April 19, 2017

Schedule

Life Jacket Association
2017 Annual Conference
June 25-27, 2017 | St. Petersburg, Florida
Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

Sunday

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Life Jacket Association Executive Board Meeting
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Registration Open
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Opening Reception

Monday

7:30 am – 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am – 9:00 am Welcome & Opening Remark
9:00 am – 9:30 am Keynote Speaker
9:30 am – 10:00 am Break
10:00am – 10:30 am One Industry One Voice Update
10:30 am – 11:00 am General Session
11:00 am – 11:45 am General Session
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch (on own)
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Partner Updates – National Safe Boating Council (NSBC)
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Partner Updates – National Assoc. of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA)
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Water Sports Foundation & Water Sports Industry Association Update
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Marine Retailers Association of the Americas
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm Laboratory updates
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm BBQ Dinner Poolside

Tuesday

7:30 am – 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am – 8:45 am New USCG Life Jacket Labeling / Standards Technical Panel
8:45 am – 9:30 am Life Jacket Sizing
9:30 am – 10:15 am Life Jacket Use and Considerations for Boaters with Disabilities
10:15 am – 10:45 am Break
10:45 am – 11:15 am Multi-water Wear Requirements
11:15 am – 12:00 pm General Session
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm Stand Up Paddleboard & Kayaking Regulations
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm General Session
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Industry Number
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm Closing Ceremonies