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Symposium FAQ's

  • The 2017 IPE Fall Symposium will be held (originate) at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center in Lubbock, Texas.  The morning session will be TechLinked to all TTUHSC campuses and each campus will host their own case study activity.   Logistics related to each individual campus is at the end of the document.

  • Is all day attendance at the Fall Symposium required?

Full day attendance at the entire symposium is not required.  The morning session is intended for all audiences and the afternoon session is geared towards students.  It is recommended that students attend both the morning keynote session and the afternoon case-based learning activity, as the case selection is designed for student interaction in interprofessional teamwork and collaboration.  

The afternoon portion of the IPE Fall Symposium is a registered IPE Learning Activity and all students attending will receive a certificate of partipation to take back to their individual schools.  

  • How can I attend the IPE Fall Symposium if I am a Distance Learning student?

New for 2017!! Zoom is now available for distance education students and faculty to participate in the IPE Fall Symposium.  A separate registration is required for all Zoom participants at this link.  Zoom will be limited to the first 500 individual participants or classrooms (multiple students participating with one zoom license) on a first come, first serve basis.  An access link will be provided to all registered participants one week prior to the symposium.  All participants must be registered through the Zoom registration page to receive credit for attedance.  Zoom sessions will only be available for the morning session at this time.

  • Is there a dress code for the symposium?  What do I need to bring?

There is not a dress code to attend the symposium.  Please bring any materials that you feel might be beneficial to your team for the case study discussion.  Copies of the case will be released two weeks prior to the symposium and will be available on the Guidebook app.

  • What is the target audience for the morning session?

The morning session is targeted for all faculty, students and staff.  Marcus' experiences and discussion on patient care is compelling for all audiences.   

  • Can I attend the symposium if I am outside of TTUHSC?

Those outside TTUHSC are welcome to attend the symposium.  We encourage collaboration with other university programs and students.  When selecting your individual ticket, please scroll down to the bottom and select other student or faculty registration.  Please indicate on your registration form any affiliations you may have with the healthcare professions.  Participants outside of the education setting are also welcome to attend.  Please use the guest registration selection.

  • What is the deadline for registration?

In order to facilitate room assignments and the needs of the Fall Symposium, a registration deadline has been set for October 20, 2017. Registration can be completed online through Eventbrite. Those wanting to register outside this time period should contact the Office of Interprofessional Education to see if space is available. 

  • How can I download the symposium materials?

The Office of Interprofessional Education is pleased to offer all symposium handouts and case study information through the Guidebook app.  The app can be downloaded from app stores that support your smart phone, android or computer/tablet/laptop. To access symposium materials click here.  The information in Guidebook will be updated as it draws closer to the event.   Additional information on Guidebook is available here.

  • Is breakfast and/or lunch provided?

Breakfast will be provided on all campuses.  Lunch  will be provided on the Abilene, Amarillo, and Midland campuses. A list of surrounding restaurants will be available to all participants on the Dallas and Lubbock campuses.  A vegetarian selection will be available if selected on the registration form as available (Abilene, Amarillo, Midland). Lunch is available on select campuses to participants who stay for the full day's activities free of charge.  

  • Who do I contact with additional questions?

Please contact Christie Beauregard or at 806-743-2028 or email us at with any other Fall Symposium questions or needs. 

  • What are the event logistics for my campus?  Who do I contact for information?

Additional information will be updated throughout the fall.

    • Amarillo Logistics:
    • Dallas Logistics:
    • Lubbock Logistics:
    • Midland/Odessa Logistics: