MSA FORWARD Schedule at a Glance

Note: Breakout sessions are going through approval process. For more information on prospective breakout sessions, please visit:

Breakout Sessions

*Note: All Workshops and Learning Excursions are ticketed events. For more information, please visit:

Workshops

Learning Excursions

Thursday, March 28, 2019

12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Registration Opens Atlas Foyer
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Full Day Learning Excursion Option 1
San Diego Zoo*
San Diego Zoo
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Full Day Learning Excursion Option 2
Tijuana Tour*
Various sites in Tijuana
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Full Day Learning Excursion Option 3
The Globe Theater and the San Diego Art Museum Experience*
Balboa Park
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Volunteer Reception
(Invitation Only)
TBD

Friday, March 29, 2019

7:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration Open Atlas Foyer
7:00 am – 7:00 pm Exhibitor Registration Atlas Foyer
8:00 am – 12:00 pm MSA Boot Camp Presented by Andrew Andoniadis* Royal Palm Salon 1-3
9:00 am – 12:30 pm Half Day Learning Excursion Option 1
San Diego Zoo*
San Diego Zoo
9:00 am – 12:30 pm Half Day Learning Excursion Option 2
Fleet Science Museum*
Balboa Park
9:00 am – 12:30 pm Half Day Learning Excursion Option 3
Botanical Building
Balboa Park
12:45 pm – 3:45 pm The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center –
Service Excellence Culture*
Royal Palm Salon 1-3
2:00 pm – 10:00 pm Exhibitor Set-up Grand Exhibit Hall
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Opening Keynote Speaker – ‘You Can Compete’
Bob Phibbs, the Retail Doctor®
Town & Country
5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Chapter Meetings Royal Palm 1; Royal Palm 2; Royal Palm 3; Royal Palm 4; Royal Palm 5; Royal Palm 6
6:15 pm – 7:00 pm Sponsorship/Leadership Reception
(Invitation Only)
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm MSA NEXT Newcomers Reception

Saturday, March 30, 2019

7:00 am – 5:30 pm Registration Open Atlas Foyer
7:00 am – 5:30 pm Exhibitor Registration Atlas Foyer
7:00 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast Atlas Foyer
8:00 am – 9:00 am General Session Town & Country
9:00 am – 9:15 am Networking Break Atlas Foyer
9:15 am – 10:15 am Breakout Session 1 San Diego Room
9:15 am – 10:15 am Breakout Session 2 Golden West Room
9:15 am – 10:15 am Breakout Session 3 California Room
9:15 am – 10:15 am Breakout Session 4 Royal Palm Salon 1-3
9:15 am – 10:15 am Breakout Session 5 Royal Palm Salon 4-6
10:15 am – 10:45 am Networking Break Atlas Foyer
10:45 am – 11:45 am Breakout Session 6 San Diego Room
10:45 am – 11:45 am Breakout Session 7 Golden West Room
10:45 am – 11:45 am Breakout Session 8 California Room
10:45 am – 11:45 am Breakout Session 9 Royal Palm Salon 1-3
10:45 am – 11:45 am Breakout Session 10 Royal Palm Salon 4-6
12:00 pm – 1:20 pm Membership Meeting & Luncheon Town & Country
1:30 pm Exhibit Floor Ribbon Cutting Grand Exhibit Hall
1:30 pm – 5:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open Grand Exhibit Hall
6:30 pm – 10:30 pm MSA Networking and Awards Gala with Silent Auction Lion Fountain Courtyard

Sunday, March 31, 2019

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration & Exhibitor Registration Atlas Foyer
7:00 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast Atlas Foyer
8:00 am – 9:00 am The Buyer Vendor Forum with Kristen Daniels, Blue Anderson, Kelly Jones, Ari Lowenstein and Paul Stewart-Stand Town & Country
9:00 am – 4:30 pm Exhibitor Hall Open Grand Exhibit Hall
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch on the Exhibitor Floor Grand Exhibit Hall
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm Networking Break Grand Exhibit Hall
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm Breakout Session 11 San Diego Room
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm Breakout Session 12 Golden West Room
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm Breakout Session 13 California Room
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm Breakout Session 14 Royal Palm Salon 1-3
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm Breakout Session 15 Royal Palm Salon 4-6

Monday, April 1, 2019

7:30 am – 1:00 pm Registration Atlas Foyer
7:00 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast Atlas Foyer
8:00 am – 9:00 am General Session Town & Country
9:15 am – 10:15 am Museum Store Discussion Groups San Diego; Golden West; California; Royal Palm 1-3; Royal Palm 4-6
10:30 am – 11:30 am Breakout Session 16 San Diego Room
10:30 am – 11:30 am Breakout Session 17 Golden West Room
10:30 am – 11:30 am Breakout Session 18 California Room
10:30 am – 11:30 am Breakout Session 19 Royal Palm Salon 1-3
11:45 am – 12:45 pm Keynote Luncheon – ‘Extreme Leadership’ – Steve Farber Town & Country
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Half Day Learning Excursion Option 4
Birch Aquarium*
Birch Aquarium
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Half Day Learning Excursion Option 5
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Balboa Park
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Half Day Learning Excursion Option 6
Marston House*
Balboa Park