2016 BCC Annual Meeting Schedule


Day 1: Thursday, March 24th

10am – 5pm                       Registration and Check-In

11am – 12noon                 Building the Network (BTN)

12noon – 1:45pm             Opening Session Luncheon (Buffet Lunch)

     Welcome & Greetings: Dr. Raspiller, President, John Tyler Community College

                                                Lavar Stoney, Secretary of the Commonwealth

                                                Theresa Thomas, President of VCCA

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Christopher Lee, Associate Vice Chancellor for HR, VCCS, who will address what challenges our diverse students will face in the workforce and how to prepare them to overcome barriers and be successful.


2pm – 3pm                         Concurrent Sessions #1 ( select one session )


3:15pm – 4:15pm             Concurrent Sessions #2 ( select one session )



4:15pm – 4:45pm             Break and Hotel Check In

5pm – 5:30pm                   Awards Ceremony

5:30pm – 6:15pm             Black Concerns Commission Business Meeting

6:30pm                               Social Hour and Dinner on your own

Day 2: Friday, March 25th

7:45am – 9:20am              Breakfast on your own (coffee available & cookies available at front desk)

9:30am – 10:30am            Concurrent Sessions #3 ( select one session )


10:45am – 11:45am         Concurrent Sessions #4 ( select one session )

11:45am – 12:15pm         Break & Hotel Check-Out

12:15pm – 2pm                 Closing Luncheon (Buffet Lunch)

                                             Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Psimas, Vice Mayor of Portsmouth


2pm – 2:45pm                   Announcements/Door Prizes/ Adjournment

2:45pm – 3:00pm             Break   

3:00pm – 5:00pm             BCC Officers, MALS, & Planning Committee Members Meeting