141st General Conference & Exhibition Schedule

The schedule is subject to change.

Please note that some events are exclusive.

Conference badges are required for entry to sessions, the exhibit hall, and social events. State affiliates must contact their on-site state POC to claim their badge.

The Colorado Convention Center
700 14th St, Denver, CO 80202

Wednesday, August 28

2:00 PM-4:30 PM Exhibitor Move-In | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D

12:00 PM-5:00 PM Registration Open | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D Lobby

Thursday, August 29

All Day Airport to Hotel Drop-Off Points Transportation | Airport to Conference Hotels

  • Buses run every 30 minutes from 8:00 AM-9:30 PM
  • Make reservations for pick up here

7:30 AM-5:00 PM Registration and Information Booth | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D Lobby

8:00 AM-2:00 PM Sponsors' Golf Tournament | Fossil Trace Golf Course, 3050 Illinois St, Golden, CO 80401

  • 5:45 AM-6:00 AM Board buses at Conference Hotels
  • 8:00 AM Shotgun Start
  • This event is by invitation only

8:00 AM-5:00 PM Exhibitor Move In | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D

4:00 PM-6:00 PM Exhibitors' Reception | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D Lobby/Terrace

Friday, August 30

All Day Airport to Hotel Drop-Off Points Transportation | Airport to Conference Hotels

  • Buses run every 30 minutes from 8:00 AM-9:30 PM
  • Make reservations for pick up here

6:00 AM-4:00 PM Fourteener Climb | Quandary Peak

  • 3:45 AM-4:00 AM Board buses at Conference Hotels
  • Lunch is included

6:30 AM-3:30 PM NGAUS Golf Tournament | Fossil Trace Golf Course, 3050 Illinois St, Golden, CO 80401

  • 5:45 AM-6:00 AM Board buses at Conference Hotels
  • 8:00 AM Shotgun Start
  • Lunch is included

9:30 AM-4:00 PM Motorcycle Rally | Peak to Peak Highway

  • 7:30 AM-7:45 AM Board buses at Conference Hotels
  • 8:30 AM Check in to rent Motorcycle at Mile High Harley Davidson
  • 9:10 AM Safety Brief and Blessing of the Ride
  • There will be a stop for lunch
  • 4:00 PM-5:00 PM Transportation back to Conference Hotels

8:00 AM-UTC Board of Directors Meeting | Colorado Convention Center, Room 607

8:30 AM-4:30 PM Exhibitor Move-In | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D

8:00 AM-5:00 PM Registration/Information Booth | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D Lobby

1:00 PM-2:00 PM Resolutions Committee New Member Training | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 708, 710, 712

1:00 PM-2:30 PM Industry Workshop | Colorado Convention Center, Room 603, 605

2:00 PM-2:30 PM Committee on Credentials and Rules | Colorado Convention Center, Registration Area

2:00 PM-4:00 PM Resolutions Committee (JOINT) | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 708, 710, 712

2:30 PM-4:30 PM Corporate Advisory Panel Meeting | Colorado Convention Center, Room 603, 605

  • CAP Members Only

4:00 PM-10:00 PM Casino Trip | Central City, 132 Lawrence St., Central City, CO 80427

  • Buses will depart the Colorado Convention Center at 4:00pm and return you to the same location around 10:00pm. 
  • Sign up to take the short bus ride here.

6:30 PM-9:30 PM Company Grade/Warrant Officer Mixer | Mile High Station, 2027 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204

  • 5:45 PM-6:00 PM Board buses at Conference Hotels
  • This event is open to O1, O2, O3, WO1, CW2, and CW3 who have registered for the event
  • Tickets are required for entry
  • Attire: Casual

6:30 PM-9:30 PM Senior Warrant Officer Mixer | [email protected]’s, 500 16th St #320, Denver, CO 80202

  • This event is open to CW3, CW4, and CW5 who are registered for the conference
  • Attire: Casual

6:40 PM-10:00 PM Rockies Baseball | Coors Field, 2001 Blake St, Denver, CO 80205

  • Get tickets here.
  • Promocode for tickets: NGAUS

7:00 PM-10:00 PM Host State TAG Sponsor/TAG Reception | The Pinnacle Club, Grand Hyatt Denver, 555 17th St fl 38, Denver, CO 80202

  • 6:30 PM-6:45 PM Board buses at Conference Hotels
  • This event is by invitation only
  • Attire: Business Casual

Saturday, August 31

6:30 AM-8:00 AM Fun Run | Auraria Campus, 777 Lawrence St, Denver, CO 80204

  • 5:30 AM-5:45 AM Board buses at Conference Hotels
  • Be forewarned: Maintaining your normal pace will be a challenge in the Mile High City’s thin, dry air. 

7:00 AM-5:00 PM Daily Shuttle Transporation | Conference Hotels to the Colorado Convention Center

7:00 AM-5:00 PM Registration/Information | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D Lobby

7:30 AM-9:00 AM NGEDA Breakfast | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 501, 502, 503, 504

  • This event is by invitation only

8:00 AM-11:15 AM Officer Professional Development-First Session | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 201, 203, 205, 207

  • Attire: Class B Short Sleeve Open Collar (Army & Air)

8:00 AM-11:30 AM Resolutions Committee (AIR) | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 707, 709, 711

8:00 AM-11:30 AM Resolutions Committee (ARMY) | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 708, 710, 712

8:45 AM-10:20 AM Corporate Advisory Panel Meeting | Colorado Convention Center, Room 207

  • Open CAP

9:00 AM-10:30 AM National Guard Area I Meeting/Caucuses & Elections | Colorado Convention Center, Room 702

9:00 AM-10:30 AM National Guard Area II Meeting/Caucuses & Elections | Colorado Convention Center, Room 704

9:00 AM-10:30 AM National Guard Area III Meeting/Caucuses & Elections | Colorado Convention Center, Room 706

9:00 AM-10:30 AM National Guard Area IV Meeting/Caucuses & Elections | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 603-605

9:00 AM-10:30 AM National Guard Area V Meeting/Caucuses & Elections | Colorado Convention Center, Room 705

9:00 AM-10:30 AM National Guard Area VI Meeting/Caucuses & Elections | Colorado Convention Center, Room 607

10:30 AM-10:40 AM Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D Lobby

10:40 AM-5:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D

10:40 AM-12:00 PM Brunch | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D

11:00 AM-11:30 AM Committee on Nominations | Colorado Convention Center, Room 607

12:00 PM-5:00 PM First Business Session | Colorado Convention Center, Bellco Theatre

  • Civilian Attendee Attire: Business Casual or Booth Attire
  • Military Attendee Attire: Class B Short Sleeve Open Collar (Army & Air)

2:30 PM-3:30 PM Exhibit Break | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D

  • Beverages served

7:00 PM-10:00 PM Governor's Reception | Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 E Academy Blvd, Denver, CO 80230

  • 6:00 PM-6:15 PM Board buses at Conference Hotels
  • Conference badge is required for entry
  • Attire: Western Casual

Sunday, September 1

7:00 AM-5:00 PM Daily Shuttle Transportation | Conference Hotels to the Colorado Convention Center

7:00 AM-8:00 AM Religious Services | Colorado Convention Center, Room 603, 605

7:00 AM-5:00 PM Registration/Information | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D Lobby

8:00 AM-12:00 PM Second Business Session | Colorado Convention Center, Bellco Theatre

  • Civilian Attendee Attire: Business Casual or Booth Attire
  • Military Attendee Attire: Class B Short Sleeve Open Collar (Army & Air)

8:00 AM-5:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D

9:30 AM-10:15 AM Exhibit Break | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D

  • Coffee served

11:00 AM-2:00 PM NGAUS Spouse Luncheon | The Centennial Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Denver, 650 15th Street, Denver, CO 80202

  • 10:30 AM-10:45 AM Board buses at Conference Hotels
  • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Welcome gathering with wine and other beverages
  • 12:00 PM-2:30 Luncheon
  • Ticket is required for entry
  • This event open to spouses and guests of attendees who have registered for this event only
  • Attire: Business Casual

12:00 PM-1:00 PM Lunch | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D

12:00 PM-2:30 PM Retired/Separated Caucus/Luncheon/Elections | Colorado Convention Center, Mile High Ballroom

  • If you are interested in running for the retired/separated Air position, contact retired Col. Pete Duffy, the Army rep, at [email protected].

12:00 PM-2:30 PM Warrant Officer Luncheon and Caucus | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 501, 502, 503, 504

  • If you are interested in running for Area I, III or V positions, contact retired Chief Warrant Officer 5 Joe Diaz of Oklahoma, the warrant officer representative on the NGAUS board of directors, at [email protected].

1:00 PM-2:00 PM Engineer Task Force Meeting (ARMY) | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 708, 710, 712

1:00 PM-2:00 PM Combat Air Forces Task Force Meeting (AIR) | Colorado Convention Center, Room 705

1:00 PM-2:15 PM Officer Professional Development-Second Session | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 201, 203, 205

  • Caucus/Elections & Company Grade Business
  • Attire: Class B Short Sleeve Open Collar (Army & Air)

1:30 PM-2:30 PM C4I Task Force Meeting (ARMY) | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 702, 704

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Personnel/Medical Benefits Task Force Meeting (JOINT) | Colorado Convention Center, Room 207

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Fire Support Task Force Meeting (ARMY) | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 707, 709, 711

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Combat Support/Mission Support Task Force Meeting (AIR) | Colorado Convention Center, Room 706

2:00 PM-4:00 PM DANG Senior Statesman Meeting | Colorado Convention Center, Room 506

  • By invitation only

2:30 PM-3:00 PM Committee on Nominations | Colorado Convention Center, Room 607

2:30 PM-3:30 PM Joint Officer Management | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 603-605

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Cyber Task Force Meeting (JOINT) | Colorado Convention Center, Room 705

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Combat Vehicle Task Force Meeting (ARMY) | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 702, 704

3:30 PM-5:30 PM Sustainment Task Force Meeting (ARMY) | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 708, 710, 712

4:00 PM-5:00 PM Domestic Operations Task Force Meeting (JOINT) | Colorado Convention Center, Room 207

4:00 PM-5:00 PM Mobility Air Forces Task Force Meeting (AIR) | Colorado Convention Center, Room 706

4:00 PM-6:00 PM Aviation Task Force Meeting (ARMY) | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 707, 709, 711

6:00 PM-11:00 PM Hospitality Night | Check back here or check the conference app for locations

  • Conference badge is required for entry
  • Attire: Casual

Hospitality Night Locations:

Georgia Sheraton Downtown Denver-Plaza Building | 8th Floor, Room 893

Kentucky Hyatt Regency Denver-Aspen Suite | 650 15th Street, Denver, CO 80202

Missouri Grand Hyatt Hotel-Presidential Suite #2602 | 1750 Welton Street, Denver, CO 80202

Nebraska Hyatt Regency Denver-King Suite | 650 15th Street, Denver, CO 80202

New York Sheraton Denver | 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO 80202

South Dakota Sheraton Denver | 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO 80202

Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming
Lucky Strike Entertainment - Suite 340 | 500 16th Street

Texas, Oklahoma, Washington, North Carolina (TOWN)
Hyatt Regency Denver - Aspen Suite | 650 15th Street, Denver, CO 80202

Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia
Hard Rock Cafe | 500 16th St Mall, Denver, CO 80202
First 700 people get PNGAS/AFBA Blinking cups. Sponsored by AFBA, Cisco, WWT, FileBank Inc., and Mack Defense.

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, Ohio, Wisconsin (BIG 10)
Otra Vez Cantina | 610 16th St Mall, Denver, CO 80202

Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont (New England States Night)
Howl at the Moon | 1735 19th St, Denver, CO 80202
Dueling pianos will be playing from 7:00-10:00 PM

Monday, September 2

7:00 AM-5:00 PM Daily Shuttle Transportation | Conference Hotels to the Colorado Convention Center

8:00 AM-12:00 PM Registration/Information | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D Lobby

8:00 AM-12:30 PM Exhibit Hours | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D

8:30 AM-10:30 AM Air Separate Session | Colorado Convention Center, Mile High Ballroom

  • Civilian Attendee Attire: Business Casual or Booth Attire
  • Military Attendee Attire: Class B Short Sleeve Open Collar (Army & Air)

8:30 AM-10:30 AM Army Separate Session | Colorado Convention Center, Bellco Theatre

  • Civilian Attendee Attire: Business Casual or Booth Attire
  • Military Attendee Attire: Class B Short Sleeve Open Collar (Army & Air)

10:30 AM-11:30 AM Exhibit Hall Break | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D

  • Coffee Served

11:00 AM-1:30 PM Host State TAG Spouse's High Tea | The Brown Palace, 321 17th St, Denver, CO 80202

  • 10:30 AM-10:45 AM Board buses at Conference Hotels
  • This event is by invitation only
  • Attire: Business Casual

11:30 AM-1:00 PM Third Business Session | Colorado Convention Center, Bellco Theatre

  • Civilian Attendee Attire: Business Casual or Booth Attire
  • Military Attendee Attire: Class B Short Sleeve Open Collar (Army & Air)

12:30 PM-11:30 PM Exhibitor Move Out | Colorado Convention Center, Hall C & D

1:00 PM-4:00 PM AGAUS Working Luncheon | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 501, 502, 503, 504

  • AGs Only

1:00 PM-6:00 PM Lunch on your own

1:30 PM-2:30 PM NGAUS President Forum with Executive Directors | Colorado Convention Center, Room 607

2:00 PM-4:30 PM Officer Professional Development-Third Session | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 201, 203, 205, 207

  • Attire: Class B Short Sleeve Open Collar (Army & Air)

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Joint Office Management | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 603-605

4:00 PM-5:00 PM Joint Office Management | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 603-605

6:00 PM-7:30 PM Chairman's Head Table Reception | Colorado Convention Center, Rooms 501, 502, 503, 504

  • This event is by invitation only

6:00 PM-7:30 PM No-Host Cocktail Reception | Colorado Convention Center, Mile High Ballroom Pre-Function Lobby

7:00 PM Doors to the States Dinner Open | Colorado Convention Center, Mile High Ballroom

7:30 PM-9:30 PM States Dinner | Colorado Convention Center, Mile High Ballroom

  • Conference badge is required for entry
  • Attire: Denim and Diamonds. Denim with sparkle and bling.

9:00 PM Dinner Entertainment-Michael Martin Murphy | Colorado Convention Center, Mile High Ballroom

Tuesday, September 3

All Day Airport to Hotel Drop-Off Points Transportation | Airport to Conference Hotels

  • Buses run every 30 minutes from 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
  • Make reservations for pick up here