Convention Schedule

 

Registration & Hotel

Ground Transportation

Schedule at a Glance

Programs & Tracks

Legislation / Voting

Tips for First Timers

 

All meeting times are tentative and subject to change - Schedule for 2017 convention

**Updated 3-14-17** DRAFT

SATURDAY, APRIL 8

Time

Event

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



3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Athletics Directors Association Board of Directors Meeting
Golden State Athletic Conference FAR meeting
National Drug Testing Education Committee
NAC Championships Competition Committee
NAC Ratings and Postseason Selection Committee
NAC Rules, Awards and Statistics Committee
NAC Experience and Enhancement Committee
Conference/Independent Eligibility Chairs
ASA/CSA Orientation
NAC Executive Committee
San Diego Padres Baseball Game 

SUNDAY, APRIL 9

 Time

Event

7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
9 a.m. - Noon
8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Noon - 2 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
2 p.m.  - 3 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 p.m. - 4 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.
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Constitution and Bylaws Committee
Devotional Huddle
Convention Freshman Orientation
ASA Service Activity
National Administrative Council
Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives
Eligibility Software Workshop: Eligibility Certification Process: What It is and Where It Is Going
FARA Business Meeting
Eligibility Center Workshop: EC Business Operations
ADA Mentor/Mentee Meeting
ASA Business Meeting
FAR/Registrars Workshop: Finding a Return
ADA Workshop: Title IX: The Insitutional Spectrum
Year End Report Panel Discussion: How To's and Panel Discussion
ADA Workshop: Public University Issues/Private University Issues
LGBT SportSafe Workshop
Champions of Character Workshop: Coaches as Moral Influencers
Basics of Eligibility Workshop #1
ADA Workshop: Practical Applications of ASA/SAAC
Roundtables
Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Committee on Competitive Experience
National Coordinating Committee
General Session I: Convention Keynote and Welcome Reception
ADA Mentoring Reception/Meet and Greet

MONDAY, APRIL 10

Time

Event

7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - Noon

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - Noon
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
11 a.m. - Noon
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
2 p.m. - 3:30 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.
4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Conduct and Ethics Committee
Champions of Character Advisory Board Meeting
General Session II: Inside the Bridge
Exhibits Open
Eligibility Center Workshop: Incred Workshop: International Recruits - INCRED and other Tools to Help Navigate the Process
ADA Workshop: National Championship Drug Testing
Conference Commissioners Association Business Meeting
COP Audit Review Committee
CSA Business Meeting
Pre luncheon meeting for Award Winners
NAIA Awards Luncheon
Council of Presidents Executive Committee Meeting
ADA Business Meeting
Conference Commissioners Association Business Meeting
Eligibilty Center Workshop: EC Fireside Chat
CSA/ASA Workshop: Student-Athletes: Career Game Plan
ADA WorkshopStudent Success Leads to Student Retention
Basics of Eligibility Session  #2 - Advanced
General Session III: Divisions in Basketball
Sports Sponsorship 360
ASA Caucus
NAIA Compliance Officers Workshop: Compliance: More Than Just Eligibility
CSA Caucus
Joint Executive Committee Dinner
Exhibit Hall Reception
FAR/Registrars Reception
Women of the NAIA Social
Council of Presidents Meeting
ASA Dinner
American Midwest Conference Meeting

TUESDAY, APRIL 11

Time

Event

7 a.m. - 8 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.
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

9 a.m. - 10 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.
1030 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.
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
3 p.m. - 4 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.
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

National Eligibility Committee
Council of Presidents Breakfast
Council of Presidents Meeting
Online Reports Workshop
NAIA Compliance Officers Meeting
Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Meeting
California Pacific Athletic Conference Meeting
Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Meeting
American Midwest Conference Meeting
Diversity and Inclusion Workshop: Enhancing Diversity and Inclusion Through Athletics
ADA Workshop: Marketing/Branding and Social Media: Getting Your Team on the Same Page with Your Brand
Eligibility Case Studies
Golden State Athletic Conference Meeting
Southern States Athletic Conference Meeting
Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Meeting
The Sun Conference Meeting
Appalachian Athletic Conference Meeting
River States Athletic Conference Meeting
Great Plains Athletic Conference Meeting
Heart of America Athletic Conference Meeting
Sooner Athletic Conference Meeting
Crossroads League Meeting
Frontier Conference Meeting
Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference Meeting
Association of Independent Institutions
General Session IV: Convention Caucus
Eligibility Software Workshop: Eligibility Certification Process: What It is and Where It is Going 
CalPac -SDA Institutions NAC meeting
Workshop: Commerce Bank Prepaid Expense Card: The Solution for Expense Management and Automated Crowdfunding
Workshop: Freshman Eligibility: Is It Built to Last?
General Session V: State of the Association
Conference Commissioners Association Caucus
Athletics Directors Association Caucus
Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives Caucus
National Administrative Council Caucus
Conference Review Committee
All Convention Attendee Reception
sponsored by Ascension Insurance and Mutual of Omaha

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12

Time

Event

7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

National Eligibility Committee
Conference Commissioners Association Business Meeting
Conference Commissioners Association RoundtablesADA Workshop
ADA Workshop: Understanding Millennials
Delegate Registration
General Session VI: 76th Annual Business Meeting
National Coordinating Committee
Golden State Athletic Conference Meeting