NACA® Hartford - Schedule at a Glance

Schedule is subject to change. All events will take place in the convention center unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, Oct. 28

12:00 PM
10:00 PM
Make It & Take ItHall B Lobby
12:00 PM8:30 PMCampus Activities Marketplace Exhibitor Load InHall B
12:00 PM8:30 PMRegistration OpenHall A Lobby
12:00 PM8:30 PMEducational Session Presenter Check InHall A Lobby
12:00 PM8:30 PMAssociate Member Lounge OpenSuite A
12:00 PM
8:30 PM
​Advisor Zone Open 
​The Landing
3:30 PM 5:00 PMAssociate Member Welcome & Networking SessionBallroom C
3:30 PM4:15 PMNetworking Session Sponsored by The Social Excellence ProjectHall A
4:20 PM4:50 PMState Meetings/Networking Sessions*Breakout Rooms
5:00 PM6:25 PM Conference Dinner Ballroom AB
6:25 PM 8:25 PM Conference Kick-Off Hall A
8:30 PM10:00 PMCampus Activities Marketplace Grand OpeningHall B
​9:30 PM
​New to NACA (professional staff only)
​Cityside Hallway Lounge
10:05 PM11:05 PMFriends of Bill W. MeetingRoom 11
10:05 PM11:05 PMStudent Social/Networking EventBallroom C

Friday, Oct. 29

8:30 AM
5:00 PM
Registration OpenHall A Lobby
8:30 AM10:00 PMAssociate Member Lounge OpenSuite A
8:30 AM
10:00 PM
​Advisor Zone Open
​The Landing
8:30 AM8:45 PMMake It & Take It
Hall A Lobby
9:00 AM
9:45 AMEducational Session Block 1 
*Breakout Rooms
9:00 AM
9:45 AM
Featured Workshops (students)
​Rooms 14 & 15, 16 & 17
9:00 AM
9:45 AM
Featured Workshops (staff)
​Rooms 12 & 13
9:55 AM10:40 AMBusiness Connections: Networking & Building RelationshipsBallroom C
9:55 AM10:40 AMEducational Session Block 2
*Breakout Rooms
9:55 AM
10:40 AM
Featured Workshops (students)
​Rooms 14 & 15, 16 & 17
10:50 AM12:35 PMSpeaker ShowcaseHall A
11:00 AM11:45 AMTechnology Demonstrations (for Professional Staff)*Breakout Rooms
12:30 PM2:30 PMLunch on Your Own/Wellness BreakOn Own
12:30 PM2:00 PMProfessional Development LuncheonMarriott-Marriott Ballroom CDE
​1:45 PM
​2:30 PM
​School Swap
​Ballroom Prefunction
2:30 PM4:10 PMShowcase 2 Hall A
2:15 PM3:15 PMProfessional Educational Session Block 1*Breakout Rooms
​2:45 PM
​3:45 PM
​Advisor Zone: Capacity Management 
​The Landing
3:00 PM
5:30 PMCampus Activities Marketplace 2Hall B
​3:45 PM
​4:45 PM
​Advisor Zone: Parenting in a Pandemic 
​The Landing
5:30 PM7:30 PM Dinner on Your Own/Delegation MeetingsOn Own
7:30 PM9:15 PM Game-A-Palooza Hall A
7:30 PM
​8:30 PM
​Diversity & Inclusion Keynote
​Room 21
9:15 PM 10:15 PMFriends of Bill W. MeetingRoom 11

Saturday, Oct. 30

8:00 AM
9:00 AMProfessional Development Breakfast
Marriott-Marriott Ballroom B
​8:00 AM
​6:00 PM
​Marketing Competition Display
​Ballroom A Lobby
8:30 AM5:00 PM Registration OpenHall A Lobby
8:30 AM
10:00 PM
​Advisor Zone Open
​The Landing
8:30 AM10:00 PMAssociate Member Lounge Open
Suite A
8:30 AM9:00 PMMake it & Take ItHall A Lobby
9:00 AM9:45 AM Educational Session Block 3
*Breakout Rooms
9:00 AM
9:45 AM
Featured Workshops (students)
Rooms 14 & 15, 16 & 17
9:00 AM
9:45 AM
Featured Workshops (staff)
​Rooms 12 & 13
9:55 AM10:40 AM Business Connections: Trending BusinessBallroom C
9:55 AM10:40 AMEducational Session Block 4 & Featured Workshops*Breakout Rooms
9:55 AM
10:40 AM
Featured Workshops (students)
Rooms 14 & 15, 16 & 17
10:50 AM12:10 PM Showcase 4 Hall A
11:00 AM11:45 AMTechnology Demonstrations (for Professional Staff)Room 11
12:10 PM2:10 PM Lunch on Your Own/Wellness BreakOn Own
12:10 PM1:10 PM Friends of Bill W. MeetingRoom 11
1:30 PM2:00 PMAssociate Member UpdatesBallroom C
2:15 PM3:00 PMEducational Session Block 5 *Breakout Rooms
3:10 PM4:30 PMTrending Interactive Programs
Hall A
3:15 PM4:15 PMProfessional Educational Sessions Block 2*Breakout Rooms
3:30 PM6:00 PMCampus Activities Marketplace 3Hall B
​4:00 PM
​5:00 PM
​Advisor Zone: Program Board Advisors
​The Landing
6:00 PM7:15 PM Closing Dinner & Conference AwardsBallroom AB
6:00 PM9:00 PMCampus Activities Marketplace Exhibitor Load OutHall B
7:15 PM9:30 PMClosing CelebrationHall A
9:00 PM10:00 PMBusiness Connections: Closing Meeting Ballroom C


*Ed Session Breakout Rooms: CTCC-Rooms 11-17; Rooms 21-27; Marriott-Marriott Ballroom A



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