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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Agenda 2019 NVSBE

The Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center | Nashville, TN | December 9 - 11, 2019

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Monday December 9, 2019

1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Check-in.  On-site registration.  Participant on-site schedule
creation (as applicable).  General Information. 
Location:  Delta Lobby
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. VA Staff Call (VA staff only). 
Location:  Presidential A
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Ice-breaker Reception. 
All participants invited to attend.
Location:  Ryman Exhibit Hall

Tuesday December 10, 2019

6:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Check-In.  On-site Registration.  Participant on-site schedule creation (as applicable).  General Information.
Location:  Delta Lobby
10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.  Exhibition Hall Open
8:00 a.m.  – 8:45 a.m. Kick-off/Opening Session. 
Location:  Delta A
9:00 a.m.  –  9:45 a.m. General Sessions and Learning Sessions
10:00 a.m.  –  10:45 a.m. Business Opportunity Sessions
Key Leader Roundtables
11:00 a.m.  –  11:45 a.m. Business Opportunity Sessions
Key Leader Roundtables
12:00 noon – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
Location:  Ryman Exhibit Hall C
1:30 p.m.  –  2:15 p.m. Business Opportunity Sessions
Key Leader Roundtables
1:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. Networking Roundtables
1:55 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Networking Roundtables
2:30 p.m.  –  3:15 p.m. Business Opportunity Sessions
Key Leader Roundtables
2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Networking Roundtables
2:55 p.m. – 3: 15 p.m. Networking Roundtables 
3:30 p.m.  –  4:15 p.m. Business Opportunity Sessions
Key Leader Roundtables
3:30 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. Networking Roundtables 
3:55 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Networking Roundtables
4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Business Opportunity Session Key Leader Roundtables 
4:30 p.m. – 4:50 p.m. Networking Roundtables
4:55 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Networking Roundtables
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Reception (all participants Invited)
Location:  Ryman Exhibit Hall C
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Women-Owned Small Business Reception (all participants invited)
Location:  Presidential B

Wednesday December 11, 2019

6:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.  Check-In.  On-site Registration. 
Participant on-site schedule creation (as applicable).  General Information.
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Key Leader Roundtables
9:00 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. Networking Roundtables
9:25 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Networking Roundtables
9:50 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. Networking Roundtables
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Key Leader Roundtables
10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Networking Roundtables
10:55 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Networking Roundtables
11:20 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. Networking Roundtables
12:00 noon – 1:15 p.m. Lunch 
Location:  Ryman Exhibit Hall C
1:15 p.m. 2019 National Veterans Small Business Engagement Concluded