Schedule at a Glance: 2014 National Conference

As of 1/28/2014 (Subject to Change)

Sunday, February 2

 
Evening Special Needs Kindred Meeting Begins - Offsite

Monday, February 3

 
8:00 a.m. ICF Sponsored Offsite Camp Tour Begins
7:00 p.m. CODA Begins

Tuesday, February 4

 
8:00 a.m. ACN Camp Nurse Symposium Begins
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CODA Education Events
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ACA Board Meeting 
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration open
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. New Director Orientation (NDO)
5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Board Reception with LCOL Chairs
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. CODA Banquet

Wednesday, February 5

 
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration, Resource Center, and Bookstore Open
7:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Standards Update Course
7:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Standards Course
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Kindred Events
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. CODA Education Event
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Editorial Advisory Committee
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. National Council of Leaders (NCOL) Meeting
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Girl Scout Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Emerging Professionals in Camping (EPIC) Pre-conference
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. Boy Scouts of America Meeting
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. First Time Conference Goers Welcome Session
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Opening Keynote Event with Tina Payne Bryson PhD and Peg Smith - Sponsored by Markel Insurance Company
4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 1
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Field Office & Affiliate Groups Meetings and Socials
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Gathering of Internationals
8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. International Reception
8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Social Networking Event: MANGO FANDANGO

Thursday, February 6

7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration, Resource Center, and Bookstore Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Informal Discussion Cafés
7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Professional Development Center Open House
7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Standards Chair Roundtable
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Exhibitor Setup
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 2
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. LCOL Chairs Meeting with ACA CEO, Peg Smith
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Insurance Roundtable
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 3
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 a.m. Not-for-Profit Council Luncheon
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 a.m Pioneers in Camping Luncheon
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 4
3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 5
4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Keynote Lecture with Adam Grant PhD - Sponsored by Markel Insurance Company
5:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. Grand Opening of Exhibit Hall with Reception Ticket Required
8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m Accreditation Visitor's THANK YOU! Reception - Sponsored by CampStaffUSA
8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m Research Social - Open to All
8:45 p.m. – 10:45 p.m. Social Networking Time: Game On - ACA: BAGGO Social (sponsored by BAGGO and Game Show Mania)

Friday, February 7

 
7:00 a.m. – 7:55 a.m. Informal Discussion Cafés
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration, Resource Center, and Bookstore Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Keynote Lecture with Rue Mapp - Sponsored by Markel Insurance Company
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Exhibits Open
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Unopposed Time in Exhibit Hall, Free Bagels and Coffee Available
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Research Poster Sessions in Exhibit Hall
9:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. American Camping Foundation (ACF) Meeting
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 6
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Education/Professional Development Chairs Meeting
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Commerce Sessions
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibit Hall (unopposed time in exhibits) - Ticket Required
2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 7
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Unopposed Time in Exhibit Hall, Afternoon Coffee and Dessert
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 8
4:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exhibitor Teardown
6:15 p.m. through evening Acorn Society Dinner - Off Site (sponsored by CardFlex; transportation sponsored by Kline Van & Specialty Rentals)
8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Educational Discussion Group Sessions, "Night Caps"

Saturday, February 8

 
7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration, Resource Center, and Bookstore Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 9
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Educational Breakout Sessions, Group 10
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Closing General Session and Lunch: Celebrating the Power of Play - Sponsored by Markel Insurance Company
Afternoon Group Departures and Post conference events

 

ACA reserves the right to make any and all adjustments to the program.

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