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Thursday

July 6, 2017

Thursday, 8:00 AM
Golf Scramble

Golf Scramble

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Brian Vincent (Alpha Sigma '00) and Eric Wert (Alpha Sigma '91) for the Delta Sigma Phi Golf Scramble on Thursday, July 6. Golfers will enjoy Pine Ridge Golf Course, the past home of several PGA and LPGA Tournaments. Opened in 1958, the scenic water and pine trees of the Loch Raven watershed make this course both beautiful and challenging. Located just three miles north of the bustling city of Towson, Pine Ridge is also known for its abundant wildlife. You will find the peace and quiet of Pine Ridge unlike any other golf experience in the great Baltimore area.

First tee time is scheduled for 9:00 am on Thursday morning. Pre-registration is required, by May 24. Cost is $70 which includes green fees and transportation. Club rental is $25 if needed and food is available at the course for individual purchase. Questions? Contact Brian or Eric:

Brian - briancurtisvincent@gmail.com 202.450.9409
Eric - eric.wert@barry-wehmiller.com 443.519.3912

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Thursday, 10:00 AM
Registration Opens

Registration Opens

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Stop by our registration table when you arrive at the Marriott! We'll get you setup with everything you need for a great Convention experience. Maps, schedules, swag-bags and more. We're excited to have you here!

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Thursday, 11:00 AM
Nominating Committee Meeting

Nominating Committee Meeting

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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Thursday, 11:00 AM
Constitution Committee Meeting

Constitution Committee Meeting

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Thursday, 11:00 AM
Ritual Committee Meeting

Ritual Committee Meeting

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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Thursday, 12:00 PM
Red Cross Service Project
TBD

Red Cross Service Project

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A great opportunity to give back to the Baltimore community! Assist the American Red Cross by filling ice bags that are critical in preserving blood donations.

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Thursday, 3:00 PM
Commissioner Forum

Commissioner Forum

3:00 PM - 4:45 PM

STRENGTH IN VOLUNTEERING

Featured Speaker
Director of Volunteer Engagement Brandon Wells, Fresno State University '03

Audience 
Regional Commissioners, Deputy Regional Commissioners, and members interested in serving.

We will discuss the future of the Commissioner Program as an integral part of our volunteer engagement strategy. During this roundtable forum, current, former, and potential Commissioners will share best practices and suggested ideas, for strengthening the impact Commissioner’s make on our alumni volunteers and undergraduate members.

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Alumni
Thursday, 3:30 PM
Singing Pilgrims' Rehearsal

Singing Pilgrims' Rehearsal

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

The Singing Pilgrims will entertain Convention attendees by bringing the
songs of Delta Sigma Phi to life! With our 2017 Convention, the tradition of the Singing Pilgrims has reached its 26th consecutive year. Since our 1991 Convention in San Diego, they have helped celebrate our rich history through singing. Any alumni or undergraduate member is welcome to join the group.

This first rehearsal is intended for returning Singing Pilgrims.

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Thursday, 5:00 PM
Volunteer Training: ACB & Chapter Advisor Recruitment

Volunteer Training: ACB & Chapter Advisor Recruitment

5:00 PM - 6:45 PM

STRENGTH IN VOLUNTEERING

Featured Speaker
TBD

Audience 
Alumni Corporation Board Officers (ACB), Collegiate Chapter Advisor Board Advisors (CCAB), and those interested in volunteering at the Chapter Level.

Attendees will learn about the functions, responsibilities of and resources for various Chapter level volunteer roles, and discuss recruitment strategies and transition planning to empower the next ACB Officers and CCAB Advisors to continue to Build Better Men. If you have ever wondered how you can help a local chapter this is the session for you!

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Thursday, 5:30 PM
Guest Welcome Reception

Guest Welcome Reception

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Spouses and guests are invited to a special reception on Thursday evening, to kick off the 2017 Convention!

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Thursday, 7:00 PM
Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for the official kick off of our 60th & Biennial Convention! During the reception you will have the opportunity to meet fellow fraternity members and guests from across the country. Food and drinks will be served.

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Thursday, 9:00 PM
Delegate Orientation

Delegate Orientation

9:00 PM - 9:30 PM

All first-time convention attendees must participate in this informational session, where you will be educated on the protocol and process of ICA (In-Convention Assembled). This event will be held prior to the start of the Pilgrim Degree on Thursday evening.

All brothers are encouraged to attend, even if this isn't your first Convention. It's a great refresher on how ICA works!

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Thursday, 9:15 PM
Pilgrim Degree

Pilgrim Degree

9:15 PM - 10:30 PM

The final leg of the Delta Sig ritual! This Convention-only ceremony is a highlight for first-time and returning members alike. The Pilgrim Degree will celebrate your dedication to the fraternity and answer the classic question: why the fez?

If this is your first time as a Pilgrim, you’ll want a Fez after completing the Degree. Order a Fez on the "Gear & Extras" section of your registration form!

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Friday

July 7, 2017

Friday, 7:30 AM
Credentials Committee Meeting

Credentials Committee Meeting

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

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Friday, 7:30 AM
Nominating Committee Meeting

Nominating Committee Meeting

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

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Friday, 7:30 AM
Constitution Committee Meeting

Constitution Committee Meeting

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

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Friday, 8:45 AM
ICA - Opening Ceremony

ICA - Opening Ceremony

8:45 AM - 11:00 AM

In Convention Assembled, featuring guest speaker Derreck Kayongo, founder of the Global Soap Project. From Africa to Atlanta with nothing but a dream and tenacity, Derreck Kayongo beat the odds and earned an education. He has served in leadership roles for some of the world’s most respected NGOs since 1994.

This session of In Convention Assembled is open at 10:00 am, for all non-members. We invite you to join us in the Harborside Ballroom, for a special presentation from Derreck Kayongo.

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Friday, 11:00 AM
Shopping & Head Shots

Shopping & Head Shots

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Visit with our vendors, shop for that perfect Convention memento, and get a professional headshot taken, for your resume or portfolio. Be sure to check out the Delta Sig Talks afterwards!

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Guests
Friday, 11:00 AM
Constitution Committee Meeting

Constitution Committee Meeting

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

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Alumni
Friday, 11:00 AM
Ritual Committee Meeting

Ritual Committee Meeting

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

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Friday, 11:00 AM
UAC Info Session

UAC Info Session

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

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Friday, 11:00 AM
Singing Pilgrims' Rehearsal

Singing Pilgrims' Rehearsal

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

The Singing Pilgrims will entertain Convention attendees by bringing the
songs of Delta Sigma Phi to life! With our 2017 Convention, the tradition of the Singing Pilgrims has reached its 26th consecutive year. Since our 1991 Convention in San Diego, they have helped celebrate our rich history through singing.

Any alumni or undergraduate member is welcome to join the group.

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Students

Alumni
Friday, 11:00 AM
Résumé Building

Résumé Building

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Need some help getting that résumé polished? Stop by to visit with our panel of professionals, and nail that next job interview.

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Friday, 11:00 AM
Delta Sig Talks

Delta Sig Talks

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Globetrotting the Delta Sig Way

Perfect the art of connecting with Delta Sigs across the country. In this brief and high energy format, our speaker will walk through his use of technology to locate brothers in areas where he travels. He will discuss strategies for making that initial connection, illustrate ways to utilize this connection as a networking opportunity, and show how these new connections can help you explore new places.

By attending this session, attendees will…
  • Gain new ideas for utilizing technology
  • Build a template for reaching out to brothers for the first time

Delta Sig Talks are informative presentations by Delta Sig Alumni. These engaging speakers will expose new ideas on topics that are relevant to a broad audience. These informal presentations will follow our morning ICA and the Foundation lunch.

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Friday, 12:00 PM
Foundation Lunch: Strength in Giving

Foundation Lunch: Strength in Giving

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us for lunch and a celebration of the Delta Sigma Phi Foundation and its donors.

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Friday, 1:30 PM
Shopping & Head Shots

Shopping & Head Shots

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Visit with our vendors, shop for that perfect Convention memento, and get a professional headshot taken, for your resume or portfolio. Be sure to check out the Delta Sig Talks afterwards!

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Students

Alumni

Guests
Friday, 1:30 PM
Singing Pilgrims' Rehearsal

Singing Pilgrims' Rehearsal

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

The Singing Pilgrims will entertain Convention attendees by bringing the
songs of Delta Sigma Phi to life! With our 2017 Convention, the tradition of the Singing Pilgrims has reached its 26th consecutive year. Since our 1991 Convention in San Diego, they have helped celebrate our rich history through singing.

Any alumni or undergraduate member is welcome to join the group.

Attendees


Students

Alumni
Friday, 1:30 PM
Résumé Building

Résumé Building

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Need some help getting that résumé polished? Stop by to visit with our panel of professionals, and nail that next job interview.

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Alumni

Guests
Friday, 1:30 PM
Delta Sig Talks

Delta Sig Talks

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Overcoming Obstacles

Presented By: E. Allen James, 

Do you have a goal, but feel like obstacles continue to get in your way? This situation is familiar to many of us; it can be frustrating and disheartening. In this brief and inspiring talk, E. Allen James with tell the triumphant story of Delta Sigma Phi’s rebound in the 1980s. As the Fraternity’s Executive Director during this time, he saw first-hand the challenges that Delta Sigma Phi was facing and lead the organization forward, against all odds. This talk will provide insight into recent Delta Sigma Phi history, as well as inspiration and tools to help you overcome obstacles currently standing in your way.

By attending this session, attendees will…
  • Learn about the recent history of Delta Sig
  • Learn to think critically throughout challenging situations

Delta Sig Talks are informative presentations by Delta Sig Alumni. These engaging speakers will expose new ideas on topics that are relevant to a broad audience. These informal presentations will follow our morning ICA and the Foundation lunch.

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Friday, 2:00 PM
Germano's Piattini (Guest Event)

Germano's Piattini (Guest Event)

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Pasta-making demonstration which includes small plates & wine. Take notes as Germano Fabiani make his famous Presidential Pasta and enjoy other small bite pairings at this 200-year-old establishment.

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Guests
Friday, 2:30 PM
ICA - Messages from the Ritual & State of the Fraternity Address

ICA - Messages from the Ritual & State of the Fraternity Address

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Join Delta Sigma Phi Historian and Past President Loren Mall, Kansas State University ’58, as he presents a captivating presentation on the history and messages of our Fraternity and Ritual. Discover how the secrets and traditions of our Fraternity came into existence and how our Founders overcame incredible odds to create a Fraternity that has bettered the world for over a century.

During this session of In Convention Assembled, we will also hear from Executive Director & CEO Patrick Jessee, on the State of the Fraternity.

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Friday, 5:15 PM
Resolutions Committee Meeting

Resolutions Committee Meeting

5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

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Friday, 6:15 PM
1899 Society Event

1899 Society Event

6:15 PM - 7:30 PM

The Delta Sigma Phi Foundation is hosting a fun-filled evening at the Maryland Science Center. Prior to the Live & Silent Auction, members (and guests) of the 1899 Society are invited to join us for food and drinks.

Must be a member of the 1899 Society to attend.

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Friday, 7:00 PM
Live & Silent Auction

Live & Silent Auction

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Delta Sigma Phi Foundation is hosting a fun-filled evening at the Maryland Science Center. Bid on unique items, vacation packages, collectibles and more in the live & silent auctions. Proceeds will benefit the Fraternity’s leadership programs. Participation is easy and guests are more than welcome to attend. We’re sure to have something for everyone!

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Guests

Saturday

July 8, 2017

Saturday, 8:00 AM
Credentials Committee Meeting

Credentials Committee Meeting

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

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Alumni
Saturday, 9:00 AM
McFadden Glass Studio (Guest Event)

McFadden Glass Studio (Guest Event)

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come along for a fun morning at a local glassblowing workshop! Work with the resident glass artist to design a piece—from the shape and colors to size and style. Take a deep dive into the world of glassblowing to create a one-of-a-kind piece that you can take home. The piece will be available 48 hours after the workshop for pick-up or can be shipped to the participant in a week for an additional $10 per project.

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Guests
Saturday, 9:30 AM
ICA - New Business & NIC Update

ICA - New Business & NIC Update

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

This session of In Convention Assembled will include Constitution and Ritual amendments, along with an awards presentation and an NIC update from Jud Horras, President & CEO of the NIC.

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Saturday, 12:00 PM
Free Time!
Baltimore

Free Time!

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Feel free to explore the city! There are a number of meetings and training sessions during this time, but for most attendees, Saturday afternoon is a chance to explore Baltimore.

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Saturday, 2:00 PM
RLA Facilitator Training

RLA Facilitator Training

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you interested in facilitating a Delta Sigma Phi program in your area? We're seeking volunteer facilitators for our Regional Leadership Academy (RLA) series. During this three hour training session you will have the opportunity to learn about the curriculum for each program, engage in some of the activities that facilitators lead, ask questions and meet other future co-facilitators.

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Saturday, 4:00 PM
Volunteer Training: Making an Impact at the Chapter Level

Volunteer Training: Making an Impact at the Chapter Level

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

STRENGTH IN VOLUNTEERING

Featured Speaker
TBD

Audience 
Alumni Corporation Board Officers (ACB), Collegiate Chapter Advisor Board Advisors (CCAB), and those interested in volunteering at the Chapter Level.

Volunteers attending this session will have the opportunity to discuss real-life scenarios affecting our chapter’s today, and develop solutions by participating in roundtable discussions resulting in timely and specific implementation plans. If you are a volunteer interested in tackling chapter issues, this is a must attend session!

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Alumni

Guests
Saturday, 4:30 PM
Singing Pilgrims' Rehearsal

Singing Pilgrims' Rehearsal

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

The Singing Pilgrims will entertain Convention attendees by bringing the
songs of Delta Sigma Phi to life! With our 2017 Convention, the tradition of the Singing Pilgrims has reached its 26th consecutive year. Since our 1991 Convention in San Diego, they have helped celebrate our rich history through singing.

Any alumni or undergraduate member is welcome to join the group.

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Students

Alumni
Saturday, 4:45 PM
Resolutions Committee Meeting

Resolutions Committee Meeting

4:45 PM - 5:30 PM

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Students

Alumni
Saturday, 5:30 PM
JUSTIN Wine Tasting

JUSTIN Wine Tasting

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Guests are invited to join us for a special wine tasting with JUSTIN Wines, founded by Delta Sigma Phi brother Justin Baldwin. Must be 21 or over to attend.

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Saturday, 5:45 PM
General Reception

General Reception

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

Join us for the General Reception on Saturday evening! Hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be available during this time, leading up to our Awards Banquet.

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Saturday, 6:50 PM
Convention Photo

Convention Photo

6:50 PM - 7:15 PM

Say cheese! Be sure to make it into this year's Convention photo, with your fellow brothers. These pictures will be used online and in various publications throughout the year.

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Saturday, 7:30 PM
Awards Banquet

Awards Banquet

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Join us in honoring our undergraduate chapters and volunteers, for their hard work throughout the year! This is a great opportunity to recognize members of the fraternity and our community. The banquet includes dinner and a performance from the Singing Pilgrims.

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Guests

Sunday

July 9, 2017

Sunday, 8:00 AM
Resolutions Committee Meeting

Resolutions Committee Meeting

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

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Alumni
Sunday, 8:00 AM
Credentials Committee Meeting

Credentials Committee Meeting

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

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Alumni
Sunday, 9:00 AM
ICA - Bond Eternal

ICA - Bond Eternal

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

All Convention attendees are invited to attend the Bond Eternal Ceremony, celebrating the lives of our members who have entered the Bond Eternal since 2015. All guests are encouraged to attend.

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Sunday, 11:00 AM
Wicked History Tour (Guest Event)

Wicked History Tour (Guest Event)

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Plumb the depths of Baltimore’s underbelly. While we crawl through the streets in town, you’ll hear about times past when some struggled to survive and others thumbed their noses at authority. From speakeasies to underhanded villains to celebrated personalities who passed through the streets of Baltimore, this is a history tour like no other.

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Guests
Sunday, 12:00 PM
Résumé Building

Résumé Building

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Need some help getting that résumé polished? Stop by to visit with our panel of professionals, and nail that next job interview.

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Students

Alumni

Guests
Sunday, 12:00 PM
Shopping & Head Shots

Shopping & Head Shots

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Visit with our vendors, shop for that perfect Convention memento, and get a professional headshot taken, for your resume or portfolio.

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Students

Alumni

Guests
Sunday, 2:00 PM
Volunteer Training: Bridging the Delta Sig Generational Gap

Volunteer Training: Bridging the Delta Sig Generational Gap

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

STRENGTH IN VOLUNTEERING

Featured Speaker
TBD

Audience 
Current Chapter and National Volunteers and interested members.

Attendees will gain a greater understanding of the current and near-future generation of fraternity men, their preferred learning and communication styles, and how multiple generations of Delta Sigs working together can strengthen a chapter.

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Alumni

Guests
Sunday, 2:00 PM
Educational Sessions

Educational Sessions

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

More info coming soon!

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Guests
Sunday, 4:00 PM
ICA - Grand Council Induction & Closing

ICA - Grand Council Induction & Closing

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join us for our final session of In Convention Assembled, the closing ceremony and the induction of new Grand Council members. It's not "goodbye"; just "see you later!"

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Sunday, 7:00 PM
Closing Celebration

Closing Celebration

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

After a long but exciting four days, it’s time to kick back and let loose! All members and guests are invited to attend our closing celebration at Power Plant Live—Baltimore’s premier dining and entertainment destination, located just one block from the world famous Inner Harbor. Power Plant Live will include comedian and brother Rob Little, Beta Omicron '94, along with music and food to celebrate the closing of our 2017 Convention.

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