National Assembly Program

Specific times, speakers and sessions are subject to change.

2017 Program

Thursday, March 30

  • 4–6 p.m. Day-of Competition — Pre-registration required…….Carlsbad (Lower Level)
  • 7–9 p.m. Welcome Reception with Karith Foster….Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)

Friday, March 31

  • 7:45–8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast………..Sequoia/Glacier (Lobby Level)
  • 8:30–9:30 a.m. Chapter Officer Sessions
    • Presidents/Vice Presidents/Firm Directors…………Yellowstone (Lobby Level)
    • Public Relations Directors/Historians/Other positions………Carlsbad (Lower Level)
    • Secretaries/Treasurers/Webmasters…….Yosemite (Third Floor)
    • National Officer Preparation……..McKinley (Third Floor)
  • 9:40 a.m.–11:50 p.m. Leadership Training Session
    • 9:40 a.m.–10:40 a.m. — Ethical Leadership: Using the Code of Ethics to Inform Your Leadership Style……..Yellowstone (Lobby Level)
    • 10:50 a.m. –11:50 a.m. — Pitching Your Passion: Advocating for PRSSA Through Authentic Storytelling……..Carlsbad (Lower Level)
  • 12:15–1:00 p.m. State of the Society Presentation…….Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)
  • 1–1:30 p.m. Delegate Debriefing*………..Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)
  • 1:30 p.m. Lunch on Your Own/Free Afternoon

* This session is mandatory for delegates.  Non-delegates running for National Committee should attend.

Saturday, April 1

  • 7:45–8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast……..Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)
  • 8:30 a.m.–Noon National Assembly Meeting**………Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)
  • Noon–1:15 p.m. Lunch on Your Own……..Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)
  • 1:15–6:30 p.m. National Assembly Meeting**……..Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)

**This meeting may last longer depending on the number of candidates.

Sunday, April 2

  • 7:45–8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast………Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)
  • 8:30–11 a.m. Farewell Meeting and Keynote Address with Ty Rogers…….Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)
  • 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. National Committee Meeting***…….Carlsbad (Lower Level)

***For the newly elected and current National Committee members only.