NASPA
2018 NASPA Annual Conference

Schedule at a Glance

This schedule is subject to change at any time as the program nears. A full schedule of sessions and other meetings/receptions/events will be available beginning in early December.

All Day

  • 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Volunteer Check-in Open

  • 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

    Registration Open

  • 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

    Campus Tours

    additional registration required
  • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

    NASPA Bookstore Open

Morning

  • 6:30 am – 7:30 am

    Wellness Classes

  • 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

    2017-2018 NASPA Board of Directors Meeting

    by invitation
  • 9:00 am – 4:00 am

    Pre-conference Workshops (full-day)

  • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Pre-conference Workshops (half-day)

Afternoon

  • 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    VPSA Lounge Open

  • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Pre-conference Workshops (half-day)

  • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    2018-2019 Board of Directors Orientation

  • 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

    NASPA Foundation Board Meeting

  • 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    International Symposium Keynote and Reception

    additional registration required

Evening

  • 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

    NASPA Foundation Donor Reception

    by invitation
  • 6:00 pm – 7:00 am

    NASPA Leadership Reception

    by invitation
  • 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    NASPA’s 100th Anniversary Gala at the National Constitution Center (black tie event)

    additional registration required

All Day

  • 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Volunteer Check-in Open

  • 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

    Registration Open

  • 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

    VPSA Lounge Open

  • 8:00 am – 5:30 pm

    NASPA Bookstore Open

  • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Presenter Ready Room Open

  • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Pre-conference Workshops (full-day)

  • 1:00 am – 5:00 pm

    First Year Graduate Student Case Study Seminar

Morning

  • 6:30 am – 7:30 am

    Wellness Classes

  • 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

    NASPA Foundation Board Meeting

  • 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Community Service Project

    additional registration required
  • 9:00 am – 10:30 am

    JASPA Mass

  • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Pre-conference Workshops (half-day)

Afternoon

Evening

  • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    Opening Session and Featured Speaker

  • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Opening Reception

    held the Pennsylvania Convention Center
  • 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

    African American Summits' Dessert Reception

All Day

  • 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Volunteer Check-in Open

  • 7:30 am – 3:30 pm

    VPSA Lounge Open

  • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Registration Open

  • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

    NASPA Bookstore Open

  • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Faculty Lounge Open

    Located at the Sheraton Downtown City Center
  • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

    First-time Attendee Lounge Open

  • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Presenter Ready Room Open

  • 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

    Second Year Graduate Case Study Competition

Morning

  • 6:30 am – 7:30 am

    Wellness Classes

  • 7:30 am – 8:00 am

    First-time Attendee Orientation (mini)

  • 7:30 am – 9:00 am

    NASPA President's Breakfast for Faculty

    Located at the Sheraton Downtown City Center
  • 8:00 am – 5:00 am

    NASPA Foundation Booth Open

  • 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

    Second Year Graduate Case Study Competition

  • 8:00 am – 8:50 am

    Educational Sessions

  • 9:05 am – 9:55 am

    Educational Sessions

  • 10:00 am – 11:15 am

    Featured Speaker

  • 10:10 am – 11:00 am

    Educational Sessions

  • 11:15 am – 12:05 pm

    Educational Sessions

Afternoon

  • 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Exhibit Hall Open

  • 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Headshot Lounge Available

    located in the Exhibit Hall
  • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Massage Chairs Available

    located in the Exhibit Hall
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

    Exhibit Hall Welcome Break

  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

    Past Presidents' Luncheon

  • 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

    Featured Speaker

  • 1:15 pm – 2:05 pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 2:05 pm – 2:35 pm

    Ice Cream Social

    located in the Exhibit Hall
  • 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

    Extended Session

  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

    Poster Sessions

    located in the Exhibit Hall
  • 2:30 pm – 3:20 pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

    SA Speaks

  • 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

    VPSA Roundtables

  • 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

    AVP Roundtable

  • 3:40 pm – 4:30 pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

    VPSA and Voting Delegate Reception

Evening

  • 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm

    Regional Business Meetings

  • 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

    Various Institutional Receptions

    https://conference2018.naspa.org/program/request-a-meeting-space
  • 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

    NASPA Foundation Pillars of the Profession Awards Ceremony

    by invitation
  • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    NASPA Grad Prep & Communities Fair

  • 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    Community Colleges Division Networking Reception

    Located at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
  • 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

    NASPA Regional Receptions

All Day

  • 7:30 am – 3:30 pm

    VPSA Lounge Open

  • 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

    Volunteer Check-in Open

  • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Faculty Lounge Open

    located at the Sheraton City Center
  • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

    NASPA Foundation Booth Open

  • 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

    Presenter Ready Room Open

  • 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

    Registration Open

  • 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

    Exhibit Hall Open

  • 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

    Headshot Lounge Available

    located in the Exhibit Hall

Morning

  • 6:30 am – 7:30 am

    Wellness Classes

  • 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

    Registration Open

  • 8:00 am – 8:50 am

    Educational Sessions

  • 8:30 am – 9:45 am

    Featured Speaker

  • 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

    Exhibit Hall Open

  • 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

    Headshot Lounge Available

    located in the Exhibit Hall
  • 9:05 am – 9:55 am

    Educational Sessions

  • 9:30 am – 10:00 am

    Coffee Break

    located in the Exhibit Hall
  • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

    Massage Chairs Available

    located in the Exhibit Hall
  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Extended Session

  • 10:10 am – 11:00 am

    Educational Sessions

  • 10:30 am – 11:45 am

    SA Speaks

  • 11:15 am – 12:05 pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 11:45 am – 12:15 pm

    Mid-day Coffee and Snack Break

    located in the Exhibit Hall

Afternoon

  • 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

    NASPA Awards Luncheon

    additional registraion required
  • 12:20 pm – 1:10 pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

    Featured Speaker

  • 1:25 pm – 2:15 pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 2:05 pm – 2:30 pm

    Popcorn Break

    located in the Exhibit Hall
  • 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

    Extended Session

  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

    Poster Sessions

    located in the Exhibit Hall
  • 2:30 pm – 3:20 pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

    SA Speaks

  • 3:40 pm – 4:30 pm

    Educational Sessions

  • 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

    NASPA Annual Business Meeting

Evening

All Day

Morning

  • 7:30 am – 9:00 am

    Presenter Ready Room Open

  • 8:00 am – 10:00 am

    NASPA Bookstore Open

  • 8:00 am – 8:50 am

    Educational Sessions

  • 9:00 am – 9:50 am

    Educational Sessions

  • 10:00 am – 11:30 am

    Closing Session and Featured Speaker

Afternoon

Evening