62nd Annual IAPD Convention Schedule


Monday, October 1, 2018

8:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.    Executive Committee Meeting
8:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.    Supplier Meetings
12:00 p.m.
- 1:00 p.m.
  Board of Directors Lunch
1:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m.     Optional Tour: Welcome to Washington Tour
1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
  Board of Directors Meeting
2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.    Registration Open
6:00 p.m.
- 7:00 p.m.   Social Hour
6:30 p.m.
- 9:00 p.m.   Board of Directors Dinner
         

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.    Registration Open 
 8:00 a.m.
7:00 p.m.    Supplier Meetings 
8:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m.    Convention and Expo Committee Meeting
8:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m.    Marketing Committee Meeting 
8:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
  Pipe, Valve and Fittings (PVF) Common Interest Group (CIG) Meeting
10:15 a.m. 11:45 a.m.    Editorial Committee Meeting
10:15 a.m. 11:45 a.m.
  Environmental Committee Meeting
10:15 a.m.
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11:45 a.m.
  Membership Committee Meeting
12:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m.   Supply Chain Efficiency Task Force Meeting 
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
  Women in Plastics Committee Meeting
1:45 p.m. -
3:00 p.m.
  Government Relations Committee Meeting
1:45 p.m. 3:00 p.m.    Education Committee Meeting
1:45 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
  Canadian Common Interest Group (CIG) Meeting
2:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.    Wellness Break: Stretching and Snacks 
3:15 p.m.
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4:15 p.m.
  Education Session: Attract and Retain the Next Generation Workforce, presented by Ben Varquez
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.     IAPD Plastics PAC Fundraiser: Wine and Cheese Tasting
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  Margaritas with Margacipta Social Hour
6:00 p.m. -
7:00 p.m.    New Member/First-Timer Reception, by Invitation Only 
7:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m.   Welcome Reception
         

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

7:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m.    Travel Warrior Workout
7:00 a.m. -
5:00 p.m.
  Registration Open
7:15 a.m. 8:15 a.m.    Networking Breakfast
8:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m.    General Session (Keynote SpeakersAwards and IAPD Business Session)
12:00 p.m.
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 8:00 p.m.
  Supplier Meetings
12:15 p.m. 1:30 p.m.    Networking Luncheon
12:15 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 
  Past Presidents' Lunch, by Invitation Only 
1:00 p.m.  1:30 p.m.    Wellness Break: Puppies and Popsicles 
1:45 p.m.
3:15 p.m.    Education Session: Freight, Transportation and Logistics Challenges: Is This the New Norm? presented by Justin Hall
3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m.
  Education Session: “Develop Your Executive Presence”, presented by Dr. Bjørn Stillion Southard hosted by the Manufacturers' Representatives CIG
5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.    IAPD Charitable Foundation Fundraiser
7:30 p.m. -
10:00 p.m.
  Open Night

Thursday, October 4, 2018

7:00 a.m.  -
4:00 p.m.    Registration Open 
7:00 a.m.
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11:00 a.m.
  Exhibitor Set Up
7:30 a.m.
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8:30 a.m.
  5k Fun Run/Walk
8:00 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.
  Supplier Meetings
8:30 a.m.
-
9:45 a.m.
  Education Session: 8 Strategies to Identify and Navigate Unconscious Bias, presented by Chris Butts, hosted by Women in Plastics
10:00 a.m.
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11:00 a.m.   Education Session: Prop 65 and the Performance Plastics Industry, presented by Carol Brophy
11:15 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.
  Education Session: The Future of Leadership in the Performance Plastics Industry: Moving Toward a Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Leading Plastics Organizations, presented by Dr. Keith Hechtel, DBA 
12:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.    IAPD Plastics Showcase
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.     IAPD Plastics Showcase Lunch 
2:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.    Wellness Break: Chair Massages 
2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
  Small Distributor Council Reception (During the IAPD Plastics Showcase)
7:00 p.m.
10:00 p.m.
  Closing Party at The Hamilton Live Venue
         

Friday, October 5, 2018: Departures