Virtual 2021 Convention Schedule

NEC 2021 Virtual Convention Schedule
April 23-25, 2021

April 16 2021

April 16th we will hold an informational session for attendees who want to understand the virtual event as well as avoid technical challenges.

“In Preparation” via Google Meet Invite
6-7PM

- Explanation/intro
- Schedule review
- Vendor/sponsor
- Photo contest explanation/review
- Auction Explanation/Schedule/Pickup Explanation

 

Friday April 23

7:00-7:35  Kickoff, Speaker introductions, Sponsor introductions, Schedule
overview, Auction Explanation, Vendor Explanation
7:35-8:05  Cobalt Aquatics – Sponsor Spotlight - Giveaway
8:05-9:05   Les Kaufman - 
What Lake Victoria fishes are teaching us about evolution, biodiversity conservation, human well being, and the aquarium hobby: a field update
9:05-9:15    Vendor - Giveaway
9:15-10:15  Ad Konings – “Ask Ad” with Sal Silvestri and Don Danko
10:15-11:30 VIP Social hour (using Google Meet)
Photo Contest review

 

Saturday April 24

6:00-7:00  Introduction, Banquet, President’s Message, Awards – Support
your local Pizzeria!
7:00-7:30  San Francisco Bay Brand – Sponsor Spotlight - Giveaway
7:30-7:35 Auction Reminder and Break
7:35-7:45 Vendor - Giveaway
7:45-8:45  Anthony Mazeroll - 
Fishes of Cambodia; A Hidden Fauna
8:45-8:55  Vendor - Giveaway
8:55-10:30  VIP Social hour (using Google Meet)

 

Sunday April 25

1:00-1:10  Auction highlight
1:10-1:40  Zoo Med - Sponsor Spotlight - Giveaway
1:40-2:40  Tom Barr – 
Aquatic Plant Horticulture Methods, are they really all the same?
2:40-2:50  Vendor - Giveaway
2:50-3:50  Luiz Tencatt – 
Exploring Central Brazil: My Fishy Adventures in the Upper Paraguay River Basin
3:50-4:00  Vendor - Giveaway
4:00   Ending and Auction update

 

AUCTION info:

https://auction.fish/?nec-virtual-convention-auction
Auction opens Friday 4/16 6PM
Auction lot submission closes Tuesday 4/27 10PM
Auction closes Thursday 4/29 9PM
Auction lot exchange Saturday 5/1, multiple locations