NASS 2018 Summer Conference

Independence Hall
When:

Jul 13 - Jul 16

Where:

Philadelphia, PA

Facility:

Loews Philadelphia

Registration:

Registration for this event will open in May.

Hotel Reservations:

Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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The NASS rate at the Loews Philadelphia is $202 per night, plus 16.25% tax. Rate is guaranteed through June 14, 2018, or until the room block sells out. Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel/travel arrangements. To make reservations by phone, call 888-575-6397 and mention the NASS conference to receive the discounted rate. Any cancellations, no-shows or early departures without 24-hours advance notice will result in the forfeiture of one night deposit.

Transportation:

The Loews Philadelphia is approx. 12 miles from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). Taxi ride to/from the airport is approx. $30 one way. Uber and Lyft are also available at the Philadelphia International Airport. There is also an Amtrak (PHL) train station that is 1 mile from the Loews located at 2955 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Valet parking at the hotel is $49/daily. Please arrange your own ground transportation.

Exhibitors:

Exhibitor tables will be located in the Commonwealth Foyer, providing continuous conference traffic adjacent to the meeting space. NASS will provide 6' table with tablecloth (no skirting) and two chairs. Booth space will be assigned after June 14, 2018. Space is limited to 20 exhibitors and will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

NOTE: Wireless Internet access will be available for use in the meeting space. Electricity and other AV equipment must be ordered directly with PSAV. 
PSAV contact: Thomas Magette at 215-231-7348 or tmagette@psav.com. Click here for PSAV order form.

Event Agenda:

Agenda is subject to change. Committee meetings are open to all attendees, unless otherwise noted. Conference dress is business casual. Valid conference ID badge is required for entry to ALL meetings & events. Government NASS members may attend NASED meetings free of charge.

Jul 12th

THURSDAY - NASS Executive Board

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Nominations & Credentials Meeting

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Executive Board Meeting & Reception

Jul 13th

FRIDAY

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Proposed Government Coordinating Council (GCC) Meeting

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Conference Registration

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

ACR Meeting

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Expo/Demo Set-up

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Evening Event
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Dessert Reception
Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA

Jul 14th

SATURDAY

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Conference Registration

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Voter Participation Committee

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Expo/Demo

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

ACR Meeting

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

NPA Meeting

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Elections Committee

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Morning Break

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Workshop

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Workshop

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Workshop

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

IDEAS: Innovations & Solutions from the States

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Afternoon Break

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Securities Committee

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

State Heritage Committee

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reception for SOS/Corporate Affiliates/Sponsors
Comcast Headquarters - Ralph's Cafe 43rd Fl.
1701 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
Please Note - Children under 18 are not permitted to attend

Jul 15th

SUNDAY

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Conference Registration

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Expo/Demo

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

ACR Meeting

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

NPA Meeting

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Workshop

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Workshop

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Morning Break

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Business Services Committee

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Workshop

12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Lunch with IDEAS Award Presentation

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

International Relations Committee

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Awards Committee

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Workshop

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Afternoon Break - Join Us to Celebrate NPA's 20th Anniversary

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workshop

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Evening Event
Reading Terminal Market
51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 

Jul 16th

MONDAY

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

CLOSED SESSION - Secretaries-Only

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

CLOSED SESSION - SOS Staff-Only

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

ACR Meeting

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

NPA Meeting

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Expo/Demo Tear Down

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Business Meeting
Members will vote on business items adopted by NASS committees.

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunch with NASS Leadership Ceremony Featuring Induction of 2018-2019 National Officers