Conference Schedule of Events:


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To learn more about conference sessions please download the 2019 Conference Program Guide in PDF format.

Day 1 – Monday, February 25, 2019

Breakfast on your own

8:00am – 10:00am:  Check-in and Registration

9:00am – 10:15am:  General Session 1 – Salon 9/10

  • Welcome: Florida SILC Chair, Nicole Attong
  • Conference Overview, Announcements, Remarks: Brooke Wilson, SILC Congress Chair
  • Administration on Community Living/IL Administration: Overview of the SPIL Amendment Process and Updates on the New SPIL Instrument – Julie Hocker, Bob Williams, Dr. Corinna Stiles, Regina Blye

10:15am – 10:30am:  Break

10:30am – 12:00pm:  General Session 2 – Salon 9/10

  • Administration on Community Living/IL Administration: Ask ACL/ILA: Question and Answer Session – Julie Hocker, Bob Williams, Dr. Corinna Stiles, Regina Blye

12:00pm – 1:00pm:  Lunch – Signature 2

1:15pm – 2:30pm:  Workshop 1

  1. SILC 101: Part 1 – Salon 9, Paula McElwee
    SILC 101: Part 1 (txt)   Satisfaction Survey (txt)
  2. Conflict of Interest: What Issues has Your SILC Encountered? – Salon 10, Ann McDaniel, Brad Williams
    Conflict of Interest (COI): What Issues Has Your SILC Encountered? (ppt)

2:30pm – 2:45pm:  Break

2:45pm – 4:00pm:  Workshop 2

  1. SILC 101: Part 2 – Salon 9, Paula McElwee
    SILC 101: Part 2 (txt)   Satisfaction Survey (txt)
  2. Address Your SILC’s Needs with Innovative Programs – Salon 10, Brad Williams, Amy Wink, Jon Serrano
    Address Your SILC’s Needs with Innovative Programs (ppt)

Day 2 -Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Breakfast on your own

9:00am – 10:30am:     General Session 3 – Salon 9/10

10:30am – 10:45am:   Break

10:45am – 12:00pm:  General Session 4 – Salon 9/10

12:00pm – 1:00pm:   Lunch – Signature 2

1:15pm – 2:30pm:  Workshops Session 3

  1. Monitoring and Evaluation – Salon 9, Brad Williams, Ann McDaniel, Jeremy Morris, Paula McElwee
    Monitoring and Evaluation (doc) 
  2. From SPIL to Skill: Maximizing Youth Engagement in SILCs – Salon 10, Melissa Ann Santora
    From SPIL to Skill: Maximizing Youth Engagement in SILCs (ppt)

2:30pm – 2:45pm: Break

2:45pm – 4pm:  Workshop Session 4

  1. SILC Value Beyond the SPIL – Salon 9, Ann McDaniel, Jeremy Morris
    SILC Value Beyond the SPIL (ppt)
  2. Public Expectations Before, During, and After the Disaster – Salon 10, Peter Fischer, Sara Ann Joehnk, Marcie Roth
    Public Expectations Before, During, and After the Disaster (ppt)  — Must download presentation from Dropbox–

Day 3 – Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Breakfast on your own

9:00am – 10:15am:  General Session 5 – Salon 9/10

  • Future of IL- Jeremy Morris, Billy Altom, Paula McElwee, Brooke Wilson

10:15am – 10:30am:    Break

10:30am – 12:00pm:   General Session 6 – Salon 9/10

  • Regional Breakouts

12:00pm – 1:00pm:   Lunch – Signature 2

1:15pm – 2:30pm:  General Session 7 – Salon 9/10

  • State Sharing

2:45pm – 3:15pm:   Break

3:15pm – 4:30pm:   SILC Congress Business Meeting & Wrap up – Salon 9/10



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