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2022 NASWA SUMMIT

The 2022 SUMMIT will be held at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park from September 20 - 22, 2022. Last year's SUMMIT saw more than 550 attendees from 46 states, including the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands. Seventy-two private organizations were also represented. We hope you can join us in 2022!

Our attendees' health and safety are our priority. We will be implementing Health & Safety Protocols to prioritize the wellbeing of all attendees. 


Schedule for SUMMIT Week:

Monday | Sept. 19 

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

  • Hosted lunch for A&F Committee, Board of Directors, Communications Committee, Technology Committee and Workforce & Labor Market Information Committee members

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Administration and Finance Committee Meeting  | View Agenda
  • Board of Directors Meeting 
  • Communications Committee Meeting | View Agenda
  • Technology Committee Meeting | View Agenda
  • Workforce & Labor Market Information Committee Meeting  | View Agenda

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Exhibitor Check-in & Setup

Tuesday | Sept. 20

7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

  • Exhibitor Check-in & Setup

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

  • Hosted breakfast for Administration and Finance Committee, Board of Directors, Communications Committee, Technology Committee, Unemployment Insurance Committee, Workforce & Labor market Information Committee members

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

  • Administration and Finance Committee Meeting | View Agenda
  • Board of Directors Meeting
  • Communications Committee Meeting  | View Agenda
  • Technology Committee Meeting | View Agenda
  • Unemployment Insurance Committee Meeting | View Agenda
  • Workforce & Labor Market Information Committee Meeting | View Agenda

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

  • NASWA Hosted Lunch for SUMMIT Attendees & Committee Members

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Exhibitor Showcase Open

1:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • NASWA SUMMIT General Session: Opening Ceremonies & Plenary Sessions 

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

  • NASWA SUMMIT Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

Wednesday | Sept. 21

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

  • NASWA SUMMIT Hosted Breakfast

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Hospitality Desk Open
  • Exhibitor Showcase Open

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • NASWA SUMMIT Breakout Sessions & Plenary 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Annual Membership Meeting 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • NASWA SUMMIT Hosted Luncheon

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • Evening Offsite Event

Thursday | Sept. 22

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

  • NASWA SUMMIT Hosted Breakfast

7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Hospitality Desk Open
  • Exhibitor Showcase Open

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • NASWA SUMMIT General Session: Closing Plenary Sessions | SUMMIT Adjourns

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • Hosted Lunch for NASWA Policy Committees: Employment & Training, Equal Opportunity, and Wage & Hour

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

  • Employment & Training Committee Meeting | View Agenda
  • Equal Opportunity Committee Meeting | View Agenda
  • SIDES Operations Committee Meeting  | View Agenda
  • UI Integrity Center Steering Committee Meeting
  • Wage & Hour Committee Meeting | View Agenda

Friday | Sept. 23

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

  • Hosted Breakfast for NASWA Policy Committees: Employment & Training, Equal Opportunity, and Wage & Hour

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Employment & Training Committee Meeting | View Agenda
  • Equal Opportunity Committee Meeting | View Agenda
  • UI Integrity Center Steering Committee Meeting
  • Wage & Hour Committee Meeting | View Agenda

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2022 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 in Central Time 

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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.

What are the cancellation and refund policies?

Attendees will receive a full refund on cancellation requests. No cancellation fees will be applied.

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.

HEALTH & SAFETY PROTOCOLS

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 local, state, and federal CDC Guidelines and recommendations for COVID-19 community levels.


Please check this page frequently for changes and updates based on Community-Level Status.

Pre-Conference

  • In order to attend the conference, all attendees must
    • Register in advance. Registration will close on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 or once we reach capacity. 
      • There will be no onsite or late registration.
      • Attendees will find their name badge at their assigned seat in the ballroom
  • Feeling ill? Please do not plan to attend if you are feeling ill or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. 
    • If you become sick and must cancel plans to attend the conference or committee meetings, contact NASWA Meetings

At the Conference

  • Vaccinations NOT required
    • Vaccinations are not required, but strongly encouraged
    • NASWA staff in attendance will all be fully vaccinated
  • Masks NOT required
    • Masks are not required, but are encouraged for those who choose to mask or are immunocompromised
  • No-Touch Check-In
    • Registration information & name badges will be available at attendees' assigned seats
  • Assigned Seating
    • All registered attendees will have assigned seating (more information coming soon on how to access your assigned seat)
  • Name Badges at Seat
    • Name badges will be available at your assigned seat 
  • Health & Safety Resources
    • Hand sanitizer and masks will be available to all attendees throughout the meeting space
    • Urgent care center information is available at the bottom of this page
  • How Do You Feel?
    • Attendees must check for signs of illness and symptoms of COVID-19 each morning prior to attending the event and/or meeting(s)
  • Contact Us:
    • Should you have to discontinue participation after becoming ill while onsite, please contact NASWA meetings

 

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