Convention Schedule-At-A-Glance

THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.   ACT-SO Registration

9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.   ACT-SO Competition Rehearsals

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.  ACT-SO Chairpersons Orientation

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.   ACT-SO Competition Kick-Off

FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.   ACT-SO Competitions

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Convention Registration (Advance & On-site)
      
2:00 p.m.  Convention Opening Press Conference

7:00 p.m.  Revival

SATURDAY, JULY 19, 2014       

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Convention Registration
         
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Commerce & Industry Show Grand Opening

➢ Exhibits
➢ Author Pavilion
➢ Minority Retailers
➢ Health Fair

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   National Board of Directors Meeting

3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.   ACT-SO Awards Ceremony Rehearsal
     
9:00 p.m. – Midnight   ACT-SO/Youth and College Division Reception

SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2014

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Prayer & Memorial Breakfast
        
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   CLE Seminar
    
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.   Youth Advisors Orientation

9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.   WIN Empowerment Brunch

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Commerce and Industry Show

➢ Exhibits
➢ Author Pavilion
➢ Minority Retailers
➢ Health Fair

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. President’s Council Meeting and Luncheon     

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Youth and College Welcome Session     

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   ACT-SO Awards Ceremony
    
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  First Public Mass Meeting
Keynote speaker: Roslyn M. Brock
Chairman, National Board of Directors

9:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.  Youth and College Reception
         
9:00 p.m. – Midnight  Delegates’ Opening Reception
            
10:00 p.m.   Late Night Worship Service

MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014

5:45 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.   Morning Fitness

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Youth & College Regional Meetings
     
8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.   Regional Meetings

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  First Plenary Session
Keynote speaker: President and CEO, NAACP
    
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   CLE Seminar

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Commerce & Industry Show –

➢ Exhibits
➢ Author Pavilion
➢ Minority Retailers
➢ Health Fair
➢ Job Fair

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Clarence Mitchell Memorial Luncheon

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Religious Leaders Luncheon

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Youth & College Networking Luncheon

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Health Luncheon

1:00 p.m.    Credentials Committee Meeting
    
1:00 p.m.    Rules Committee Meeting
     
1:00 p.m.    Election Supervisory Meeting

2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.   Plenary Session
      “Taking It To The States”

2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.   Youth Concurrent Workshops

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   Public Mass Meeting (Youth Night)
      “Gun Violence”
  
8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.  President and CEO’s Reception     

10:00 p.m.  Late Night Worship Service 

TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014

5:45 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.   Morning Workout

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Youth & College Regional Meetings

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.   Adult Regional Meetings

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Legislative Session
2014 Resolutions

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Commerce & Industry Show

     Exhibits
➢ Author Pavilion
➢ Minority Retailers
➢ Health Fair
➢ Job Fair

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Election of At-Large Member, National Board of Directors
    
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.   Clara Luper Youth and College Division Luncheon (Youth and Advisors)
           
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.   National Membership Luncheon

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.   Military Luncheon
    
2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Special Contribution Fund Trustees Meeting

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Plenary Session –
“Artists In Activism”

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Time and Place Committee Meeting

7:00 p.m.  Gospel Extravaganza
     
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Juanita Jackson Mitchell Youth Freedom Fund Dinner      

WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Special Plenary Session
“Black Turnout for the 2014 Mid-Term Elections and the Fight Against Voter Suppression”

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Labor Luncheon
    
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Roy Wilkins Youth Leadership Luncheon

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Youth & College Day of Service

7:30 p.m. Spingarn Dinner/Freedom Fund Banquet