Join us July 19 - 21, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois, for a Joint Conference with the Association of Midwest Museums!

Fostering Transparency, Strengthening Public Trust

Conference Schedule at a Glance

To download the Conference Schedule at a Glance, CLICK HERE.

To access the Pre-Conference Workshops and descriptions, CLICK HERE.

To access the Breakout Sessions and descriptions, CLICK HERE.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

4:30pm  6:30pm     Registration Open

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

8:00am – 4:00pm      Registration Open
8:30am – 4:30pm      VSA Board of Directors Meeting
9:00am – 4:00pm      Pre-Conference Workshops

Thursday, July 19, 2018

8:00am – 4:00pm      Registration Open
8:00am – 9:00am      Attendee Breakfast
9:00am – 10:30am    VSA & AMM Opening Plenary & Keynote
10:30am-10:45am     Coffee Break
10:45am – 12:00pm  Concurrent Sessions
12:15pm – 1:30pm    VSA FIG Lunches
1:45pm – 3:00pm      Concurrent Sessions
3:00pm – 5:00pm      Exhibit Hall Cocktail Reception and Poster Sessions
5:30pm – 7:30pm      Get to Know VSA Happy Hour
7:00pm – 9:00pm      Dining Discussions

Friday, July 20, 2018

7:00am – 5:00pm      Exhibit Hall Open
7:30am – 4:00pm      Registration Open
7:30am – 8:30am      Coffee Service
8:00am – 8:45am      VSA Business Meeting
9:00am – 10:00am    VSA Plenary Speaker
10:00am – 10:15am  Coffee Break
10:15am – 11:30am  Concurrent Sessions
12:00pm – 1:15pm    VSA Committee Meetings
1:45pm – 3:00pm      Concurrent Sessions
3:00pm – 4:00pm      Exhibit Hall Coffee Break
4:00pm – 5:15pm      Concurrent Sessions
6:00pm – 9:00pm      VSA & AMM Evening Event: Field Museum

Saturday, July 21, 2018

8:00am – 9:30am      VSA Closing Plenary & Breakfast
9:45am – 11:00am    Concurrent Sessions
11:15am – 12:30pm  Concurrent Sessions