National Conference Schedule
Note: Times and events are subject to change.
  1. JULY 7-10, 2021
  2. WEDNESDAY, JULY 7
  3. Thursday, JULY 8
  4. Friday, July 9
  5. Saturday, July 10
9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Edutours (Cleveland-area locations)
7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Registration
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. NACUFS Café
4:45 - 6 p.m. First-Time Conference Attendee VIP Reception
6:30 - 7 p.m. Theodore W. Minah Presentation and Celebration
7:00 - 9:30 p.m. Opening Reception and dinner
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Regional Breakfasts
8:45 - 10:15 a.m. General Session
10:15 - 10:45 a.m. Refreshment break
10:45 - 11:35 a.m. Super Sessions
11:45 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. Super Sessions
12:55 - 4:55 p.m. Showcase
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Culinary Challenge
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Industry Appreciation Reception
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Awards Breakfast
8:45 - 10:00 a.m. General Session: Michael Ruhlman
10:15 - 1:15 p.m. Showcase
1:40 - 3:45 p.m. Super Sessions
3:45 - 4:15 p.m. Refreshment break
4:15 - 5:00 p.m. Learning Sessions
5:15 - 6:30 p.m. General Membership Assembly
9:00 - 11:00 p.m. NACUFS After Hours Networking
7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:15 - 10:20 a.m. Super Sessions
10:20 - 10:45 a.m. Refreshment break
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Learning Sessions
12:10 - 1:00 p.m. Learning Sessions
1:15 - 2:30 p.m. Awards Luncheon
7:00 - 9:30 p.m. Closing Celebration Part I: Great Lakes Science Center
9:30 - 11:00 p.m. Closing Celebration Part II: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
 
 
Learning Sessions
 

The Learning Sessions for the NACUFS 2021 National Conference will focus on delivering content in one of the following domains, aligned with the NACUFS Collegiate Dining Body of Knowledge™ .

 
 
Learning Domains
 

Business Administration Domain

Sessions in this domain focus on planning, systems, and business functions required to operate, enhance, and fund a campus-valued dining program

Talent Management Domain

Sessions in this domain focus on recruitment and selection, development, and engagement of personnel (including student employees) in order to operate a successful collegiate dining operation.

Guest Experience Domain

Sessions in this domain focus on providing an exceptional collegiate dining guest experience.

Campus & Community Engagement Domain

Sessions in this domain focus on collaborative alignment with campus culture, mission, and strategies (including student engagement) as well as developing successful brand recognition through effective marketing.

Professional Intelligence Domain

Sessions in this domain focus on driving an ethical, organized environment that promotes high standards of integrity and inclusivity, effectively modeling responsible stewardship of campus resources, and leading and promoting organization initiatives and change.