2010 National Conference: What's New

Here are some additions to the conference website that you might have missed! Visit this page often for the latest conference news.

NEW! Final Conference Brochure/Agenda Available. Inside you'll get the scoop on all the conference sessions, presenters and detailed agenda with dates and times when you view or download this final brochure/agenda. (posted 2.1710)

NEW! Paula Kamen Selected as Final Keynote. Playwright, humorist, and author of Finding Iris Chang, Paula Kamen will reflect on all she learned from her friend and fellow journalist Irish Chang. (posted 2.1710)

NEW! Preliminary Conference Brochure Available. Get a snapshot of the conference when you view or download this preliminary brochure. (posted 1.22.10)

NEW! Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD, to Keynote. A longtime member of DBSA's Scientific Advisory Board, Dr. Jamison will present the conference's opening keynote.  (posted 1.19.10)

NEW! Jessie Close and Calen Pick to Keynote. Jessie and her son Calen, both featured advocates in the "Bring Change 2 Mind" campaign, will present a joint keynote.  (posted 1.14.10)

NEW! Marya Hornbacher, Author of Madness and Wasted to Keynote. The New York Times best-selling author Marya Hornbacher joins our distinguished list of keynote presenters. (posted 1.06.10)

NEW! First 2 Keynote Speakers Announced. Ron Manderscheid, PhD, the new executive director of the National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Directors (NACBHDD) and best-selling Australian author, consumer, and educator Graeme Cowan. Stay tuned for updates on our other keynote speakers! (posted 12.18.09)

NEW! Chapter Leadership Forum (CLF) Registration Now Open. Learn more about CLF, a 1-day workshop for DBSA Chapter Members. (posted 11.13.09)

NEW! Conference Registration Now Open. Visit our Conference Registration Center to view rates and see all your options. Check out what's on the conference agenda and schedule. (posted 11.13.09)

NEW! Speaker Applications for Breakout Sessions now being accepted. Application deadline is January 4, 2010Learn more (posted 11.12.09)

NEW! Applications for Stand-Up Comics now being accepted. Submit application or learn more about this unique opportunity and the DBSA Comedy Night. (posted 11.12.09)

NEW! Applications for Conference Exhibits now being accepted. Submit application or learn more about the advantages of exhibiting at the DBSA 2010 National Conference. (posted 11.12.09)

NEW! Beautiful Eaglewood Resort & Spa, Itasca, IL (Chicago suburb) Selected as 2010 Hotel. Special rates for DBSA 2010 National Conference attendees of $95/night (single/double). Phone or online hotel reservations available. Learn more (posted 11.12.09)



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