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AS2024 Event Agenda

Below is the agenda for AS2024 (still in progress). In early March, you can also download the AS2024 app! More information will be posted as soon as it is available. 


Wednesday, April 3

4:00-6:00 PM
Headquarters and Registration
Event HQ sponsored by
Zermatt Ballroom | Grand Hyatt Vail 
 
Sign in and pick up your event credentials upon your arrival. Headquarters is your place to get helpful information throughout the event. Registered adults must pick up their own registration materials and sign a liability release. We are unable to release credentials to a second party.
 
 

Thursday, April 4

8:00 AM-8:00 PM
EVENT HQ
Event HQ sponsored by
Zermatt Ballroom | Grand Hyatt Vail 

Sign in and pick up your event credentials upon your arrival. Headquarters is your place to get helpful information throughout the event. Registered adults must pick up their own registrations materials and sign a liability release. We are unable to release credentials to a second party.

 
4:45-6:15 PM
EDUCATION PANEL
Sponsored by CSG
Gore Ballroom | Grand Hyatt Vail
Industry members only.
 
AS204 Panel: Black Diamond AI Strategies: Navigating Industry and Workforce Transformation in the AI Era
Strap in for an exhilarating AI panel, where we'll navigate the steep slopes and sharp turns of Artificial Intelligence. We will explore the impact AI has on our industries, and unpack the challenges and opportunities it presents, both for customer-facing and internal processes. The future of work will be considered, too, addressing how organizations are preparing employees for an AI-driven world. Our AI-enhanced future has the potential to reshape how we work, live and play.
 
Panel Members:
Babak Hodjat, CTO AI, Cognizant
Ross McWalter, Head of Telecom Applications, AWS
Jan Neumann, Vice President of Machine Learning, Comcast
Marjorie Sedillo, Vice President of Data Science, Charter
 
Moderator:
Justin Tormey, Director of Slalom Strategy, Slalom
 
6:30-8:00 PM
RACE CENTRAL
Cascade Ballroom | Grand Hyatt Vail
 
Planning to participate in the race? Stop by during the Opening-Night Reception to get information, athlete pairings and everything else you need for the big race.
 
6:30-8:00 PM
OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION
Hosted by Gold Sponsors
Cascade Ballroom | Grand Hyatt Vail
 
The Opening Night Reception features networking and reconnecting with your industry peers. Sponsors get to mee the athlete paired with your company. Enjoy beverages and food to complete the evening.
 
 

Friday, April 5

8:00 AM-7:00 PM
EVENT HQ
Event HQ sponsored by
Zermatt Ballroom | Grand Hyatt Vail 
 
Sign in and pick up your event credentials upon your arrival. Headquarters is your place to get helpful information throughout the event. Registered adults must pick up their own registration materials and sign a liability release. We are unable to release credentials to a second party.
 
7:30-9:00 AM
BREAKFAST BUFFET
Hosted by Gold Sponsors
Gessner Restaurant | Grand Hyatt Vail 
 
Don't hit the slopes on an empty stomach! Stop by for a coffee or hot chocolate and a delicious assortment of breakfast favorites.
 
7:30-9:00 AM
BRAIN TRUST BREAKFAST
Sponsored by
Gore Ballroom Foyer - Check In | Grand Hyatt Vail
Industry members only.
 
When Adaptive Spirit added this great networking event, it was an instant hit due to its unique premise. Not a panel, not a large venue, but an intimate environment where everyone can connect to the breakfast host. We bring in top decision-makers, technology suppliers and innovators.
 
Room Hosts:
Colleen Langner, Executive Vice President and COO, Cox Communications
Mark Aldrich, CEO, ThinkAnalytics
 
10:30 AM-12:00 PM
RACE CLINIC
Golden Peak Race Arena | Vail Mountain
 
If you are participating in Race Day, then who better to learn from than the pros? Join the U.S. Para Ski & Snowboard Team athletes for a practice run. The team will help you improve your skills for a faster race time.
 
10:30 AM-12:00 PM
YOUTH RACE
Sponsored by
Bottom of Gopher Hill (Golden Peak) | Vail Mountain
 
Kids 15 and younger are eligible to race along with their peers and the U.S. Para Ski & Snowboard Team athletes. Team USA athletes are available for pointers and encouragement. Kids are guaranteed to have fun on this youth racecourse!
 
11:30 AM-2:00 PM
LUNCH
Sponsored by Brooksource
Look-Ma Level at Mid-Vail | Vail Mountain
(Non-skier Access Via Gondola One - Vail Village)
 
4:30-6:30 PM
THE CABLE CENTER'S 2nd ANNUAL INDUSTRY ICON MIXER
Presented by
Gore Ballroom | Grand Hyatt Vail 
 
Join us in honoring the legends of the media and telecommunications industry as we recognize this year's honoree, Nomi Bergman. A short presentation will be followed by networking, music, food and beverages.
 
Honoree: Nomi Bergman, President Investment Partnership, Advance
Interviewer: Yvette Kanouff, Partner JC2 Ventures
 
6:00-10:00 PM
KIDS' FILM FEST
Sponsored by
Cascade Ballroom | Grand Hyatt Vail 
 
Kids enjoy Friday night at the movies while their parents are building industry relationships over dinner. This event is for children ages 5 and above. Parents must pre-register and complete a liability-release form.
 
There will be two screening rooms for different age groups: ages 8 and under and 9 and up.
 
6:00-8:00 PM
TEEN LOUNGE
Sponsored by
Top Golf  | Grand Hyatt Vail 
 
Youth (ages 13 to 17): Meet at 6pm and get ready for a no-parents golf outing. Join the gang for some tasty food and a few birdies. Make sure your parents complete a liability release form and pre-register. 
 

Saturday, April 6

8:00-10:00 AM
EVENT HQ
Great Room | Golden Peak Base | Vail Mountain
 
Didn't make it to Event HQ at the Grand Hyatt? You can pick up your event credentials here before the race. Registered adults must pick up their own registrations materials and sign a liability release. We are unable to release credentials to a second party.
 
10:00 AM-1:00 PM
RACE DAY
Hosted by Platinum Sponsors
Golden Peak Race Arena | Vail Mountain 
 
Participating racers and the U.S. Para Ski & Snowboard Team will compete side-by-side as they race down the course.
 
11:00 AM until beverage maximum reached
RACE DAY STARTER (Bloody Marys & Mimosas) 
Sponsored by
Larkspur - Golden Peak Base | Vail Mountain 
 
This very popular activity doesn’t last long. Race Day Starter will serve free Bloody Marys and Mimosas until we hit the maximum. You can always order and pay for one after we run out of the free ones!
 
11:30 AM-2:00 PM
LUNCH
Hosted by Silver Sponsors
Larkspur - Golden Peak Base | Vail Mountain
 
4:30-7:00 PM
SILENT AUCTION
Sponsored by Comcast
Cascade Ballroom | Grand Hyatt Vail
 
View hundreds of items and place your bids. All proceeds from the Silent Auction go toward race and training expenses for individual athletes. Proceeds from the auction are charitable donations to the Adaptive Spirit Athlete Partnership (ASAP) through No Excuses Unlimited. We can't do it without you! We will also have special areas for ASAP where you can purchase meet the athletes.
 
9:30-10:30 PM
SILENT AUCTION CHECKOUT
Cascade Ballroom | Grand Hyatt Vail
 
The main silent auction checkout is Saturday evening. Please pick up your items immediately following the Podium Bash Show.
We will host a last chance checkout on Sunday morning from 8:30-9:30 AM in the Cascade Ballroom.
 
6:00-10:00 PM
KIDS' PARTY
Sponsored by
Gore Ballroom | Grand Hyatt Vail
 
The Saturday Kids' Party has something for kids ages 5 to 12, including games, face painting and other fun activities. Food and beverages are served. This event is for children ages 5 and above. Parents must complete registration and liability-release forms.
 
7:00 PM-PODIUM BASH DINNER STATIONS OPEN
6:30 PM-1:00 AM
PODIUM BASH
Alpine Hall | Grand Hyatt Vail
 
Saturday night festivities are located in the Grand Hyatt Alpine Hall. The evening begins with a very special program featuring the athletes of the U.S. Para Ski & Snowboard Team. We’ll have plenty of food and beverages before and after the program. But it doesn’t stop there! Stick around, hang out, network or dance the night away.
 
8:00-9:00 PM
THE SHOW
Hosted by Platinum Sponsors
Alpine Hall | Grand Hyatt Vail
 
An evening of thanks, recognition, dedication, and loyalty focused on the athletes. Credentialed adults and youths ages 13 and older are welcome to attend.
 
9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
AFTER-HOURS PARTY
Sponsored by
Alpine Hall | Grand Hyatt Vail
 
Finish the weekend strong! This year, we'll have a DJ for your dancing pleasure. Enjoy one more grown-up hour before you pick the kids up from the party. The music, food and beverages will continue throughout the evening.
 
 

Sunday, April 7

8:00-10:00 AM
FAREWELL BREAKFAST
Hosted by Bronze Sponsors
Zermatt Ballroom | Grand Hyatt Vail
 
Time to say goodbye. Continental breakfast will be served. Meet with your industry associates one last time before heading down the mountain.
 
8:30-9:30 AM
LAST CHANCE SILENT AUCTION CHECKOUT
Cascade Ballroom | Grand Hyatt Vail



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