NIA’s 61st Annual Convention

NIA’s 61st Annual Convention and WIACO
April 20-23, 2016
Boca Raton Resort and Club
Boca Raton, Florida

Schedule

* Invitation Only
+ Spouses/Guests are encouraged to attend

Tuesday, April 19

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting*
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration and Bookstore*
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting*
4:45 – 5:45 p.m. Silent Auction Task Force*
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Past Presidents Reception and Dinner*
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. 2017 Convention Committee Dinner*

Wednesday, April 20

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration and Bookstore
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Board of Directors and Spouse Breakfast*+
9:05 – 10:30 a.m. Past Presidents Advisory Council*
9:05 – 11:00 a.m. Technical Information Committee
9:05 – 11:00 a.m. Merit Contractors Committee
11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Foundation Steering Committee and Lunch*
1:30 – 3:25 p.m. Associates Committee
1:30 – 3:25 p.m. Distributors/Fabricators Committee
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Membership Committee*
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Can/AM Meeting*
5:00 – 5:40 p.m. NIA Member Orientation*
5:45 – 6:30 p.m. NIA & FESI President's Reception*
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception: Welcome to Florida+
7:30 – 10:30 p.m. Hosted Dessert Hospitality Suites+
8:00 – 9:30 p.m. NIA's Silent Auction+

Thursday, April 21

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration and Bookstore
7:30 – 8:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast+
8:00 – 9:20 a.m. Welcome Remarks+
8:20 – 9:15 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Scott Christopher: The Levity Effect: Why It Pays to Lighten Up+
9:15 – 9:45 a.m. 2015 Theodore H. Brodie Distinguished Safety Award Presentation
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Spouse Program: Sip and Paint Class+
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. NIA Business Session
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Manufacturers VIP Educational Panel
12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Union Contractors Sub-Committee* (Open only to Signatory contractors of the International)
12:30 – 2:55 p.m. Metal Building Laminators Committee
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Website Task Force*
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Union Contractors Committee
3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Health & Safety Committee
3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Regional/National Committee*
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Appreciation Night: Game On!+

Friday, April 22

7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration and Bookstore
7:30 – 8:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast+
8:00 – 9:45 a.m. Manufacturers VIP Educational Panel
9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Spouse Program: Aromatherapy Workshop+
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Technical Presentations
12:30 – 6:00 p.m. EiiF Executive Committee meeting
12:30 – 6:00 p.m. NIA's Golf Tournament at The Country Club Course
(Separate Registration is Required)+
Open Evening Enjoy Boca Raton!

Saturday, April 23

7:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration and Bookstore
8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast+
8:30 – 9:45 a.m. Technical Presentations
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Golf Award Presentation
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:45 a.m. Educational Presentations
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Council of Committees and Board of Directors Lunch Meeting*
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting*
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Photographer Available for Portraits+
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. President's Dinner and Dance Reception+
7:00 – 11:00 p.m. President's Dinner and Dance+