2022 ABTA Convention Schedule

The 2022 ABTA Convention is kicking off this week in Providence, Rhode island and we’re excited to have Sally Sparrow attending to represent Master Point Press. Below is the schedule and we’ve highlighted events featuring Master Point Press and our authors.

Please note this schedule is subject to change. You can find details on abtahome.com

Tuesday 12th July
10:00am – 11:30am Discover Providence Tour
Noon – 1:30pm Meet and Greet Lunch at Murphy’s Irish Pub
2:00pm – 2:25pm Registration and Check-in
2:25pm – 2:30pm Welcome and Announcements
2.30pm – 3:30pm Robert Todd – “Using Digital Tools to Supplement In-Person Teaching”
3:30pm – 3:45pm Break
3:45pm – 4:45pm Silvana Morici – “Shark Bridge – An Overview and New Functionalities”
4:45pm – 5:30pm Adam Parrish – “How Can Swan Bridge Help Teachers”
7:30pm – 10:00pm Pre-Convention Board Meeting

Wednesday 13th July
8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast Sponsored By Master Point Press
9.00am – 9:10am Welcome and Announcements
9:10am – 10:10am Audrey Grant – “New Initiatives from Better Bridge”
10:15am – 10:30am Break
10:30am – 11:15am Adam Parrish – “Teaching the Next Generation of “A” players”
11:15am – Noon Michael Berkowitz – “Work On One Skill”
Noon – 1:30pm Lunch Break
1:30pm – 2:30pm Dr. Samantha Punch – “Bridge Research In Schools: Promoting Mindsport Education” from the University of Stirling U.K.
2:30pm – 2:45pm Break
2:45pm – 3:45pm Jeff Schuett – “New Minor Forcing With Variations”
3:45pm – 4:30pm Julian Laderman – “How to Justify Restricted Choice”
4:30pm Adjournment
6:00pm – 9:00pm Dinner – An Evening In Little Italy at Pane E Vino Restaurant

Thursday 14th July
8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast Sponsored By ACBL
8:30am – 9:00am Annual ABTA Membership Meeting
9:00am – 9:45am Stephanie Threlkeld – “What’s New at ACBL”
9:45am – 10:30am Teacher of the Year Presentation
10:30am – 10:45am Break
10:45am – 11:30am Sally Sparrow and Ray Lee – “New Books from Master Point Press”
11:30am – 12:15pm Mary Maier – “BridgeBee – Retaining and Engaging a New Generation of Students in the Digital Age”
12:15pm – 1:45pm Lunch Break 1:45pm – 2:45pm Larry Cohen – “What not to Teach”
2:45pm – 3:15pm Patty Tucker – “Success Through Visualization”
3:15pm – 3:25pm Break
3:25pm – 4:00pm Stefan Skorchev – “IntoBridge, A New Online Bridge Platform”
4:00pm – 4:45pm Corey Krantz – “Modern Lead Theory vs Suit Contracts”
4:45pm – 5:15pm Terry Collier – “DealMasterPro+ Your wish is our command!”
5:15 Final Adjournment
6:30pm – 7:30pm Cash Bar
7:30pm – 10:00pm Dinner, Awards Banquet, and Pro Panel

Friday 15th July
9:00am – 10:30am Post Convention Board Meeting