Convention Program Schedule

Schedule at-a-Glance

All events will be held at the Sheraton New Orleans unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.                Registration Open

8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.              Council Business Meetings

10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.              Leadership Development Training Workshops

2:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m.                Board of Directors Candidates’ Speeches

4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.                Education Directors Meeting

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.                Convention Orientation Workshop

5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.                NAMI Program Fair

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.                Welcome Networking Reception

Thursday, June 28, 2018

7:00 a.m.                                 Sunrise Walk with NAMIWalks

7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.                Registration Open

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.                Exhibit Hall Open

9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.              Opening Plenary Session

10:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.              Workshops, Research Workshop

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.           NAMI Board of Directors Round Table Talks

3:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.                State Caucuses

5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.                NAMIWalks Meet and Greet Reception

5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.                NAMI Talks

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.                Movie: Almost Sunrise

5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.                Support Groups

8:00 p.m.                                 Candlelight Vigil

Friday, June 29, 2018

7:00 a.m.                                 Sunrise Walk with NAMIWalks

7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.                Registration Open

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.                Exhibit Hall Open

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.                Workshops, Research Workshops, Major Topic Symposium

4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.                Support Groups

7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.                Movie: Be Vocal

7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.                NAMI New Orleans Riverboat Celebration
                                                Creole Queen Paddlewheeler

Saturday, June 30, 2018

7:00 a.m.                                 Sunrise Walk with NAMIWalks

9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.              Research Plenary

10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.            NAMI Business Meeting

2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.                Workshops

7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.                NAMI Celebration and Awards Banquet