2017 Best Friends National Conference Schedule

Stay on top of all the events happening at the conference with the official schedule.* From general sessions to special workshops, the conference has an array of social and informative events to attend.

Wednesday, July 12
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Early registration check-in

 

Thursday, July 13
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Opening Session
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshop Session I (eight sessions)
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 pm – 3:30 p.m. Workshop Session II (seven sessions)
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 pm Break
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Workshop Session III (seven sessions)
5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall

 

Friday, July 14
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. General Session
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshop Session I (seven sessions)
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Workshop Session II (eight sessions)
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Workshop Session III (seven sessions)
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Yaps and Apps Networking Party

 

Saturday, July 15
7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Workshop Session I (seven sessions)
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshop Session II (seven sessions)
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Workshop Session III (seven sessions)
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Closing Session

 

Sunday, July 16
Time TBD Optional side trip to visit Alley Cat Allies boardwalk cats program

*Details are subject to change