2020 Convention Schedule

Subject to change. Activities will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center unless otherwise noted.

Saturday, July 25

PRE-CONVENTION ACTIVITIES

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.                  AFT executive council

Sunday, July 26

ARRIVAL DAY AND PRE-CONVENTION ACTIVITIES

TBD                                   Community service event—details to follow

10 a.m. – noon                  Credentials and elections committee meeting

1 p.m. – 7 p.m.                  Convention registration and exhibits open

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.                  AFT Retirees conference

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.                  Sergeants-at-arms meeting

4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.       Orientation for new delegates
 

Monday, July 27

CONVENTION DAY 1

9:30 a.m.                           Opening session

Noon                                 Constitutional amendments committee

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.                  Divisional meetings

3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.       Convention committee meetings

Evening                             Reception for AFT delegates and guests (time and location TBD)

 

Tuesday, July 28

CONVENTION DAY 2

7:30 a.m.                           AFT Higher Education breakfast

7:30 a.m.                           AFT Public Employees breakfast

8 a.m.                                AFT Nurses and Health Professionals breakfast

8 a.m.                                AFT PSRP breakfast

9:30 a.m.                           General session

12:30 p.m.                         Human rights luncheon

2:30 p.m.                           General session

 

Wednesday, July 29

CONVENTION DAY 3

7 a.m.                                Early childhood breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.          Procedures for nominations and elections:

                                          Nominations of candidates for AFT president, secretary-treasurer,
                                          executive vice president, vice presidents and AFL-CIO convention delegates

10 a.m.                              General session

2 p.m.                                General session

4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.       Elections

 

Thursday, July 30

CONVENTION DAY 4

7:30 a.m.                           Women’s rights breakfast

9 a.m.                                General session

2 p.m.                                General session to adjournment