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Full Schedule

Full Schedule

  • Sunday, September 26, 2021
  • 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
    The Arc's Board of Directors Meeting (Invitation Only)
  • 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Board Leadership Training Institute
  • 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM EDT
    Professional Development Seminar Kickoff Session
  • Monday, September 27, 2021
  • 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM EDT
    Opening General Session: A Disability Revolution, and featuring Catalyst Awards
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Building Collaborative Health Teams
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Emerging From COVID-19: Panel on Using Data to Transform Whole Person Services and Supports
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    Grant Writing 101: The Basics & Beyond*
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
    The HCBS Access Act: Advocacy 70 Years in the Making
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM EDT
    Preparing First Responders for Behavioral Crisis
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM EDT
    Strategic Response and Lessons Learned from COVID-19 for Future Crises*
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM EDT
    The Benefits of Automatic Enrollment and Auto-Escalation
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM EDT
    The Impact of IPSE
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
    NCE Awards Ceremony
  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    Access, Equity, & Inclusion: Sharing What Works
  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    Best Practices for Day Programs in Developing Successful Volunteer Opportunities*
  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    Partnering with Department of Education to Improve Outcomes for Students*
  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    The Arc of Colorado and the arc Thrift Stores
  • 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM EDT
    Autism: 4 Things Society Doesn’t Talk About (But I Will) - CANCELLED
  • 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM EDT
    Direct Support Workforce and COVID-19 National Report
  • 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM EDT
    Person Centered Practices in a Post-Covid World
  • 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM EDT
    Resiliency in The Remote Realm*
  • 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Building an Inclusive Arts Center
  • 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Fixing SSI: Repairing and Updating Our Safety Net
  • 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Leveraging Peer Support to Create Employment and Community Inclusion Opportunities*
  • 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    The Future is Hybrid – Next Evolution of Event Fundraising
  • 1:45 PM – 3:15 PM EDT
    The Arc's Annual Business Meeting & Policy and Position Statement Update
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM EDT
    Advocacy Power Hour
  • Wednesday, September 29, 2021
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
    Building Inclusive and Equitable Makerspaces: Making the Case for Accessibility
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
    Health Advocacy Services
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
    Self Advocates Practicing Leadership During A Pandemic - Kansas Style
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
    Systems Change Advocacy*
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
    Closing General Session: Federal Public Policy Update: What is Happening in Congress?*