2018 NACD Annual Meeting Agenda

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Agenda (subject to change; updated January 19, 2018)

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**Invitation Only Event

2018 Annual Meeting Program

Friday, January 26
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM NACD Executive Board Meeting Davidson A
Saturday, January 27
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Coastal RPG Meeting Cheekwood H
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Tribal RPG Meeting Davidson D
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM NACD Executive Board Meeting Magnolia Board Room B
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Travellers Rest, Tennessee Agricultural Museum, and Music Star Homes Tour*
(Hosted by TACD)
Offsite
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM NCF-Envirothon Operating Committee Meeting Cheekwood G
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Northeast Region Capacity Building Meeting Davidson C
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Forestry RPG Meeting Cheekwood H
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Urban and Community RPG Meeting Davidson A
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Public Lands RPG Meeting Davidson D
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Invasive Species RPG Davidson D
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM Registration Tennessee Registration Foyer
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM NACD Board of Directors Meeting Magnolia Ballroom
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Student Program Davidson A
2:00 PM – 7:00 PM Conservation Expo Set Up Ryman Hall B1
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM NACD Resolutions Committee Meeting Cheekwood ABC
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
buses leave from the Magnolia Portico Entrance every 30 minutes beginning at 5:00 PM
“Night in Music City” Tour*
(Hosted by TACD)
Grand Ole Opry, Offsite
Sunday, January 28
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Tennessee Registration Foyer
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM Conservation Expo Set Up Ryman Hall B1
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM NCF-Envirothon Operating Committee Meeting Cheekwood G
8:30 AM – 9:15 AM Inspirational Program
Sponsored by Bob Warner, Warner Ranch
Magnolia Ballroom
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM NACD Committee Meetings
Stewardship and Education
District Operations/Member Services
Natural Resources Policy
Communications
Legislative
Cheekwood B
Cheekwood C
Cheekwood F
Cheekwood H
Magnolia Boardroom B
9:30 AM – 6:00 PM Conservation Expo Ryman Hall B1
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Songbird Bus Tour* – SOLD OUT
(Hosted by NCDEA)
Offsite
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM NACD Region Meetings
North Central
Northeast
Southeast
South Central
Pacific
Southwest
Northern Plains
Cheekwood A
Cheekwood B
Cheekwood C
Cheekwood F
Cheekwood H
Magnolia Boardroom B
Davidson A
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Music City Brewery Tour* – SOLD OUT
(Hosted by NCDEA)
Offsite
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM NACD Board of Directors Meeting Magnolia Ballroom
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM First Timers Session Ryman Studio DE
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Opening Reception
Sponsored by Noble Research Institute and Soil Health Institute
Ryman Hall B1
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Farm Bill Task Force Meeting Magnolia Boardroom B
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM President’s Association Reception** Belle Meade AB
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Hugh Hammond Bennett film screening Magnolia Ballroom
Monday, January 29
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Tennessee Registration Foyer
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Morning Networking Session and Coffee Ryman Hall B1
8:15 AM – 10:30 AM Opening General Session Tennessee Ballroom
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Conservation Expo Ryman Hall B1
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM District Share Fair
Champaign County SWCD, IL
Daviess County CD, KY
Greenville County SWCD, SC
Hanover-Caroline SWCD, VA
Jefferson CD, CO
Spokane CD, WA
Ryman Hall B1
12:00 PM – 2:15 PM Leadership Luncheon Tennessee Ballroom
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM **NRCS National Leadership Team Meeting Hermitage C
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM National Conservation Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting Cheekwood B
2:15 PM – 5:00 PM Conservation Expo Ryman Hall B1
2:15 PM – 5:00 PM District Share Fair
Champaign County SWCD, IL
Daviess County CD, KY
Greenville County SWCD, SC
Hanover-Caroline SWCD, VA
Jefferson CD, CO
Spokane CD, WA
Ryman Hall B1
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Breakout Sessions Various Locations
2:45 PM – 5:30 PM Resolutions Hearings Various Locations
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Breakout Sessions Various Locations
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM NACD Live Auction Happy Hour
Sponsored by Dow AgroSciences
Tennessee Ballroom
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM NACD Live Auction Tennessee Ballroom
Tuesday, January 30
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Tennessee Registration Foyer
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM President’s Association Breakfast* Cheekwood AB
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM NACD Auxiliary Breakfast* Hermitage E
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM Morning Networking Session and Coffee
Sponsored by WorldView Solutions
Ryman Hall B1
8:45 AM – 11:00 AM General Session Tennessee Ballroom
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM **NRCS National Leadership Team Meeting Hermitage C
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Historical Civil War Adventure Tour*
(Hosted by NACD Auxiliary)
Offsite
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Spectacular Country Music Tour*
(Hosted by NACD Auxiliary)
Offsite
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Conservation Expo Ryman Hall B1
11:30 AM – 1:15 PM NCDEA Partner Lunch* Cheekwood AB
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM National Conservation Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting Hermitage E
1:00 PM Conservation Expo Tear Down Ryman Hall B1
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM NACD Board of Directors Meeting Magnolia Ballroom
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Breakout Sessions Various Locations
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Breakout Sessions Various Locations
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM NACD Appreciation Banquet*
(Reception from 6PM – 7PM, sponsored by Ducks Unlimited)
Tennessee Ballroom
Wednesday, January 31
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM Legislative Breakfast** Cheekwood GH
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Registration Tennessee Registration Foyer
8:30 AM – 11:00 AM NACD Board of Directors Meeting Magnolia Ballroom
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM Partnership Forum: Bringing together Soil Health, Resource Evaluation, & Conservation Planning Hermitage E
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Urban Agriculture Conservation Symposium Hermitage C
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Agribusiness Symposium: Innovative Private-Public Partnerships for Sustainability and Conservation
Sponsored by Tri-Societies, The Fertilizer Institute, and Agricultural Retailers Association
Hermitage AB
11:00 AM – 5:30 PM Jack Daniel’s Distillery Tour*
(Hosted by TACD)
Lynchburg, TN
11:30 AM – 5:00 PM Belle Meade Plantation Tour*
(Hosted by TACD)
Nashville, TN
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM NACD Executive Board Meeting Davidson D
Thursday, February 1
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM National Conservation Planning Partnership Meeting Ryman Studio L

 

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