Monday, June 5, 2017

OIBF Schedule and Attending Authors


You won't want to miss all the awesomness at Ozarks Indie Book Fest in Springfield, MO.  Here is a look at the schedule and an updated list of all the attending authors so far!

Thursday Night October 19, 2017
3pm-6pm Early Registration
6pm-7pm – KEY NOTE SPEAKER- CHRISTINA BENJAMIN
7pm-?? – Welcoming Treasure Hunt


Friday October 20, 2017
7:00am-Exhibitor Hall Set Up

8:30am-?? – KEY NOTE SPEAKER- BJ SHELDON
10:00am – Exhibitor Hall Opens
11:00am – 12:00pm – Panel – Dystopian – How dystopian is ever evolving and why today’s culture is so demanding of it – Katy Walker (Blogger/Author)/ Courtney Ruggles(Author)/ Aria Michaels(Author)/ Casey Hays(Author)
12:15pm -1:15pm – Exhibitor Hall Closes for Lunch/ Doing half and half
2:30pm – 3:30pm – Panel- Newsletter vs St Teams – How to not spam, target audience & Key point noticeable – Tia Silverthorne Bach(Author)/ Cara Bristol(Author)/ Krystal Wade(Author)/Mary Ting(Author)
5:30ish – Exhibitor Hall Closes

Saturday October 21, 2017
8:30am-?? – KEY NOTE SPEAKER- JO MICHAELS
10:00am – Exhibitor Hall Opens
11:00am – 12:00pm – Panel – Kid Connections– Importance of Reading/ Writing/ Creativity In the classroom and beyond- Kelly Risser(Author)/ Zachary Chopchinski(Author)/ SJ Pierce(Author)/ D.A. Roach(Author)/ TK Carter(Author)
12:15pm -1:15pm – Exhibitor Hall Closes for Lunch/ Doing half and half
2:30pm – 3:30pm – Panel- (ANNOUNCING SOON)
4:45sh – Exhibitor Hall Closes
4:45-5:15pm – Exhibitor Teardown
7:00pm – Awards(MORE INFO TO COME SOON)
9:00pm – Book Character Costume Party

Sunday October 22, 2017
10am-12pm – CLOSING SPEECH- Winner of Treasure hunt announced

Links for More Information and tickets: