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2021 NASWA Summit

After a year of virtual conferences, the 2021 NASWA Summit returned to an in-person conference Austin, Texas. The week included a Board of Directors meeting, nine committee meetings, and a one-day SUMMIT. The SUMMIT held an array of important information and practices surrounding workforce, unemployment insurance, labor market information, IT, and other issues. See the materials from the conference on the Presentations page.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Monday, December 6th 

  • Board of Directors Meeting - 1:30pm - 5:00pm
  • Board of Directors Dinner - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday, December 7th 

  • Board Meeting - 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Unemployment Insurance Committee Meeting - 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Employment & Training Committee Meeting - 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • NASWA SUMMIT Welcome Reception with Exhibitors - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Wednesday, December 8th 

  • NASWA SUMMIT - 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • NASWA SUMMIT Evening Event - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Thursday, December 9th 

  • Equal Opportunity Committee Meeting - 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • SIDES Operations Committee Meeting - 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Technology Committee Meeting - 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • UI Integrity Center Steering Committee Meeting - 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Veterans Affairs Committee Meeting - 8:30am - 5:30pm
  • Workforce & Labor Market Information Committee Meeting - 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Communications Committee Meeting - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Friday, December 10th 

  • Equal Opportunity Committee Meeting - 8:30am - 11:00am
  • Veterans Affairs Committee Meeting - 8:30am - 11:00am
  • Communications Committee Meeting - 9:00am - 11:30am

 


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2021 NASWA Summit Schedule

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The daily schedule of the conference is below. Check back for more updates!

The times listed below are Central Time 


 

We are at maximum capacity for the SUMMIT!

The deadline to register was November 15th. We will not be accepting any more registrations. Onsite walk-ins and registrations will not be allowed. 

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2021 NASWA Summit Schedule

Travel Information

Hotel Information

Hilton Austin

500 E. 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701
United States

SOLD OUT - Please see Overflow Hotel below to make your reservation. 

 

RESERVATION CANCELLATIONS will be accepted by the hotel up to 48 hours prior to your arrival, with no additional fees.

 

Overflow Hotel Information

Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown

500 N. Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78701
United States

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown at a (per diem) group rate of $140.00 per night (plus tax).

An amount of $50 per night will be pre-authorized to the individual’s credit card.

The deadline to reserve a room is Monday, November 15, 2021.

 

RESERVATION CANCELLATIONS will be accepted by the hotel up to 24 hours prior to your arrival, with no additional fees.


Urgent Care Information

CareNow Urgent Care - Barton Springs

517 South Lamar Boulevard, Suite B
Austin, TX 78704
United States

 

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Conference FAQs

How do I cancel my registration?

In the Registration Confirmation email you received from NASWA Meetings after registering for the conference, follow the instructions to modify your registration. You'll need your confirmation number and the email address used to complete the registration to access your registration. Click, "Cancel Registration" and follow the instructions to complete your cancellation.

If you do not have your confirmation email, please contact NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org to request a duplicate.

How do I transfer my registration to someone else?

In the Registration Confirmation email you received from NASWA Meetings after registering for the conference, follow the instructions to modify your registration. You'll need your confirmation number and the email address used to complete the registration to access your registration. Click, "Transfer Registration" and follow the instructions to substitute an attendee. 

If you do not have your Registration Confirmation email, please contact NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org to request a duplicate.

How can I download a copy of my registration invoice/receipt?

In the Registration Confirmation email you received from NASWA Meetings after registering for the conference, click the link to view/print your invoice/receipt.

If you do not have your confirmation email, please contact NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org to request a duplicate.

I have a question about a NASWA event. How do I contact NASWA?

If you have a question about a specific NASWA meeting or event, please contact NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org.

What are the cancellation and refund policies?

Registrants who cancel or do not send a replacement will be billed the applicable registration fee: All cancellation refunds requested at any time before two weeks (14 days) prior to the start of the event will incur a $50 processing fee

No refunds will be made for cancellation requests received within 14 days of the start of the event.

2021 NASWA Summit Presentations

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

 

2021 NASWA SUMMIT COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

We are at maximum capacity for the SUMMIT!

The deadline to register was November 15th. We will not be accepting any more registrations. Onsite walk-ins and registrations will not be allowed. 


We encourage you to check this page frequently for updates and information about COVID-19 protocols at the 2021 NASWA SUMMIT.

Your Health & Safety Is Our Priority. In an effort to provide an engaging and participatory experience while keeping the health & safety of attendees as our priority, we are instituting the following protocols consistent with CDC Guidelines


 

Attendee Health & Safety Responsibilities for the 2021 NASWA Summit:

Pre-Conference

  • In order to attend the SUMMIT and/or Committee Meetings, all attendees must
    • Register in advance by November 15th. There will be no onsite registration.
    • Complete the Participation Agreement during registration.
      • This Agreement must be completed with your registration in order to attend the conference and/or committee meetings.
  • Do not attend if you are sick. Should you become sick and must cancel plans to attend the conference, NASWA will issue a full refund of any registration fees paid.
  • Vaccinations are not required to attend but are strongly encouraged. NASWA staff in attendance will all be fully vaccinated.

At the Conference

  • Masks will be required for everyone during the event unless eating or drinking along with moderate social distancing.
  • All registered attendees will have assigned seating. Please be sure to register in advance.
  • No-Touch Check-In: Registration packets & name badges will be available at attendees’ assigned seats.
  • Moderate social distancing will be required in all meeting rooms and conference space.
  • Hand sanitizer stations will be located throughout the conference space.
  • Meals will be delivered following Hilton EventReady protocols and standards.
  • All participants shall adhere to all COVID-19 protocols set by NASWA in the Participation Agreement Form and reiterated in our Onsite Health and Safety Measures by complying with all relevant signage and instructions, and by complying with all seating and capacity restrictions.
  • All participants shall screen for symptoms of COVID-19 each morning before attending the conference.
  • Participants should not participate if they experience symptoms associated with COVID-19 while attending the SUMMIT and are encouraged to seek medical care if necessary.
  • Should you have to discontinue conference participation after becoming ill on-site, NASWA will issue a full refund of any registration fees paid – contact NASWA Meetings to request a refund.

Post-Conference

  • If you receive a positive COVID-19 diagnosis within 14 days of attending the event, please inform NASWA so that we can perform the necessary follow-up.

 

View additional Onsite Health and Safety Measures NASWA and the Austin Hilton are taking.

Thank you for helping us in our efforts to provide our first in-person meeting since March of 2020! Please contact NASWA Meetings if you should have any questions.

 

 

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