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2020 NSCA National Conference

Advance alongside your strength and conditioning peers with the latest knowledge and research in the field at the 2020 NSCA Conference.

July 08 - 11, 2020 | Las Vegas, NV | 2.0 CEUs Category A

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

NSCA is monitoring the public health situation and will announce the decision to hold or cancel our National Conference by June 3rd. We have extended first tier pricing to help save you money in this time of uncertainty due to COVID-19.

Reasons to Attend

As a strength and conditioning professional, you owe it to your athletes, clients, team, and students to connect and grow with the best in the industry. This only happens in one place and one time: NSCA’s 2020 National Conference in Las Vegas. Grow your professional expertise by:

  • Learning about the latest strength and conditioning research and its hands-on application
  • Connecting one-on-one with top industry leaders from around the globe
  • Discovering new ways to bring the science of strength and conditioning to athletes, clients and students

This year, show up and harness the power of collaboration.

Conference Pricing

On-Site Registration Available

**We have extended first tier pricing to help save you money in this time of uncertainty due to COVID-19**

PDF Registration Form HERE


Before June 11
After June 11 & On-Site Registration
Non-Member Registration
Professional Member Registration
Registration + Professional Membership
Student Member Registration
Registration + Student Membership
(Thurs 0.7 CEUs
Fri 0.8 CEUs
Sat 0.6 CEUs)

Additional Purchases

(Limited availability)
Awards Banquet
Women's Luncheon
Diversity & Inclusion Luncheon

Keynote Presentations

Duncan French

Thursday, July 9 | 10:30 - 11:20 am

Duncan French, PhD, CSCS,*D

Vice President of Performance at the UFC Performance Institute

Concurrent Training – ‘Real World’ Applications from Combat Sports and MMA
  • Explore the scientific principles that underpin the physiological paradox of concurrent training, and understand how they can be manipulated to maximize training adaptations.
  • Review the applied 'nuts and bolts' of concurrent training in athletic settings, and evolve beyond the rudimentary discussion of strength vs endurance training.  
  • Discover training methods used by world-class MMA fighters and combat athletes that promote sport-specific optimization of physical and physiological characteristics concurrently.

Nick Winkelman

Friday, July 10 | 4:00 - 4:50 pm

Nick Winkelman, PhD, CSCS, NCSA-CPT

Head of Athletic Performance & Science for the Rugby Football Union

The Language of Coaching
  • Attendees will learn about the intersection between attention and learning
  • Attendees will learn about the impact of coaching language and cueing on motor skills learning
  • Attendees will learn about an evidence-based model for crafting cues that support movement performance and coordination


Caesars Palace

The 2020 NSCA National Conference will take place
at the Caesar's Palace in beautiful Las Vegas, NV! 

Rate: $149 + 13.38% tax per night
Resort Fees: $20 + tax per night

Reserve Your Room


The research abstracts are the largest portion of the scientific programs presented every year at the National Conference. Previously presented abstracts (and electronic posters) are available below through our partner, eventScribe. Using eventScribe, you can "bookmark" your favorite poster, attach notes to a poster, and create a personalized summary of the posters that interest you.


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Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests MUST be submitted in writing (mail, fax, email) and should state the reason for cancellation.



Full refund less $20 if postmarked by May 14

50% refund if postmarked May 15 - June 25

NO Refund after June 25, 2020

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