Registration Open! Reconnecting through Social Work: 2022 NASW-Illinois Chapter Hybrid Conference
Updated: Oct 28
Let's get together to reconnect!
Join us for an in-person, live virtual, or hybrid (both!) day of education with social workers from all over the state as we explore the latest advancements in the social work profession in 2022!
This year’s biannual conference is going hybrid, allowing for both in-person and live virtual CEUs! This year’s will take place in a blended format with an in-person conference taking place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lisle Naperville in Lisle, IL, on Thursday, November 17, 2022, and a live virtual conference on Thursday, December 1, 2022. Up to 6.0 CEUs are available (including 1.5 CEUs that fulfill IDFPR requirements of a training on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias) with hybrid registrants eligible for an additional 4.5 CEUs.
NEED MORE CEUs?
Participants will have an option of earning up to 10.5 CEUs if they register and participate in both in-person and live virtual conference dates. Earn 6.0 CEUs at the in-person event, then attend live virtually the remaining 3 classes you didn't attend and receive up to an additional 4.5 CEUs.
SOLD OUT - In-Person Conference Date: Thursday, November 17, 2022 (In-Person)
In-Person Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Lisle Naperville, 3003 Corporate W Dr, Lisle, IL 60532
Live Virtual Conference Date: Thursday, December 1, 2022 (Live Virtual)
Live Virtual Platform: Zoom Events
Time (same for in-person and live virtual dates): 9:00am to 4:15pm CT
Total Available CEUs: 6.0 CEUs for in-person or live virtual participants, including 1.5 CEUs which fulfill IDFPR requirements of an Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias training; hybrid attendees are eligible for an additional 4.5 CEUs for 10.5 CEUs available total.
Conference workshops will qualify for LSWs, LCSWs, PELs, LPCs, LCPCs, LMFTs, RNs, LPNs, APNs, and LCPs.
CONFERENCE SCHEDULE AND WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS
In-Person or Virtual: $150.00 (6.0 CEUs available)
In-Person or Virtual: $200.00 (6.0 CEUs available)
Student NASW Member*: $59.00
Nonmember: $109.00 (includes 1-year NASW student membership)
*Eligible to graduate or undergraduate students only
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, November 14, 2022 -- Conference rates will increase $50.00 for on-site registration.
NASW-IL COVID SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR IN-PERSON REGISTRANTS
As of July 14, 2022, the NASW-Illinois Chapter requires in-person conference attendees to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated* or a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of the conference date. Mask-wearing is also strongly encouraged.
*Fully vaccinated means you have received at least 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, either a mix of 2 accepted vaccines or at least 1 dose of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson vaccine. A digital image of your vaccination card with photo ID will be accepted.
For the safety of all in-person registrants, if you are feeling ill or have been in contact with someone who is ill or has COVID, PLEASE TAKE AN AT HOME TEST PRIOR TO ARRIVING. We are willing to honor all in-person registrations and swap them to the live virtual conference date on Dec. 1, 2022 for anyone who tests positive. While we cannot provide refunds due to the related costs of an event, we encourage any in-person registrant who is feeling unwell on the day of the conference to please take an at-home test and contact the chapter in writing for a request to swap their registration to the live virtual conference if you test positive.
You may cancel without penalty if written cancellation requests are received up to and including thirty (30) days prior to the start of the conference. Due to financial obligations incurred by the NASW-Illinois Chapter, no refunds or credits will be issue on cancellation requests received less than thirty (30) days prior to the start of the conference. Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to the chapter office.
CONFERENCE DIGITAL EXHIBITOR SPONSORSHIP
Promote your organization with a virtual exhibitor/sponsorship listing. Your listing will be fully integrated into the digital conference app, allowing you to still engage with attendees and for them to engage with your materials during and after the event. Since it's all virtual, there's no set-up or teardown—just you! Vendors Receive:
Access to the virtual conference platform to interact with attendees, have live chat meetings, and share info on your organization
A listing in the online guide to exhibitors (mobile app)—listing may include organization logo, profile narrative, contact info, and .pdf promos or white papers
A mailing address contact list of attendees (.xls)
A pre-conference e-mail sent to attendees with your basic contact info
NOTE: Exhibitors may attend virtual education but to receive CEUs, they must purchase conference registration as an attendee. Digital Exhibitor Sponsorship Fees: For Profit: $450.00 Nonprofit: $350.00
Custom sponsorship packages are available ranging from $2,000 to $15,000. If you would like to elevate your presence at the conference and reach an even larger audience with the chapter, please reach out to NASW-Illinois Chapter Executive Director Joel L. Rubin: firstname.lastname@example.org.