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Convention Schedule
 

Please note that the dates for ABC Convention 2020 have shifted forward in the week by one day.
This year the event is taking place Monday through Friday, unlike previous years.

In This Section
  • Full Convention Schedule
Monday, March 23
12-5 p.m.
Executive Committee Meeting - Omni
Tuesday, March 24
7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
National Committee Meetings
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Registration Open
1-5 p.m.
Membership Professionals Orientation
1-5 p.m.
Education Professionals Orientation
4-6 p.m.
Executive Committee Meeting
5:30-7 p.m.

More information coming! 
(Chapter staff only)  

Wednesday, March 25
8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Education Professionals Orientation
8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Registration Open
8-9:15 a.m.
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8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Membership Professionals Orientation
8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

The ABC Safety Academy is designed to help attendees understand the importance of leadership commitment, cultural transformation and the safety management process in achieving a world-class safety culture. The academy goes beyond the technical side of safety and explores the emotional and behavioral components that take safety from one of many priorities to the core value upon which all decisions are based. 

Day One
Wednesday, March 25; 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Day Two
Thursday, March 26; 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Day Three
Friday, March 27; 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
ABC Safety Academy Facilitator Orientation*

To facilitate the ABC Safety Academy, a candidate must have completed all four sections of the academy and be able to deliver a safety discussion during the course. Facilitator qualifications include intermediate-to-advanced experience in classroom management and presentation skills, an uncompromising attitude toward safety performance, working knowledge of STEP and the SPR and time and experience in the field with responsibility for safety performance. 
*Open only to those who attended ABC's Safety Academy at Convention 

9:45-11 a.m.
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10 a.m.-4 p.m.
National Board of Directors Registration - Omni
11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
National Board of Directors Meeting - Omni
1-2:15 p.m.
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2:45-4 p.m.
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3:45-5 p.m.
Competitor and Board Member Reception
5:30-7 p.m.

More information coming!
(Open to all attendees) 

7:30-9:30 p.m.

More information coming!
(Included with full social or full convention registration but can be bought a la carte) 

Thursday, March 26
6 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Registration Open
7 a.m.-12 p.m.
National Board of Directors Registration - Omni
8 a.m.-12 p.m.
National Board of Directors Meeting - Omni
8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

The ABC Apprenticeship Trustee Academy will provide new and current apprenticeship trustees with the knowledge and tools to effectively lead the essential programs that develop our future construction professionals. In addition to world-class trustee development, the academy provides the unique opportunity to network with fellow merit shop trustees from across the association and witness the premiere craft competition in the construction industry at ABC’s National Craft Championships.

Day One 
Thursday, March 26; 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Day Two 
Friday, March 27; 8:30-11:30 a.m.

8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

The ABC Safety Academy is designed to help attendees understand the importance of leadership commitment, cultural transformation and the safety management process in achieving a world-class safety culture. The academy goes beyond the technical side of safety and explores the emotional and behavioral components that take safety from one of many priorities to the core value upon which all decisions are based. 

Day One
Wednesday, March 25; 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Day Two
Thursday, March 26; 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Day Three
Friday, March 27; 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
ABC Safety Academy Facilitator Orientation*

To facilitate the ABC Safety Academy, a candidate must have completed all four sections of the academy and be able to deliver a safety discussion during the course. Facilitator qualifications include intermediate-to-advanced experience in classroom management and presentation skills, an uncompromising attitude toward safety performance, working knowledge of STEP and the SPR and time and experience in the field with responsibility for safety performance. 
*Open only to those who attended ABC's Safety Academy at Convention 

9-10:15 a.m.
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10:45 a.m.-12 p.m.
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12-3 p.m.
NCC Viewing and Lunch
Friday, March 27
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Registration Open
8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

The ABC Safety Academy is designed to help attendees understand the importance of leadership commitment, cultural transformation and the safety management process in achieving a world-class safety culture. The academy goes beyond the technical side of safety and explores the emotional and behavioral components that take safety from one of many priorities to the core value upon which all decisions are based. 

Day One
Wednesday, March 25; 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Day Two
Thursday, March 26; 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Day Three
Friday, March 27; 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
ABC Safety Academy Facilitator Orientation*

To facilitate the ABC Safety Academy, a candidate must have completed all four sections of the academy and be able to deliver a safety discussion during the course. Facilitator qualifications include intermediate-to-advanced experience in classroom management and presentation skills, an uncompromising attitude toward safety performance, working knowledge of STEP and the SPR and time and experience in the field with responsibility for safety performance. 
*Open only to those who attended ABC's Safety Academy at Convention 

8:30-11:30 a.m.

The ABC Apprenticeship Trustee Academy will provide new and current apprenticeship trustees with the knowledge and tools to effectively lead the essential programs that develop our future construction professionals. In addition to world-class trustee development, the academy provides the unique opportunity to network with fellow merit shop trustees from across the association and witness the premiere craft competition in the construction industry at ABC’s National Craft Championships.

Day One 
Thursday, March 26; 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Day Two 
Friday, March 27; 8:30-11:30 a.m.

9-10 a.m.

More information coming! 
(Open to full conference registration attendees only) 

10:15-11:30 a.m.
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12-2 p.m.

More information coming! 
(Included with full social or full convention registration) 

2:30-3:45 p.m.
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4:30-6:30 p.m.

More information coming! 

7-9:30 p.m.

More information coming! 
(Included with full social or full convention registration but can be bought a la carte) 

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