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Colorado CASA 20th Annual State Conference- Registration is Open!

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Denver Marriott West

1717 Denver West Drive

Golden, CO 80401

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The 20th Annual Colorado CASA State Conference takes place on Saturday, October 21, 2017. Registration, a continental breakfast, and networking begins at 8:30 am, followed by a welcome and keynote address at 9:00 am. We will have breakout sessions for CASA volunteers, CASA staff, CASA Board members, judicial officers, and CASA supporters presented by local and national experts on a variety of topics pertinent to our mission of advocacy for abused and neglected children. The day is punctuated by a Recognition Award Lunch and ends with a facilitated panel discussion featuring key players in the Dependency and Neglect judicial process. Please join us for this incredible day of networking, learning best practices, and making connections across Colorado.

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8:00 a.m. Registration, networking, vendors


9:00 a.m. Breakfast, Welcome and Keynote Speaker – "The Social Impact Project", Jim Barber


9:55 a.m. Breakout Session 1

  • Veteran CASA Track - Human Trafficking, Sara Bratton, Hope Academy
  • New CASA Track - Veteran CASA Panel
  • Data Track - Optima for Staff, Robert Hahn with Optima
  • Staff Track - Culture of Philanthropy, Patrick Gaines, CU Foundation

11:10 a.m. Lunch, "Colorado CASA State of the State" and Awards


12:10 p.m. Breakout Session 2

  • Veteran CASA Track - Trauma, ACEs Training
  • New CASA Track - Educational Advocacy, Shay Giles, Truancy Specialist
  • Data Track - Optima for Volunteers, Robert Hahn with Optima
  • Staff Track - Volunteer Outreach, Stewardship and Retention, CASA Staff Presenters

1:30 p.m. Closing Session Panel – "Working with our Judicial Partners"

Hear from a Judge, Guardian Ad litem, Caseworker, and Respondent Parent Counsel


2:30 p.m. Adjourn

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The full day conference including presentations, break-out sessions, breakfast and lunch is only $35!

Hotel lodging is available at the Marriott Denver West for a discounted price of $129.00 plus tax per room for the night of Friday, October 20, 2017. Lodging at the discounted price will be available on this site until September 27. After September 27 the discounted rate no longer applies and reservations will need to be made directly with the hotel.

Participants interested in a scholarship should contact their local program. Travel reimbursements provided by Colorado CASA are available through the local CASA programs for participants traveling 150 miles or more to the conference at the discretion of the local program Executive Director. Please contact your local CASA program for details.

Registration closes October 17 at 10:00 am.

Questions? Contact CASA in Colorado at 303-623-5380 or email cynthia@coloradocasa.org

Many thanks to our event sponsors:

The Colorado Bar Foundation and

Hunter Douglas

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