Schedule at a Glance

Monday, July 17

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

NPMA Board of Directors Orientation
All members welcome to attend

1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

NPMA Board of Directors Meeting
Sponsored by

Tuesday, July 18

9:00 AM - 10:30 a.m.

Super Committee Meeting

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Diversity Committee Meeting

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Marketing/Membership Committee Meeting

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Technology Committee Meeting

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Leadership Development Group Council Meeting

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

PestVets Committee Meeting

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Team Leaders Orientation with Dow

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

PWIPM Council Meeting
All Women Welcome

Wednesday, July 19

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Academy Rookie Orientation

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Welcome and Introductions: Academy Orientation

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Team Orientation & Refreshment Break

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Opening General Session: The 9 Principles of Change
Ariane de Bonvoisin

Change is the most important life skill and survival tool for the next decade. During this session, Ariane de Bonvoisin reveals the 9 habits of people who successfully navigate change, whether it is personal or professional. You will look at change differently by evaluating your own ′change quotient′ and – in place of emotions such as fear, doubt and impatience - you will leave full of optimism, practical tools and tips to make any change easier.

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception & Team Building Activity

 

Thursday, July 20

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Up & At Em

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Academy Olympics Event

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Roll With It!
Andy Pfefferkorn
Sore muscles? Bad back? Learn quick and easy self massage and trigger point techniques to ease your pain and increase your productivity.

9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Learning Labs
Sponsored by



Dive deeper into the topics that are meaningful to you! The NPMA Learning Labs give attendees an opportunity to share ideas and gain new perspective on how to better manage their businesses or employees. These are interactive dialogues with other Academy attendees interested in the same topic. Sessions will repeated on Thursday and Friday allowing attendees an opportunity to attend two different topics.

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Team Task & Networking Lunch
Sponsored by

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

General Session: In the Age of Distraction
Curt Steinhorst, The Distraction Expert

Curt Steinhorst is on a mission to help today’s workforce win the battle against digital distractions. Having spent years studying the impact of tech on human behavior, he now equips professionals across the world to work smarter and stronger in this constantly-connected age. 

As a business owner, entrepreneur, and founder of FocusWise, Curt sees how poor focus impacts today’s workplace and its leaders. Curt’s fascination with distraction is not simply professional. Diagnosed with ADD as a child, he’s worked tirelessly to overcome the unique distractions that today’s technology creates. As a father, Curt understands how profoundly digital connectivity is transforming people of every age.

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Team Task

6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Academy Olympics

 

Friday, July 21

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Up & At Em: Sunrise Yoga

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Academy Olympics Event

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Morning Start with Light Breakfast and Coffee

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

General Session
Ryan Avery, 2012 World Champion of Public Speaking, Author, and Leadership Coach

At age 25, Ryan became the youngest World Champion of Public Speaking in history. He competed against 30,000 people from 116 countries to with the championship title!

Ryan is also an Emmy Award-Winning journalist, storyteller and bestselling author and will be showing attendees how to go from “A”  to “THE”  in our industry by using the power of storytelling.

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Learning Labs
Sponsored by

Dive deeper into the topics that are meaningful to you! The NPMA Learning Labs give attendees an opportunity to share ideas and gain new perspective on how to better manage their businesses or employees. These are interactive dialogues with other Academy attendees interested in the same topic. Sessions will repeated on Thursday and Friday allowing attendees an opportunity to attend two different topics.

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lunch and Group Discussion

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Team Reports and Closing

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

ACE Exam

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Academy Awards & Dinner