The tentative schedule for the conference is listed below. Slight changes may be made.

You can also take a look at the program handbook below with all information of the conference!

2015 SWE Conference Program 

***Please note the difference between DeBartolo Hall, and the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. While honoring the same family, they are two completely separate buildings.



Event Location


Check-in Hotel Lobby


Continuing Education Unit Hotel Grand Ballroom Salon A

Collegiate Transition Event

Hotel Grand Ballroom Salon B&C


Presidents Meeting                                   

Hotel Grand Ballroom Salon A                   

6-10pm Dinner and Evening Entertainment  Hotel Atrium



Event Location


Breakfast Buffet Opens

Hotel Atrium


Busses begin departing DoubleTree for campus

Hotel Atrium

7:45 -- 8:45 am Coffee, Pastries, and Hospitality DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

8:45 – 9:00am

Welcome, State of SWE Address

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

9:00 -- 9:20am

Morning Keynote

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

9:20 – 10:00am

Joint Meeting and Bid Presentations

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center


Professionals walk to Debartolo Hall

10:00 – 10:45am

Collegiate Meeting

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

10:45 – 11:00am

Collegiates walk to Debartolo Hall

10:15 – 11:00am

Professional Session

Debartolo Hall

11:00 – 11:45am

Collegiate Session

Debartolo Hall

11:00 – 11:45am

Professional Meeting

Debartolo Hall

12:00 – 12:45pm

Breakout Session One

Debartolo Hall

12:45 – 1:00pm

Walk to South Dining Hall

1:00 – 2:10pm

Lunch with Keynote Speaker

South Dining Hall

2:10 -- 2:30pm

Awards Ceremony

South Dining Hall

2:45 – 3:30pm

Breakout Session Two

Debartolo Hall

2:30 – 5:30pm

Career Fair

South Dining Hall

3:45 – 4:30pm

Breakout Session Three

Debartolo Hall

4:30 – 5:00pm

Snacks set up in Debartolo between sessions

Debartolo Hall

5:00 – 5:45pm

Breakout Session Four

Debartolo Hall

6:00 – 6:45pm

Closing Address

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

6:30 – 7:15pm

Board Buses and Return to Hotel

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

6:30 – 8:30pm

“Taste of South Bend” Dinner Event

Downtown South Bend

9:00 – 11:00pm

Evening Entertainment -- Ice Skating

Compton Family Ice Arena




Event                                                        Location                     

7:00 – 11:00 am