2017 Eastern Schedule

*Schedule subject to change

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. NSAA Registration Open
8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Snowmaking Demonstrations
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. PhatCat Challenge
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  Ski School Director's Roundtable
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Jump Feature Measurement Training
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Eastern Patrol Director's Roundtable
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Learn To Ski and Snowboard / Bring A Friend Meeting
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibitor Set-Up
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Arrival Day Programs
  • PistenBully-  SNOWsat, Help from Above!
  • SMI SnowMakers- What is New at SMI
  • Ultra-tech™ Lighting – Snow Venue Lighting and New Profit Opportunities
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.  Arrival Day Programs
  • Liftopia: Pricing and E-Commerce Looking Back and Ahead: Industry Trends in for 2015-16
  • PRINOTH - We've Got Your BackistenBully: Blue IQ
  • TechnoAlpin - An Insiders Tour of Automated Snowmaking in North America
1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Sessions
  • ADA Scenarios and Ski Resorts:  Applying the ADA to the Unique World of Ski Area Operations
  • Communication Best Practices - Giving Your Staff the Tools to Talk About Climate Change
  • Resorts Reaching Out - Attracting and Retaining Future Participants
  • Modern Incident Investigation - Tools of the Trade
3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Sessions
  • Learn to Ski and Snowboard / Bring a Friend Bootcamp
  • Rural by Nature: Accessing Critical USDA & SBA Programs to Help Your Bottom Line
  • Premise Liability: Much More than Slip and Falls
4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception in Tradeshow Hall

 Wednesday, February 1, 2017 

7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. NSAA Registration Open
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. First Tracks and Hosted Breakfast at Mount Snow
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Sessions
  • Media Relations - Maximizing Your Reach and Exposure With PR
  • Managing Millennials - It's a Balancing Act
  • NSAA's Beginner Conversion Study
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sessions
  • Our New Core Customers – No M Word Needed
  • Employee Health Initiatives - Strategies for Reducing Employee Injuries
  • Terrain Park Documentation and Data – What to Track & Keep and What to Toss
  • Putting Safety Front and Center - On Mountain Safety Programs
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch in Tradeshow Hall
1:30 p.m - 2:45 p.m. Sessions
  • Focus on Fun – The Secret Sauce Behind Success
  • Lift Maintenance Programs - Introducing Quality While Keeping Flexibility
  • Employment Law - Understanding the Overtime and Minimum Wage Regulations

 Teardown of exhibits may begin at the conclusion of Wednesday's lunch.