NATS 54th National Conference Program Schedule**

Thurs, July 7  l  Fri, July 8  l Sat, July 9  l  Sun, July 10  l  Mon, July 11  l  Tues, July 12

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

*Pre-Conference Events (Additional ticket purchase required for tours)

*1:00 p.m.Afternoon at the Art Institute of Chicago (Art Institute of Chicago; 111 S. Michigan Avenue)
Meet at 1:00 pm and enjoy a private tour of the Art Institute of Chicago with Joyce Robinson (wife of NATS president, Norman Spivey), and curator at the Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State. The tour will focus on highlights from the American collection. THIS TOUR IS SOLD OUT!

*2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Chicago’s First Lady Architecture Boat Tour (112 E. Wacker Drive; Magnificent Mile on the beautiful Chicago Riverwalk)
Chicago's First Lady Cruises is the official cruise line with the Chicago Architecture Foundation and is proud to present the official Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise. Named Chicago's #1 Architecture Tour, the river cruise highlights more than 50 architecturally significant buildings and is led by passionate volunteer docents from the Chicago Architecture Foundation.

10:00 a.m. - 11 a.m. – NATS Artist Awards Semifinalist Meeting (Chicago Ballroom D-H - 5th Floor); Presiding: Carole Blankenship, Vice President for Auditions

11:30 am - 12:30 pm - NATS Artist Awards Adjudicator Meeting (Miami – 5th Floor); Presiding: Carole Blankenship, Vice President for Auditions

1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. – NATS Foundation Board Meeting (Old Town - 2nd Floor); Presiding: Brian Horne, NATS Foundation President

NATSAA Competition Semifinals
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. – NATS Artist Awards Semifinals (Chicago Ballroom D-H - 5th Floor); Introduced by Carole Blankenship, Vice President for Auditions

2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. - Early Registration Open (5th Floor Registration Area)

**Program schedule subject to change as needed.

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