BVA 66th National Convention

Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino
Las Vegas, Nevada

 

At Las Vegas' Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden, some 140 expert horticulturalists theatrically arrange gazebos, bridges, ponds, and water features uniquely for each season. Photo courtesy of Las Vegas News Bureau.
At Las Vegas' Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden, some 140 expert horticulturalists theatrically arrange gazebos, bridges, ponds, and water features uniquely for each season. Photo courtesy of Las Vegas News Bureau.

Preliminary Schedule of Events

Date/Time

Event

Location

 

Monday, August 15

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Nurse’s Station

Hillcrest

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Board of Directors Meeting

Turnberry

8:30 am-5:00 pm

OEF/OIF Group meeting

St. Andrews

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Field Service Meeting

Merion

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Auxiliary Auction Set up

Shoal Creek

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Early Check-in/BVA Registration

To Be Determined

     

Tuesday, August 16

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Nurse’s Station

Hillcrest

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Field Service Meeting

Merion

8:30 am-5:00 pm 

Auxiliary Silent Auction

Shoal Creek

8:30 am-5:00 pm

OIF/OEF Group Meeting

St. Andrews

9:30 am-6:00 pm

BVA Registration

Grand Ballroom

10:30 am-11:00 am

Auxiliary Motivational Speaker

Shoal Creek

10:30 am- 7:00 pm Exhibits Open Salon III

3:15 pm-3:45 pm

Rules Committee Meeting*

Pebble Beach

4:00 pm-4:30 pm

Credentials Meeting*

Pebble Beach

7:00 pm-9:00 pm

President’s Reception

Grand Ballroom
     

Wednesday, August 17

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Nurse’s Station

Hillcrest

8:00 am-4:00 pm

BVA Registration

2nd Floor

8:00 am-11:30 am

Opening Session

Grand Ballroom

8:00-9:45 am

Welcome of Local Dignitaries and Keynote Speaker

 

9:45-11:30 am

Official Business Session

 

10:00 am-5:00 pm

Field Service Meeting

Merion

10:00 am-5:00 pm

Operation Peer Support Session

St. Andrews

10:30 am-7:00 pm

Exhibits

Grand Foyer

12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Box Lunches**

Grand Ballroom

3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Bylaws and Resolutions

Grand Ballroom

     

Thursday, August 18

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Nurse’s Station

Hillcrest

8:30 am-5:00 pm 

Day Trips

Meet in Lobby

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Auxiliary Silent Auction

Shoal Creek

10:00 am-12:00 pm

Auxiliary Craft Make and Take**

Shoal Creek

     

Friday, August 19

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Nurse’s Station

Hillcrest

8:30 am-12:15 am

Field Service Training

Merion

8:30 am-12:15 pm

OIF/OEF Meeting/Workshop

St. Andrews

8:30 am-12:15 pm

Forum:

Bel Air

8:30 am-9:25 am

Presentation I

 

9:30 am-10:20 am

Presentation II

 
10:20 am-10:35 am Break  

10:35 am-11:15 am 

Presentation III

 
11:20 am-12:05 pm Presentation IV  

8:30 am-4:00 pm 

Information Desk

Lobby

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Field Service Training

Rosslyn II

8:30 am-5:00 pm 

OIF/OEF Meeting/workshop

St. Andrews

12:30 pm-2:30 pm

Father Carroll Luncheon 

Grand Ballroom

2:30 pm-4:45 pm 

District Caucuses

 
 

District 1

Merion

 

District 2

Turnberry

 

District 3

St. Andrews

 

District 4

Pine Valley

 

District 5

Augusta

 

District 6

Pebble Beach

2:30 pm-5:00 pm

Auxiliary Auction Pick-Up

Shoal Creek

     

Saturday, August 20

8:30 am-4:00 pm

BVA Information Table

Lobby

8:30 am-1:00 pm

BVA Closing Business Meeting

Bel Air

 

Bylaws and Resolutions, Elections, Updates on Future Conventions

 

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Auxiliary Elections and Meeting

Shoal Creek

1:15 pm-1:45 pm

Legislative Issues

Bel Air

1:30 pm– 5:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting Turnberry

2:00 pm-4:00pm

Leadership Forum

Bel Air

6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Awards Reception

Grand Ballroom

7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Awards Banquet

Grand Ballroom

     

*   By Invitation Only

** Advanced Purchase Required