Schedule at a Glance

2018 VCIA Conference Schedule at a Glance

 

VCIA is Where the Captive World Comes to Meet!

What's new this year?
Conference session topics
Schedule:

Monday, August 6th

3:00 - 6:00 pm Registration & Information Desk open at the Doubletree, and Exhibitor Set-up
Tuesday, August 7th
7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Registration & Information Desk open at the Doubletree

8:00 - 8:30 am
Exhibitor Set-up at the UVM Davis Center
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Exhibitor Set-up at the Doubletree
8:30 am
Start time for the 28th Annual Vermont Captive Open Golf Tournament at Vermont National Country Club
8:30 - 10:00 am
Continental breakfast, UVM Davis Center session attendees only
9:00 - 11:30 am Captive Owners Excursion / Tour of Green Mountain Power. Departs from the Doubletree
8:45 - 10:00 am Newcomers & Ambassadors Gathering and Newcomers Orientation Session (UVM Davis Center) 
10:00 am- 2:45 pm Educational Seminars & Forums (UVM Davis Center)
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Spouse / Guest Trip to Vermont's capital, Montpelier. Includes tours of historic places, lunch & time to explore. Departs from Doubletree
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Ticketed lunch at UVM Davis Center Marketplace for VCIA Conference attendees participating in Davis Center events
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Captive Owners Lunch & Discussion, UVM Davis Center (ticketed, for Captive Owners Only)
3:00 - 4:30pm New time and location! General Session with Keynote Speaker futurist Jack Uldrich, Industry Awards Presentations and distinguished guest speakers, UVM Davis Center Maple Ballroom
5:00 - 6:30 pm Opening Reception with Exhibitors (Doubletree Exhibit Hall)
Wednesday, August 8th
7:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration & Information Desk Open at Doubletree
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Exhibit hours
7:30 - 9:00 am Breakfast in Emerald I & II from 7:30 - 8:30 and in Doubletree Exhibit Hall 8:00 - 9:00 am
8:15 am - 9:45 am New time! VCIA Annual Meeting with Legislative Update. Breakfast available. VCIA Members Only
8:45 am - 4:45 pm  Educational Seminars & Forums (Doubletree)
11:30 - 1:00 pm New! Buffet-style Networking Lunch with seating in ballrooms and networking with exhibitors: Buffet lunch available in Diamond 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Emerald 12:15 - 1:00 pm and in the Exhibit Hall from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
12:30 - 1:30 pm Coffee & Dessert with Exhibitors
1:00 - 1:30 pm  New! Dedicated Exhibit Time - Please visit our nearly 100 exhibitors displaying the newest developments in the captive industry
5:30 - 7:00 pm Evening Reception at ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Center
Thursday, August 9th
7:30 am - 3:00 pm Registration & Information Desk open at the Doubletree
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Exhibit Hours
7:30 - 9:00 am Breakfast in Emerald I & II from 7:30 - 8:30 am and in Doubletree Exhibit Hall 8:00 - 9:00 am
8:30 am - 12:00 pm Educational Seminars & Forums
12:00 - 1:30 pm

Closing Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Joel Cohen, writer and producer for The Simpsons

12:00-5:00pm level 1

1:30 - 5:00 pm level 2

Exhibitors Tear-down