2020 Pre-Conference Sessions

Professional Development

Sessions: Sunday, 29 March 2020

IOA offers additional, in-depth education before the start of the IOA Conference. Review all available pre-conference sessions below. Registration for all pre-conference sessions includes coffee, tea, and lunch.


Full-Day Pre-Conference Sessions

Time  Session Title Presenter Level
8:30 AM –
5:00 PM
Pre-Conference Session 1:
Working with Groups: Developing Your Ombuds Facilitation Skills
Rita Callahan, Tyler Smith Established
PDH Pending

 

Half-Day Pre-Conference Sessions

Time  Session Title Presenter Level
8:30 AM –
12:00 PM
Pre-Conference Session 2:
Empowering Ombudsmen to Help Solve the Problem of Abrasive Leadership
Laura Crawshaw Experienced
PDH Pending
8:30 AM –
12:00 PM
Pre-Conference Session 3:
Reading Between the Lines of Culture: Developing Intercultural Empathy
Jennifer Mahony Established
PDH Pending
1:30 PM –
5:00 PM
NEW! Pre-Conference Session 4:
Understanding the Ombuds Role: What It Is, How It Works, & Why It Helps Organizations Thrive
TBA TBA
PDH Pending
1:30 PM –
5:00 PM
Pre-Conference Session 5:
"Credible Review Processes": Assessing and Improving Your Ombuds Office
Timothy Hedeen, Mary Rowe Experienced
PDH Pending

 

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Pre-Conference Session Cost

Type Early Bird
Through
14 February 2020
Full Price
Starting
15 February 2020
IOA Member Full Day OR 2 Half Days $400 $450
Non-Member Full Day OR 2 Half Days $500 $550
IOA Member Half Day Only $225 $250
Non-Member Half Day Only $275 $300

 

Register for Conference & Pre-Conference Now
If you have already signed up for the conference and would like to add pre-conference sessions to your registration, please email the IOA office with your name, registration email, and which pre-conference session(s) you would like to add; we will then send an updated invoice.