Conference By Day

Monday, September 21
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

SPECIAL FEATURE

9/21/2020  |  1:00 PM - 4:30 PM  |  Separate Registration Required

FT: Facility Tours

The 2020 Facility Tour Program will be in announced in May 2020 so please check back for more details.
Tuesday, September 22
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

NETWORKING

9/22/2020  |  7:00 AM - 8:00 AM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Networking Breakfast

Kick off your 2020 Symposium with breakfast and say hello to your friends and colleagues.
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

KEYNOTES

9/22/2020  |  8:00 AM - 9:15 AM  |  Open to All Attendees!

KN1: Welcoming Ceremony and Opening Keynote

Join us for our welcome ceremonies to kick off your 2020 Symposium! The opening keynote will be announced in May so please check back for complete details.
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

9/22/2020  |  9:30 AM - 10:30 AM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Conference Sessions

Please check back in April 2020 when the conference sessions will be announced.
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

NETWORKING

9/22/2020  |  10:30 AM - 10:45 AM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Recharge Break

Chat with speakers and your fellow attendees between sessions.
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

9/22/2020  |  10:45 AM - 12:00 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Conference Sessions

Please check back in April 2020 when the conference sessions will be announced.
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

NETWORKING

9/22/2020  |  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Networking Luncheon

Join us for lunch with your fellow attendees and enjoy the California sunshine. 
  
 

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

9/22/2020  |  1:30 PM - 2:30 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Conference Sessions

Please check back in April 2020 when the conference sessions will be announced.
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

NETWORKING

9/22/2020  |  2:30 PM - 2:45 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Recharge Break

Recharge your batteries before the next session.
2:45 PM - 3:55 PM

9/22/2020  |  2:45 PM - 3:55 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Conference Sessions

Please check back in April 2020 when the conference sessions will be announced.
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

NETWORKING

9/22/2020  |  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Grand Opening of Exhibit Floor and Symposium Party

Let's celebrate 33 years of the Symposium during our grand opening of the exhibit floor and the Symposium Party. Drinks and appetizers will be offered. This is a great way to end your first day of the Symposium! 

This is the event that our annual raffle will take place. This year's beneficiary of the raffle proceeds will be announced in May.  Head to the Design Solutions Theaters where you can purchase tickets for the raffle as well as a map of where all the prize buckets are throughout the exhibit floor.  Drop your tickets in the prizes you are interested in and head back to the Design Solutions Theater just before 6 pm and we'll be drawing the winners.  This is your chance to go home with some great items as past prizes have included iPads, Kate Spade bags, Lego's, Amazon Gift Cards. The best part though it you will be supporting a very worthy cause. 
 

 

 

Wednesday, September 23
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

SPECIAL FEATURE

9/23/2020  |  7:00 AM - 8:00 AM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Awards Breakfast

Join us for breakfast as the Symposium Distinction Awards, Founder's Award and The Generative Space Award are presented. You can learn more about the Symposium Distinction Awards and submit an entry here. You can find out more information on the Generative Space Award here.

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

9/23/2020  |  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Conference Sessions

Please check back in April 2020 when the conference sessions will be announced.
9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

KEYNOTES

9/23/2020  |  9:15 AM - 10:30 AM  |  Open to All Attendees!

KN2: Keynote

Please check back in June when this keynote will be announced.
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

NETWORKING

9/23/2020  |  10:30 AM - 3:00 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Exhibit Floor Open

Visit with the our exhibitors who are eager to provide products and solutions for your latest project.

10:45 AM - 3:00 PM

SPECIAL FEATURE

9/23/2020  |  10:45 AM - 3:00 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Design Solutions Theater

Our design team galleries come alive in these 15 minute sessions where you hear about the projects featured. NEW this year there will be 2 design solutions theater so double the chance to hear about the latest projects in this exciting format!

 

11:00 AM - 2:45 PM

SPECIAL FEATURE

9/23/2020  |  11:00 AM - 2:45 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

TB: Tackle Box

Hook an expert and we’ll help you tackle your problems! 

More details on this exciting feature will be available in May 2020. 

 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

NETWORKING

9/23/2020  |  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Networking Lunch on Exhibit Floor

Enjoy your lunch with fellow attendees on the exhibit floor.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

9/23/2020  |  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Conference Sessions

Please check back in April 2020 when the conference sessions will be announced.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

NETWORKING

9/23/2020  |  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Ice Cream Social on Exhibit Floor

Visit the exhibit floor one last time for an ice cream treat and to thank the exhibitors for their support of the Symposium.

 

 

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

9/23/2020  |  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Conference Sessions

Please check back in April 2020 when the conference sessions will be announced.
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

NETWORKING

9/23/2020  |  4:00 PM - 4:15 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Recharge Break

Recharge your batteries before the next session.
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

9/23/2020  |  4:15 PM - 5:15 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Conference Sessions

Please check back in April 2020 when the conference sessions will be announced.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

NETWORKING

9/23/2020  |  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  |  Open to All Attendees!

Happy Hour

Join your fellow attendees, speakers and exhibitors for a Happy Hour before heading out to enjoy Long Beach! Drinks will be provided and light appetizers.

 

 

Happy Hour Gold Sponsor:

 

Happy Hour Supporting Sponsors:

 

Thursday, September 24
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

NETWORKING

9/24/2020  |  7:30 AM - 8:30 AM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Networking Breakfast

Enjoy breakfast with your fellow attendees.
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

9/24/2020  |  8:30 AM - 9:30 AM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Conference Sessions

Please check back in April 2020 when the conference sessions will be announced.
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

NETWORKING

9/24/2020  |  9:30 AM - 9:45 AM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Recharge Break

Chat with speakers and your fellow attendees between sessions.
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

9/24/2020  |  9:45 AM - 10:45 AM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Conference Sessions

Please check back in April 2020 when the conference sessions will be announced.
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

NETWORKING

9/24/2020  |  10:45 AM - 11:00 AM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

Recharge Break

Recharge before the final session!
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

KEYNOTES

9/24/2020  |  11:00 AM - 12:15 PM  |  Open to Conference Attendees Only

KN3: Closing Keynote

Join us for the closing keynote. The speaker will be announced in June 2020 so please check back for more details.