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Schedule At-A-Glance

All meetings and events take place at Hyatt Regency Chicago

unless otherwise noted (subject to change)

Tuesday, November 27

Council of State Social Studies Specialists (CS4) Annual Meeting

Wednesday, November 28

11:00AM–7:00PM

NCSS Registration open

8:00AM–8:00PM

CS4 Meeting continues

11:00AM-8:15PM

College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) Annual Conference

Thursday, November 29

7:00AM–6:00PM

NCSS Registration open
Pre-conference clinics, AP workshops, and tours

8:00AM–7:00PM

National Social Studies Supervisors Association (NSSSA) Conference

8:00AM–9:00PM CUFA Annual Conference continues
CS4 Annual Meeting continues

Friday, November 30

6:30AM–5:30PM

NCSS Registration open

7:00AM

President's Breakfast and Teacher of the Year Awards, sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (ticketed event)

8:00AM–4:00PM   

International Assembly Conference

9:00AM–6:15PM    

Sessions, poster presentations, speakers, workshops, tours

9:00-10:00AM    

Featured speaker: Anthony Ray Hinton

9:00-10:05AM    

Concurrent sessions

9:30-10:30AM    

Poster sessions

10:00AM–6:00PM    

Exhibit hall open

10:15-11:15AM    

Featured speaker: Keating Crown

10:15-11:20AM    

Concurrent sessions

10:45-11:45AM    

Poster sessions

11:30AM-12:30PM    

Vital issue session:
Lessons of the Holocaust: The Experiences of Survivors

11:30AM-12:35PM    

Concurrent sessions

12:35-1:30PM    

Break

1:30-2:30PM    

Featured Speaker: Peter Sagal

2:45-3:45PM    

Vital Issue Session:
In Her Shoes: Field Notes from National Geographic Explorers

2:45-3:50PM    

Concurrent sessions

3:00-4:00PM    

Poster sessions

3:00-6:00PM

House of Delegates 62nd Delegate Assembly

4:00-5:00PM    

Featured speaker: Alex Wagner

4:00-5:05PM    

Concurrent sessions

4:15-5:15PM    

Poster sessions

5:15-6:20PM    

Concurrent sessions

Saturday, December 1

7:00AM–4:30PM    

NCSS Registration open

8:00AM–4:00PM    

Exhibit hall open

8:00-9:00AM    

Exhibit Hall free time and continental breakfast

9:00AM–6:15PM

Sessions, poster presentations, speakers, workshops, tours

9:00-10:00AM    

Featured speaker: Susan Hood

9:00-10:05AM    

Concurrent sessions

9:30-10:30AM    

Poster sessions

10:15-11:15AM    

Vital Issue Session:
A Conversation with Federal Judges: A View of Civic Education from the Bench

10:15-11:20AM    

Concurrent sessions

10:45-11:45AM    

Poster sessions

11:30AM-12:30PM    

Featured speaker: Khizr Khan

11:30AM-12:35PM    

Concurrent sessions

12:35-1:30PM    

Break

1:30-2:30PM    

Featured speaker: Hall Davidson

1:30-2:35PM    

Concurrent sessions

2:00-3:00PM    

Poster sessions

2:45-3:45PM    

Vital Issue Session:
Civic Education and Media Literacy: Preparing Learners to Thrive in the Digital World

2:45-3:50PM    

Concurrent sessions

3:15-4:15PM    

Poster sessions

4:00-5:15PM    

Concurrent sessions

5:15-6:15PM    

Featured Speaker: Eric Liu

Sunday, December 2

7:30–9:30AM

NCSS Registration open

8:30–10:45AM

Sessions, workshops

11:00AM–12:00PM

Closing Speaker

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