Together We Can Conference

EVENT DETAILS
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Varied Industries Conference Center
Use the south entrance of the Varied Industries Building
Iowa State Fairgrounds, 3000 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317
Check-in/registration:    8:15 – 9:00 am
Conference:  9:00 am – 4:15 pm

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EXHIBITORS
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Exhibitor package fees are $75 for non-profit organizations and $100 for for-profit organizations (fees increase after April 15). Exhibitors receive one complimentary registration, which includes a light breakfast, snacks, and box lunch (if needed, additional meals are available at $40 per person). The exhibitor package also includes:

  • 8-foot display table
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Recognition in pre-conference promotions
  • Listing in conference packets for attendees
  • Participation in the Exhibitor Raffle for attendees (guaranteed face-to-face connections with families and professionals from across Iowa!)

CHILDCARE
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Free, on-site childcare is available for parents attending the conference and is provided by the Easter Seals Child Development Center; space is available on a first come, first served basis. Registration and payment of a refundable $10 per child deposit required. Refunds will be given when you check-in at the conference; deposits are only given to those who attended or those who canceled their childcare registration prior to the April 29 deadline. 

EDUCATION & TRAINING CREDIT
Continuing education credits cost $10 per person, payable to ASK Resource Center upon check-in at the conference. Printed certificates will be available at the end of the day for attendees who pre-registered for credit. Credit recipients who did not pre-register will receive their certificate via email.

» Social Work:  Credit details TBD.
» LMFT & LMHC: Credit details TBD.
» Behavioral Health, Peer Support & Substance Abuse Professionals: Credit details TBD. This credit option is for CADC, tCADC, IADC, IAADC, CPS, CGTC, CCJP, CCDP, CCS, CTA, FPSS, MHPSS, PRS, and PSS, approved by the Iowa Board of Certification

AT-A-GLANCE AGENDA        
8:15 – 9:00 am                Registration & Check-in
9:00 – 9:15 am                Welcome remarks & Keynote introduction
9:15 – 10:15 am              Morning Keynote presented by LeDerick Horne
10:15 – 10:30 am            Break
10:30 – 11:30 am            10:30 am Breakout Sessions
11:30  am – 12:30 pm    Lunch catered by Hy-Vee
12:30 – 1:30 pm              12:30 pm Breakout Sessions
1:30 – 1:45 pm                Break

1:45 – 2:45 pm                1:45 pm Breakout Sessions
2:45 – 3:00 pm                Break

3:00 – 4:00 pm                Afternoon Keynote/Activity TBD
4:00 – 4:15 pm                Closing remarks, Exhibitor Raffle drawing & Childcare pickup

ACCOMMODATIONS
We will provide reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities or special health care needs. Submit an accommodation request to ashley@askresource.org; the deadline is Monday, April 29. Sign language interpretation will be provided by Life Interpreter, Inc.

2019 SPONSOR
If you are interested in participating as a sponsor for the 7th annual Together We Can Conference please contact Karen Thompson, karen@askresource.org or 515-243-1713 ext. 207.

2019 Together We Can is presented in partnership with
ASK Resource Center, Arc of Iowa, Iowa Department of Education, Iowa Statewide Independent Living Council & University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development