re:con November 1-3 2017

Wednesday November 1

Wednesday’s re:con includes presentations in Ethics, Benefits Planning, Self-Advocacy and Soft-skills, Wellness, Transition and Leadership with subject matter experts in these fields.  SME’s include Paul Landry, Cathy McRae, Andrew Nay, Shani Feyen, Rene Craig, Angela Sickler, Scott Derthick and Justin Walworth.  There will also be an evening  re:connect networking event with exhibitors and attendees.

Thursday November 2

Thursday’s program will include an interactive breakfast with State VR, BOOM Awards, a networking brunch, sessions along the subject tracks of policy, transition, behavioral health , independent living, employment opportunities and leadership.  MRA will have their annual meeting. MARO will have have an event for their leadership development programs.  There will be ample opportunity to interact with exhibitors and there will be an exhibitor finale and prize drawings.

Friday November 3

Friday will open with a networking breakfast and an employer panel and apex Awards followed by sessions with SME’s from SSA, MRS, Disability Network, several Community Organizations as well as the private sector.


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2017 Schedule:

Wednesday November 1:


Session 1                                                         12:30-2:30
Session 2                                                           2:45-4:45
re:connect Networking with Exhibitors     5:00-7:00

Thursday November 2:

Continental Breakfast                                      7:00-8:00
Session – Breakfast with VR                           8:00-9:00
BOOM Awards                                                  9:15-10:00
Networking Brunch                                        10:00-11:15
Breakout Session:                                            11:30-12:30
Breakout Session:                                            12:45- 1:45
Exhibitor Finale                                                 1:45-2:45
Breakout Session:                                             2:45-3:45
Breakout Session:                                             4:00-5:00
MRA Meeting                                                    4:00-6:00
MARO Leadership Event                                5:00-7:00

Friday November 3:

Breakfast                                                            7:30-9:00
apex Awards                                                      8:00-8:30
Employer Panel                                                 8:30-9:00
Breakout Session:                                             9:15-10:15
Breakout Session:                                           10:30-11:30