2019 Convention

April 3-5, 2019

Grand Hyatt Baha Mar

Nassau, Bahamas

Schedule

Monday, April 1, 2019

1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting (closed meeting)
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.Past Presidents Reception and Dinner (closed meeting)

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

8:30 – 9:55 a.m.Board of Directors and Spouse Breakfast (closed meeting)
10:00 – 11:15 a.m.Past Presidents Advisory Council (closed meeting)
11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.Board of Directors Meeting and Lunch (closed meeting)
12:30 – 5:00 p.m. Registration and Bookstore
2:45 – 4:45 p.m.Education and Training Committee (closed meeting)
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.2019 Fall Summit Committee Dinner (closed meeting)

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration and Bookstore
7:30 – 9:00 a.m.Membership Committee and Breakfast (closed meeting)
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.Networking Breakfast
9:05 – 9:40 a.m.NIA Member Orientation and Refreshments (closed meeting)
9:45 – 11:35 a.m. Foundation Steering Committee (closed meeting)
9:45 – 11:35 a.m. Technical Information Session
9:45 – 11:35 a.m. Health and Safety Session
11:45 a.m. – 1:10 p.m. General Session and Luncheon
1:15 – 3:00 p.m.Associates (Manufacturers) Session
1:15 – 3:00 p.m.Distributors/Fabricators Session
1:15 – 3:00 p.m.Union Contractors Subcommittee (Open only to Signatory contractors of the International)
1:15 – 3:15 p.m.Merit Contractors Session
3:00 – 3:30 p.m.Union Contractors Session
3:35 – 4:30 p.m.Regional/National Committee (closed meeting)
3:35 – 5:30 p.m.Young Professional Advisory Committee (open to members under 40 years of age or new to the industry)
3:35 – 5:30 p.m.Metal Building Laminators Session
4:35 – 5:30 p.m.Can/AM Meeting (closed meeting) (open to all Canadian Convention attendees)
5:45 – 6:30 p.m.Convention First-Timer and VIP Reception (closed meeting)
6:30 – 9:00 p.m.Welcome and Appreciation Evening: Island Breeze

Thursday, April 4, 2019

7:30 – 11:30 a.m.Registration and Bookstore
7:30 – 8:00 a.m.Networking Breakfast
8:00 – 9:15 a.m.Keynote Speaker Presentation: Off Balance On Purpose: Work-Life Integration That's Possible, Not Perfect
9:15 – 9:30 a.m.NIA Business Session
9:30 –9:55 a.m.2018 Safety Award Presentation
9:55 – 10:05 a.m.Coffee Break
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.Spouse Program: Sea Glass Jewelry Making Class
10:05 – 10:40 a.m.Educational Session: Thermal Insulation Inspector Program Update
10:40 – 11:30 a.m.Technical Presentations
12:30 – 5:30 p.m.NIA’s Golf Tournament (separate registration required)
Open Networking Evening-Enjoy the Bahamas!

Friday, April 5, 2019

8:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Registration and Bookstore
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.Keynote Presentation and Breakfast: IMT1MT: One More Thing, One More Time
10:00 – 10:10 a.m.Coffee Break
10:10 – 11:30 a.m.The Mechanical Insulation Industry-Young Professional Perspective Panel
11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Open Time for Individual Member Meetings
12:15 – 2:15 p.m.Council of Committees and Board of Directors Lunch (closed meeting)
5:00 – 5:30 p.m.Farewell Reception
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.Farewell Dinner
7:00 – 10:00 p.m.Hosted Dessert Hospitality Suites