Annual National Conference 2016

SNA’s 70th Annual National Conference (ANC) will be held July 10-13, 2016! Join more than 6,500 attendees, including school nutrition professionals, industry members and allied organization representatives at SNA’s premiere school nutrition event of the year. Come prepared for a fun, educational and thought-provoking experience in beautiful San Antonio, Texas!

Schedule at a Glance

FRIDAY, JULY 8

2:00 pm–6:00 pm Registration
2:00 pm–6:00 pm Emporium & Marketplace

SATURDAY, JULY 9

7:00 am–5:00 pm Registration
7:30 am–5:00 pm Emporium & Marketplace
8:00 am–12:00 pm Chapter Leadership Day (Pre-registration required)
7:00 am–5:00 pm Pre-Conference Sessions (Pre-registration required)
1:00 pm–5:00 pm Delegate Assembly

SUNDAY, JULY 10

7:30 am–5:00 pm Registration
7:30 am–5:00 pm Emporium & Marketplace
8:00 am–12:00 pm SNS Credentialing Exam (Pre-registration required)
7:30 am–8:30 am First Timers
8:00 am–9:00 am District Directors/Supervisors Section Meeting
New Day & Time
9:15 am–10:15 am Education & Roundtable Sessions
9:15 am–10:15 am Major City Directors/Supervisors Section Meeting
New Day & Time
10:30 am–12:00 pm Awards Ceremony
10:00am–11:45 am Optional time for individual worship
1:00 pm–2:00 pm Education & Roundtable Sessions
2:15 pm–3:15 pm Education & Roundtable Sessions
3:30 pm–5:00 pm Opening General Session
6:00 pm–7:30 pm New Connections Reception

MONDAY, JULY 11

6:45 am-7:30 am STEPS Challenge Wellness Event
7:30 am-5:00 pm Registration
7:30 am-5:00 pm Emporium & Marketplace
8:15 am-9:30 am Star Club Breakfast (Invitation only)
10:00 am-2:00 pm Exhibit Hall
11:00 am–4:00 pm School Nutrition Research & Best Practices Showcase
11:00 am–12:00 pm Culinary Demonstration
12:15 am–12:45 pm Big Reveal
1:00 pm–2:00 pm Culinary Demonstration
2:15 pm–3:15 pm Education & Roundtable Sessions
2:15 pm–3:15 pm College Section Meeting
3:30 pm–4:30 pm Education & Roundtable Sessions

TUESDAY, JULY 12

7:30 am-5:00 pm Registration
7:30 am–5:00 pm Emporium & Marketplace
7:30 am-8:45 am State Presidents/President-elect Meeting
8:45 am-9:45 am Employee/Manager Section Meeting
8:45 am-9:45 am Roundtable Sessions
9:00 am-11:30 am Exhibit Hall–Directors Only (Director membership required*)
10:00 am-11:00 am Education & Roundtable Sessions
11:00 am-4:00 pm School Nutrition Research & Best Practices Showcase
11:30 am-2:00 pm Exhibit Hall
11:45 am-12:45 pm Culinary Demonstration
12:00 pm-2:00 pm State Agency Section Meeting/USDA Workshop
12:45 pm-1:15 pm Big Reveal
1:15 pm-2:15 pm Culinary Demonstration
2:30 pm-3:30 pm Education & Roundtable Sessions
3:45 pm-5:00 pm Second General Session

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13

7:30 am–12:00 pm Registration
7:30 am–12:00 pm Emporium & Marketplace
8:30 am–10:00 am Final General Session
10:15 am–1:15 pm Exhibit Hall
10:30 am–11:30 am Culinary Demonstration
12:15 pm–1:15 pm Culinary Demonstration
1:30 pm–2:30 pm Education & Roundtable Sessions
2:45 pm–3:45 pm Education & Roundtable Sessions
8:00 pm–9:30 pm Final Event
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