What's NEW?

There are a number of differences from previous conferences coming to Portland.

NATC 2019 will be happening across THREE DAYS:
Friday, August 9th through
Sunday, August 11th.

The traditional GROUP PHOTO will be taken during the Opening Session on Friday, August 9th.

OPENING RECEPTION and the TAIKO TEN* concert will be happening simultaneously on Friday, August 9th.
(*More information on Taiko Ten rolling out late March.)

WORKSHOPS are happening Saturday and Sunday.

DISCUSSIONS  are not assigned. You will have the option to attend the Discussion of your choice during your free session.

Friday, August 9th

START END ACTIVITY LOCATION
1:00 PM 7:00 PM Registration Open, Dorm Check-In Smith Ballroom
2:30 PM 4:30 PM Leadership Forum Smith TBD
5:00 PM 7:00 PM Dinner for On-Campus Housing Participants
6:00 PM 7:00 PM Opening Session / Group Photo Smith Ballroom
7:00 PM 9:00 PM NATC Reception / Taiko Ten Smith Ballroom

Saturday, August 10th

START END ACTIVITY LOCATION
7:00 AM 9:00 AM Breakfast for On-Campus Housing Participants
8:00 AM 12:00 PM Registration Open Smith TBD
8:00 AM 6:00 PM Taiko Marketplace Smith
9:30 AM 11:30 AM SESSION #1 Smith and Lincoln
11:30 AM 1:00 PM Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 PM 3:00 PM SESSION #2 Smith and Lincoln
3:30 PM 5:30 PM SESSION #3 Smith and Lincoln
5:30 PM 7:30 PM Break for Dinner; On-Campus Housing Participants Dinner open 5:00PM - 7:00PM
7:30 PM 9:30 PM TAIKO JAM Lincoln Hall
9:30 PM 11:30 PM Post Jam Reception Smith Ballroom

Sunday, August 11th

START END ACTIVITY LOCATION
7:00 AM 9:00 AM Breakfast for On-Campus Housing Participants
8:00 AM 3:00 PM Taiko Marketplace Smith
8:30 AM 10:30 AM SESSION #4 Smith and Lincoln
11:00 AM 1:00 PM SESSION #5 Smith and Lincoln
1:00 PM 2:00 PM Lunch (On Your Own)
2:00 PM 4:00 PM TAIKO JAM Matinee Lincoln Hall
2:00 PM 3:30 PM Activity TBD Smith TBD
4:00 PM 5:00 PM CLOSING SESSION Smith Ballroom