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NIA’s 55th Annual Convention
April 28–May 1, 2010
Walt Disney World Swan Resort

A Year of Change: Creating Opportunity Orlando, Florida 2010

2010 Convention Schedule

Tuesday, April 27

8 a.m.–12 p.m.  Executive Committee Meeting*
9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Registration and Bookstore
1 – 5 p.m.  Board of Directors Meeting*
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.  Past Presidents Dinner*
6:30 – 9 p.m.  2011 Convention Committee Dinner*

Wednesday, April 28

7:30 – 4:30 p.m.  Registration and Bookstore
8 – 9:30 a.m.  Board and Spouse Breakfast*+
8 – 11 a.m.  Technical Information Committee
9:30 – 11 a.m.  Past Presidents Advisory Council*
9:30 – 11:45 a.m.  Distributor/Fabricator Committee
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Mechanical Insulation Marketing Initiative (MIMI)*
12 – 2:00 p.m.  Website Committee
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.  Foundation Steering Committee*
3:30 – 5 p.m.  Membership Committee*
3:30 – 5 p.m.  Associates Committee
5 – 5:45 p.m.  Can/AM Meeting*
5 – 5:45 p.m.  NIA Member Orientation*
5:45 – 6:30 p.m.  VIP and First-Timer Reception*+
6:30 – 8 p.m.  Welcome Reception: All-American Fun and Games BBQ+
7:30 – 10:30 p.m.  Dessert Hospitality Suites+

Thursday, April 29

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Registration and Bookstore
7:30 – 8 a.m.  Continental Breakfast+
8 – 9:30 a.m.  General Session, Opener and Keynote Speaker Steve Rizzo: The Attitude Adjuster+
9:30 – 9:45 a.m.  2009 Theodore H. Brodie Safety Award Presentation
9:45 – 10 a.m.  NIA Business Session
10 a.m.– 1:30 p.m.  Spouse Program: It’s All about Chocolate+
10 – 10:15 a.m.  Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:30 a.m.  General Session: Giving Mechanical Insulation a Voice
12:30 – 3 p.m.  Merit Contractor Committee
12:30 – 3 p.m.  Metal Building Laminator Committee
12:30 – 3 p.m.  Union Contractor Committee
3 – 5 p.m.  Health & Safety (Joint Contractors)
3 – 4:30 p.m.  Regional/National Committee
6 – 10 p.m.  Appreciation Night: Private Dinner and the Festival of the Lion King Performance at Disney’s Animal Kingdom®+

Friday, April 30

7:30 – 8 a.m.  Continental Breakfast+
7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Registration and Bookstore
8 – 9:30 a.m.  General Session: VIP Panel—The Contractor/Distributor Industry Perspective
9:30 – 9:45 a.m.  Coffee Break
9:45 – 11:30 a.m.  Technical Paper Presentations
12:30 – 6:00 p.m.  Golf Tournament
Open Evening—Enjoy Orlando

Saturday, May 1

7:30 – 11:30 a.m.  Registration and Bookstore
7:30 – 8:00 a.m.  Continental Breakfast
8 – 10 a.m.  Industry Roundtable: Safety Best Practices
8 – 10 a.m.  Industry Roundtable: Keeping Up with Change: How Social Media/Web 2.0 Can Work for You
8 – 10 a.m.  Industry Roundtable: Building Information Model Open Discussion
10 – 10:15 a.m.  Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:30 a.m.  General Session and Golf Awards Presentation
12 – 1:30 p.m.  Council of Committees and Board Lunch*
1:30 – 5:00 p.m.  Board of Directors*
6 – 7:00 p.m.  Photographer Available for Portraits+
6:30 – 7 p.m.  President's Gala Cocktail Reception+
7 – 11 p.m.  President's Gala Dinner and Dance+

+ Spouse and guests encourages to attend
* Invitation only



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