Conference Day 2

Tuesday, September 20th
8:30am – 8:00pm PST

Day 1 (9/19)Day 2 (9/20)Day 3 (9/21)

Opening Keynote: 8:30 – 9:45am Grand Ballroom C

Headshot of Carrie Davis in a light blazer and blonde hair, smiling. Pacific Northwest employment forum keynote. Carrie Davis. Vice President of Patient Experience Hanger Clinic. Tuesday September 20th 8:30am pst. APSE Logo

1st Sessions: 10 – 11am

PresentersSession Title Room 
Amy Schneider Jennifer Trout Stress, Trauma, and Burnout- A guide to supporting your clients to cope, manage and flourish. Meeting Room 4 
Jeff Flesner Michael Rogers Employment with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – What does that mean? Meeting Room 5 + streaming live
David Murahashi
Noah Seidel
Students for APSE 
(10:00am – 12:00pm)
Meeting Room 10 
Wally Tablit Infusing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion into our work: Reflections on Power, Practice, and Pride Meeting Room 11 
Michael Koplin Foundational Community Supports: Helping to create and elevate all individuals to have an equal employment experience Meeting Room 12
Bobbie Jo Sweet Pam Stoutenburg Why your agency should provide group Pre-Employment Transition Services Maple Ballroom 

Awards Ceremony: 11:15 – 11:45am

Description: WA and OR APSE recognize individuals and organizations in our community whose efforts and contributions advance Employment First. We are proud to announce this year’s nominees and winners of the Employee Advocate Award, Outstanding Employment Professional Award, Community Partner Award, and the Outstanding Employer Award.

Lunch on your own: 11:45am – 1:15pm

2nd Sessions: 1:15 – 2:15pm

PresentersSession Title Room 
Lindsay Piper Supporting Positive Sexuality and Healthy Relationships for People with Developmental Disabilities Meeting Room 4 
Sydney Krebsbach Sydney’s Employment Journey Past & Present Meeting Room 5 + streaming live
Ivanova SmithStudents for APSE 
Meeting Room 10 
Kyla Parkins Arc of Spokane-Business Opportunity School for SuccessMeeting Room 11
Mary McDirmid Financial Planning for Parents of kids with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities – What is going through a parent’s mind when going into the workforce.  Meeting Room 12 
C.J. Webb Language and Employment Success Maple Ballroom 

3rd Sessions: 2:30 – 3:30pm

Presenters:Session Title Room 
Hannah Voss Supporting LGBTQIA+ Clients and Coworkers Meeting Room 5 + streaming live
Erin Holthaus Peggy DiSalle Remote Supports with SafeinHome Meeting Room 10 
Ryan Farrow CBRE Supported Employment Program Meeting Room 12 
Alexandria Rae Cordova 
Ali DeYoung
Talented Alexandria & Her Website Portfolio Maple Ballroom 

Scavenger Hunt: 6:00 – 7:30pm Meet at the Registration Table to Participate!

Description: Join us for a night of adventure as we embark on a Scavenger Hunt across the city! It will be tons of fun, and you’ll have the chance to win Prizes Meet at registration to participate.

Day 1 (9/19)Day 2 (9/20)Day 3 (9/21)

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