2018 National Conference Agenda

Saturday - Feb. 10, 2018 (pre-Conference)
Sunday - Feb. 11, 2018
Monday - Feb. 12, 2018
Tuesday - Feb. 13, 2018 
Wednesday - Feb. 14, 2018


This schedule can also be found in the Cvent registration portal by clicking here
 

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Undoing Racism 101 - Workshop A
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Undoing Racism 101 - Workshop B
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Pre-Conference Happy Hour - Sponsored by Cigna

 

 

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Special Meetings
(Invitation Only)

  • Corpsmember of the Year Orientation
  • EAP/OYSI Grantee Session
  • Public Lands Service Coalition
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Emerging Corps Training Session 
(Invitation Only)
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Plenary:

Environmental Stewardship Evaluation

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Opening Session

  • Conference Theme Video
  • Welcome and Mary Ellen's speech
  • Legacy Achievement Awardee Recognition
  • Project of the Year Awardee Recognition
  • Washington Insider
  • Keynote Speaker
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

NPS Regional Meetings

  • NPS Intermountain Region
  • NPS Northeast/National Capital Region
  • NPS Pacific West Region
  • NPS Southwest Region
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Legacy Awards Reception

 

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Plenary:

Moving Forward Initiative 

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Workshop Block 1

  • City - Corps Partnerships
  • #CorpsWork: Return on Investment
  • Innovations in Work-Based Learning
  • Ocean and Coastal Restoration
  • Speaking Authentically
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM Lunch
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Plenary:

Disaster Ready! Corps Engagement in Disaster Mitigation, Readiness, Response, & Recovery 

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM Break
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Workshop Block 2

  • Critical Mentoring
  • Single-Identity Crews
  • Commiting to Veterans
  • Major Gifts
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Break
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Plenary:

21st Century Conservation Service Corps
[For those only planning to attend this session and not other parts of the Conference, please register here]

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM An Evening at Ben's Chili Bowl
Off-Site
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Monday Night Reception

 

 

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:45 AM Annual Business Meeting
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Plenary:

The Trail Ahead on National Service

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Workshop Block 3

  • Corps & Community
  • Exploring Rural Opportunity
  • Optimizing Data
  • USFS: Boots on the Ground
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch/Small Group Discussions on Corpsmember Development
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Workshop Block 4

  • Food Justice
  • Grey to Green
  • Career Educational Success
  • NPS & Corps Partnership
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM Break
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Workshop/Meeting Block 5

  • Ocean Conservation Corps Pilot Program
  • Gulf Coast Alliance
  • NCCC & TCN: Win-Win Meeting
  • Story Mapping 101
  • Engaging Youth with Disabilities
  • Best Practices for Engaging Communities of Color
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Vocies for National and Community Service Reception & Awards Ceremony
Off-Site: Union Station

 

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Capital Hill Awards Breakfast
Off-Site
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Congressional Hill Visits
Off-Site, Capitol Hill