Meeting Schedule

    Preliminary Meeting Schedule

    Approximate Times and Comments; Subject to Final Changes

    Sunday - Day Before - October 20, 2019

    Afternoon

    IMSI Task Team Meetings

    2:00 - 4:30 PM at The Inn on Lake Superior

    Evening

    IMSI / NAMSC Joint Exec Committee Meeting

    6:00 - 8:00 PM at The Inn on Lake Superior

    Dinner on Your Own

    Numerous options within easy walking distance.

    Monday - Day 1 - October 21, 2019

    Morning

    Breakfast

    Served at Hotels

    Registration Desk Opens at DECC

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM at DECC

    Contest Entries Received at DECC

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM at DECC

    Trade Show Set-Up

    8:00 AM - Noon

    IMSI Board Meeting

    8:30 AM - 2:30 PM at DECC

    NAMSC Committees

    9:00 AM - 2:00 PM at DECC

    Afternoon

    Trade Show Open

    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    NAMSC Board Meeting

    3:00 PM - 6:00 PM at DECC

    Education Maple Specialists Meeting

    Afternoon at DECC

    Special Event - TBD

    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM -- Departs from DECC

    Evening

    Celebrating Minnesota Dinner & NAMSC Research / Education Fund Raiser

    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM at DECC

    Tuesday - Day 2 - October 22, 2019

    Morning

    Breakfast

    Served at Hotels

    Registration & Contest Entries Continue

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM at DECC

    Trade Show Open

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at DECC

    NAMSC Opening Ceremony

    8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

    NAMSC Annual Meeting Session

    8:30 AM - Noon at DECC

    Afternoon

    Group Luncheon

    Noon - 1:00 PM at DECC

    IMSI Annual Meeting + Key Note Speaker

    1:15 PM - 3:30 PM at DECC

    Special Event - TBD

    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Special Event - TBD

    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Contest Entries Closed

    4:00 PM

    Evening

    Dinner on Your Own

    Numerous options within easy walking distance.

    Wednesday - Day 3 - October 23, 2019

    (Single Day Registration Promoted*)

    Morning

    Breakfast

    Served at Hotels

    Registration / Information Desk Open

    8:00 AM - 3:30 PM at DECC

    Trade Show Continues

    9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at DECC

    Syrup / Confections Contest Judged

    9:00 AM 'til they are done!

    NAMSC Closing Session / Speaker

    8:00 AM - 10:00 AM at DECC

    Technical Sessions

    Late morning through afternoon

    Afternoon

    Group Luncheon

    Noon - 1:00 PM

    Special Event - TBD

    Noon - 3:00 PM

    Technical Sessions - Continue

    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM at DECC

    Trade Show Tear-Down

    3:00 PM - 6:00 PM at DECC

    Evening

    Social Hour

    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM at DECC

    Banquet / Program / Awards

    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM at DECC

    * Single day registration includes program book, trade show, lunch & technical sessions. Separate banquet and Thursday tour registrations also available.

    Thursday - Day 4 - October 24, 2019

    Full Day

    Bus Tours: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    Board at Hotels.  Tour A & B

    Full Day

    IMSI Grading School
    The Inn on Lake Superior, 25 Max.

    Organized by Kathy Hopkins, U of Maine
    2019 Registration Information Coming Soon.
    Link to Register:  extension.umaine.edu/maple-grading-school

    Evening

    Dinner on Your Own

    Numerous options within easy walking distance.

    Friday - Day 5 - October 25, 2019

    Full Day

    IMSI Grading School
    The Inn on Lake Superior, 25 Max.

    Organized by Kathy Hopkins, U of Maine
    2019 Registration Information Coming Soon.
    Link to Register:  extension.umaine.edu/maple-grading-school

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