Conference Mentors

Are you a first-time attendee?  Have questions about the Conference, the city of Charleston, the venues for the meetings, or transportation?  Contact one of our Conference Mentors!

We have a group of four seasoned veterans who are ready to answer all of your conference-related questions.

Julie Arnheim, Ginny Gilbert, Nancy Gibbs, and Shirley Davidson can be reached at

The mentors will be in the lobby of the Francis Marion, near the Registration Check-In Desk, on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday during the Conference. If you have questions before the conference, please contact them by email and they will try to help.

Important Dates for 2014:

April 15 - Call for Papers Opens

April 30 - Call for Preconference Deadline

June 2 - Registration Opens

July 18 - Call for Papers Deadline (5:00 pm EST)

Aug 18 - JPDF Application Deadline

Sept 19 - Early Bird Registration Deadline

Sept 29 - Charleston Premiers Application Deadline