Schedule 2022-01-20T18:06:20-04:00

NEC Schedule

Education, Networking and More

SGMP’s 2022 NEC has a full schedule designed to help you pack in many educational choices and plenty of opportunities to network with your peers. Read more about the individual speakers and session descriptions.

Our 2022 NEC kicks off Tuesday evening, June 14, 2022, with an opening reception. The conference continues with two full days of education and networking, beginning Wednesday morning, June 15, and wrapping up Thursday afternoon, June 16, 2022.

Saturday, June 11, 2022

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9:00 am5:00 pmCGMP Certification Course

Sunday, June 12, 2022

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9:00 am5:00 pmCGMP Certification Course

Monday, June 13, 2022

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9:00 am5:00 pmCGMP Certification Course

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

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8:00 am5:30 pmRegistration OpenThe Hub - King's Garden
9:00 am11:00 amCGMP Course ExamSterlings
9:00 am12:00 pmJoint Leadership Session - Current and Incoming Chapter Presidents, 1st VPs, 2nd VPsCommonwealth 2
12:00 pm1:30 pmLunch BreakCommonwealth 1
1:30 pm4:00 pmJLS Chapter Operations (Invitation Only)Commonwealth 1
4:30 pm5:00 pmScholar Orientation Meeting (Invitation Only)Rivers
4:15 pm5:00 pmSo You're New to the NECKings Garden 5
6:00 pm8:00 pmOpening ReceptionGrand Ballroom 1-2

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

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6:00 am7:00 amJump Start Your Day: ZumbaCommonwealth 1
7:30 am5:00 pmRegistration OpenThe Hub - King's Garden
8:30 am10:00 amOpening Ceremony & Opening KeynoteGrand BallroomShawna Suckow, CSP, CVP, CMP
10:00 am10:30 amSponsors RowThe Hub - King's Garden
10:00 am10:30 amSpeakers RowThe Hub - King's Garden
10:00 am5:00 pmSilent Auction OpenThe Hub - King's Garden
10:30 am11:30 amBreakout Session: Event Changes Since COVIDKings Garden - 5Debra Burton Brown
10:30 am11:30 amBreakout Session: Technology, Data Privacy, and Cyber Security Grand Ballroom - 3Royce L. Allen
10:30 am11:30 amBreakout Session: We Agreed to Do What? How to Transition a Major Event Into A Lasting Legacy Grand Ballroom - 4Chris Young
11:30 am12:00 pmNetworking BreakThe Hub - King's Garden
12:00 pm2:00 pmLuncheon Panel: Panel Discussion: Getting Back to Business, Planner and Supplier Relationships Grand BallroomWayne Callis, Shannon Jenkins (Gallagher), Christina Saragnese, Wendy Whitaker
2:00 pm2:30 pmSpeakers RowThe Hub - King's Garden
2:00 pm2:30 pmSponsors RowThe Hub - King's Garden
2:30 pm3:30 pmBreakout Session: Change Is Not a 4-Letter WordGrand Ballroom - 3Shawna Suckow, CMP
2:30 pm3:30 pmBreakout Session: Eating At A Meeting: From RFP to ServiceGrand Ballroom - 4Tracy Stuckrath, CSEP, CMM, CHC
2:30 pm3:30 pmBreakout Session: Moving to Mastery: The Guide to Hosting Government VIPs, Customers and ClientsKings Garden - 5Misty Cook
3:30 pm3:45 pmNetworking BreakThe Hub - King's Garden
3:45 pm4:45 pmBreakout Session: What's New in SAM.govGrand Ballroom - 3Chris McLaughlin, CGMP
3:45 pm4:45 pmBreakout Session: Profiling You Events for Safety and SecurityKings Garden - 5 Jeff McKissack
3:45 pm4:45 pmBreakout Session: "Ripped from the Headlines: Ethics Lessons to Make Sure You Don't Land on the Front Page"?Grand Ballroom - 4Chris Young
6:30 pm7:30 pmSam Gilmer Awards ReceptionGrand Ballroom Foyer
7:30 pm9:00 pmSam Gilmer Awards BanquetGrand Ballroom

Thursday, June 16, 2022

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7:45 am9:00 amContinental BreakfastGrand Ballroom
7:30 am11:00 amRegistrationThe Hub - King's Garden
7:30 am11:00 amSilent Auction OpenThe Hub - King's Garden
9:00 am10:00 amBreakout Session: DEI PanelGrand Ballroom - 4Nicole Bergstrom, Sharon Delvisco, Kelvin McCree
9:00 am10:00 amBreakout Session: The Best of Both Worlds - How to Create a Hybrid Event That Looks Good and Sounds Great!Grand Ballroom - 3Lee Silber
9:00 am10:00 amBreakout Session: Win With FedRoomsKings Garden - 5Kindall Farwell
10:00 am10:30 amNetworking BreakThe Hub - King's Garden
10:30 am11:30 amBreakout Session: "The Butterfly Effect: Leading with ResiliencyGrand Ballroom - 3Michele Wierzgac, MSEd, CMM
10:30 am11:30 amBreakout Session: Twenty Twenty Too?! Navigating the Return to Meetings in 2022 – An Update on Contracting with Government GroupsGrand Ballroom - 4Brett Sterenson
10:30 am11:30 amBreakout Session: The Pivot: Cultivating An Agile Workforce in Times of ChangeKing's Garden - 5Dr. Kelvin McCree
11:30 am11:45 amNetworking BreakThe Hub - King's Garden
11:45 am1:15 pmLuncheon - SGMP State of Society, CGMP Recognition, Chapter AwardsGrand BallroomAnnette Wallace, CMP, CGMP
1:30 pm2:30 pmBreakout Session: Unpacking Child Sex Trafficking: Red Flags, Indicators, and Action-oriented Reporting PracticesKings Garden - 5Staca Shehan
1:30 pm2:30 pmBreakout Session: It's Game Time! Chapter Leadership Lessons from a Former Pro Female Football PlayerGrand Ballroom - 3Jan Spence, CSP
1:30 pm2:30 pmBreakout Session: The Path to Creating Sustainable Events Starts HereKings Garden - 5Grand Ballroom - 4Tracy Stuckrath, CSEP, CMM, CHC
2:30 pm2:45 pmNetworking BreakThe Hub - King's Garden
2:45 pm3:45 pmClosing Keynote: Brand Like a Rock StarGrand BallroomSteve Jones
3:45 pm4:00 pmClosing Comments and AdjournGrand BallroomAnnette Wallace, CMP, CGMP

*times and titles are subject to change.
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