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NIA’s 52nd Annual Convention
March 28–31, 2007
The Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa
Phoenix, Arizona

Monday, March 26
6:30–9 p.m. 2008 WIACO Convention*
Tuesday, March 27
8 a.m.–noon Executive Committee*
11 a.m.–5 p.m. Registration and Bookstore Open
1–5 p.m. Board of Directors*
6:30–9:30 p.m. Past Presidents Dinner*
Wednesday, March 28
7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Registration/Bookstore
8–9:30 a.m. Board and Spouse Breakfast*
8–11:30 a.m. Technical Information Committee
9:30–10:45 a.m. Past Presidents Advisory Council*
9:30–11:45 a.m. Distributor/Fabricator Committee
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Marketing & Outreach Subcommittee**
11 a.m.–noon Insurance Task Force*
1:30–3:30 p.m. Foundation Steering Committee*
1:30–3:30 p.m. Membership Committee*
3:30–5 p.m. Associates Committee
3:30–5 p.m. Communications Team Meeting*
5–5:45 p.m. CAN/AM Meeting*
5:30–6:30 p.m. First-Timer and VIP Reception*
6:30–8 p.m. Welcome Reception+
7:30–10:30 p.m. Dessert Hospitality Suites+
Thursday, March 29
7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Registration/Bookstore
7:30 a.m.–noon Optional Tours Hospitality Desk
7:30–8 a.m. Light Continental Breakfast
8–9:30 a.m. General Session: Opener and Keynote Speaker+
9:30–9:45 a.m. NIA Business Session
9:45–10 a.m. Coffee Break
9:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Spouse Program: Wrigley Mansion Tour+
10–11:45 a.m. General Session:
  • NIA’s Outreach and Industry Growth Initiative—Great, But What Does It Mean to Me?
  • Make the Most of Your NIA Membership
  • 2006 Theodore H. Brodie Safety Award Presentation
12:30–3 p.m. Metal Building Laminators Committee
12:30–3 p.m. Merit Contractors Committee
12:30–3 p.m. Union Contractors Committee
1–5 p.m. Optional Tour: Heard Museum and Desert Botanical Garden+
3–4:30 p.m. Regional/National Committee
3–5 p.m. Website Committee
3:30–5:30 p.m. Health & Safety (Joint Contractors)
6:30–10:30 p.m. The Desert at Dusk: Corona Ranch+
Friday, March 30
7:30–9:15 a.m. Light Continental Breakfast
7:30–11:30 a.m. Registration/Bookstore
8–9 a.m. General Session: Insulation's Role in Sustainable Design
9–9:15 a.m. Coffee Break
9:15–11:15 a.m. Technical Paper Presentations
9:30–10:30 a.m. Spouse Program: The Power of Hatha Yoga+
12:30 p.m. Golf Tournament at the Cattail Course+
1–4 p.m. Optional Tour: Horseback Riding at Sheraton's Koli Equestrian Center+
  Open Evening—Phoenix!
Saturday, March 31
7:30–11:30 a.m. Bookstore
7:30–8:15 a.m. Light Continental Breakfast
8–8:50 a.m. Industry Roundtable Exchanges
  • Best Practices in Safety
  • Managing the Rising Cost of Health-Care Insurance
  • Unlocking the Mysteries of the Web
9–9:50 a.m. Industry Roundtable Exchanges
  • Best Practices in Safety
  • Managing the Rising Cost of Health-Care Insurance
  • Unlocking the Mysteries of the Web
9:50–10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:15–11:15 a.m. General Session: All the Right Stuff—Getting Insulation Noticed
  • Golf Award Presentations
Noon–1:30 p.m. Council of Committees and Board Lunch*
1:30–4 p.m. Board of Directors*
1–5 p.m. Optional Tour: Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin West, Behind the Scenes+
6–7 p.m. Photographer Available for Portraits
6:30–7 p.m. President’s Gala Cocktail Reception+
7 p.m. President’s Gala Dinner and Dance+

*Closed Meetings
**Foundation Supporters Only
+Spouses/Guests Are Encouraged To Attend

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