Important Dates

 

Dates below apply to the 2021 Virtual Conference.  

February 2021 – The Call for Presentations Opens

February 2021 – The Announcement of the 2021 Fine Art & Craft virtual display, auction and sale begins

July 15, 2021 – Early-Early Registration Opens – 99.00 Lowest Virtual Rate 2 weeks only

August 1, 2021 – Early Registration – $145 Virtual Rate through August 31

August 1, 2021 – Postmark Deadline for submitting Fine Art & Crafts

August 31, 2021 –  Deadline for submitting presentation proposals

September 1, 2021 – Regular Registration Opens – $225 through October 18

September 5, 2021 – Acceptance Packets E-mailed to Selected Presenters

September 12, 2021 – Postmark/E-mail Deadline for Presenters to Confirm Their Selected Presentation

October 18, 2021 – Final Day of Regular Registration

October 19, 2021 – At the Door Registration Fee for Virtual Conference – $300 

October 20, 2021 – Day 1 of Virtual Conference – Advocacy Concerns Emphasis

October 21, 2021 – Day 2 of Virtual Conference – Legal Issues Emphasis

October 22, 2021 – Day 3 of Virtual Conference – Successful Reentry Emphasis

October 23, 2021 – A Special Conference Event – Children Affected by Incarceration

 

 

If & when we are able to return to a  live conference it is anticipated we will return to our former schedule, as follows.

January 22 – Call for Presentations Opens

March 31 – Deadline for Call for Presentations Submissions

April 15 – Acceptance Packets E-Mailed to Selected Presenters

May 30 – Presenters’ Confirmation Deadline

June 15 – Early Registration Opens

August 14 – Early Registration Deadline

August 15 –  Regular Registration Begins

September 30 – Registration Deadline for Groups; Students & Partial Scholarships

September 30 – Final Day for RECEIPT of All Mail-in Registration – Only on-line registration is open.

(At the door fee applies if not registered by conference opening.)

Conference Eve –          Pre-conference Dutch Treat Gathering
Hotel Restaurant 7 :00 – 9:00 p.m.
                                     Networking & Dutch Treat Dining – Have Dinner or Just Desert or Coffee.

EXHIBITORS NOTE – EXHIBIT TABLE SET UP AT 9:00 P.M. CONFERENCE EVE

Presenters & Exhibitors may pick up name tags & conference programs with final schedule at this time. 

Conference Opening – Registration Table Opens  8:00 a.m.; Opening Keynote 9:00 a.m.

 

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