Schedule at a Glance

We hope you'll join us for the first-ever virtual Academy conference! The Academy line up for 2020 will look a little different to accommodate the shift to virtual. Instead of 3 days of programming, we decided to break Academy out into 8 weeks of programming, with events taking place every other Thursday from 3:00 pm EDT to 4:30 pm EDT. Check out the schedule below and then visit our registration page to choose your Academy experience.

 

WEEK 1 / JULY 9 / 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM - MISSION COMPLETE!

Welcome, Program Overview and Happy Hour

Get ready to bring the energy as we kick-off Academy 2020 with a bang! During this session, attendees will get a feel for the new virtual format including a program overview, a review of the Academy Olympic events, a fun teambuilding activity in virtual breakout rooms, and a happy hour to get to know the friends whom you are about to embark on this journey.

 

 

 
 

WEEK 2 / JULY 16 / 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM MISSION COMPLETE!

Keynote Presentation featuring Kenyon Salo

Kenyon Salo, known as the “James Bond of Speaking”, shows you how his three simple concepts of living “The Bucket List Life” will guide you to fulfillment on your life-long journey. During this highly energetic and engaging presentation, you will learn how to create phenomenal experiences, share powerful stories, and help others along the way.

The Bucket List Life and Kenyon Salo will help you elevate your life, both personally and professionally.

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"The Bucket List Life" – Create More Experiences, Share More Stories, and Live More Fulfilled!

 
 

WEEK 3 / JULY 30 / 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM MISSION COMPLETE!

Academy Learning Labs

Dive deeper into the topics that are meaningful to you! The NPMA Learning Labs give attendees an opportunity to share ideas and gain a new perspective on how to better manage their businesses or employees. These are interactive dialogues with other attendees and facilitated by industry experts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WEEK 4 / AUGUST 13 / 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM MISSION COMPLETE!

Happy Hour & Academy Olympic Activity

If you ask any past attendee the benefits of attending NPMA’s Academy conference, more than likely you’ll hear about all the great networking opportunities. Even though we are shifting to a virtual format we want to make sure that you will still experience the same valuable networking time.

   
 
 

WEEK 5 / AUGUST 27 / 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM MISSION COMPLETE!

Keynote Presentation featuring Galen Emanuele  

Galen Emanuele’s virtual session will blow the doors off the way you approach and drive culture, leadership, and feedback in your organization. Galen provides coaching and resources to help leaders define their unique Leadership DNA Code to increase self awareness, skill sets, & effectiveness. Additionally, this session includes training on skillfully giving & receiving feedback, and you'll learn a simple model to establish a “Culture of Feedback” for consistent growth, inclusion, & accountability. Galen will also translate the complex and elusive idea of creating culture, and HOW to do it into a simple, step by step process to establish a clearly defined, intentional code of values and conduct that will change the game for you, your team, and your organization.

Sponsored by 

   

Transforming Impact: Next Level Culture, Feedback, & Leadership

 
 

WEEK 6 / September 10 / 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM MISSION COMPLETE!

Academy Learning Labs

Dive deeper into the topics that are meaningful to you! The NPMA Learning Labs give attendees an opportunity to share ideas and gain a new perspective on how to better manage their businesses or employees. These are interactive dialogues with other attendees and facilitated by industry experts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WEEK 7 / September 24 / 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM MISSION COMPLETE!

Academy Learning Labs

Dive deeper into the topics that are meaningful to you! The NPMA Learning Labs give attendees an opportunity to share ideas and gain a new perspective on how to better manage their businesses or employees. These are interactive dialogues with other attendees and facilitated by industry experts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WEEK 8 / October 8 / 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Academy Closing Session

Our teams will participate in one final Olympic activity as we close out Academy 2020. It's time to pump up the team spirit, we've saved the best for last!