Conference Schedule

Please use the schedule below to help you plan your travel for the NFPA 2020 Annual Conference.

Items with an asterisk “*” are “by invitation only.”

Monday, February 10, 2020

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Conference Registration Open | Ballroom Foyer

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

NFPA Executive Committee Meeting and Lunch* | Boardroom

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

NFPA Board Strategy Meeting* | Hong Kong

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

NFPA Board Strategic Task Force Meetings* | Singapore A / Singapore B / Himalayan

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

NFPA Board Dinner with Invited Guests* | The Wine Room

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

7:00 am – 8:00 am

NFPA Board Breakfast* | The Wine Room

8:00 am – 11:30 am

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

NFPA and NFPA Foundation Board Meeting* | Hong Kong

Conference Registration Open | Ballroom Foyer

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

NFPA Board Lunch with Invited Guests* | The Wine Room

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Distributor Council Meeting* | Presentation Room

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Supplier Council Meeting* | Presentation Room

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

IoT Committee Meeting | Himalayan

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

NFPA Future Leaders Network Meeting | TBD

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

NFPA Future Leaders Network Social Hour | Brickell Beach

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hosted Welcome Reception – ALL Registrants, Spouses, and Guests | Brickell Beach

Dinner on Your Own

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Networking Breakfast – All Registrants, Spouses & Guests | Ballroom Terrace & Salon 1

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Conference Registration Open | Ballroom Foyer

8:00 am – 11:30 am

General Session Presentations | Salon 2 & 3

8:00 am – 8:45 am

Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Annual Meeting

8:45 am – 10:00 am

Keynote – Fred Harburg, Northwestern Kellogg School of Business

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Networking Break

10:30 am – 11:30 am

“INVENTAGRATION” – Real Digital Strategies to Help Work… and Pay Off, Dan Bagley, B&B Management Labs

9:00 am – 11:30 am

Spouse/Guest Charitable Outreach Program and Activity – TBD | Salon 1

11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Expanded General Session Lunch | Salon 2 & 3 

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Expanded General Session | TBD | Salon 2 & 3

12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Off-site Tour: Little Havana | Shuttle departs from hotel entrance at 12:30

Future Leaders Activity | Brickell Beach

Dinner on your own

Thursday, February 13, 2020

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Networking Breakfast – All Attendees, Spouses & Guests | Ballroom Terrace & Salon 1

8:00 am – 11:30 am

General Session Presentations | Salon 2 & 3 

8:00 am – 8:30 am

Welcome, NFPA Foundation Report

8:30 am – 9:45 am

Understanding the Neuroscience that Drives High-Performance Cultures, Don Rheem, E3 Solutions

9:45 am – 10:00 am

Networking Break

10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Trade War, Toward Disunited Nations, and What it Means for You, Peter Zeihan, Zeihan on Geopolitics

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

NFPA Golf Outing | 1:00pm shotgun start – Shuttle departs from hotel entrance at noon | Trump National Doral Golf Resort

12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Off-site Tour: Miami Design District | Shuttle departs from hotel entrance at 12:30

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Closing Reception and Dinner – Havana Nights | Brickell Beach