Programs & Workshops

Tentative Schedule for the 2017 National Volunteer Conference: 

Thursday July 27th, 2017

2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.                      Registration       
3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.                      Basic Skills
7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.                      Welcome and Presidential Address
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.                      Region and Board Member Speed Dating
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.                    APO LEADS Launch Content Training  

Friday July 28th, 2017

7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.                      Morning workout
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.                      Honoring APO Legends: Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.                    Keynote Speaker: Create your Own Adventure
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.                   Future Leader Orientation
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.                  Operational Committee Meetings
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.                  Section Chair Orientation
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.                   Workshop Session
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.                    Honoring the APO Professionals: Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.                      Workshop Session
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.                      APO LEADS Achieve Content Training
2:50 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.                      Networking Break
5:00 p.m.                                         Rangers' Baseball Fellowship (Event attendees are responsible for cost of ground transportation)
6:00 p.m.                                         Wine Ghost Tour of Grapevine (Event attendees are responsible for cost of ground transportation)  

Saturday July 29th, 2017

7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.                      Morning Workout
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.                      Honoring the Board and Operational Committees: Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.                    Workshop Session
9:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.                    APO LEADS Observer Training  
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.                    BIG Luncheon Honoring APO Activist: Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.                      Workshop Session
1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.                      APO Leads Explore content Training
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.                      Mini Sectional Chair Academy
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.                      Pick your Dallas Adventure with Your New Region
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                      New Volunteers Path to Adventure Celebration: NVC Banquet
9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.                    Entertainment  

Sunday July 30th, 2017

7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.                    APO LEADS Discover Content Training
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.                      Breakfast w/ Program Chair Round-table and Reflection
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.                    Closing Remarks
10:30 a.m.                                       Six Flags Over Texas (Event attendees will be responsible for cost of ground transportation)