AGENDA

All Day

Arrivals

10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Registration Opens

Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

1:00 – 4:00 PM

National Resource Provider Pre-Summit Convening (by invitation only)

Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

1:00 – 4:00 PM

Pre-Summit Ecosystem Building Unconference (optional and open to all ESHIP Summit participants)

Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

3:30 – 4:15 PM

1st Time Attendee Orientation

Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

5:00 – 7:00 PM

ESHIP Summit Kick-Off

Union Station, 30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108

7:00 – 9:00 PM

Ecosystem Builder Welcome Celebration

Union Station, 30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108

7:30 – 9:00 AM

Breakfast

Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

8:00 – 9:00 AM

Ecosystem Building Science Fair

Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Opening Plenary + Mass Collaboration

Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch

Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

1:00 – 3:30 PM

National Resource Provider Showcase

Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

Please refer to the NRP section of the app to discover what sessions are available

3:30 – 5:00 PM

Afternoon Plenary + Creative Collaboration

Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

Evening 

Dinner and evening explore Kansas City (on own)

Check out your profile section of the app for ways to connect with other participants based on interests!

7:30 – 9:00 AM

Breakfast

Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

8:00 – 9:00 AM

National Resource Provider Office Hours

Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

Sign up for a time slot throughout the week in the Collaboration Cafe

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Morning Plenary + ESHIP Goal Roundtables

Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch

Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Summit Closing + Commitments

Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

2:00 – 4:00 PM

(Post-Summit) National Resource Provider Office Hours

Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

Sign up for a time slot throughout the week in the Collaboration Cafe

First Time Attendee?

Is this your first year at the ESHIP Summit? We encourage you to join us prior to the Summit to learn more about our progress over the last two years and prepare yourself to jump right in!

We have created two opportunities for new attendees to get caught up – a pre-conference webinar on Thursday, May 16 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CST and an in-person session on Tuesday, May 21 from 3:30 – 4:15 p.m.

We encourage you to attend both if you’re available!

Numerous national resource providers for ecosystem builders have participated in past ESHIP Summits, including:

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