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All meeting times are tentative and subject to change - Schedule for 2015 convention

**Updated March 24, 2015**

FRIDAY, APRIL 10

Time

Event

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



3 p.m. - 5 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.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 11

 Time

Event

7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - Noon
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
11 a.m. - 1:30 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.
4 p.m.  - 5 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Women of the NAIA Breakfast
Conduct and Ethics Committee
Convention Freshmen Orientation
National Administrative Council
Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives
Eligibility Software Workshop
North Star Athletic Association Meeting
FARA Business Meeting
Diversity Workshop: Leadersoup - Tuning Your Leadership Temperature
FARA Business Meeting
NAIA Showcase Workshop
Eligibilty Center Workshop: New Evaluative Criteria: Informational Workshop
Athletics Directors Association Business Meeting
Conference Commissioners Association Business Meeting
ADA Workshop: Issues and Answers Concerning NAIA Athletics
Year End Report Panel Discussion
FAR/Registrars Workshop: Eligibility Feud!
ADA Workshop: Title IX Basics: Understanding the Area of Compliance
Champions of Character Workshop: Scorecard
Basics of Eligibility Workshop: Session #1
ADA Workshop: Resolving and Managing Conflict
Champions of Character Workshop: Best Practices and Pilot Programs
Five Years of Eligibility  Session
Gender Equity Committee Meeting
Committee on Competitive Experience
Membership Committee Meeting
Heart of America Athletic Conference Meeting
National Coordinating Committee
General Session I: Convention Kick-off and Welcome Reception at NASCAR Hall of Fame - sponsored by the Appalachian Athletic Conference

SUNDAY, APRIL 12

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

Constitution and Bylaws Committee
Council of Presidents Audit Committee
Devotional Huddle
General Session II: Inside the Bridge
General Session III: Student-Athlete Welfare
Exhibits Open
Workshop: National Championships Drug Testing Program
Council of Presidents Executive Committee
Frontier Conference Meeting
Pre- luncheon Meeting for Award Presenters and Winners
NAIA Awards Luncheon 
Council of Presidents Executive Committee Meeting
Champions of Character Workshop: Champions of Character Research
Workshop: NAIA Substance Abuse Education Programming
Conference Commissioners Association Business Meeting
Eligibility Center Workshop: International Recruits: Tips, Trends and New Services
ADA Workshop: Five Ideas in Sponsorships and Fundraising
General Session IV: Partners in Progress
Gender Equity Workshop: Tough Talks
Basics of Eligibility #2 - Advanced
Sports Sponsorship 360Session
Appalachian Athletic Conference Meeting
Southern States Athletic Conference Meeting
Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference Meeting
American Midwest Conference Meeting
ADA/CCA/COP Executive Committee Dinner
Council of Presidents Dinner
FAR/Registrars Reception
Sponsors and Exhibitors Reception
Council of Presidents Meeting
All Convention Attendee Off SIte Reception at Mint Museum sponsored by Ascension Insurance and Mutual of Omaha

MONDAY, APRIL 13

Time

Event

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

9:30 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.
11:45 a.m.- 1 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
4 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. - 10 p.m.

National Eligibilty Committee
Exhibits Open
Champions of C
haracter Advisory Board Committee
Council of Presidents Breakfast
Council of Presidents 
 
Conference Commissioners Association Workshop: Corporate Sponsorships and the Eleven Words You Should Know
ADA Workshop: The Athletics Facilities Master Planning Process
Eligibility Case Studies
Online Reports Workshop
Heart of America Athletic Conference Meeting
Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Meeting
Workshop: Empowering Student-Athletes
ADA Workshop: Creating A Roadmap for Success
NAIA Luncheon and Keynote: Daniel Rodriguez
General Session V: State of the Association
General Session VI: Caucus
Conference Commissioners Association Caucus
Athletics Directors Association Caucus
Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives Caucus
The Sun Conference Meeting
COP Committee on NAIA Eligibility Center
Appalachian Athletic Conference Meeting
National Administrative Council Caucus
Conference Review Committee
Convention Attendee Outing - Charlotte Knights Baseball Game vs. Durham Bulls

TUESDAY, APRIL 14

Time

Event

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



10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
11 a.m. - Noon
Noon - 1 p.m.

National Eligibility Committee
Presidents Forum Breakfast
Presidents Forum
Conference Commissioners Association Workshop: Membership Questions and Processes
ADA Workshop: The Dual Role Athletics Director: How to Make the Most of Each Day
Delegate Registration
General Session VII: 74th Annual Business Meeting  
National Coordinating Committee