2011 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!  Attend the conference and receive continue education credit! Learn more. (posted 4.6.11)

NEW!  Attendee center now open! Get conference tips, learn about fun events and all about the Houston area, connect with other attendees, and send an e-Card to your friends! Learn more. (posted 4.5.11)

NEW!  2010 Klerman Award Winners Announced. The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) will present its prestigious Klerman Awards to Roy H. Perlis, M.D., M.Sc., and Mark S. Bauer, M.D. at the conference. Read press release.(posted 3.31.11)

Final Conference Brochure available for download.  Download (PDF)(posted 3.22.11)

Early Bird Rate Deadline Extended to April 15. Save up to 25% on your registration when you book early. Learn more(posted 3.16.11)

Advertising Opportunities NEW for 2011. Don't miss this opportunity to promote your brand or services. Learn how(posted 3.12.11)

Patty Duke to be special guest at Presidents Lunch Fundraiser. Learn more. (posted 3.11.11)

Preliminary Conference Brochure Available. Get a snapshot of the conference when you view or download this preliminary brochure. (posted 2.22.11)

Clarence Jordan Selected as Final Keynote. Advocate and Veteran Clarence Jordan, Director of Recovery and Resiliency Services of Tennessee at ValueOptions Behavioral Health Services, will reflect on his personal journey and professional work within the field of mental health. (posted 2.16.11)

Susan Blauner, author of How I Stayed Alive When My Brain Was Trying to Kill Me, to Keynote. The acclaimed author and educator Susan Blauner will present a powerful keynote presentation and will lead the Pre-Conference Institute  Staying Alive from the Inside Out. (posted 2.16.11)

Second Keynote Speaker Announced. Academy Award winning actress Patty Duke will present the conference's opening keynote. (posted 2.08.11)

Hotel Online Booking Now Available Online booking now available for discounted rates at the conference hotel, the beautiful Westin Galleria Houston. Book or learn more(posted 1.28.11)

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 or register(posted 1.07.11)

Applications for Conference Exhibits now being accepted. Submit application or learn more about the advantages of exhibiting at the DBSA 2011 National Conference. (posted 1.06.11)

Chapter Leadership Forum (CLF) Registration Now Open. Learn more about CLF, a 1-day workshop for DBSA Chapter Members. Register now. NOTE CLF registration is SEPARATE from conference registration. (posted 1.05.11)

Speaker Applications for Conference Breakout Sessions now being accepted. Application deadline is February 4, 2011. (posted 12.22.10)

Applications for Stand-Up Comics now being accepted. Application deadline is February 14, 2011. (posted 12.22.10)

Beautiful Westin Houston Galleria Selected as 2011 Hotel. Special rates for DBSA 2011 National Conference attendees of $109/night (single/double). Phone or online hotel reservations available soon. (posted 12.22.10)

First Keynote Speaker Announced. Poet and actress Laura Burke to keynote. (posted 12.22.10)




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