The 2018 National Convention will begin on Friday, March 30 with additional social events on Thursday, March 29 for attendees who arrive early. All speakers and events will be held in the Century Ballroom of the Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel unless otherwise noted.

A more detailed schedule, including speaker times and topics, will be posted in the coming months.

Thursday, March 29

  • 3:00pm – Registration Opens
  • 7:30pm – Pub Quiz (Separately ticketed event, $10)
  • 8:30pm – Cards Against Humanity and Game Night (Separately ticketed event, $20)

Anyone who has arrived Thursday is welcome to join us for the 8:30pm game night. The custom American Atheists Cards Against Humanity set will only be available to those who purchase a ticket. All proceeds from the Cards Against Humanity card sales will be donated to a local charity.

Friday, March 30

  • 8:00am – Registration Opens
  • 10:00am – Opening Remarks and Welcome
  • 10:30am – Plenary Sessions
  • 12:00pm – Lunch Break (boxed lunches available)
  • 12:00pm – Members Meeting and Working Lunch
  • 1:30pm to 6:00pm – Plenary Sessions
  • 6:30pm – Friday Dinner (separately ticketed event, $60)
  • 9:00pm – Comedy Show (separately ticketed event, $25)

Saturday, March 31

  • 9:00am – Panel Discussion
  • 10:00am to 12:00pm – Plenary Sessions
  • 12:00pm – Lunch Break (boxed lunches available)
  • 12:00pm – Local Activism Working Lunch
  • 1:30pm to 6:00pm – Plenary Sessions
  • 6:30pm – Saturday Dinner (separately ticketed event, $60)
  • 8:00pm – Costume party, featuring DJ, dancing, and a cash bar (open to all attendees)

Sunday, April 1

  • 9:00am – Panel Discussion
  • 10:00am to 1:00pm – Plenary Sessions
  • 1:00pm – Volunteer Service Project and Lunch
  • 3:00pm – Thank You Event for Project Volunteers

Note: The closing “Thank You” event will be open to anyone who donates to or volunteers at our volunteer service project. The closing party will feature musical performances, speakers, light refreshments, and a cash bar.