Conference at a Glance

Wednesday June 5

 
   
8:00 – 9:00 am Registration/Continental Breakfast/View Exhibits
   
9:00 AM Welcome
   
9:15 am – 10:30 am

Opening Keynote Address 

Rachel Berger, MD, MPH

Chief of the Division of Child Advocacy

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

   
10:30 am – 10:45 am Coffee Break/View Exhibits
   
10:45 am – 12:15 pm Workshop Session A
   
12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch on your own
   
1:45 pm – 3:15 pm Plenary Panel I: Implementing the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2018
   
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Break/View Exhibits
   
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Workshop Session B
   
   

Thursday June 6

 
   
8:00 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast/View Exhibits
   
8:30 am – 9:45 am Plenary Panel II: Legal Issues and Developments in Child Protective Services
   
9:45 am – 10:00 am Coffee Break/View Exhibits
   
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Field Center Keynote Address 

Prudence Beidler Carr, Esq

Director

American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law

   
11:00 – 12:30 pm Workshop Session C
   
12:30pm – 1:30 pm Optional Brown Bag Lunch with the Experts 
   
1:45 pm – 3:15 pm Workshop Session D
   
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Break/View Exhibits
   
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Plenary Panel III: Predictive Analytics in Child Protective Services
   
Evening Special Event: Mural Arts Tour
   
   

Friday June 7

 
   
8:00 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast/View Exhibits
   
8:30 am – 10:00 am Workshop Session E
   
10:00 am – 10:15 am Coffee Break/View Exhibits
   
10:15 am – 11:30 am Plenary Panel IV: Navigating the Pitfalls of the Transition to Adulthood for Vulnerable Youth
   
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Workshop Session F 
   
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Networking Luncheon
 

Richard Gelles Closing Keynote Address 

Carol Wilson Spigner, MSW, DSW

Former Associate Commissioner of the Children’s Bureau