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Schedule

Note: Times and events are subject to change.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 7

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Edutours (Cleveland-area locations)
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. NACUFS Café
4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. First-Time Conference Attendee VIP Reception
6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Theodore W. Minah Presentation and Celebration
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Opening Reception and dinner


THURSDAY, JULY 8

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Regional Breakfasts
8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. General Session: Local Chef (Culinary Arts and Service)
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Refreshment break
10:45 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Super Sessions: Plant based food and Local/Sustainable
11:45 a.m. – 12:35 p.m. Super Sessions: Wellbeing and Farming
12:55 p.m. – 12:55 p.m. Showcase and Micro Sessions
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Culinary Challenge
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Industry Appreciation Reception
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Major Sponsors Reception / Presidents Reception


FRIDAY, JULY 9

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Awards Breakfast
8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. General Session Food Waste / Food Insecurity
10:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Showcase and Micro Sessions
1:40 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Experiential Learning Sessions (off premises)
1:40 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Engagement and learning about competing ideas GMO and
Non GMO, Diet or no Diet, Meat or Non Meat
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Refreshment break
4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Learning sessions (institutional presentations)
5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. General Membership Assembly (Member engagement session)
9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. NACUFS After Hours Networking


SATURDAY, JULY 10

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:15 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Experiential Learning Sessions (off premises)
8:15 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Engagement and learning about competing ideas GMO and
Non GMO, Diet or no Diet, Meat or Non Meat
10:20 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Refreshment break
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. General Session: TBD
12:10 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Learning sessions (industry presentations)
1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Awards Luncheon
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Closing celebration Part I: Science Center dinner and dance
9:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Closing celebration Part II: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Dessert