United Way of Broward County

Florida Veteran-Friendly Symposium

Aug 2 to 3, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PRE-SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMMING - Thursday, August 2, 2018

 

5:00PM - 5:45PM

Results from a National Study on Collaborative Community Initiatives Serving Veterans

 

National Veterans Intermediary Workshop Presentation

 

 

 

6:00PM - 8:30PM

 

 

Welcome & Networking Reception

(Sponsored by the National Veterans Intermediary)

Complimentary Refreshments & Cash Bar Symposium Sponsor Briefings

MISSION UNITED Site Exchange

(Program Models, Best Practices, Successes & Challenges)

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYMPOSIUM AGENDA - Friday, August 3, 2018

 

TIME

TOPIC

PRESENTER

7:30AM - 8:15AM

Registration & Networking Continental Breakfast

8:15AM - 9:45AM

General Session - Pledge of Allegiance

 

Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs Remarks The Veteran Experience & Narrative

Veteran Community Transition Best Practices

Ken Juede, MISSION UNITED Director (Broward)

 

Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Glenn Sutphin (FDVA)

Mark Fetterman, MISSION UNITED Director (Suncoast)

IVMF Team (Retired Colonel Jim McDonough & Taylor Justice)

8:30AM - 9:45AM

Special Legal Services Workshop

Laurie Yadoff & James Heaton (MISSION UNITED Broward)

9:45AM - 10:00AM

Networking Break & Refreshments

10:00AM - 11:00AM

Regional Breakout Session I*

The Breakout Session will be divided regionally with a facilitator/recorder assigned to each region for the day; Presenters rotate among session rooms throughout the day

11:00AM - 11:10AM

Presenter Rotation

11:10AM - 12:10PM

Regional Breakout Session II*

The Breakout Session will be divided regionally with a facilitator/recorder assigned to each region for the day; Presenters rotate among session rooms throughout the day

12:15PM - 1:20PM

Lunch & Plenary Session

Community Leadership

Community Collaboration & Volunteer Management

Veterans’ Experience Community Recognition

 

Colin Brown, JM Family Enterprises, Inc.

IVMF Team (llario Pantano, Lisa Murray & Anthony Cosby)

 

Veterans Administration - Veterans Experience Team (VA Team: Thomas Bowman, Jim Wartski & Cajun Comeau)

1:30PM - 2:30PM

Regional Breakout Session III*

The Breakout Session will be divided regionally with a facilitator/recorder assigned to each region for the day; Presenters rotate among session rooms throughout the day

2:30PM - 2:45PM

Networking Break & Refreshments

2:45PM - 3:45PM

Regional Breakout Session IV*

The Breakout Session will be divided regionally with a facilitator/recorder

assigned to each region for the day; Presenters rotate among session rooms throughout the day

3:45PM - 4:15PM

Regional Action Planning & Wrap-Up

4:20PM - 5:00PM

Closing Session

Facilitated by Dr. Stephen Ferrante

 

 

 

 

 

 

*REGIONAL BREAKOUT SESSION ROTATING TOPICS & PRESENTERS

TOPIC

PRESENTERS

Veteran Community Transition

Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) Team (Ilario Pantano)

Careers - Employment – Education

IVMF Team (Anthony Cosby)

Housing

IVMF Team (Lisa Murray)

Family Support

National Military Family Association (Joyce Wessel Raezer)

 

REGION

BREAKOUT SESSION I TOPIC

 

(10:00 - 11:00AM)

BREAKOUT SESSION II TOPIC

 

(11:10AM - 12:10PM)

BREAKOUT SESSION III TOPIC

 

(1:30 - 2:30PM)

BREAKOUT SESSION IV TOPIC

 

(2:45 - 3:45PM)

REGIONAL ACTION PLANNING /

WRAP-UP

 

(3:45 - 4:15PM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NE Florida

Veteran Community Transition

Family Support

 

Housing

Careers Employment Education

Regional Action Planning & Wrap-Up

 

NW Florida

Careers Employment Education

Veteran Community Transition

Family Support

 

Housing

Regional Action Planning & Wrap-Up

 

Central Florida

 

Housing

Careers Employment Education

Veteran Community Transition

Family Support

Regional Action Planning & Wrap-Up

 

 

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