NACAS West CX 2021 Conference Schedule

This schedule at a glance will be updated in the coming weeks as more information becomes available. Session and event descriptions coming soon!

Thursday, June 10, 2021 (Times are PDT)



11:30 - 11:50 a.m.

Regional Welcome & General Session/Keynote

Join us for a regional welcome and our keynote speaker, Dr. Elizabeth Dunn. Dr. Elizabeth Dunn is a professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Dunn conducts experimental research on self-knowledge and happiness, with a current focus on how mobile technology can both support and undermine human well-being. She is the co-author of Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending (Simon & Schuster) with Dr. Michael Norton. Her work has appeared in top journals, with three papers published in Science, and she has given talks at PopTech! and TED. She was selected as one of the “rising stars” in academia by the Chronicle of Higher Education in 2004 and was an honoree for the 2007 Mind Gym Academic Prize for pioneering work in positive psychology. In 2010, she received a New Investigator Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, as well as UBC’s Robert E. Knox Master Teacher Award. Her research has been featured in hundreds of media outlets around the world, including The New York Times, The Globe and Mail, The London Times, Maclean’s, Time, and CNN. Dr. Dunn is also an avid surfer and skier.

11:50 - 12:00 p.m.


12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

Ed Session Block 1

12:30 - 12:40 p.m.

Networking Event

12:40 - 1:10 p.m.

Ed Session Block 2

1:10 - 1:20 p.m.


1:20 - 1:40 p.m.

Regional Business Meeting

1:40 - 3:10 p.m.


2:10 - 2:30 p.m.

Expo Ed Block 1

2:40 - 3:00 p.m.

Expo Ed Block 2

3:10 - 3:40 p.m.

Ed Session Block 3

3:40 - 3:50 p.m.


3:50 - 4:10 p.m.

Ed Session Block 4

4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Social Event