Schedule at a Glance

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

7:30 am–5:00 pm Registration
8:00 am–12:00 pm SNS Credentialing Exam
8:30 am–4:30 pm PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION:
SNS Credentialing Prep Course–Pilot
12:00 pm–5:00 pm SNA PAC Booth
1:00 pm–4:00 pm PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION:
How to Write a Winning Grant Application

SUNDAY, MARCH 4

8:00 am–5:00 pm Registration
8:00 am–5:00 pm SNA PAC Booth
8:30 am–9:30 am Regional Legislative Meetings (open to all)
9:45 am–10:45 am BREAKOUT SESSIONS
- LAC 101: Strategies for Successful Hill Visits
- Mastering Forecasting—How to Effectively Utilize All Your Entitlement
- Industry Exchange, Part 1
- State Agency Section Meeting, Part 1
11:00 am–12:00 pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS
- Natural Disasters: Preparation and Impact
- Procurement Ethics—What Should You Do?
- Industry Exchange, Part 2
- State Agency Section Meeting, Part 2
12:15 pm–1:15 pm LAC Opening Luncheon
1:15 pm–2:30 pm KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Peter Hart and Frank Luntz
2:30 pm–3:00 pm Networking Break
3:00 pm–4:15 pm FIRST GENERAL SESSION: The Connection Between Breakfast and Academic Performance  
4:30 pm–5:30 pm State Presidents and Presidents-Elect Meeting
4:30 pm–5:30 pm State Legislative Chairs Meeting
5:45 pm–6:45 pm State Groups—Capitol Hill Prep Meeting (First Group)

MONDAY, MARCH 5

7:30 am–8:30 am LAC Breakfast
8:00 am–5:00 pm Registration
8:00 am–5:00 pm SNA PAC Booth
8:30 am–10:00 am SECOND GENERAL SESSION: USDA 201 Update
10:00 am–10:30 am Networking Break  
10:30 am–12:00 pm THIRD GENERAL SESSION: Block Grants: What Are They and Why You Should Be Scared
12:00 pm–2:00 pm Lunch On Your Own
2:00 pm–4:15 pm CLOSING GENERAL SESSION:
Presentation of the SNA 2018 Position Paper and Charge to the Hill!
4:30 pm–5:30 pm State Groups—Capitol Hill Prep Meetings (Second Group)
6:30 pm–7:00 pm School Nutrition Foundation’s (SNF) Heroes Reception
6:00 pm–9:30 pm SNF Celebration of School Nutrition Heroes (Ticket Required)
9:30 pm–10:00 pm SNF Heroes After Party

TUESDAY, MARCH 6

8:00 am–5:00 pm Hill Visits
8:00 am–4:00 pm Collection of Feedback Forms

(Times, events and speakers are subject to change.)

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