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Annual Meeting activities will take place at the America’s Center Convention Complex. The Marriott St. Louis Grand is the headquarters hotel and is connected to the Convention Center.

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Saturday, May 6 
Noon - 5:30 p.m. Registration
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.Getty Leadership Program
10 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.AAM Board of Directors Orientation
Noon - 2:30 p.m.Professional Network Council Meeting
1 - 3:30 p.m.AAM Board of Directors Meeting
3:30 - 5 p.m.Joint Leadership Meeting
3 - 5 p.m.PIC Green Board Meeting
7 - 9 p.m. Alliance Leadership Dinner (Invitation Only)

Sunday, May 7 
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.Registration
Hospitality Lounge
Presenter Prep
8:30 a.m. - 12 noonOnsite Insights and Field Trips
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Business Meetings
9 - 11 a.m.AAM Annual Meeting Welcoming Events
1 - 2:15 p.m.Concurrent Sessions
2:30 - 3:45 p.m.Concurrent Sessions
4 - 5:15 p.m.Concurrent Sessions
5:30 - 7 p.m. Global Leadership Reception (Invite Only)
6 - 8 p.m.MUSE Awards Ceremony
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.Go Explore St. Louis Evening Events and Professional Network Meet-Ups
9 p.m. - MidnightAlliance After Hours

Monday, May 8 
7 - 7:45 a.m. Morning Yoga
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.Registration
Hospitality Lounge
Presenter Prep
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.Breakfast Meetings
8 - 10 a.m. AAM Trustee Summit
8:45 - 10 a.m.Concurrent Sessions
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.AAM Opening Session and 2017 Featured Speaker Series: Haben Girma
Noon - 1:15 p.m.MuseumExpo Opening Event (light lunch provided)
Professional Network and Affiliate Luncheons
Noon - 5:30 p.m.MuseumExpo Open
1:30 - 2:45 p.m.Concurrent Sessions
3 - 4 p.m.2017 Featured Speaker Series: Bryan Stevenson
3 - 5 p.m.Marketplace of Ideas
MuseumExpo World's Fair Break
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.2017 Featured Speaker Series: Vincent Valdez
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.Receptions
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.Go Explore St. Louis Evening Event: Go Forest Park
7 - 10 p.m. NAME Party

Tuesday, May 9 
7 - 7:45 a.m. Morning Walking Tour of Downtown
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.Registration
Hospitality Lounge
Presenter Prep
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.Breakfast Meetings
8:45 - 10 a.m.Concurrent Sessions
9 - 11 a.m.Open Forum on Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion
10 - 11 a.m.MuseumExpo Coffee Break
10 am - 5:30 pmMuseumExpo Open
10:30 - 11:45 a.m.Concurrent Sessions
Noon - 1:15 p.m.Peer-Mentoring Roundtables
Professional Network and Affiliate Luncheons
1:30 - 2:45 p.m.Concurrent Sessions
3 - 4 p.m.2017 Featured Speaker Series: Attack Theatre
3 - 5 pmEmerging Innovators Forum
MuseumExpo Baseball Break
4 - 5:30 p.m. Interim Report and Discussion: Working Group on Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.2017 Featured Speaker Series: "Gateways to Understanding" Community Stakeholder Panel
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.Receptions
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.Groove in the Garden (The Party)

Wednesday, May 10 
7 - 7:45 a.m. Morning Yoga
7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.Registration
Hospitality Lounge
Presenter Prep
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.Breakfast Meetings
8:45 - 9:45 a.m.2017 Featured Speaker Series: "The Internal Work of Diversity and Inclusion" Panel
9:45 - 11 a.m.Concurrent Sessions
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.MuseumExpo Open
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Concurrent Sessions
12 noon - 1 p.m.MuseumExpo Closing Event (light lunch provided)
12 noon - 4 p.m. Onsite Insights and Field Trips