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2015 Conference Schedule will be posted early 2015. Below is the 2014 Conference
Schedule at a Glance


 

Wednesday (past)

  • 8:00 a.m. — Registration for Pre-Conference Sessions
  • 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. — Pre-Conference Sessions:
    • Denise Goodman, Darla Henry, and Pat O’Brien present
      “Permanency for Older Children and Youth: Critical Work Before, During, and After Placement”
    • James Henry, Ken Huey, and Regina Kupecky present
      “Creating Trauma-Competent Homes to Nurture Permanency and Attachment”
    • Ellen Kahn and Eric Charles Gallo present “Improving Services and Outcomes for LGBTQ Youth in Care”
  • 3:00–5:00 p.m. — Exhibitor Check In
  • 4:00–6:00 p.m. — Early Check In for Pre-Registered Attendees

Thursday (past)

  • 7:30 a.m. — Registration Opens
  • 8:00 a.m. — Conference for Youth, Children's Program, and Exhibit Hall Open
  • 8:30–10:00 a.m. — General Session — 
    Sue Badeau: “Beyond Spare Tires, GPS, and Jumper Cables: Gathering and Using the Tools You Really Need for Your Adoption Road Trip”
  • 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. — Workshop Period 1
  • 12:30–2:00 p.m. — Lunch on Your Own
  • 2:00–3:30 p.m. — Workshop Period 2
  • 4:00–5:30 p.m. — Workshop Period 3
  • 5:45 p.m. — Conference for Youth, Children's Program, and Exhibit Hall Close
  • 5:45–7:00 p.m. — Reception
  • 7:00–9:30 p.m. — Meetings for Special Interest Groups

Friday (past)

  • 7:30 a.m. — Registration Opens
  • 8:00 a.m. — Conference for Youth, Children's Program, and Exhibit Hall Open
  • 8:30–10:00 a.m. General Session —
    Youth Panel: "Permanency Matters: A Family for Growing Up and Growing Old"
  • 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. — Workshop Period 4
  • 12:30–2:00 p.m. — Lunch on Your Own
  • 2:00–3:30 p.m. — Workshop Period 5
  • 4:00–5:30 p.m. — Workshop Period 6
  • 5:45 p.m. — Conference for Youth, Children's Program, and Exhibit Hall Close
  • 5:45–9:00 p.m. — Meetings for Special Interest Groups

Saturday

  • 8:30 a.m. — Registration Opens
  • 8:30 a.m. — Children's Program and Exhibit Hall Open
  • 9:00–10:30 a.m. — Workshop Period 7
  • 10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. — Workshop Period 8
  • 12:30 p.m. — Exhibit Hall Closes
  • 12:30–2:30 p.m. Awards Luncheon and Closing Session —
    Maris Blechner: “Perspective Is Everything: It’s Time for Some Good News!”"
  • 3:00 p.m. — Children's Program Closes
 

North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)
970 Raymond Avenue, Suite 106
St. Paul, MN 55114
phone: 651-644-3036
fax: 651-644-9848
e-mail: info@nacac.org
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