Schedule

*Schedule subject to change.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm  Registration Desk Open 

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  Special Event – Meet & Greet


Friday, September 9, 2016

8:00 am – 9:00 am  Registration/Exhibitor Viewing - Complimentary Coffee Station in Exhibit Hall  

9:00 am – 10: 00 am  Featured Speaker – Raun Kaufman
Autism Revolution: Breakthrough Strategies for Parents | Presentation Slides

10:00 am – 10:15  Break

10:15 am – 11:15 am  Featured Speaker – Patrick Porter
How Light and Sound Heals Brain Connections | Presentation Slides

11:15 am – 12:00 pm  Exhibitor Viewing

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm  Lunch Break/Exhibitor Viewing

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm  Keynote Speaker – Ryan Blair
A Single Father’s Perspective on Raising a Child with Autism 

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm  Exhibitor Viewing

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm  Featured Speaker – Desiree Kameka
Explore How Local Communities Are Addressing the National Housing Crisis…and so can you! | Presentation Slides

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm  Break

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm  Featured Speaker – Jane El-Dahr
ABCs of Immunity and Inflammation in ASDs  | Presentation Slides

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm  Special Event – Attendee Networking Session

 

Saturday, September 10, 2016

8:00 am – 9:00 am  Registration/Exhibitor Viewing - Complimentary Coffee Station in Exhibit Hall

9:00 am – 10: 00 am  Featured Speaker – Chantal Sicile-Kira
A Full Life with Autism: How to Prepare for Real Life While Still In School  | Presentation Slides

10:00 am – 10:15 am  Break

10:15 am – 11:15 am  Featured Speaker – Manuel Casanova
Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and ASD | Presentation Slides

11:15 am – 12:00 pm  Exhibitor Viewing

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm  Lunch Break/Exhibitor Viewing

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm  Keynote Speaker – Christopher Ulmer
Engaging Neurodiverse Individuals: The Power of Acceptance and Positivity 

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm  Exhibitor Viewing

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm  Featured Speaker – Mary Romaniec
Why Collaboration Matters in an IEP Meeting | Presentation Slides

3:45 pm  - 4:00 pm Break

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm  Featured Speaker – Kimberly Sanders
Minimizing Physical Restraint and Seclusion Initiative: Safety You Can Count (On) | Presentation Slides

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm  Special Event – Creole Queen Dinner Cruise
Riverboat begins boarding at 6PM, sets sail at 7PM – Do not be late!

Sunday, September 11, 2016

8:30 am – 9:30 am  Registration/Exhibitor Viewing - Complimentary Sunday Morning Breakfast Buffet in Exhibit Hall

9:30 am – 10: 30 am  Featured Speaker – Kerry Magro
I Used to Be Bullied for Having Autism: Here’s When It Stopped | Presentation Slides

10:30 am – 11:15 am  Last Chance Exhibitor Viewing – Exhibit Hall Closes at Noon

11:15 am – 12:15 pm  Featured Speaker – Dan Rossignol
Ranking Treatments for Autism | Presentation Slides

12:15 pm – 12:30 pm Break

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm  Featured Speaker – Lindsey Biel
Sensory Smart Strategies for Real-Life Challenges | Presentation Slides

Conference concludes at 1:30 pm.