Louisiana: 2020 Southern Region Leadership Conference
Start Date 07/19/2020 12:00 PM
End Date 07/21/2020 12:00 PM
Address Hot Springs Convention Center. 134 Convention Boulevard. Hot Springs, AR 71901


Southern Region Leadership Conference
Louisiana Registration


Mark your calendars and register to attend the 6th annual Southern Region Leadership Conference, July 19-21, 2020, at the Hot Springs Convention Center in beautiful Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas.  Network with colleagues from across our three states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas and participate in informative workshops and general sessions designed to enhance your school board service.  You will have an opportunity to visit with our vendors throughout the conference


Overview of the Conference

A detailed agenda will be posted at a later date.  Conference attendees can earn a total of 11.50 hours by attending the Early Bird workshop and the full conference. The schedule is as follows:


SUNDAY, July 19, 2020

12 noon – 6:00 p.m. Registration & Exhibits (GOLD/PLATINUM)

2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Early Bird Session (2.5 hours)

MONDAY, July 20, 2020

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.         Registration & Exhibits

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.          Breakfast (provided in-house)

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.       Opening General Session (1.5 hours)

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.     Refreshments & Exhibits Break

10:30 a.m. – 12 Noon        Concurrent Session 1 (1.5 hours)

12 Noon – 1:30 p.m.           Lunch (provided in-house)

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Session 2 (1.5 hours)

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Refreshments & Exhibit Break

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Concurrent Session 3 (1.5 hours)


 TUESDAY, July 21, 2020

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.          Breakfast (provided in-house) 

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  Concurrent Session 4 (1.5 hours)

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Refreshment Break

10:30 a.m. – 12 NOON   Closing General Session (1.5 hours)



An Early Bird Workshop will kick off the event on Sunday, July 19, 2020. Registration is $105 per person.  General and breakout sessions start on Monday, July 20, 2020. Registration prior to July 2nd is $385 per person (Spouses and Guests - $95).  Registration fees include breakfast and lunch.   After July 2, 2020, the registration fee will be $405. 


Online registration will close July 15, 2020, at noon. On-site registration will be available from Noon-6 p.m. Sunday, July 19; and 7 a.m.-5 p.m. on Monday, July 20; at the Hot Springs Convention Center. The on-site registration fee is $405. A check or credit card payment is required for on-site registration.


Requests for cancellation must be in writing to kivy@arsba.org. Cancellation requests received through Tuesday, June 30, 2020, will be refunded at 100 percent. Cancellation requests received after June 30, 2020, will be refunded at 50 percent. There will be no refunds for cancellations after July 17, 2020.


Hotel Reservations

HOTEL RESERVATIONS: Blocks of rooms have been reserved for 2 hotels adjacent to the Hot Springs Convention Center as follows:


EMBASSY SUITES by Hilton Hot Springs Hotel & Spa

400 Convention Boulevard

Hot Springs, AR  71901

Phone:  501.321.4403

Room Reservations?  CLICK HERE



305 Malvern Avenue

Hot Springs, AR 71901

Phone:  501.623.6600

Click HERE to be taken to the hotel website.

Enter "Check Availability" under Book Your Stay to navigate to the 

Registration Page.  Enter your arrival and departure dates. Click "ENTER IT NOW" 

beside Promo or Group Code.  Under additional options, enter the group promo code


to receive discounted rate.  Code is case sensitive! Call 501.623.6600 or

877.623.6697 if you encounter any problems.


Contact Dr. Anne Butcher at Arkansas School Boards Association via email at abutcher@arsba.org or call 800.482.1212.