Northwest District Conference

September 26, 2019
Bigwood Event Center
Fergus Falls, MN 56537 (Map)

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Registration Fees
Early Bird (through 9/13)
Member: $85
Non-member: $125
Student: $25

After 9/13 or onsite:
Member: $110
Non-member: $150
Student: $25

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Exhibitor pricing:
Agency Member exhibitor: $100
Non-agency member exhibitor: $195



Below is a brief overview of the day's events.

8:00 - 8:30 AM 

Registration, Exhibits, and Continental Breakfast Open 

8:30 - 8:45 AM

Christina Zeise from MSSA

8:45 - 10:00 AM

Keynote presentation
Cultivating Courage Dave Cornell, Cultivate Courage

10:00 - 10:15 AM
Break / Visit the Exhibits

10:15 - 11:45 AM

Breakout Sessions

Autism Spectrum Disorder presented by Carolyn Giannone from Lakeland Mental Health Center
Aging and Family Communication presented by Laurie Dahley from Concordia College

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM          
Lunch / Awards / Membership Meeting 

12:45 - 2:15 PM

Breakout Sessions

Living With Brain Injury presented by Angela Bowles Edwards from the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
Approaching Life With Gratitude presented by Simeon E`do`som`wan

2:15 - 2:30 PM 

Break / Visit the Exhibits

2:30 - 4:30 PM

Breakout Sessions

Transgender Cultural Competency Training presented by Faye Seidler from Harbor Health Clinic
Self-Care: An Ethical Responsibility presented by Scott Graham


About the Keynote

Keynote speaker, Dave Cornell, is a motivational speaker, professional development coach, and published author. He is the founder of Cultivate Courage. Cornell is a native of Fergus Falls. 

Thank you to returning sponsor PrimeWest Health for their continued support of MSSA's NW District Conference!

Cancellation and Refund Policy

MSSA does not refund individual or agency member dues.
MSSA does not refund registration fees unless MSSA receives written notification of cancellation 3 weeks prior to the event. There is a $25 processing fee for all refunds.
In some circumstances, refunds may not be available. In these cases, the specific refund policy will be listed on the registration information. 
Event registration fees can be transferred to another person.