Schedule of Events

The following events are scheduled at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix.
Schedule is subject to change.

Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Sunday, September 13. For attendees that may be traveling east and against the clock, if you are unable to secure acceptable flight arrangements to be home for this holiday, please email [email protected] so we can supply you with a list of nearby synagogues and assist in finding a place of worship for you.

DAY 1 - Wednesday, September 9, 2015

3:00PM - 5:00PM
NFRW Executive Committee Meeting (closed)

DAY 2 - Thursday, September 10, 2015

10:00AM - 6:00PM
Convention Registration / Information Desk Open
Straw Poll Voting Opens
1:00PM - 2:30PM
State Presidents Meeting (closed)
2:30PM - 4:30PM
Pre-Convention Board of Directors Meeting
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Regents Event (Regents and their spouses and children only)

DAY 3 - Friday, September 11, 2015

7:30AM - 6:30PM
Convention Registration / Information Desk Open
8:00AM - 3:15PM
Campaign Management Seminar (optional, additional fee)
Christine JonesFormer Executive Vice President, GoDaddy.comHolly RobichaudPolitical Consultant, Analyst & Instructor
8:00AM - 3:15PM
Leadership Training Seminar (optional, additional fee)
Nancy BocskorAuthor, Professor, Trainer & ConsultantChristine JonesFormer Executive Vice President,
1:15PM - 3:00PM
New State Presidents Training (closed)
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Achievement Awards Reception (invitation only)
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Convention Kickoff
Carly FiorinaRepublican candidate, U.S. President
Opening Night Welcome Dinner
Doug DuceyGovernor, ArizonaRobert GrahamChairman, Arizona Republican Party

DAY 4 - Saturday, September 12, 2015

7:30AM - 5:00PM
Convention Registration / Information Desk Open
8:30AM - 12:00PM
Convention General Session I
Kellyanne ConwayPresident and CEO, the polling companySharon DayCo-Chairman, Republican National CommitteeMary Ann HanusaState Representative, IowaMichele ReaganSecretary of State, Arizona
12:30PM - 2:30PM
Saturday Luncheon
Jeff FlakeU.S. Senator, ArizonaJanet HuckabeeFormer First Lady, Arkansas
2:45PM - 3:45PM
Lisa JamesPartner, Gordon C. James Public Relations
4:00PM - 5:15PM
Convention General Session II
Ted CruzRepublican candidate, U.S. PresidentKay GrangerCongresswoman, Texas, 12th DistrictCindy McCainCo-chair, Arizona Governor's Council on Human Trafficking, McCain Institute’s Human Trafficking Advisory CouncilChris SmithCongressman, New Jersey, 4th District
5:15PM - 6:15PM
Networking Reception
Straw Poll Voting Closes
Hospitality Suites

DAY 5 - Sunday, September 13, 2015

6:30AM - 2:00PM
Information Desk Open
7:00AM - 8:30AM
Polls Open – Election of National Officers
7:30AM - 8:30AM
Prayer Breakfast (optional, additional fee)
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Convention General Session
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Networking Luncheon
1:15PM - 3:45PM
Post-Convention Board of Directors Meeting
4:00PM - 5:00PM
Post-Convention Executive Committee Meeting (closed)