Schedule at a Glance

(Note: Conference days are Monday through Thursday this year.)

Saturday, July 7

2:00 pm–6:00 pm Registration

Sunday, July 8

7:00 am–5:00 pm Registration
7:30 am–5:00 pm Emporium Pop Up Shop
8:00 am–12:00 pm Chapter Leadership Workshop (Pre-registration required)
8:00 am–5:00 pm Pre-Conference Workshops (Pre-registration required)  
1:00 pm–5:00 pm Delegate Assembly
1:00 pm–5:00 pm SNS Credentialing Exam (Pre-registration required)  

Monday, July 9


7:30 am–5:00 pm Registration
7:30 am–5:00 pm Emporium Pop Up Shop
8:00 am–9:00 am District Directors/Supervisors Section Meeting - Simple Tech Tools from Your Nerdy Best Friend
8:00 am–9:00 am Education Sessions
9:00 am–10:15 am Culinary Skills Lab
9:15 am–10:15 am Major City Directors/Supervisors Section Meeting - Procurement: Big Ideas from Big Districts  
9:15 am–10:15 am Education Sessions
9:15 am–10:15 am First Timers Session
10:30 am–12:00 pm  SNA Red Carpet Awards Ceremony
1:00 pm–2:00 pm Education Sessions
2:15 pm–3:15 pm Culinary Demo with Bush’s Best Beans
2:15 pm–3:15 pm Education Sessions
3:30 pm–5:00 pm Opening General Session: Gayle King
5:30 pm–6:30 pm New Connections Reception (Invitation Only)

Tuesday, July 10

6:45 am-7:30 am STEPS Wellness Event
7:30 am-5:00 pm Registration
7:30 am–5:00 pm Emporium Pop Up Shop
8:00 am-8:20 am #OpenSpace: School Chef Meet-Up 
8:15 am-9:30 am Star Club Breakfast (Invitation only) 
8:30 am-9:30 am Culinary Demo with Land O’Lakes
8:30 am-9:30 am Education Sessions
10:00 am-2:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
11:00 am–4:00 pm School Nutrition Research & Best Practices Showcase
2:15 pm–2:35 pm #OpenSpace: Ethics...Essential and Evasive
2:15 pm–3:15 pm College Section Meeting - Best Practices and Posters: A Walking Tour
2:15 pm–3:15 pm Culinary Demo with Panasonic Foodservice
2:15 pm–3:15 pm Education Sessions
3:30 pm–4:30 pm Education Sessions 

Wednesday, July 11

7:30 am-5:00 pm Registration
7:30 am–5:00 pm Emporium Pop Up Shop
7:30 am-8:45 am State Presidents/Presidents-Elect Meeting
8:00 am-8:20 am #OpenSpace: School Chef Meet-Up 
8:45 am-9:45 am Employee/Manager Section Meeting - The Recipe for Earning Success in the Workplace
8:45 am-9:45 am Education Sessions 
9:30 am-11:30 am Exhibit Hall – Director’s Only
10:00 am-11:00 am Education Sessions
11:00 am-4:00 pm School Nutrition Research & Best Practices Showcase
11:30 am-2:15 pm Exhibit Hall
12:00 pm-2:00 pm State Agency Section Meeting - USDA Update for State Agencies
2:30 pm–2:50 pm #OpenSpace: Using SN Magazine to Train Staff
2:30 pm-3:30 pm Culinary Demo with Schwan’s Foodservice
2:30 pm-3:30 pm Education Sessions
3:00 pm–3:20 pm #OpenSpace: SNP Facebook Group Meet-Up
3:45 pm-4:45 pm Education Sessions
4:00 pm-5:00 pm Culinary Skills Lab (Repeat)

Thursday, July 12

7:30 am–12:00 pm Registration
7:30 am–12:00 pm Emporium Pop Up Shop
8:30 am–10:00 am Closing General Session: Chef Jeff Henderson  
10:15 am–1:15 pm Exhibit Hall
1:30 pm–1:50 pm #OpenSpace: (Check App for details)
1:30 pm–2:30 pm Education Sessions
2:00 pm–2:20 pm #OpenSpace: (Check App for details)
2:45 pm–3:45 pm Education Sessions
6:00 pm-7:30 pm;
8:30 pm-10:00 pm
Closing Event: Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil

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National Harbor, MD 20745
servicecenter@schoolnutrition.org  

Tel (301) 686-3100
Fax (301) 686-3115

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