MSSA is continually monitoring federal and state COVID-19 guidelines related to our participants health and safety. We are currently exploring a variety of options for our 128th Annual Training Conference and Expo scheduled for March 17-19, 2021 including a hybrid of in-person and virtual training opportunities. MSSA will provide more information on the 2021 annual conference as it is planned, with more announcements coming soon.
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2021 Call for Presentations - Now Open!

Deadline: October 16, 2020

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Session Tracks

  • Adult Services
  • Behavioral Health
  • Child Well-Being
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Ethics (2 hours long)
  • Gender-based Violence
  • Health & Wellness
  • Macro
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Additional Topics  


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SHARE-Poster Session & Showcase
LEARN-Discounted Registration
NETWORK-Free Lunch & Membership
DISCOVER-Scholarship Opportunities
LAUNCH-Career Center Job Posts
ADVOCATE-Public Policy Internships

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Information coming November 2020

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Exhibitor & Sponsor Opportunities 

Information coming November 2020

2021 Call for Artists - Now Closed

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MSSA’s Annual Training Conference & Expo is the largest, most comprehensive, cost effective health and human service conference in the Midwest. Our 2020 conference brought together almost 3,200 health and human service professionals from all parts of Minnesota and the surrounding states. With 130+ educational sessions covering a broad spectrum of topics and featuring high quality, local and nationally recognized speakers, MSSA is able to bring you cutting edge topics on the focus areas important to those in the health and human services field. Our expo hall with over 200 tables provides a unique opportunity for organizations to share new technologies and resources and meet with conference attendees. Don't miss it!