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Convention Schedule

All meeting times are tentative and subject to change

**Updated 12-5-18* DRAFT - TENTATIVE SCHEDULE ONLY

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

Time

Event

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Cascade Collegiate Conference Meeting

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

Time

Event

9 a.m. - Noon Athletics Directors Association Board of Directors
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. ASA/CSA Summit 
1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. National Drug Testing Education Committee
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. NAC Championships Competition Committee 
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. NAC Rules and Ratings Committee
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. NAC Awards and Statistics Committee
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. NAC Experience and Enhancement Committee 
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Conference/Independent Eligibility Chairs
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. ADA Mentoring Reception/Convention Freshman Meet and Greet Reception 
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. NAC Executive Committee 
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Constitution and Bylaws Committee 
8 p.m. - 9 p.m. ASA/CSA Orientation

FRIDAY, APRIL 12 

 Time

Event

7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Champions of Character Advisory Board Meeting
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Convention Freshman Orientation
8 a.m. - 11 a.m. National Administrative Council 
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives 
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  Eligibility Center Workshop
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. FARA Business Meeting 
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Athletics Directors Association Business Meeting
11:15 a.m. - 2 p.m. Conference Commissioners Association Business Meeting
1 p.m. -  2 p.m. Athletics Directors Association Workshop
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Eligibility Workshop
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Athletics Directors Association Workshop
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ASA/CSA Workshop
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Eligibility Workshop
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. Roundtables 
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Council for Student-Athletes Business Meeting
6 p.m. - 7 p.m. National Coordinating Committee 
6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Committee on Competitive Experience 
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.  General Session I: Convention Keynote and Welcome Reception
Keynote Speaker: Kevin Carroll 

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

Time

Event

7 a.m. - 8 a.m. National Eligibility Committee 
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. General Session II: Inside the Bridge
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. ECP Workshop
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Student-Athlete Health and Wellness Workshop
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. COP Audit Review Committee
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. COP Advisory Committee on ROA 
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Association of Independent Institutions 
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. NAIA Athletics Compliance Administrator Task Force Meeting
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Pre-Luncheon Meeting for Presenters and Awardees
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. NAIA Awards Luncheon 
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. Council of Presidents Executive Committee 
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Workshop 
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Athletics Compliance Administrator Workshop
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Association for Student-Athletes Business Meeting
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. Conference Commissioners Association Roundtables
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Eligibility Center Workshop
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Council for Student-Athletes and Association of Student-Athletes Workshop
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. General Session IV: State of the Association 
4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion Workshop
4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. ROA Workshop 
4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Association for Student-Athletes Caucus 
4:45 p.m. - 6 p.m. Eligibility Workshop
5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Council for Student-Athletes Business Meeting
6 p.m. - 7 p.m. FAR/Registrars Reception 
6 p.m.  - 7:30 p.m. Women of the NAIA Social 
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Council of Presidents Meeting #1 
7 p.m. - 10 p.m. ASA/CSA Off-site Activity 
8:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Presidents Reception

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

Time

Event

7 a.m. - 8 a.m. Conduct and Ethics Committee  
7 a.m. - 8 a.m. Devotional Huddle 
7:30 a.m. - 8 a.m. Council of Presidents Breakfast
8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Council of Presidents Meeting #2
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Online Reports Workshop
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Competitive Experience Committee Session 
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Conference Commissioners Association Business Meeting (if needed)
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. NAIA Sponsor Exhibit Hall Open 
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Association for Student-Athletes Business Meeting
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Athletics Directors Association Workshop
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Eligibility Workshop
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Association of Independent Institutions 
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Conference Meetings 
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. General Session V: Return on Athletics 
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. NAIA Sponsor Exhibit Hall "Power Hour"
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Postseason Expenses Study Group
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Year End Report Session
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Eligibility Center Workshop
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ADA Workshop
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  General Session VI: Convention Caucus
4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Athletics Directors Association Caucus 
4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Council for Faculty Athletics Business Meeting
5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Conference Commissioners Association Caucus 
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. All Convention Attendee Reception

 

MONDAY, APRIL 15

Time

Event

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. National Eligibility Committee 
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Conference Commissioners Association Workshop
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Athletics Directors Association Workshop
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Delegate Registration 
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. General Session VII: 78th Annual Business Meeting
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. National Coordinating Committee

 

April 11-15, 2019
West Palm Beach, Florida 

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Future Convention Dates:
March 29-April 1, 2020 
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center, Kansas City, Missouri