Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday, January 12

1:00 pm—1:10 pm Welcome by Reginald A. Ross, SNS, SNA President &
Introduction of SNIC 2021 Co-Advisors
Dan Ellnor, SNS and Carol Weekly, RDN, SNS
1:10 pm—2:00 pm Opening Keynote: Lee Rubin, "Leading
Teams Through Times of Change"
2:00 pm—2:15 pm Break
2:15 pm—3:00 pm “Leadership Perspectives from Industry Thought Leaders”—Panel
Discussion - Sherry Coleman Collins, RDN, LD, MS;
Sean Leer; Emily Mark, RD, SNS; Gary Vonck
3:00 pm—3:10 pm SNA Update with Reginald A. Ross, SNS, SNA President;
Patricia A. Montague, FASAE, CAE, SNA CEO
3:10 pm—3:25 pm USDA Update with Cindy Long, Deputy Administrator,
Child Nutrition Programs, FNS, USDA
3:25 pm—3:30 pm Day 1 Wrap-up with SNIC 2021 Co-Advisors
3:30 pm—3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm—4:30 pm Zoom Breakout Sessions

Wednesday, January 13

1:00 pm—1:10 pm Day 2 Kick off with SNIC 2021 Co-Advisors
1:10 pm—2:00 pm Day 2 Keynote: Sara Frasca,"Harnessing Innovation
to Drive Growth in Times of Change"
2:00 pm—2:15 pm Break
2:15 pm—3:15 pm “What Issues in School Nutrition Are Keeping You Up
at Night?”—Panel Discussion - Amy Bunch , Dan Ellnor, BA,
CP-FS, PCQI, SNS ; Melissa Larsen, Larry Wade, Sr., M.Div., SNS,
Alyssia Wright, Ed.S.
3:15 pm—3:30 pm Day 2 Wrap-up with SNIC 2021 Co-Advisors 
3:30 pm—3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm—4:30 pm SNIC Speed Networking

Thursday, January 14

1:00 pm—1:15 pm Day 3 Kick off with SNIC 2021 Co-Advisors
1:15 pm—2:15 pm Workshop—“Harnessing Innovation Through Practical Applications”
with Sara Frasca
2:15 pm—3:00 pm School Nutrition Innovations—Panel
Presentation - Spencer Armstrong, Kristen Bealler, SNS;
Dalla Emerson; Dan Gorman; Sandy Voss, RDN, SNS
3:00 pm—3:15 pm Day 3 Conference Wrap-up
3:30 pm—4:30 pm FAME Awards

Friday, January 15

2:00 pm—3:30 pm Post-Conference Workshop with Sara Frasca:
Your Problems Solved (separate registration and fee required)

Please note, all times listed are Eastern Standard Time.

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