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All meeting times are tentative and subject to change - Schedule for 2016 convention

**Updated 4-1-16 **

FRIDAY, APRIL 15

Time

Event

8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
9 a.m. - Noon 
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.



6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
9 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Cascade Collegiate Athletic Conference Meeting
California Pacific Athletic Conference Meeting
Athletics Directors Association Board of Directors Meeting
Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Meeting
NAC Championships Competition Committee
NAC Rules and Ratings Committee
NAC Awards and Statistics Committee
NAC Experience and Enhancement Committee
Conference/Independent Eligibility Chairs
Athletics Directors Association Mentoring Reception and Convention Freshman Meet and Greet Reception
NAC Executive Committee
Sooner Athletic Conference Meeting
American Midwest Conference Meeting
ASA/CSA Orientation

SATURDAY, APRIL 16

 Time

Event

7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
9 a.m. - Noon
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
11 a.m. - Noon
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Noon - 1 p.m.
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Conduct and Ethics Committee
Champions of Character Advisory Board Meeting
Convention Freshmen Orientation
National Administrative Council
Association of Student-Athletes Service Activity
Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives
Eligibility Software Workshop: Introduction to Eligibity Software
Workshop: Emerging Technology in Sports
FARA Business Meeting
ADA Mentor/Mentee Meeting
Eligibility Center Workshop: NAIA Eligibility Center: A Five Year Look
Athletics Directors Association Business Meeting
Conference Commissioners Association Business Meeting
Learning Disability Advisory Committee Meeting
ADA Workshop: How to Hire and Retain Rockstar Coaches
Year-End Report Panel Discussion
FAR/Registrars Workshop: A Discussion on Eligibility Topics
ADA Workshop: Engaging Your School and Your Community
Resource Exchange Center Workshop: How the REC Can Work for You
Basics of Eligibility Workshop: Session #1
ADA Workshop: Social Media Frenzy - How to Be Your Own Filter
Workshop: Datalys Center Injury Surveillance Research
Committee on Competitive Experience
Council for Student-Athletes Business Meeting
Workshop: How to Get It Done: Understanding Legislative and Eligibility Center Processes
Gender Equity Committee Meeting
National Coordinating Committee
General Session I: Welcome Reception and Convention Kick-off at Union Station - sponsored by AstroTurf

SUNDAY, APRIL 17

Time

Event

7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
7:15 a.m. - 8 a.m.
8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Constitution and Bylaws Committee
Devotional Huddle
General Session II: Inside the Bridge
General Session III: Enhancing the Student-Athlete Voice
Exhibits Open
Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Meeting
Council of Presidents Audit Review Committee
Advanced Eligibility Software Workshop
Emerging Sports Symposium
Association of Student-Athletes Business Meeting
Association of Independent Institutions
NAIA Compliance Officers Meeting
Champions of Character Workshop: Student-Athlete Community Involvement
NAIA Awards Luncheon
Council of Presidents Executive Committee Meeting
Champions of Character Workshop: 10 Year Anniversary with the Red Cross. Get Involved!
ADA Workshop: Starting the Academic Year Off Right
Conference Commissioners Association Business Meeting
Compliance Officers Workshop: Compliance, More than Just Eligibility
Eligibility Center Workshop: Clearing the Path for International Students: INCRED
ADA Workshop: The Importance of Policies and Procedures and Establishing the Facts in a Crisis
CSA/ASA Workshop: Tidbits to Help Improve Important Student-Athlete Welfare
General Session IV: Convention Caucus
Gender Equity Workshop: How to Recruit, Hire and Retain a Diverse Workforce
Association for Student-Athletes Caucus
Basics of Eligibilty Session #2: Advanced
Sports Sponsorship 360 Session
Growth Advisory Panel Meeting
Exhibit Hall Reception
Council for Student-Athletes Caucus
ADA Board of Directors /CCA/COP Executive Committee Dinner
FAR/Registrars Reception
Women of the NAIA Social at the NACWAA National Office
Council of Presidents Meeting
CSA/ASA Off-site Event

MONDAY, APRIL 18

Time

Event

7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
7:30 a.m. - 8 a.m.
8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11;30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

National Eligibilty Committee
Champions of Character Advisory Board Committee
Council of Presidents Breakfast
Council of Presidents
Online Reports Workshop
Conference Commissioners Association Workshop: Ratings A to Z: What You Can't Find in the Manual
ASA Business Meeting
ADA Workshop: Creating/Changing Athletic Culture on Campus
Eligibility Case Studies
Association of Independent Institutions
Heart of America Athletic Conference Meeting
Great Plains Athletic Conference Meeting
Southern States Athletic Conference Meeting
Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference Meeting
Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Meeting
Frontier Conference Meeting
Cascade Collegiate Conference Meeting
The Sun Conference Meeting
Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Meeting
Crossroads League Meeting
Appalachian Athletic Conference Meeting
Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Meeting
North Star Athletic Conference Meeting
American Midwest Conference Meeting
Sooner Athletic Conference Meeting
NAIA Luncheon and Keynote
General Session V: State of the Association
Roundtable Sessions
Membership Committee Meeting
CCA Caucus
CFAR Caucus
NAC Caucus
Conference Review Committee
All Convention Attendee Reception
sponsored by Ascension Insurance and Mutual of Omaha

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 19

Time

Event

7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m..
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

National Eligibility Committee
Great Plains Athletic Conference and Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Joint Meeting
CCA Workshop: So There Might Be A Violation... Now What?
ADA Workshop: Best Practices/Procedures of Drug Education, Testing and Awareness Programs
Joint Session - COP, ADA Board of Directors and CCA
Delegate Registration
General Session VI: 75th Annual Business Meeting
National Coordinating Committee