Annual Training Conference and Expo

MSSA's 128th Annual Training Conference and Expo, March 17-19, 2021, will be an all-virtual conference. This decision was made with the health and safety of our participants and the clients they serve as our foremost priority. Our decision was informed by the current status of the pandemic and federal and state COVID-19 guidelines related to events.

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Session Tracks

Offering 60+ sessions for 18 live CE hours.

  • 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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Sponsor Opportunities 
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2021 Speaker Information

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Deadline Extended - Student Proposals due February 5

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MSSA’s Annual Training Conference and 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 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 sponsors provide a unique opportunity for organizations to share new programs and resources and learn with conference participants. Don't miss it!