Schedule at a Glance

Saturday, January 12

7:30 am–5:00 pm Registration
8:00 am–12:00 pm SNS Credentialing Exam
8:30 am–4:30 pm Pre-Conference Workshop: SNS Credentialing Prep Course (pre-registration required)
10:00 am–12:00 pm Pre-Conference Workshop: Equipment Procurement Best Practices(pre-registration required)
10:00 am–1:00 pm Pre-Conference Workshop: Tour of Austin ISD's School Nutrition Program (offsite, pre-registration required)
2:30 pm–4:30 pm Pre-Conference Workshop: Train Your Staff on Financial Management and KPIs (pre-registration required)
5:30 pm–7:30 pm Welcome Event—Maggie Mae’s—Party With A Purpose to support the School Nutrition Foundation (SNF)

Sunday, January 13

7:00 am–5:00 pm Registration
8:45 am–10:30 am Opening General Session  
10:30 am-11:00 am Networking Break
11:00 am–12:00 pm Innovative Solutions Sessions
11:00 am–12:00 pm Industry Education Session
12:15 pm–1:45 pm Networking Lunch
2:00 pm–3:00 pm Innovative Solutions Sessions
2:00 pm–3:00 pm Industry Education Session
3:00 pm–3:30 pm Refresh & Recharge Break
3:00 pm–3:30 pm #OpenSpace Discussion
3:30 pm–4:30 pm General Session  
4:45 pm–5:30 pm STEPS Wellness Event
6:30 pm–9:15 pm FAME Awards & Dinner

Monday, January 14

7:00 am–5:00 pm Registration
7:30 am–8:45 am Breakfast
8:15 am-8:45 am #OpenSpace Discussion
8:45 am–9:45 am General Session  
10:00 am–11:00 am Education Sessions
11:00 am–11:30am Refresh & Recharge Break
11:00 am–11:30 am #OpenSpace Discussion
11:30 am–12:30 pm Innovative Solution Sessions
11:30 am–12:30 pm Industry Education Session
12:45 pm–2:45 pm Networking Lunch & Tabletop Displays
2:45 pm–4:00 pm Education Sessions
4:00 pm–4:30 pm #OpenSpace Discussion

Tuesday, January 15

7:00 am–11:00 am Registration
7:45 am–8:30 am Breakfast
8:15 am–8:45 am #OpenSpace Discussion
8:45 am–9:15 am Ideas@Work Sessions
9:30 am–10:00 am Ideas@Work Sessions
10:00 am–10:30 am Networking Break
10:00 am–10:30 am #OpenSpace Discussion
10:30 am–11:45 am Closing General Session  

Schedule of events is subject to change. 

Educational Programming Formats
Maximize your #SNIC19 learning experience through a variety of educational programming formats designed to enhance content delivery and takeaways.

  • General Sessions: You don’t want to miss these 60- to 90-minute plenary sessions featuring some of the most-sought-after and innovative speakers presenting today.
  • Education Sessions: These 60-minute breakout sessions cover hot topics in school nutrition and run concurrently, with many repeated to allow flexibility in your schedule.
  • Ideas@Work: These 30-minute fast-paced sessions are focused on singular innovations and presented by the school nutrition operators that created them, tracing the path of a big idea from concept to implementation and identifying the steps to put the idea to work in your schools and district Sponsored by Tyson Foods.  
  • #OpenSpace: Take advantage of social learning in our #OpenSpace sessions. Exchange ideas and share best practices in an informal setting or meet up with peers with similar interests from across the country. Check the conference app for more details.
  • Innovative Solution Sessions: These popular 60-minute industry-hosted sessions cover new trends and the latest innovative products on the market today. Industry representatives and operators can exchange ideas, discuss and sample new products face-to-face, and create on-the-spot solutions and innovations.
  • Industry Education Sessions: Offered exclusively to industry representatives, these sessions are designed to enhance awareness of new and evolving challenges faced by their school nutrition operator customers.

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