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Keynote Speakers

Wednesday
Karen Giles, Scott Gilligan

Thursday
Thom Winninger

Friday
Rep. Charles Wilson, John Fitch

View the convention: At-A-Glance Schedule

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May 20 -22, 2009

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  • Raffle to win a Harley Motorcycle or $10,000
    (see a Convention Committee member for tickets) Cost $25 each or 5/$100
  • Casino Night

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Pre-Convention Education
May 19
Masters Seminar
Insurance Education
Motorcycle Event



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Convention At A Glance
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Tuesday, May 19
7:00 a.m. –5:00 p.m.
Insurance Continuing Education Seminar
Delaware Room A, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency
Instructor – Rick Goolsby, CIC
Ten hours of insurance continuing education credits

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Master Training Program
Delaware Room C, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency
Presented by OFDA Education Committee
Six hours of CEU

5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Motorcycle Event
Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum Tour and Reception at A.D. Farrow Co. Harley Davidson

Wednesday, May 20
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Registration
Hall E, Columbus Convention Center

Noon – 4:30 p.m.
General Session, Committee Award Recognition, Service of Remembrance, NFDA Update, OFDA State of the Association, Keynote Speaker Scott Gilligan (General Counsel to the OFDA and NFDA).
Meeting Rooms E160 –E162, Columbus Convention Center
Three hours of CEU

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Keynote Speaker Karen Giles, President of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science
Meeting Rooms E171 & 172, Columbus Convention Center
Two hours of CEU

4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Exhibition Hours
Hall E, Columbus Convention Center


5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception
Hall E, Columbus Convention Center

Program Note: Keynote speakers will be concurrent sessions.


Thursday, May 21
6:45 a.m. – 7:15 a.m.
Continental Breakfast for Early Bird Attendees
Delaware Room D, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency

7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Early Bird Programs (3)
Delaware Room A, B & C, 2nd Floor, Hyatt Regency
One hour of CEU

7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Registration
Hall E, Columbus Convention Center

8:30 a.m. – Noon
General Session, 50-Year Award Recognition, Recognition of OFDA Past Presidents and
Keynote Speaker Thomas J. Winninger (founder Winninger Resource Companies, Inc.)
Meeting Rooms E160 –E162, Columbus Convention Center
Two hours of CEU

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Complimentary Lunch on exhibit Floor
Hall E, Columbus Convention Center

Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hours
Hall E, Columbus Convention Center

5:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
President’s Celebration and Casino Night
Regency Ballroom, 3rd Floor, Hyatt Regency

Friday, May 22
8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Registration
Hall E, Columbus Convention Center

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Exhibit hours
Hall E, Columbus Convention Center

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Complimentary Lunch
Hall E, Columbus Convention Center

12:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Keynote Speaker Congressman Charlie Wilson (OFDA Past President) &
John Fitch, Jr., (Senior Vice-President, Advocacy, NFDA)
Meeting Rooms E160 –E162, Columbus Convention Center
Two hours of CEU

 

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