Northwest District Fall Conference

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Bigwood Event Center
925 Western Ave.
Fergus Falls, MN

AGENDA

8:00 - 8:30 AM -- Registration/Continental Breakfast/Visit the Exhibits!

8:30 - 8:45 AM -- Welcome & MSSA Update
Christina Zeise, MPP, MSW, Executive Director, MSSA

8:45 - 10:15 AM -- Keynote Speaker 

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10:15 - 10:30 AM -- Visit the Exhibits!

10:30 - 12:00 PM -- Breakout Sessions
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12:00 - 12:45 PM -- Luncheon/Membership Meeting/Visit the Exhibits

12:45 - 2:15 PM -- Breakout Sessions
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2:15 - 2:30 PM -- Break

2:30 - 4:00 PM -- Breakout Sessions
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4:00 PM -- Adjourn

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. No-shows will be billed. There is a $25 processing fee for all refunds.

Event registration fees can be transferred to another person.

In some circumstances, refunds may not be available, in these cases the specific refund policy will be listed on the registration information. 

Region 4 Board of Directors

  • Kendra Lund, Chair (Alzheimer's Association)  
  • Stephanie Olson (Otter Tail County Human Services)
  • Krista Fix (Otter Tail County Human Services)
  • Amanda Fahlstrom (Lutheran Social Services of MN)
  • Laurie Dahley (Concordia College)
  • Rhonda Antrim (Traverse County Human Services)
  • Becky Boyd (MN DHS)

Region 4 Agency Members

CompanyCity
Becker County Social ServicesDetroit Lakes
Clay County Social ServicesMoorhead
Stevens County Human ServicesMorris
Traverse County Social ServicesWheaton
Prairie St. John'sFargo
Region 4 South Adult Mental HealthAlexandria
MN State University - MoorheadMoorhead
MN Financial Workers & Case Aide AssocGlenwood
Concordia CollegeMoorhead
Blue Sky Inc.Detroit Lakes

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Fall Conference REGISTRATION OPENS IN JULY!

2018 Registration Fees
Early Bird Rate (by 8/30/18)

Member $85
Nonmember $125
Student $25

After 8/30/18
Member $110
Nonmember $150
Student $25

Exhibitor Information
Exhibitor Registration coming soon.
(includes one registration/lunch + one tabletop exhibit space) $195

Set up: 7-8 p.m. Sept. 19 and 7-8 a.m. Sept. 20.  
Tear down: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sept. 20. 

Exhibit at the conference!
MSSA offers a unique opportunity for your organization to connect with health and human service professionals - including social workers, child and adult protection, mental health professionals, case managers, county and DHS staff and others. This conference will attract 100 decision makers as well as direct service staff from public and private agencies in the greater northern Minnesota area. 

Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Please contact Lisa Johnson at ljohnson@mnssa.org or 651.789.4331 to discuss options.

Up to 6.25 Continuing Education Hours possible. 
MN Board of Social Work Provider # CEP-9
 

Hotel Reservations
Bigwood Event Center is connected to Country Inn & Suites by Carlson. Make a guest room reservation by calling (218) 739-2211 or (800) 830-5222.
Check in: 3 p.m.
Check out: Noon