Preliminary Schedule

Conference Details

Boston

National
Empowerment
Center

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August 18-21, 2017
Schedule at a Glance

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Friday >> August 18, 2017

4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Registration
4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Health & Wellness Fair
4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibits Open
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Newcomer’s Orientation
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Opening Dinner/Welcome Speakers
    

Saturday >> August 19, 2017

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast Plenary
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Creativity/Drop In Room
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exhibits Open
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Health & Wellness Fair
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Luncheon/Networking
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions (90 minutes)
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions (45 minutes)
4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions (45 minutes)
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dinner on Your Own
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Caucus Sessions
8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Open Mic Night for Healing & Recovery Talent Show
 

Sunday >> August 20, 2017

7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast Plenary
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Creativity/Drop In Room
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exhibits Open
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Luncheon/Networking
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions (90 minutes)
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions (45 minutes)
4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions (45 minutes)
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dinner on Your Own
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Caucus Sessions
8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Conference Celebration
 

Monday >> August 21, 2017

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast Plenary
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Luncheon/Networking
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions (90 minutes)
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions/Networking (45 minutes)
4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closing session/Networking 45 minutes
Alternatives 2017 is funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Services Administration