NASPA
2021 NASPA Virtual Conference

Schedule at a Glance

Welcome to the 2021 NASPA Virtual Conference Schedule at a Glance! Activities in this schedule will be linked and updated as content is live on the NASPA website. You may access the Full Conference Schedule here.

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All times are listed in Eastern Time. The schedule is subject to change as the Conference Leadership Committee solidifies details.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Socio Platform
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET Conference Help Desk
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET International Symposium (Day 1)
1:30 - 6:00 p.m. ET Concurrent Pre-conference Workshops
2:30 - 4:45 p.m. ET Concurrent Pre-conference Workshops
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. ET CPE Train the Trainer (Day 1)
Thursday, March 18, 2021 Socio Platform
3:00 - 7:00 a.m. ET International Symposium (Day 2)
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET Conference Help Desk
1:30 - 5:00 p.m. ET Funding First-generation Efforts through Success Narratives and University Advancement Partnerships (Day 1)
1:30 - 6:00 p.m. ET NASPA Power and Place: Indigenous Worldviews of Higher Education Virtual Symposium (Day 1)
1:30 - 6:00 p.m. ET Community Colleges Institute (Day 1)
1:30 - 6:00 p.m. ET Concurrent Pre-conference Workshops
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. ET CPE Train the Trainer (Day 2)
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. ET VPSA Institute (Day 1)
2:30 - 4:45 p.m. ET Concurrent Pre-conference Workshops
Friday, March 19, 2021 Socio Platform
7:00 - 11:00 a.m. ET International Symposium (Day 3)
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET Conference Help Desk
12:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET Faculty Institute
1:30 - 5:00 p.m. ET Funding First-generation Efforts through Success Narratives and University Advancement Partnerships (Day 2)
1:30 - 6:00 p.m. ET NASPA Power and Place: Indigenous Worldviews of Higher Education Virtual Symposium (Day 2)
1:30 - 6:00 p.m. ET Community Colleges Institute (Day 2)
1:30 - 6:00 p.m. ET Concurrent Pre-conference Workshops
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. ET VPSA Institute (Day 2)
2:30 - 4:45 p.m. ET Concurrent Pre-conference Workshops
Saturday, March 20, 2021 Socio Platform
12:00 - 6:00 p.m. ET Conference Help Desk
1:30 - 6:00 p.m. ET Undergraduate Student Conference (Day 1)
Sunday, March 21, 2021 Socio and Pathable Platform
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET Conference Help Desk
12:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET Doctoral Seminar
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET First-Time Attendee Mini Orientation
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Undergraduate Student Conference (Day 2)
5:00 - 6:15 p.m. Opening Session & Keynote Speaker - Nikole Hannah-Jones
6:15 - 7:30 p.m. Opening Reception with Alex Anh & Sung Beats - Family Friendly!
6:45 p.m. Carlos Andrés Gómez - Slam Poet
6:45 p.m. Cooking Demonstration with Aramark
Monday, March 22, 2021 Pathable Platform
7:00 - 7:50 a.m. ET Yoga (Pre-recorded on demand - will be available throughout event)
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET Conference Help Desk
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. ET Exhibit Hall and Talk Now Hour
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET VPSA Roundtables
11:00 - 11:50 a.m. ET Concurrent Sessions and Scholarly Papers
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. ET Featured Educational Sessions
12:00 - 12:50 p.m. ET Concurrent Sessions
12:00 - 12:50 p.m. ET SA Unscripted
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET Keynote Speaker - Daniel Wildcat
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET Exhibit Hall and Talk Now Hour
2:00 - 3:15 p.m. ET Community Dialogues
3:00 - 3:50 p.m. ET Critical Issues Roundtables
3:00 - 3:50 p.m. ET Concurrent, Scholarly Papers, and Poster Sessions
3:00 - 4:45 p.m. ET SA Unscripted
4:15 - 5:05 p.m. ET

Concurrent Sessions

5:20 - 6:20 p.m. ET Family Book Reading
5:20 - 6:20 p.m. ET Exhibit/Sponsor Product Showcase
5:20 - 11:00 p.m. ET Constituent Group and Institutional Receptions
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. ET Exhibit Hall and Talk Now Hour
6:30 - 11:00 p.m. ET Regional Receptions
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 Pathable Platform
7:00 - 7:50 a.m. ET* Pilates Flow Session (Pre-recorded on demand - will be available throughout event)
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET Conference Help Desk
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. ET Exhibit Hall and Talk Now Hour
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET Concurrent Sessions and Scholarly Papers
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. ET SA Speaks
12:00 - 12:50 p.m. ET Concurrent Sessions
12:00 - 12:50 p.m. ET SA Unscripted
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET Keynote Speaker - Karamo
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET Exhibit Hall and Talk Now Hour
3:00 - 4:15 p.m. ET Community Dialogues
3:00 - 4:15 p.m. ET Featured Educational Sessions
3:00 - 3:50 p.m. ET Concurrent, Scholarly Papers, and Poster Sessions
4:30 - 5:40 p.m. ET Community Circles
4:50 - 5:40 p.m. ET Concurrent Sessions
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. ET Exhibit Hall and Talk Now Hour
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. ET Family Book Reading
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. ET NASPA Foundation Donor Reception (Invite Only)
6:00 - 8:30 p.m. ET Constituent Group and Institutional Receptions
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. ET Tuesday Night Trivia
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 Socio and Pathable Platform
7:00 - 7:50 a.m. ET* Chair Stretching - Pre-recorded On Demand (Will be available throughout event)
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET Conference Help Desk
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. ET Exhibit Hall and Talk Now Hour
11:00 - 11:50 a.m. ET Concurrent Sessions and Scholarly Papers
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. ET Featured Educational Sessions
12:00 - 12:50 p.m. ET Concurrent Sessions
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET Closing Session and Keynote Speaker - Suze Orman
3:00 - 7:30 p.m. ET NASPA Constituent Group/Committee Meetings and Receptions
Thursday, March 25, 2021 Socio Platform
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET Conference Help Desk
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. ET NASPA Constituent Group/Committee Meetings and Receptions 
Friday, March 26, 2021 Socio Platform
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET Conference Help Desk
11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. ET NASPA Constituent Group/Committee Meetings 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET NASPA Annual Business Meeting (RingCentral Webinar)
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. ET NASPA and NASPA Foundation Awards Celebration (FacebookLive)