Conference Components

  • Professional Development – workshops and discussions will center around five elements
    • Governance
    • Operations
    • Programming
    • Development
    • Network Cohesion
  • Reflection and Planning
  • Celebrate and Recognize our Staff

Schedule at a glance

Tuesday, August 6

9:00am – 5:00pm       Opportunity Network Kickoff - Invitation Only**

2:00 PM – Until           Hotel check – in

6:00pm – 8:00pm       “IHDF” Welcome Reception

Wednesday, August 7

8:00am – 5:30pm       Workshop and Plenary Sessions

7:00pm – 9:00pm       Dinner

Thursday, August 8

8:00am – 2:00pm       Workshop and Plenary Sessions

2:00pm – 6:00pm       Philadelphia Tour

6:30pm – 8:30pm       Dinner

Friday, August 9

8:00am – 5:30pm       Workshop and Plenary Sessions

                      Staff Recognition

                      Closing Remarks

Saturday, August 10

11:00am               Hotel check – out

**Opportunity Network’s (OppNet) Career Fluency® curriculum is specifically designed for the 12th grade and college aged students to build crucial skills. Examples of lessons include Diversity on Campus, Values and Career Exploration, Making Smart Money Decisions, and Time Management. OppNet is part of the menu of services that National provides for post-secondary success and is at no cost to Affiliates. All eligible programs will be invited by the National Office. If you have any questions or would like more information, Please contact Justine Rosenthal at