2015 ANNUAL CONFERENCE WRAP-UP

                                                             

ANNUAL CONFERENCE ATTRACTS 700 PEOPLE FROM ACROSS THE STATE, AND BEYOND TO SARATOGA

 

The 2015 Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State (CP of NYS) Annual Conference returned to Saratoga Springs in October after a year in downtown Albany. Nearly 700 people from all 24 CP of NYS Affiliates were on hand to hear nationally renowned speakers on issues critical to people with disabilities, their families and those who provide supports and services.

 

Conference Attendees Attendees at one of more than 50 break-out sessions and meetings at the 2015 CP of NYS Annual Conference

 


Featured speakers included Kerry A. Delaney, Acting Commissioner of the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), Matthew Holder, President, American Academy of Developmental Disabilities, Davin Robinson, Chief of Staff, and Dee Levy, Director of Individual and Family Support, The Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, and Christine Coia, Director of Special Education, HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy, and Andrea Green, Music Therapist and Composer.

 

The Conference also featured more than two dozen photos and works of art as part of the annual art competition.

 

 

Art/Photo Display

Visions of New York art contest entries on display at the Saratoga Hilton.

 

More than 50 educational sessions on topics including: autism; an interdisciplinary model of health care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities; an overview of the process to becoming a Federally Qualified Health Center; OPWDD employment and day services; effective uses of social media; and health care revenue enhancement.

 

Information on conference speakers and PowerPoint presentations are available HERE or by clicking on the icon on this page.

 

An online Journal of sponsors and supporters, information on the 2015 CP of NYS Annual Awards winners and information on the 2015 Visions of New York Art and Photography contests are also provided on this page.


 

Reconnecting with colleagues

Reconnecting with colleagues from across the state.

 

 Elks Award Winner Barbara Eacott

 Elks Award winner Barbara Eacott

 

 Paula Huber - Employer of the Year Award Winner

 Employer of the Year Award recipient Paula Huber accepts her award

 

 Michael Ellis, Al Felmt Achievement Award winner

Michael Ellis, from Upstate CP, accepts the Al Felmet Achievement Award from Natalie Rogers and Bob DiFrancesco

  HCA Staff Recognition Award Winners

 HCA employees recognized at Staff Recognition Dinner

 

 Empower Staff and Board Members

 Empower Staff and Board Members at Tuesday night's Staff Recognition Dinner

 

UCPN Is In The House UCP Nassau is in the house

 

 Constantino Cup Winners

Susan Constantino presents the Constantino Cup to 2015 winners from Hudson Valley CP Association

 

JOIN US FOR THE 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

October 17-19, 2016

Hilton Albany, Albany, NY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015 Ad Journal 

Online Journal

 

Speaker Contact Info & Presentations 

 Speaker Information & Presentations

 

Annual Award Winners 

 

 EVENT SPONSORS

 Irwin Siegel Agency Inc.

 

BDO USA LLP

 

Medisked  NYS Elks

 

Abou Dewan & Hanna Company Inc. 

 

ElseVier Direct Course 

 

eVero Corporation 

 

Focused Wealth Management 

 

Foothold Technology 

 

Helix Data Services 

 Helix Data Services

 

Niagara University 

PrecisionCare Software 

Tecton Architects inc 

 

Therap Services 

 

Virtual OfficeWare 

 

Compensation Guidance Services 

 

OneGroup 

 

SEFCU Insurance Agency 

 

Simply Thick 

 

 

Thank You to our Moderators! 

 

 

 Visions of New York Art Contest

 Visions of New York Art Contest