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Convention Schedule

 

All meeting times are tentative and subject to change - Schedule for 2018 convention

**Updated 12-19-17** DRAFT - TENTATIVE SCHEDULE ONLY

FRIDAY, APRIL 13

Time

Event

9 a.m. - Noon 
1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 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.
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Athletics Directors Association Board of Directors
National Drug Testing Education Committee 
NAC Championships Competition Committee 
NAC Rules and Ratings Committee
NAC Awards and Statistics Committee
NAC Experience and Enhancement Committee 
Conference/Independent Eligibility Chairs 
ADA Mentoring Reception/Convention Freshman Meet and Greet Reception 
NAC Executive Committee 
ASA/CSA Orientation

SATURDAY, APRIL 14

 Time

Event

7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 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.
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
7 p.m. - 9 p.m. 

Constitution and Bylaws Committee
Champions of Character Advisory Board Meeting
Convention Freshman Orientation
National Administrative Council
Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives
Elgibility Software Workshop
FARA Business Meeting
ADA Mentor/Mentee Meeting
Eligibility Center Workshop
Athletics Directors Association Business Meeting
Conference Commissioners Association Business Meeting
Learning Disability Advisory Committee Meeting
Athletics Directors Association Workshop 
Year End Report Panel Discussion
FAR/Registrars Workshop
Athletics Directors Association Workshop 
ADA Workshop
Basics of Eligibility Workshop: Session #1
Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion Committee Meeting
Roundtables 
Committee on Competitive Experience 
Council for Student-Athletes Business Meeting
National Coordinating Committee 
General Session I: Keynote and Convention Kick-Off

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 15

Time

Event

7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
7:15 a.m. - 8 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.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.
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 p.m.
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
2 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. - 6 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.  - 7:30 p.m.
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Conduct and Ethics Committee
Devotional Huddle 
General Session II: Inside the Bridge
Emerging Sports Exhibit Hall Open 
Advanced Eligibility Software Workshop 
Champions of Character Workshop
COP Audit Review Committee
Association for Student-Athletes Business Meeting
Association of Independent Institutions 
NAIA Compliance Officers Meeting
Pre-Luncheon Meeting for Presenters and Awardees
NAIA Awards Luncheon 
Council of Presidents Executive Committee 
Champions of Character Workshop 
Compliance Officers Workshop
Conference Commissioners Association Business Meeting
Eligibility Center Workshop
Emerging Sport Roundtables
Council for Student-Athletes and Association of Student-Athletes Workshop
General Session III: Return on Athletics 
Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion Workshop  
Association for Student-Athletes Caucus 
Basics of Eligibility Session #2 
Emerging Sports Exhibit Hall Reception
Council for Student-Athletes Caucus 
Joint Executive Committee Dinner
FAR/Registrars Reception 
Women of the NAIA Social 
Council of Presidents Meeting #1 

 

MONDAY, APRIL 16

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 a.m. - 3 p.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.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
3 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.
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
Conference Commissioners Association Workshop 
NAIA Sponsor Exhibit Hall Open 
Association of Student-Athletes Business Meeting
Athletics Directors Association Workshop 
Eligibility Case Studies 
Association of Independent Institutions 
Conference Meetings
General Session IV: Convention Caucus 
NAIA Sponsor Exhibit Hall "Power Hour"
Athletics Directors Association Workshop 
General Session V: State of the Association
Conference Commissioners Association Caucus 
Athletics Directors Association Caucus 
Council for Faculty Athletics Representatives Caucus 
National Administrative Council
Conference Review Committee 
All Convention Attendee Reception

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 17

Time

Event

7 a.m. - 8 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
Conference Commissioners Association Business Meeting
Athletics Directors Association Workshop 
Joint Session - Athletics Directors Association Board of Directors, Conference Commissioners Association and Council of Presidents 
Delegate Registration 
General Session VI: 77th Annual Business Meeting
National Coordinating Committee 

April 13-17, 2018
Kansas City, Missouri

Registration & Hotel

• Ground Transportation

Schedule at a Glance

• Programs & Tracks

• Legislation / Voting

Tips for First Timers

Sponsors & Exhibitors

• Recap