Schedule At-A-Glance

Schedule At-A-Glance

Autism Society National Conference Preliminary Schedule
Times subject to change

WEDNESDAY July 8th
7:30 – 6:00 pm Registration open
8:00 – 9:00 Morning with Temple Grandin (Ticketed Event)
9:00 – 2:00 Exhibit hall set-up
9:00 – 5:00 Autism Society Affiliate Leader Training (Closed Meeting)
9:00 – 5:00 NARPAA Meeting (Closed Meeting)


To respond to the email invitation, please RSVP to: conference@autism-society.org
9:00 – 12:00 Safe & Sound Community Training (For invited First Responders)
9:00 – 12:00 Faith Community Training (For invited Faith Leaders)


9:00 – 4:00 Pre-Conference – Inclusion Can Work: A How to Guide
Presenter: Nina Finkler, M.Ed.,LDT/C, BCBA
qualifies for BCBA credits $175 (Plus cost of CEUs if applicable)


12:30 – 4:30 Pre: Conference – The SCERTS Model: An Evidence-based Comprehensive Educational/Treatment Approach
Presenter: Barry M. Prizant, Ph.D
qualifies for ASHA CEUs $105 (Plus cost of CEUs if applicable)
12:30 – 4:30 Pre-Conference – Treatment Approaches for Different Levels of the Social Mind
Presenter: Michelle Garcia Winner MA, CCC-SLP
qualifies for ASHA CEUs $105 (Plus cost of CEUs if applicable)
12:30 – 4:30 Self-Advocacy Pre-Conference
Hosted by the Autism Society Panel of People on the Spectrum of Autism $25


1:30 – 4:00 Board meeting (Closed meeting)
5:00 – 6:15 New Attendee Welcome and Networking
4:00 Exhibition Hall Opens
6:30 – 8:00 Exhibit Hall Welcome Reception

THURSDAY July 9th
7:30 – 5:00 Registration open
8:00 – 5:00 exhibition hall open
7:30 – 8:15 Exhibit Hall Opening with Continental breakfast
8:30 – 8:40 Mornings with Richard Wolf
8:40 – 10:00 Opening keynote: Jane McGonigal, author of “Reality Is Broken”
10:00 – 10:30 General session- Michelle Garcia Winner
10:30 – 11:00 Break & book signing
11:00 – 12:15 Break-out sessions
12:15 – 1:15 Lunch
1:15 – 2:30 Break-out sessions
2:30 – 2:45 Break
2:45 – 4:00 Break-out sessions
4:00 – 4:15 Break
4:15 – 5:30 Break-out sessions
5:40 – 6:30 Panel of People on the Spectrum of Autism Town Hall Meeting
5:40 – 6:00 Exhibitor Presentations
7:00 – 9:00 Autism Society Colorado- Opening Doors Event (Ticketed Event)

FRIDAY July 10th
7:30 – 5:00 Registration open
8:00 – 5:00 Exhibition hall open
8:30 – 8:45 Mornings with Richard Wolf
8:45 – 10:15 Keynote: The Neuro-Physiology and Sensation of Autism;  Margaret Bauman, M.D. and Lucy Jane Miller, Ph.D., OTR
10:15 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 12:00 Break-out sessions
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch (Meet and Greet with Autism Society Advisory Panels- Bring your Lunch & Questions)
1:00 – 2:15 Break-out sessions
2:15 – 2:30 Break
2:30 – 3:45 Break-out sessions
3:45 – 4:00 Break
4:00 – 5:15 Break-out sessions
5:30 – 5:50 Exhibitor  presentations
5:30 – 7:00 Advisory Panel Dinner (Invitation Only)
6:45 – 7:30 Chairman’s Reception (Invitation Only)

SATURDAY July 11th
7:30 – 10:30 Registration open
8:00 – 12:30 Exhibition hall open
8:00 – 12:30 Colorado Market place
8:30 – 9:45 Break-out sessions
9:45 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:30 Break-out sessions
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30 – 12:45 Afternoon with Richard Wolf
12:45 – 2:00 Closing Keynote: Twice – Exceptional – Temple Grandin, Ph.D., Diane Kennedy, Rebecca Banks, Jennifer O’Toole, Patricia Gatto-Walden, Ph.D.