Schedule

2023 Aspire Convention

Schedule at a Glance

Schedule subject to change.
All sessions are listed in Eastern Time.

*Requires additional registration and fees.

Monday, March 13

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

NPD Certification Preparation Course - Day 1*

Tuesday, March 14

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

NPD Certification Preparation Course - Day 2*

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Advanced Certification Portfolio Learning Lab*

Use Your Compass Learning Lab*

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Leadership Academy Kickoff*
Invitation Only

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Donna Wright Competency Assessment Learning Lab*

Demonstrating the Value of the NPD Specialty Learning Lab*

Top 10 Engaging Teaching Strategies Learning Lab*

5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Welcome & Opening Game Changer Session

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 

Partner Pavilion Grand Opening

Wednesday, March 15

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Sunrise Activity

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wellness Room Open

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Affiliate Meeting

Sponsored Breakfast Seminars

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Pathway Sessions I

10:15 am - 11:00 am 

Partner Pavilion

11:15 am - 12:45 pm

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Partner Pavilion

  • Lunch will be provided

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Pathway Sessions II

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Pathway Sessions III

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Poster Reception

Thursday, March 16

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Sunrise Activity

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wellness Room Open

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Sponsored Breakfast Seminars

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Pathway Sessions IV

10:15 am - 12:15 pm 

Partner Pavilion

  • Brunch will be provided
  • Passport to Prizes Drawing will take place at 11:45 am

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm 

Star Search

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Pathway Sessions V and Rapid Fire Presentations

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Pathway Sessions VI and Rapid Fire Presentations

Friday, March 17

8:00 am - 10:30 am

ANPD Hackathon*

8:15 am - 9:15 am

Getting Involved in ANPD

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Pathway Sessions VII

10:45 am - 12:15 pm 

Closing Remarks & Game Changer Session


Do you speak ANPD?

Learning Lab = Pre-Convention Session

Pathway Session = Breakout Session

Partner Pavilion = Exhibit Hall

Sunrise Seminar = Vendor-Sponsored Session

Game Changer Session = Keynote Presentation

Hackathon = An event that brings NPD practitioners together to work in teams to design an innovative solution to a specific healthcare problem/topic and pitch that solution to an expert panel of judges.