Event Agenda

Be a Better Speaker. Build a Better Business.

Aug. 3 - 6, 2024 | Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center, Denver, CO

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*Pre-Conference Agenda

(*all pre-conference events are optional)

8:30AM - 3:30PM

Leadership Books Pre-Con Author's Summit

(must purchase separate ticket)

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Registration Open

7:00 - 9:30PM

NSA Night of Comedy


Day 1 Agenda

7:30 - 8:30AM

Friends of Bill W

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Registration Open

8:00AM - 9:00PM

Exhibit Hall Open

11:00AM - 2:30PM

Connections Lounge

12:00 - 1:00PM

Maximize Your NSA Membership

1:30 - 2:30PM

First-Timers & New Member Meet & Greet

2:30PM

General Session Doors Open

3:00 - 5:30PM

General Session

  • Les Brown, CPAE
  • Lenora Billings-Harris, CSP, CPAE
  • CSP Award Ceremony

5:30 - 8:00PM

Welcome Party


Day 2 Agenda

6:00 - 6:45AM

Self-Defense & Safety Tips for Speakers

6:30 - 7:30AM

Friends of Bill W

7:00 - 8:00AM

Breakfast

CSP Breakfast

7:15 - 8:00AM

Sponsored Breakfast Session with Thought-Leader

7:15 - 8:00AM

Sponsored Breakfast Session with The Speaker Lab

8:00AM

General Session Doors Open

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Registration Open

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Exhibit Hall Open

8:30AM - 12:00PM

General Session

  • Welcome & NSA Headquarters Update with NSA Chair, Meridith Elliott Powell, CSP, CPAE
  • Brian Biro
  • IASB Panel featuring Michelle Joyce, Gail Davis, Tim Mathy & Martin Perelmuter
  • Diana Kander
  • The Nido Qubein Philanthropist of the Year Award & Interview

12:30 - 1:30PM

Lunch

CPAE Luncheon 

12:45 - 1:30PM

Sponsored Lunch Session with The Speaker Lab

12:45 - 1:30PM

Sponsored Lunch Session with Cigar PEG

2:00 - 4:30PM

Breakouts & Deep Dives 

4:30 - 6:00PM

Ice Cream Social Hosted by NSA Rainbow Speakers & Accessible NSA

4:45 - 6:00PM

Power Women Meeting

6:30 - 9:30PM

NSA Foundation Program & Dinner


Day 3 Agenda

6:00 - 6:45AM

Self-Defense & Safety Tips for Speakers

6:30 - 7:30AM

Friends of Bill W

7:00 - 8:00AM

Breakfast

7:15 - 8:00AM

Sponsored Breakfast Session with Thought-Leader

7:15 - 8:00AM

Sponsored Breakfast Session with Reinvention Academy, Dr. Nadya Zhexembayeva

8:00AM

General Session Doors Open

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Registration Open

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Exhibit Hall Open

8:30AM - 12:00PM

General Session

  • René Rodriguez
  • Sonia Dumas
  • David Avrin, CSP, GSF
  • GSF Presentation
  • Master of Influence Award & Interview

12:30- 1:30PM

Lunch

12:45- 1:30PM

Sponsored Lunch Session with eSpeakers

12:45- 1:30PM

Sponsored Lunch Session with SpeakerFlow

2:00 - 4:30PM

Breakouts & Deep Dives 

6:30PM - 12:00AM

BlackNSA Dinner & Program


Day 4 Agenda

6:00 - 6:45AM

Self-Defense & Safety Tips for Speakers

6:30 - 7:30AM

Friends of Bill W

7:00 - 8:00AM

Breakfast

7:15 - 8:00AM

Sponsored Breakfast Session with Self-Publishing

7:15 - 8:00AM

Sponsored Breakfast Session with Talkadot

8:00AM - 1:00PM

Exhibit Hall Open

8:00AM - 2:00PM

Registration Open

8:30AM

General Session Doors Open

9:00AM - 12:00PM

General Session

  • Dr. Kevin J. Fleming
  • John Sanei
  • Last Story Standing Storytelling Competition

12:00 - 1:30PM

Lunch

2:00 - 3:00PM

Breakouts & Group Discussions

6:00 - 6:30PM

Banquet Reception 

CPAE & Cavett Recipient Reception

6:30PM

Banquet Doors Open

7:00 - 10:00PM

CPAE & Cavett Awards Banquet

10:00PM - 12:00AM

Afterparty 

Jam Session

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Tuesday

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Be a Better Speaker. Build a Better Business.

Aug. 3 - 6, 2024 | Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center, Denver, CO

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