Schedule of Events

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8:00am

Registration Opens

9:00am-4:00pm

Executive Directors' Seminar & Luncheon

2:00pm-3:00pm

Ad 2 Welcome Meeting

​3:00pm-4:00pm

AAF National Board of Directors Meeting

4:15pm-5:15pm


Corporate Council Meeting

4:15pm-5:15pm


Council of Governors Meeting

5:30pm-6:15pm

Mosaic Awards Cocktail Reception

presented by FCB & Orcí

6:30pm-9:00pm

Mosaic Awards Show & Gala Dinner

9:00pm-11:00pm

Mosaic Awards After Party

presented by fluent360

8:00am-9:15am

AAF Annual Business Meeting, Keynote & Continental Breakfast

9:00am-10:30am

Mosaic Council Meeting

9:30am-11:30am

Club Management Roundtables

9:30am-10:30am

Learning Lab:

Live Events: The Oldest Form of Media But Still One of the Most Powerful

Learning Lab: 

How Data & AI Are Changing the Out-Of-Home Industry

9:30am-11:30am

NSAC Sub-Committee Meeting

10:00am-4:00pm

Ad 2 Public Service Competition  

10:45am-11:45am

Learning Lab: 

Advertising, Disability and the Diversity Directive

Learning Lab: 

Growing a 21st Century Brand

11:30am-1:15pm

NEEC Meeting, Part 1

12:45pm-2:30pm

ADMERICA Welcome Luncheon & Keynote

1:30pm-2:30pm

NSAC Registration

3:30pm-4:30pm

NSAC Orientation & Keynote

presented by Octagon

3:15pm-4:00pm

District Meetings

3:30pm-4:30pm

NSAC Recruiter Insight Session

presented by Octagon

4:15pm-5:00pm

Regional Business Meetings

3:30pm-5:30pm

NSAC Recruiter Insight Session

presented by Goodby Silverstein & Partners, RPA, We Are Unlimited

6:00pm-8:00pm

AAF Board Chair's Reception: Chicago Sports Museum

presented by Condé Nast

7:00am-6:00pm

National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC)

sponsored by Ocean Spray

7:00am-6:00pm

NSAC Recruiter Expo

featuring Cramer‑Krasselt, Golin, Goodby Silverstein & Partners,
Octagon, RPA, We Are Unlimited

9:30am-11:00am

American Advertising Awards Committee Meeting

9:30am-11:15am

Learning Lab:

#TimesUpAdvertising

Learning Lab:

Do The Right Thing–A Workplace Harassment Prevention Simulation

9:30am-11:30am

Club Workshop:

AAF University

10:15am-11:15am

Learning Lab:

Help Them, Help You!

Learning Lab:

How to Make Your Creative More Courageous

11:30am-12:00pm

Salute to AAF Achievers Reception

12:00pm-2:00pm

Salute to AAF Achievers Luncheon

2:15pm-3:15pm

Club Workshop:

Technology Town Hall

3:00pm-3:45pm

Club Workshop:

Bridging the Ad 2 Gap with Professional Clubs

3:00pm-4:00pm

Learning Lab:

Transparency in Building Trust in Advertising and Business

3:00pm-5:00pm

District 19 Meeting

3:00pm-5:00pm

Ad 2 Business Meeting

5:30pm-6:30pm

American Advertising Awards Reception

6:45pm-9:00pm

American Advertising Awards Show

9:00pm-11:00pm

American Advertising Awards After Party

9:00am-10:30am

Ad 2 Incoming Leaders Forum

9:45am-10:45am

Club Workshop: American Advertising Awards  

10:45am-11:45am

Ad 2 Board of Directors Meeting

11:00am-12:00pm

Club Workshop: How’d They Do That?

12:00pm-12:30pm

NSAC Awards Reception

12:30pm-2:30pm

NSAC  Awards Luncheon & Keynote 

3:15pm-4:15pm

2018 NSAC Review

4:30pm-10:00pm

NEEC Meeting, Part 2

Conference Adjourned