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NIA's 58th Annual Convention

April 17-20, 2013

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point

Bonita Springs, Florida


Preliminary Schedule

 

Tuesday, April 16

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting*
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration and Bookstore
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting*
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Past President’s Reception*
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Past Presidents Dinner*
6:30 – 9:00 p.m. 2014 Convention Committee Dinner*

Wednesday, April 17

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration and Bookstore
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Board and Spouse Breakfast*+
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Past Presidents Advisory Council*
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Associates and Distributor/Fabricator Joint Committee
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Foundation Stakeholders Town Hall Luncheon**
12:45 – 2:30 p.m. Foundation Steering Committee*
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. BRITE Task Force*
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Membership Committee*
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Associates Committee
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Distributor/Fabricator Committee
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Can/AM Meeting*
5:00 – 5:45 p.m. NIA Member Orientation*
5:45 – 6:30 p.m. VIP and First-Timer Reception*+
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception: Florida – Gulf Coast Style+
7:30 – 10:30 p.m. Dessert Hospitality Suites+

Thursday, April 18

7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast+
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration and Bookstore
8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks and Keynote Speaker Michael Hoffman+
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. 2012 Theodore H. Brodie Distinguished Safety Award Presentation
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. NIA Business Session
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Spouse Program: Florida Fashion Show+
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:30 a.m. General Session: Foundation Update: Navigating the Gridlock
12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Metal Building Laminator Committee
12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Merit Contractor Committee
12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Union Contractor Committee
12:30 – 5:00 p.m. Optional Tour: Kayaking Adventure+
12:30 – 5:00 p.m. Optional Tour: Naples Shopping Excursion+
3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Health & Safety Committee
3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Technical Information Committee
3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Regional/National Committee
6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Appreciation Night: Pirates’ Hideaway+

Friday, April 19

7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast+
7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration and Bookstore
8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Breakfast Industry Roundtables
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Spouse Program: Find Healthy Energy with Qigong+
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:30 a.m. General Session: Construction at the Crossroads: Sustainability, Integrated Delivery and the Future of the Industry
12:30 – 4:00 p.m. Optional Tour: Everglades Airboat Tour+
12:30 – 5:00 p.m. Golf Tournament at Raptor Bay Golf Club+
Open Evening–Enjoy Bonita Springs

Saturday, April 20

7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast+
7:30 – 12:00 p.m. Registration and Bookstore
8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Golf Awards Presentation and General Session: Boom or Gloom? A Look at the Insulation Industry’s Economic Forecast for 2013 and Beyond
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Spouse Program: Morning Resort Walk+
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Coffee Break
9:45 – 11:30 a.m. Technical Paper Presentations
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Council of Committees and Board Lunch*
12:30 – 5:00 p.m. Optional Tour: Edison Ford Estates Tour+
1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Optional Tour: Backwater Fishing+
1:30 – 5:00 p.m. Board of Directors*
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Photographer Available for Portraits+
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. President's Gala Cocktail Reception+
7:00 – 11 p.m. President's Gala Dinner and Dance+

* Closed Meeting
** Foundation Supporters, Invitation Only—RSVP Required
+ Spouses Encouraged to Attend



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