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2023 Annual Conference

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Registration coming soon for the NAST Annual Conference!

October 1-4, 2023 in Las Vegas, NV

Conference Schedule 

Registration is coming soon for the NAST Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV at the Flamingo Hotel.
All events will take place at the hotel unless otherwise noted. The conference is business casual for all events except Tuesday evening, which is casual.  Agenda below is subject to modification. Complete agenda, including speakers’ bios, will be in the online conference app. Log in information will be sent to attendees prior to the event, along with an attendee roster.

Health and Safety Notice
NAST is considering the health and safety of all conference attendees and staff during the 2023 Annual Conference. NAST encourages participants to take their precautions when attending activities occurring at the conference, including being vaccinated/boosted and wearing face masks. Face masks and hand sanitizer will be readily available onsite.

Sunday, October 1

5:00-5:30 PM First Time Attendee & New Member Welcome Reception (Invitation Only)

5:30-7:00 PM Welcome Reception at the Flamingo Hotel

Monday, October 2

8:00-9:00 AM Networking Breakfast

9:00-9:30 AM Conference Kick off with NAST President Treasurer Haeder & Host State Welcome from Treasurer Conine

9:30-10:45 AM – Warning: Gale Force Demographic Head Gust Ahead
America is facing a series of demographic headwinds that have enormous implications for our future workforce, workplaces, and consumer markets.
Speaker: James H. Johnson, Jr. Ph.D.
Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

11:00-12:00 PM – Fiscal State of the States
Speaker: Shelby Kerns, Executive Director, National Association of State Budget Officers 

12:00 PM-1:15 PM Networking Lunch and Awards Presentation

1:30-3:30 PM NAST Annual Business Meeting & Officer Elections

3:45-4:45 PM NAST Corporate Affiliate Board Meeting 

7:00-9:30 PM Evening Reception and Galleries at the Mob Museum

Tuesday, October 3

7:30-8:45 AM Networking Breakfast

9:00-10:00 AM Plenary Session

10:15-11:15 AM Plenary Session

11:30 AM-12:15 PM Annual “Exit Interview” honoring our outgoing Treasurers hosted by Shaun Snyder, NAST Executive Director

12:15 PM-1:20 PM Networking Lunch

1:30-3:00 PM Treasurers’ Roundtable

3:15-4:15 PM Deputy Treasurers/Chiefs of Staff Caucus Meeting

6:30-9:00 PM Dinner, Bowling and Entertainment at Brooklyn Bowl.

Wednesday, October 4

8:00-9:00 AM Networking Breakfast

9:00-10:30 AM Workshop

Registration and Ticket Information 

Member Type
Early Bird (July 18-August 18)
Regular (August 19-Sept 22)
Onsite (Sept 23-October 4)
Treasurers, Staff, and Networks
Other Gov’t and Nonprofit
Corporate Affiliate
Private Sector Non-Member
Guest Type
Full Conference (All Meals)
All Evening Events
Sunday Reception
Monday Dinner
Tuesday Dinner
Guest (Family/Non-Business)

Conference Hotel

Flamingo Hotel

The Annual Conference is being held at the Flamingo Hotel located in Las Vegas at 355 Las Vegas Blvd South. The hotel is a 15-20 minute cab ride from Harry Reid International Airport (LAS). All events will take place at the hotel unless otherwise noted.

Rooms are available at the Flamingo for two different rates: $129/night for Friday and Saturday and $69/night for Monday-Tuesday and can be reserved here

A daily resort fee of $39.95 per room, per night will be charged in addition to the room rates listed above. Rooms are available at this rate until September 15, 2023. For assistance, please contact us.

For more information about the City of Lights, visit the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority’s website.

Conference Sponsors 

NAST would like to thank our 2023 Annual Conference sponsors: