2019 Eastern Schedule

*Schedule subject to change

 

Monday, February 4, 2019  PSIA-AASI Ski School Director's Seminar at Killington (register HERE with PSIA-AASI)

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. NSAA Registration Open
8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Snowmaking Demonstrations
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Grooming Demonstrations
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Eastern Patrol Director's Roundtable
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Learn To Ski and Snowboard / Bring A Friend Meeting
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. NSAA - USFS Roundtable for Public Lands Resorts
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Eastern HR Roundtable
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Arrival Day Programs

  • TechnoAlpin: New possibilities in automated snowmaking
  • The new PistenBully 600. The future is now.
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Exhibitor Set-Up

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Arrival Day Programs

  • Liftopia: E-commerce Trends & Metrics That Matter
  • PRINOTH: The Best Customer Service There Is
1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Sessions
  • Unique Issues with Releases & Waivers Implementation
  • Build Better Teams and Improve the Guest Experience by Overcoming Unconscious Bias
  • NSAA Conversion Cookbook Strategies – The Importance of Communication
  • Take Five on Sustainability!
3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Sessions
  • OSHA Deep Dive - Analyzing Three Unique Employee Lift Safety Injuries
  • Developing the Next generation of Ski Area Managers: A Deep Dive into Leadership Development Strategies and Techniques
  • Gen Z – It’s not Them, It’s You
  • The New Landscape of Terrain Park Design & Construction
4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception in Tradeshow Hall

 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 

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 Killlington
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Sessions
  • Hot HR Topics: The Rapid Evolution in Background Checks and Employee Drug Testing
  • Keeping Boomers Engaged: Strategies and Programs That Drive Increased Participation
  • Snowmaking Success Stories: Case Studies in Efficiency
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sessions
  • NSAA’s Lift Maintenance Resource Guide
  • E-Bike Leaders: Areas Embracing this New Adventure
  • The Modern Workforce
  • EPA Inspections – Understanding Federal Air Regulations 
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch in Tradeshow Hall
1:30 p.m - 2:45 p.m.

Sessions

  • How an Effective Culture Shapes Safety Performance and Customer Satisfaction at our Resorts
  • Lapsed Skiers and Riders: Bringing Core Skiers and Riders Back
  • NSAA Freestyle Terrain Resource Guide Update

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