Schedule-at-a-Glance

All events take place at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center unless otherwise noted. Schedule as of April 13, 2018 and is subject to change.
 

 Tuesday, October 30
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Conference Registration
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Exhibitor Set-up
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM SAME National Board of Direction Meeting
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM SMPS Course: Building Your Bottom Line through Business Development (add'l registration required)
2:30 PM - 4:15 PM Technical Tour: Permanent Canal Closures and Pumps Project - add'l registration required
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM President’s Reception (by invitation)
 Wednesday, October 31
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Conference Registration
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM First-Time Attendee Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM Council & Committee Meetings more
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Exhibitor Setup
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Committee & Council Meetings more
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Plenary Session
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open with Networking Lunch
12:15 PM - 7:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM Briefings & Education Sessions more
2:15 PM - 5:00 PM CEO Roundtable
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Briefings & Education Sessions more
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall
 Thursday, November 1
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Conference Registration
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Plenary Session
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Briefings & Education Sessions more
10:45 AM - 4:00 PM Networking Roundtables
11:45 AM - 1:45 PM Networking Lunch in Exhibit Hall
11:45 AM - 1:45 PM Academy of Fellows Luncheon
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Briefings & Education Sessions more
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Briefings & Education Sessions more
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall
 Friday, November 2
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM Conference Registration
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:30 AM - 11:45 AM Exhibit Hall Open
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Briefings & Education Sessions more
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Networking Roundtables
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Briefings & Education Sessions more
11:45 AM - 1:45 PM Closing Plenary Session Luncheon
11:46 AM - 5:00 PM Exhibitor Move Out