Schedule at a Glance

Saturday, February 23

8:00 am-5:00 pm Registration
8:00 am-12:00 pm SNS Credentialing Exam
12:00 pm-5:00 pm SNA PAC Booth
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Putting the Pieces Together: How to Build a First-Class Advocacy Operation

Sunday, February 24

8:00 am-5:00 pm Registration & 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
-Unpaid Meal Charges: How to Best Serve Your Students and Your Program
-To Procure or Not to Procure—That is the Question
-Mobilizing for State Legislative Success
-Industry Exchange, Part 1 (Industry only)
-State Agency Section Meeting, Part 1 (State Agency only)
11:00 am-12:00 pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS
-Group Purchasing Cooperatives: Should You Buy In?
-Directing Your Indirect Costs
-Winning Over the Public on School Meals
-Unpaid Meal Charges: How to Best Serve Your Students and Your Program ((Repeat)
-Industry Exchange, Part 2 ( (Industry Only)
-State Agency Section Meeting, Part 2 (State Agency only)
12:15 pm-1:30 pm LAC Opening Luncheon
1:30 pm-2:30 pm KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Doris Kearns Goodwin
2:30 pm-3:00 pm Book Signing: Doris Kearns Goodwin’s Leadership in Turbulent Times
2:30 pm-3:00 pm Networking Break
3:15 pm-4:30 pm FIRST GENERAL SESSION: The Supply Chain: Challenges for Industry and Operators
4:45 pm-5:45 pm State Presidents and Presidents-Elect Meeting
4:45 pm-5:45 pm State Legislative Chairs Meeting
6:00 pm-7:00 pm State Group—Capitol Hill Prep Meeting (1st Group)

Monday, February 25

7:30 am-8:30 am LAC Buffet Breakfast
8:00 am-5:00 pm Registration & SNA PAC Booth
8:30 am-10:00 am SECOND GENERAL SESSION: USDA 2019 Update
10:00 am-10:30 am Networking Break
10:30 am-12:00 pm THIRD GENERAL SESSION: Reflections and Dysfunction on Capitol Hill: What Can We Expect with the New 116th Congress?
12:00 pm-2:00 pm Lunch On Your Own
2:00 pm-3:45 pm CLOSING GENERAL SESSION: Presentation of the SNA 2019 Position Paper and Charge to the Hill!
4:00 pm-5:00 pm State Group-Capitol Hill Prep Meeting (2nd Group)
5:30 pm-7:30 pm Party with a Purpose!
Cocktail Reception (cash bar)
Capitol Steps Performance

Monday, February 26

8:00 am-5:00 pm Hill Visits                                                        

(Times, events and speakers are subject to change)

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