MORE 2017 CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

MORE CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

NEW THIS YEAR

1/2 Hour Mini- Sessions: Movement, Music, Meditation, and Speak Outs on Thursday during registration before the evening banquet.

Regional Breakfasts on Friday morning- Have breakfast with your region, get connected, and make plans for the upcoming year

Earlier ending time on Saturday morning

ENTERTAINMENT

Thursday – DJ & Dancing

Friday – Come Dressed to go to the…

Tropical Theme Dance Party!!

SATURDAY MORNING EVENTS

Group Breakfast & Conference Recap

We will have breakfast altogether with a program that includes speakers, music, and handing out the Golden Key to a Marriott staff person who has gone above and beyond. We will rally together, energized with a message to carry back home with us.

WORKSHOPS & FOCUS GROUPS

We will have a wide variety of workshops and focus groups that will provide us with great opportunities for learning and networking.

  • Commissioner’s Forum
  • Songs of Self-Advocacy
  • Living a Good Life, Having Choices and Self Determination
  • Mind, Body and Soul
  • Empowerment- Claiming Your Story and Your Life
  • Supported Decision Making
  • OPWDD Transformation: MSC to Care Coordination
  • Justice Center – Bullying and Abuse Prevention
  • Partners in Policymaking- Leadership Opportunities
  • Over the Rainbow: LGBT/IDD
  • Empowerment and Independence with new Technologies
  • Medicaid and SSI Advocacy
  • Empowerment Through Arts
  • Hollywood and Self Advocacy
  • Relationships and Sexuality
  • Rights

We have lots more activities planned. Watch our SANYS web site for updates.