TravCon2020

Schedule

TravCon2020
Day by Day Schedule

8:00am – 3:00pm

TravCon Hike

This is an annual hike & an amazing way to meet other travelers and get off the strip. The meeting spot & contact details of the organizers will be listed as the conference gets closer. Check back!

Cost: Free with Ticket 
Location: TBD

9:00am – 5:30pm

Intermediate AWHONN Certification Day One

AWHONN’s Fetal Heart Monitoring Program is an add-on option to your TravCon conference ticket. This is a two day course lead by Onika Davis, RN.

Cost: $259
CE Credits: 18
Location: TBD

9:00am – 5:00pm

TNCC Certification Day One

Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) Training is an add-on option to your TravCon conference ticket. This is a two day course instructed by Solheim Enterprises.

Cost: $309
CE Credits: 18
Location: Paris Conference Concorde B

9:00am – 6:00pm

CEN Review Course Day One

This course is a review of emergency nursing designed to assist the participant in successfully obtaining CEN certification. This is an add-on option to your TravCon conference ticket. This is a two day course instructed by Solheim Enterprises.

Cost: $99
CE Credits: 14
Location: Paris Conference Concorde A

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Volunteer Orientation

This is required for any TravCon volunteer. The orientation will be in the Bally’s Conference Center & will include a walk-through the conference rooms.

Location: Bally’s Conference Center

4:00pm – 5:30pm

Volunteer & Staff Party

Be celebrated! TravCon can not happen without our volunteers & this party is for you to meet your fellow volunteers & the staff that makes TravCon happen! Drinks & snacks provided – feel free to pop in for a few minutes & say hello!

Cost: Free to all volunteers 
Location: TBD

8:00am – 6:00pm

Exhibitor Booth Setup

The exhibit hall is open just to the exhibitors so they can set up the booths and get ready for travelers to come on Monday.

Location: Exhibit Hall

9:00am – 4:15pm

Newbie Bootcamp

Newbie BootCamp is designed for healthcare professionals in their first few years of traveling. Have confidence for your first (or next) travel assignment knowing that you have the foundational knowledge you need to thrive. It’s a full day and includes an exclusive lunch and cocktail party Sunday evening. You’ll walk out feeling inspired with a new sense of power! 

Sessions Include:

  1. Pros & Cons: What is Traveling Like? From the perspective of two career travelers.
  2. Basics of Pay: What are you Worth? Breaking down the pay structure of a traveler.
  3. Secrets to Finding the Right Healthcare Travel Agencies.
  4. Submission Process & Interviews: Very different from what you’re used to!
  5. The Credentialing Process: Understanding what goes on behind the scenes
  6. Resource to Know: Websites, Chat Groups, Apps, and everything in-between to help you on the road.
  7. Expert Traveler Panel Q&A

Cost: Included in Newbie Bundle Ticket  (Comes with “ask an expert” lunch and an exclusive cocktail party)
CE Credits: Up to 7 
Location: Platinum

Thank you to the Newbie Sponsors for helping us keep the cost so low! LiquidAgents Healthcare, Aureus Medical GroupTravel Nurses, Inc., Core Medstaff, TalemedTotalMedNext Travel NursingNomad Health, Fusion Medical Staffing.

9:00am – 5:00pm

Medical Spanish Intensive

Have you thought about learning Spanish? Would you like to be able to speak medical basics with patients? No prior knowledge of Spanish is required. Learn key phrases to help you connect better to your Spanish speaking patients. Instructed by Tracey Long RN, PhD, MSN, CCRN.

Cost: Included in Medical Bundle Ticket
CE Credits: Up to 7 
Location: Bronze 3&4

9:00am – 5:30pm

Intermediate AWHONN Certification Day Two

AWHONN’s Fetal Heart Monitoring Program is an add-on option to your TravCon conference ticket. This is a two day course lead by Onika Davis, RN.

Cost: $259
CE Credits: 18
Location: Director’s Room in Bally’s Conference Center

9:00am – 6:00pm

CEN Review Course Day Two

This course is a review of emergency nursing designed to assist the participant in successfully obtaining CEN certification. This is an add-on option to your TravCon conference ticket. This is a two day course instructed by Solheim Enterprises. 

Cost: $99
CE Credits: 14
Location: Bronze 2

9:00am – 3:00pm

TNCC Certification Day Two

Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) Training is an add-on option to your TravCon conference ticket. This is a two day course instructed by Solheim Enterprises. 

Cost: $309
CE Credits: 18
Location: Bronze 1

11:00am – 4:00pm

Hospitality Suite

Enjoy a coffee or Lemonade and chat with the TravCon volunteers who are here to make sure you know everything you need to get the most out of the conference. From using your app, to what talks are best to attend, to events, and more… this is a perfect place to get all your questions answered and make the most of TravCon 2020.

Cost: Included with ticket
Location: Palace Rooms 1-3

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Expert Lunch and Learn (Newbie BootCamp Exclusive)

Lunch is provided for Newbie BootCamp in 2020 and even better, lunch comes with exclusive access to experts this year! Enjoy your free lunch and ask all your questions to make sure you have the answers to whatever you need to get your travel career started right.

Cost: Included in Newbie Bundle Ticket
Location: Gold Room

2:30pm – 4:00pm

How To Use Social Media for Recruiting in 2020

This presentation is special for our recruiters and exhibitors! This talk is full of inside tips on how to best use social media for 2020 to attract top talent for your agency.

Cost: TBD
Location: Silver Room

4:00 – 6:00pm

Exhibitor Orientation & Reception

A special thank you reception for our exhibitors! It’s a great chance for you to network with other exhibitors and leaders in the industry. It’s also where we will have your orientation and it comes with drinks and appetizers!

Cost: Free for all exhibitors 
Location: Skyview Room

4:15pm – 6:30pm

Cocktails and Apps Welcome Party (Newbie BootCamp Exclusive)

All the attendees at the Newbie BootCamp get their own exclusive party on Sunday night. This is a really awesome way to meet other travelers right at the start of the conference. It comes with cocktails appetizers and a chance to meet the platinum sponsors before the booths get really busy.

Cost: Included in Newbie Bundle Ticket
Location: Skyview 5/6

8:00am – 4:30pm

Registration

Bring an ID and come check in and get your badge! 

Location: Bally’s Conference Center

8:00am – 4:30pm

Exhibit Hall

We have over 100 exhibitors that fill the exhibit hall with creative booths, activities, and prizes. Our exhibit hall is not like any other conference, it’s an experience all on its’ own. The exhibitors are all here because they want to meet you, the travelers. They all have something unique to offer you and there are so many amazing services and people to network with here. We make sure you’re connected with the best and most innovative companies and services out there today for travelers.

8:00am – 9:30am

Breakfast

Breakfast buffet style is on the house. Come to the exhibit hall and have some breakfast and coffee before your first full day of learning from amazing experts and connecting with other travelers and exhibitors.

Cost: Included with ticket
Location: Exhibit Hall

8:00am – 9:00am

TravCon Morning Yoga

Who said Vegas can’t be about health and wellness? Not us! Join us for a relaxing yoga session before the conference day begins. Check back as the conference gets closer for the exact time and location.

Cost: Included with ticket
Location: Bally’s Conference Center

9:30am – 4:30pm

Concurrent Sessions

Day one of amazing experts in the travel healthcare field to choose from across many stages. Most sessions come with CE credits. Make sure you scan your badge each day so you can get credit for CEs.

Cost: Included with ticket
Location: Bally’s Conference Center

10:00am – 4:00pm

Résumé Center

A travel health care resume is quite a bit different than a permanent healthcare resume. Don’t worry – we have a whole station dedicated to helping you stand out in 2020 by having exactly the type of resume that agencies and hiring directors are looking for. This resource is definitely one to check out!

**Tip: Bring your current resume with you  – on paper or usb stick – so the experts can work from what you have.

Cost: Included with ticket
Location: Grand Salon

11:00am – 1:00pm

Lunch

A delicious lunch that is buffet style is free for all attendees! Come to the exhibit hall get food and join a table to meet other travelers during this time. Gluten free and vegetarian options available. 

Cost: Included with ticket
Location: Exhibit Hall

5:00pm – 7:00pm

REAL BODIES at Bally’s Networking Event

This year we have a very special networking event for our attendees and exhibitors! We have rented out the entire Real Bodies exhibit in Bally’s. Come get a drink on us and enjoy walking around Real Bodies and meet other travelers before your Monday evening dinner plans.

Cost: Included with ticket for all attendees and exhibitors
Location: REAL BODIES at Bally’s (down escalator from casino floor)

8:00am – 9:00am

TravCon Morning Yoga

Who said Vegas can’t be about health and wellness? Not us! Join us for a before the conference for a morning yoga session.

Cost: Included with ticket
Location: Bally’s Conference Center

9:00am – 2:30pm

Exhibit Hall

We have over 100 exhibitors that fill the exhibit hall with creative booths, activities, and prizes. Our exhibit hall is not like any other conference, it is an experience all on its own. The exhibitors are all here because they want to meet you, the travelers. They all have something unique to offer you and there are so many amazing services and people to network with here. We make sure you’re connected with the best and most innovative companies and services out there today for travelers.

9:00am -10:00am

Breakfast

Breakfast buffet style is on the house. Come to the exhibit hall and have some breakfast and coffee before your first full day of learning from amazing experts and connecting with other travelers and exhibitors.

Cost: Included with ticket
Location: Exhibit Hall

9:50am – 5:00pm

Concurrent Sessions

Day two of amazing experts in the travel healthcare field to choose from across many stages. Most sessions come with CE credits. Make sure you scan your badge each day so you can get credit for CEs.

Cost: Included with ticket
Location: Bally’s Conference Center

10:00am – 4:00pm

Résumé Center

A travel health care resume is quite a bit different than a permanent healthcare resume. Don’t worry we have a whole station dedicated to helping you stand out in 2020 by having exactly the type of resume that agencies and hiring directors are looking for. This resource is definitely one to check out!

Cost: Included with ticket
Location: Grand Salon

11:00am – 1:15pm

Lunch

A delicious lunch that is buffet style is free for all attendees! Come to the exhibit hall get food and join a table to meet other travelers during this time. 

Cost: Included with ticket
Location: Exhibit Hall

2:30pm – 2:45pm

Coffee Break

The conference isn’t over yet! Keep the energy up and have a coffee on us!

Cost: Included with ticket
Location: Grand Salon

3:50pm

Cash Drawings

Come to the platinum room before the Keynote speaker in order to qualify to win one of our many cash drawings and prizes to close out TravCon. We also have a surprise this year so be sure to attend!

Location: Platinum

4:00 – 5:00pm

Brenda Elsagher: Keynote Speaker

 In this fun presentation, Brenda Elsagher, Traveler, International Speaker, Author, and Comedian will help us see how we are surrounded by humor, (we just have to look for it)  and how laughter can make us healthier and able to cope with stress, aggravation and challenging moments. Brenda is a dynamic keynote speaker, award winning author, and 20 year veteran of comedy who encourages us to lighten up as we juggle our careers, family and traveling life.  A Certified Humor Professional, Brenda brings a genuine, uplifting message, and reminds us that each day only has 24 hours and what we do with each hour can change our life or that of another. She has a soft spot in her heart for healthcare professionals and wants to thank you and honor you for the choices you make each day to make a difference in the world. Come prepared to laugh!

Location: Platinum

Thank you to the Keynote Sponsor! LiquidAgents Healthcare 

8:00pm- 11:00pm

Legendary AfterParty

This is truly the AfterParty that everyone talks about. Be celebrated and feel like a celebrity as you enjoy your night on the rooftop of the hottest club in Vegas. It is exclusively rented out just for this conference! It comes with an open bar and a live DJ. Wear your dancing shoes and a party outfit and have a blast with all of your new friends.

Cost: Included with ticket- Bring your conference badge for entry.
Location: Drai’s Nightclub

Thank you to the AfterParty Sponsors! Aureus Medical, Core Medstaff, Fusion Medical Staffing, Medical Solutions, RNnetwork, Titan Medical Group, Prime Time Healthcare and Fastaff Travel Nursing!

10:00am – 12:30pm

Farewell Brunch

Ah, another amazing year at TravCon has come to an end. This is a great way to say goodbye to all your old and new friends and have some delicious breakfast and coffee before you get on your flights and head home! No reservations needed – this is a rolling brunch.

Cost: Included with ticket- Bring your conference badge for entry.
Location: Bally’s Skyview

Thank you to the Brunch Sponsors! Core Medstaff, Fusion Medical Staffing, Medical Solutions and RNnetwork

9:00am – 5:00pm

Medical Spanish Intensive

Have you thought about learning Spanish? Would you like to be able to speak medical basics with patients? No prior knowledge of Spanish is required. Learn key phrases to help you connect better to your Spanish speaking patients. Instructed by Tracey Long RN, PhD, MSN, CCRN.

Cost: Included in Medical Spanish Bundle Ticket
CE Credits: Up to 7 
Location: TBD

9:00am – 4:00pm

CPI “Blue Card” Certification

CPI is a nonviolent crisis intervention training designed to teach best practices for managing difficult situations and disruptive behaviors. This is an add-on option to your TravCon conference ticket. This course instructed by HealthTrust Workforce Solutions. 

Cost: $79 (it’s usually $1100 dollars to take this course!)

CE Credits: 6
Location: TBD

A big Thank You to HealthTrust Workforce Solutions for providing this course at such an affordable price!

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There will be a schedule, ready for you to print, on Sept 1st