SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

3 DAY SCHEDULE

INTERNATIONAL ATTENDEES:
During Registration, select your time for each LIVE & Interactive Session that best suits you!
LIVE & Interactive means that a session is small enough that you may speak & interact with the faculty in real time.

PLUS, many LIVE sessions are recorded for viewing later.

 


TAKE OFF!

Friday, November 13

Day One you can take at your own pace. Live sessions are reserved for the evening.


Craft Breakouts, recorded & available from 12 noon until November 23rd 

12 noon CST: The personal navigation page opens for attendees.

Secondary Characters Get the Spotlight with Sarah Aronson

Understanding the Basics of Graphic Novel Writing with Kate Hannigan

Making Story, Narrative Non-Fiction Picture Books with Barb Rosenstock

Illustration Breakout with Cozbi Cabrera

            Picture Book Breakout with Vanessa Brantley Newton

5:00 PM to 6:30 PM CST (LIVE & Interactive; Select your time during registration)

1:1 Zoom Critiques; register for this Member Extra

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM CST (Streamed)

2020 SCBWI-IL Crystal Kite Gala Honoring Sarah Aronson

 

DEFYING GRAVITY 

Saturday, November 14

Day Two session are ALL LIVE or STREAMED

 

All KEYNOTES will be recorded for later viewing. 

9:00-09:15 AM CST (Streamed)
KEYNOTE by John Herrington

 

All CHAT Sessions are LIVE and recorded.  After 24 hours, Chats will be available to all attendees for viewing until November 23.

9:30-10:30 AM CST (LIVE & Interactive; Select your time during registration)
Session 1 Chats (See ALL ACCESS page for details)

     11:00 AM -12:00 PM CST (LIVE & Interactive; Select your time during registration)
      Session 2 Chats (See ALL ACCESS page for details)

 

All First & Voice Sessions are LIVE and NOT recorded. Attendee must be in attendance at selected date/time.

12:20- 1:30 PM CST (LIVE & Interactive; Select your time during registration)
First Pages, First Look & Voice Sessions (See ALL ACCESS page for details)

 

All PITCHES are LIVE and NOT recorded. Attendee must be in attendance at selected date/time.

2:00-3:00 PM CST (LIVE & Interactive; Select your time during registration)
Pitches (See ALL ACCESS page for details)

 

The following SOCIALS are LIVE and are NOT recorded. 

      3:30-4:30 PM CST (LIVE & Interactive)
      Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Social

      5:00-6:00 PM CST (LIVE & Interactive)
       PAL Social

 

All PEER CRITIQUE GROUP SESSIONS are LIVE and are NOT recorded. Attendee must be in attendance at selected date/time.

6:30-7:30 PM CST (LIVE & Interactive)
Peer Critique Groups (See ALL ACCESS page for details)

 

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

Sunday, November 15

10:15-10:45 AM CST (Streamed)
KEYNOTE by Vanessa Brantley Newton

      10:00-11:00 AM CST (LIVE & Interactive)
      Illustration Social

      11:30 AM to 1:00 PM CST (LIVE & Interactive; Select your time during registration)
      Zoom  1:1 Manuscript Critiques; register for this Member Extra

      1:00 PM to 3:30 PM CST (LIVE & Interactive; Select your time during registration)
      10/10 Ask Me Anything Sessions; register for this Extra

      4:00 PM  to 5:00 PM CST (LIVE & Interactive; no registration required)
      Craft Breakout Office Hours