2017 Convention - Schedule of Events

All events require pre-event registration and are open to all Convention attendees unless otherwise noted. Items marked with an "*" do not have an associated registration fee.

Events and times are subject to change.

All events are held at the Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino unless otherwise noted. Visit the Bally’s Website to view floor plans to find room locations.

Registration Rates

Student Registration Pricing - Coming Soon
Alumni & Guest Registration Pricing - Coming Soon




WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2

Dress for Today: Casual. Attendees are encouraged to wear AKPsi apparel.

Items marked with an "*" do not have an associated registration fee.

Yoga - Morning Jumpstart*
6:30 - 7:15 AM
Vinyasa yoga is the practice of linking breath with movement, flowing from one pose to the next. Jumpstart your day with Lisa and this moderately paced all-levels vinyasa class designed to help energize you for the day ahead and flush out any toxins lingering from the night before. The class will be suitable for newcomers and regular yoga practitioners alike, incorporating poses to strengthen your core, open your hips, and wring out your internal organs (twists) – all in an effort to help energize and detox the body, while increasing strength and flexibility. If you have any questions, reach out to Lisa via email.

AKPsi Outing – TBD
Additional registration fee applies. 

Convention Office*
2:00 – 8:00 PM
Your one-stop-spot for all information about Convention. Don't forget to drop off your service event donation.

AKPsi Marketplace*
2:00 – 8:00 PM
Join the Yellow Rose Society, become a Life Loyal Member or treat yourself to the most popular items sporting the fraternity's name! Limited supply is available, so stop by early for the best selection.

Foundation Silent Auction*
2:00 – 8:00 PM
It's an auction without an auctioneer. Bidders make written bids during the week. At the close of the auction the highest bid wins. All proceeds support the Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation and the educational and leadership programs it sponsors. Auction closes at 11:45 AM on Saturday.

Convention Registration Check-In*
2:00 – 8:00 PM
Welcome to Las Vegas! Pick up your registration materials including nametag and additional convention materials. Don't forget to drop off your service event donation.

Alumni Meet ‘n Greet*
6:00 – 7:00 PM
See old friends and meet new brothers at this reception only for alumni and their guests. A casual and fun atmosphere helps set the stage for the rest of the Convention. Light appetizers and a cash bar will be provided.

This event is reserved for alumni attendees and their guests.

Delegate and Alternate Check-In
7:00 - 8:00 PM
Delegates and alternate delegates check-in with their regional director to finalize credentials and to receive their ribbons.

Convention Kick-Off Party
8:00 – 10:00 PM
Kick off the Convention in style and meet brothers from across the world. 



THURSDAY, AUGUST 3

Dress for today: Professional dress, but you may dress business casual by making a $5 contribution to the Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation. Visit the Convention Office for your dress-down ribbon or contact a Foundation Director. Dress for Brothers Night Out is casual.

Items marked with an "*" do not have an associated registration fee.

Yoga - Morning Jumpstart*
6:30 - 7:15 AM
Vinyasa yoga is the practice of linking breath with movement, flowing from one pose to the next. Jumpstart your day with Lisa and this moderately paced all-levels vinyasa class designed to help energize you for the day ahead and flush out any toxins lingering from the night before. The class will be suitable for newcomers and regular yoga practitioners alike, incorporating poses to strengthen your core, open your hips, and wring out your internal organs (twists) – all in an effort to help energize and detox the body, while increasing strength and flexibility. If you have any questions, reach out to Lisa via email.

Convention Office*
7:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Your one-stop-spot for all information about the Convention. Drop off your service event donation.

Alpha Kappa Psi Marketplace*
7:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Join the Yellow Rose Society, become a Life Loyal Member or treat yourself to the most popular items sporting the fraternity's name! Limited supply is available, so stop by early for the best selection.

Foundation Silent Auction*
7:30 AM – 7:00 PM
It's an auction without an auctioneer. Bidders make written bids during the week. At the close of the auction the highest bid wins. All proceeds support the Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation and the educational and leadership programs it sponsors. Auction closes at 11:45 AM on Saturday.

Committee Meetings
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Committee members will meet to discuss and finalize the legislation that will be presented to the Chapter Congress for consideration. Delegates and alternate delegates are assigned to specific committees based on the recommendation of the regional directors. A complete list of committee assignments will be published prior to the start of the Convention.

This event is reserved for AKPsi members only.

AKPsi Outing – TBD
Additional registration fee applies.

Chapter Congress Meeting
1:00 – 6:00 PM
The roll of chapters is called, the fraternity president gives the "State of the Fraternity” report, key issues are voted on and the new fraternity officers are elected. This event is required for all delegates and alternate delegates. All brothers are welcome to attend.

This event is reserved for AKPsi members only.

Brothers Night Out - TBD
Additional registration fee applies.



FRIDAY, AUGUST 4

Dress for Today: Business Casual. Dress for Alumni Night Out for men, appropriate attire includes slacks and a polo or button down shirt. For women, nice slacks, capri pants or a sundress. 

Items marked with an "*" do not have an associated registration fee.

Yoga - Morning Jumpstart*
6:30 - 7:15 AM
Vinyasa yoga is the practice of linking breath with movement, flowing from one pose to the next. Jumpstart your day with Lisa and this moderately paced all-levels vinyasa class designed to help energize you for the day ahead and flush out any toxins lingering from the night before. The class will be suitable for newcomers and regular yoga practitioners alike, incorporating poses to strengthen your core, open your hips, and wring out your internal organs (twists) – all in an effort to help energize and detox the body, while increasing strength and flexibility. If you have any questions, reach out to Lisa via email.

Alumni Golf Outing - TBD
This event is reserved for alumni attendees and their guests.

Convention Office*
9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Your one-stop-spot for all information about the Convention. Drop off your service event donation.

Alpha Kappa Psi Marketplace*
9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Join the Yellow Rose Society, become a Life Loyal Member or treat yourself to the most popular items sporting the fraternity's name! Limited supply is available, so stop by early for the best selection.

Foundation Silent Auction*
9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
It's an auction without an auctioneer. Bidders make written bids during the week. At the close of the auction the highest bid wins. All proceeds support the Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation and the educational and leadership programs it sponsors. Auction closes at 11:45 AM on Saturday.

Foundation Board Meeting
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Alumni Outing – TBD
Additional registration fee applies. This event is reserved for alumni members and guests.

College of Leadership
Visit the College of Leadership page for schedule.

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The College of Leadership provides students and alumni with advanced chapter management and personal development skills. These dynamic sessions—focusing on advance team and chapter leadership, effective recruitment strategies, fundraising, and risk management—equip students with the tools needed to lead successful chapters. Additional personal and professional development sessions will encourage personal growth.

These programs are designed to be interactive discussions to give attendees the opportunities to learn and share ideas from business professionals, AKPsi leaders and chapters from across the fraternity.

Awards Luncheon
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Chapters, regions and brothers are honored for their commitment to the fraternity and foundation.

Celebration of Brotherhood

Doors open: 4:30 PM
Ritual begins: 4:45 PM
Latecomers will be denied access to the event.

Join brothers from across the world for this special member-only event that will warm your heart and inspire your soul. 

This event is reserved for AKPsi members only.

Academy Reunion*
6:00 – 7:00 PM
A special reunion of Academy Fellows from the Class of 2001 through the Class of 2017.

Alumni Night Out – TBD
Additional registration fee applies. This event is reserved for alumni attendees and their guests.



SATURDAY, AUGUST 5

Dress for Today: Business casual, except for the Grand-Banquet which is semi-formal.

Items marked with an "*" do not have an associated registration fee.

Yoga - Morning Jumpstart*
6:30 - 7:30 AM
Vinyasa yoga is the practice of linking breath with movement, flowing from one pose to the next. Jumpstart your day with Lisa and this moderately paced all-levels vinyasa class designed to help energize you for the day ahead and flush out any toxins lingering from the night before. The class will be suitable for newcomers and regular yoga practitioners alike, incorporating poses to strengthen your core, open your hips, and wring out your internal organs (twists) – all in an effort to help energize and detox the body, while increasing strength and flexibility. If you have any questions, reach out to Lisa via email.

Convention Office*
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Your one-stop-spot for all information about the Convention. This is your last opportunity to drop off service event donation.

Alpha Kappa Psi Marketplace*
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Last Chance! Join the Yellow Rose Society, become a Life Loyal Member or treat yourself to the most popular items sporting the fraternity's name! Limited supply is available, so stop by early for the best selection.

Foundation Silent Auction*
8:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Final Day! It's an auction without an auctioneer. Bidders make written bids during the week. At the close of the auction the highest bid wins. All proceeds support the Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation and the educational and leadership programs it sponsors. The auction closes today and winners will be posted at 2:00 PM. Winning bidders should make arrangements to pay for and pick up items before the Convention Office closes at 5:30 PM.

Foundation Members Meeting*
8:00 – 10:00 AM

Fraternity Board of Directors Meeting*
9:00 - 11:30 AM

AKPsi Alumni Tour – TBD
Additional registration fee applies. This event is reserved for alumni attendees and their guests.

College of Leadership
Visit the College of Leadership page for schedule and room locations.

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The College of Leadership provides students and alumni volunteers with advanced chapter management and personal development skills. These dynamic sessions—focusing on advance team and chapter leadership, effective recruitment strategies, fundraising, and risk management—equip students with the tools needed to lead successful chapters and encourage personal growth. These programs are designed to be interactive discussions to give attendees the opportunities to learn and share ideas from AKPsi leaders and chapters from across the fraternity.

Awards Luncheon
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Chapters, regions and brothers are honored for their commitment to the fraternity and foundation and newly installed chapters are recognized. A representative will be in attendance to receive Alpha Kappa Psi's service event donation.

Alumni Outing - TBD

Additional registration fee applies. This event is reserved for alumni attendees and their guests.

Foundation Donor Reception*
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
The Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation is hosting a complimentary donor reception in recognition of its loyal supporters. Come and meet the foundation's board of directors, mingle with fellow donors and meet the scholarship and grant recipients whom you have supported through your generous donations. This is an invitation-only event.

Reception sponsorships are also available for an additional $150 donation.

Grand Banquet & Dance
7:00 PM
This is the grand finale to an extraordinary week! Fraternity officers are installed, the fraternity recognizes chapters and individuals for their achievements and attendees gather to celebrate the time spent as a brotherhood in Las Vegas.

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