Full Schedule

Monday, Dec. 7, 2020

Time Function Location
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Badge Pickup McCormick Center

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020

Time Function Location
7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration McCormick Center
7:30 am – 12 pm Council and Community Meetings Phoenix Convention Center, Various Rooms
1:00 pm – 4:15 pm Tuesday Deeper Dive Sessions Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Street Level
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Annual Meeting of House of Delegates
The House of Delegates provides a forum for IFMA representatives to interact with the association’s global board of directors and staff regarding strategic initiatives. The meeting is an excellent opportunity for involved leaders to hear from staff, officers and fellow delegates.
Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Room North 124 AB, Street Level

Friday, Sept. 25, 2020

Time (Central Standard Time) Function Location
8:00 am Registration McCormick Center

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020

Time (Central Standard Time) Function Location
10:00 am – 11:00 am Official Welcome and Opening Keynote – Shawn Kanungo McCormick Center
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Virtual Expo Hall Phoenix Convention Center, Various Rooms
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Concurrent Educational Sessions 1.01 – 1.05 Phoenix Convention Center North  Wing, Room 224A, 2nd Level
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Break |  Members Only Roundtables (members must pre-register)

Phoenix Convention Center, Expo Halls 4-6

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Concurrent Educational Sessions 2.01 – 2.05 Expo Floor
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm IFMA 40th Anniversary Celebration Expo Floor

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020

Time (Central Standard Time) Function Location
10:00 am – 11:00 am Opening Keynote – Celine & Fabien Cousteau McCormick Center
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Virtual Expo Hall Phoenix Convention Center, Various Rooms
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Concurrent Educational Sessions 3.01 – 3.05 Phoenix Convention Center North  Wing, Room 224A, 2nd Level
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Concurrent Educational Sessions 4.01 – 4.05 Phoenix Convention Center, Street Level, North Ballroom
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Break |  Members Only Roundtables (members must pre-register)

Phoenix Convention Center, Expo Halls 4-6

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Concurrent Educational Sessions 5.01 – 5.05

Phoenix Convention Center, Expo Halls 4-6

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm IFMA’s Community and Council Happy Hours

Phoenix Convention Center, Expo Halls 4-6

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020

Time Function Location
7:00 am – 4:00 pm Registration McCormick
7:00 am – 5:00 pm Speaker Ready Lounge Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Room 224A, 2nd Level
8:00 am – 9:30 am Plenary Session Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, ​Street Level, North Ballroom
9:30 am – 10:30 am Expo Hall Continental Breakfast

Phoenix Convention Center, Expo Halls 4-6

9:30 am – 1:30 pm Expo Open

Phoenix Convention Center, Expo Halls 4-6

9:30 am – 1:30 pm Council Pavilion

Phoenix Convention Center, Expo Halls 4-6

10:15 am – 12:30 pm Education Arenas

Phoenix Convention Center, Expo Halls 4-6

11:30 am – 1:30 pm Lunch in Expo Hall

Phoenix Convention Center, Expo Halls 4-6

1:00 pm Daily Expo Prize Card Drawing IFMA Central, Expo Floor
1:​45 pm – ​2:45 pm Concurrent Educational Sessions 1.01 – 1.11 Phoenix Convention Center ​North Wing, Street Level
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Concurrent Educational Sessions 2.01 – 2.11 Phoenix Convention Center ​North Wing, Street Level
4:​15 pm – 5:15 pm Concurrent Educational Sessions 3.01 – 3.11 Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Street Level

Friday, Dec. 11, 2020

Time Function Location
7:00 am – 2:00 pm Registration McCormick Center
7:00 am – 12:00 pm Speaker’s Ready Lounge Phoenix Convention Center, ​North Wing, Room 224A, 2nd Level
8:00 am – 9:00 am Concurrent Educational Sessions 4.01 – 4.11 Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Street Level
9:15 am – 10:15 am Concurrent Educational Sessions 5.01 – 5.11 Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Street Level
10:15 am – 10:30 am Morning Break Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Street Level, Education Sessions Foyer
10:30 am – 11:30 am Concurrent Educational Sessions 6.01 – 6.11 Phoenix  Convention Center ​North Wing, Street Level
11:45 am – 12:45 pm Concurrent Educational Sessions 7.01 – 7.11 Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Street Level
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch will be provided Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Street Level
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
IFMA's Awards of Excellence
This celebratory event honors achievements of IFMA chapters, councils and individuals. Doors will open to attendees at 1:15 p.m.; we encourage you to arrive early to find a seat (general admission), followed by the closing keynote speaker.
Phoenix Convention Center, ​Street Level, North Ballroom
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Closing Keynote Phoenix Convention Center, ​Street Level, North Ballroom
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