GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR NAMI CONVENTION
The NAMI Convention is packed with information, chances to network, leadership development opportunities, and lots more. To help ensure that you get what you want from the convention, we offer this highly abbreviated version of the program indicating what areas of interest different sessions and events address.
Pocket Program Guide (PDF)
Use the key below to determine which programs and events best fit your areas of interest:
Becoming more familiar with NAMI's leadership
Obtaining tools to enhance my leadership skills
Learning about programs and resources for me and/or my family member (CE credits available)
Finding out about new services, research, and treatment (CE credits available)
Looking for an entertaining change of pace and/or a chance to connect with other attendees
Please use the colored shapes that correspond to the different categories as a quick guide to help you pick the days that are most beneficial to you.
FRIDAY, JULY 8
|8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.||Voting|
|8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.||Exhibit Hall and NAMILand Open|
|8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.||Registration Open||
|8:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.||
Group One Symposia: During the five symposia, issues critical to improving the lives of people affected by mental illness are examined in detail.
|10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.||
Group Two Symposia: During the five symposia, issues critical to improving the lives of people affected by mental illness are examined in detail.
|12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.||Excercise Class||12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.||Drumming Circle|
|12:45 p.m - 1:45 p.m.||
Poster Session: A visual presentation and a great opportunity to learn of projects underway in our grassroots.
|2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.||
Group One Workshops: Share innovative ideas and projects underway in our grassroots.
|3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.||
Group Two Workshops: Share innovative ideas and projects underway in our grassroots.
|5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.||
In Our Own Voice Presentation Program
|7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.||NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group|
|7:00 p.m - 9:00 p.m.||
Evening Programs: Meetings, Movies or Music
Related FilesSymposia Group-One (Word Document)
Symposia Group-Two (Word Document)
Workshop Group-One (Word Document)
Workshop Group-Two (Word Document)