C3X 2020 Schedule at a Glance

Saturday, November 7, 2020

Time

Event

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Canada Lab Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Innovation Lab Breakfast

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Canada Lab

Canada Lab delivers an all-day workshop that invites Canadian institution professionals to exchange ideas, trends, and updates in the Canadian higher education landscape. Canada Lab pre-registered attendees only.

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Innovation Lab

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

C3X Registration Open

Check-in at the registration desk to pick up your badge and other conference materials.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Canada Lab Lunch

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Innovation Lab Lunch

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

CASP Lab: An Overview

This program is geared toward those who plan on taking the CASP exam in 2021 and beyond. Attendees will get a high-level overview of the program and will learn what it takes to earn the prestigious CASP title.

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

CASP Lab: Test Prep

This program is geared toward those who plan on taking the CASP exam in Anaheim, California at C3X 2020. Attendees will get access to resources to help master exam content areas, tips for decreasing test anxiety, and will have the opportunity to bond with other auxiliary professionals who are on the same path to certification.

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Leadership Reception

Invitation only. 

Sunday, November 8, 2020

Time

Event

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Wake Up With NACAS! Wellness Event

Attendees are invited to get up early for a fun and active start to each day of the conference, culminating in our annual 5K Fun Run/Walk on Tuesday. This is the perfect opportunity to get energized before a full day of learning!

Participants in the Fun Run will receive a free T-Shirt. Registration required. Look for sign-up starting in September.

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

CASP Exam

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

C3X Registration Open

Check-in at the registration desk to pick up your badge and other conference materials.

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

C3X Lounge - Presented by Sodexo

Come and relax after registration and throughout the annual conference, courtesy of Sodexo. Open for all attendees during registration hours.

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Educational Session Block #1

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Educational Session Block #2

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Ben Nemtin is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of “What Do You Want to Do Before You Die?” and a star of MTV’s highest-rated show ever on iTunes and Amazon called The Buried Life. As the co-founder of The Buried Life movement, Ben’s message of radical possibility has been featured on The Today Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN, FOX, and NBC News. President Obama called Ben and The Buried Life “inspiration for a new generation” and Oprah declared their mission “truly inspiring.” An acclaimed keynote speaker, Ben has headlined business conferences and Fortune 100 leadership teams around the world, garnering standing ovations from AIG, Anthem, Amazon, FedEx, Harvard, Microsoft, Verizon, and more. Ben is recognized as one of the World’s Best Motivational Speakers as well as World’s Top Organizational Culture Thought Leaders by Global Gurus (2019, 2020).

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

First-Timers' Reception

Invitation only.

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Donor Reception

Invitation only.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Opening Event at the House of Blues

When you’ve settled into your destination after months of anticipation, there’s only one right way to highlight the occasion. It’s time to celebrate! Don’t miss the Opening Event at the House of Blues: the perfect way to recharge and reunite with your favorite industry peers. Ease into the C3X experience with food, friends, and festivities, and feed off the collective energy as we kick off our Opening Event.

Monday, November 9, 2020

Time

Event

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Wake Up With NACAS! Wellness Event

Attendees are invited to get up early for a fun and active start to each day of the conference, culminating in our annual 5K Fun Run/Walk on Tuesday. This is the perfect opportunity to get energized before a full day of learning!

Participants in the Fun Run will receive a free T-Shirt. Registration required. Look for sign-up starting in September.

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

C3X Registration Open

Check-in at the registration desk to pick up your badge and other conference materials.

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

C3X Lounge - Presented by Sodexo

Come and relax after registration and throughout the annual conference, courtesy of Sodexo. Open for all attendees during registration hours.

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Regional Breakfasts

Join your region for an early breakfast. Hear regional updates and be there to support the regional award winners!

Food: Breakfast provided.

9:00 am - 9:50 am

Educational Session Block #3

10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Expo

Each year, the C3X Expo is the place where the industry comes together to collaborate, create, and explore new ways to create customized campus services that are unique and meaningful to each school’s community.

10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Expo Ed

Attend short, targeted thought-leadership programs lead by NACAS business partner experts in the Expo Hall!

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch in the Expo

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Monday General Session: eXpress

At C3X, the most thought-provoking concepts and inspiring real-life examples of campus solutions are shared by members of the NACAS community. Every day these thought leaders are thinking differently, borrowing strategies from other industries, and breaking free from perceived limitations that once hindered them. Now you can learn about these alternative perspectives at eXpress.

eXpress features multiple 10-minute presentations from industry leaders who challenge attendees to find new, progressive, and sometimes unconventional ways to run their auxiliary service departments.

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm

eXpress Break

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

eXpress eXtended

During eXpress eXtended, speakers will take a deeper dive into their subjects and will provide actionable takeaways so you can improve student experiences at your institution.

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm

Educational Session Block #4

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Past Presidents Reception

Invitation only. 

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Enjoy a night out on the town in Anaheim!

Anaheim’s impressive dining options range from familiar flavors to creative, culinary cuisines. Whether you’re looking for cheap eats, food trucks, or the best restaurants in Anaheim, you won’t be disappointed.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Time

Event

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Wake up with NACAS! 5K Fun Run/Walk

Participants in the Fun Run will receive a free T-Shirt. Registration required. Look for sign-up starting in September.

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Exhibitor Relations Meeting

Exhibitors only.

A meeting exclusively for our exhibiting Business Partners, NACAS Leadership will facilitate a question and answer session on lessons learned from 2019 and a first look at the opportunities at the C3X 2021 Annual Conference & Expo.

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

C3X Info Desk Open

The C3X Registration Desk will be closed on Tuesday. Please pick up your badges at the Info Desk.

8:30 am - 11:00 am

C3X Lounge - Presented by Sodexo

Come and relax after registration and throughout the annual conference, courtesy of Sodexo. Open for all attendees during registration hours.

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Annual Business Meeting with Breakfast

Includes Breakfast

Open to all Regular Members (Institutions only). Hear reports by the regional presidents, the NACAS leadership, and the NACAS Foundation. One designee from each institution votes on the annual budget, any Constitution & By-Laws updates, and the incoming slate of officers.

8:45 am - 11:30 pm

Expo

Each year, the C3X Expo is the place where the industry comes together to collaborate, create, and explore new ways to create customized campus services that are unique and meaningful to each school’s community.

8:45 am - 11:00 am

Expo Ed

Attend short, targeted thought-leadership programs lead by NACAS business partner experts in the Expo Hall!

9:45 - 10:15

Break in Expo

11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Celebration Lunch

Celebrate the induction new incoming president for NACAS, as well as the new officers and directors, voted on at the Annual Business Meeting. In addition, hear the latest from the NACAS Foundation and participate in the annual Flip-A-Coin event with our friends at Firehouse Subs.

Food: Plated lunch.

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Educational Session Block #5

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Campus Tours: California State University - Fullerton

See what Calfornia State University – Fullerton is doing to implement cutting-edge campus service solutions that enhance the student experience, streamline business processes, and increase revenue. Advance registration is required and attendance has been limited to 50 individuals per tour.

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Educational Session Block #6

2:50 pm - 3:15 pm

Break

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Educational Session Block #7

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Closing Event

Just as C3X festively marks the arrival of the NACAS community, the finale event produces a night to remember on a grand scale. Join your professional friends as we celebrate the many swift advancements made throughout the C3X experience, both individually as evolving leaders, and collectively as an enterprising industry. Wind down with peers and partners, and reward yourself and your community for a job well done. The C3X Closing Event is the ultimate, fun breather you deserve before heading back to business to activate all the amazing knowledge and connections you’ve gained.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Time

Event

8:30 am - 10:00 am

Networking Breakfast

Before you begin your journey home, join us for breakfast and an opportunity to network with new connections. Chat about all you’ve learned during the C3X Annual Conference and Expo over a hot breakfast.