Save the date for the second annual conference sponsored by UMass Boston's Office of Urban and Off Campus Support Services (UACCESS). The May 22, 2015 conference is designed to increase knowledge about homelessness, emancipation from foster care, and food insecurity.

Post-secondary administrators, faculty and staff, community service providers, state agency workers, and community stakeholders, including post-secondary students and foster parents, are invited to attend UMass Boston's Office of Urban and Off-Campus Support Services (U-ACCESS)'s first annual conference, which will increase knowledge about homelessness, emancipation from foster care, and food insecurity among post-secondary student populations.

Conference Theme: Raise awareness and increase knowledge of homelessness, emancipation from foster care, and food insecurity among the college student population.

Conference Objectives

  • Build a collaborative network for sharing and learning the recent practices and approaches.
  • Promote awareness of challenges and obstacles of homelessness, emancipation from foster care, and food insecurity among college student population.
  • Promote a collaborative effort to address issues related to the theme topics.

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U-ACCESS Conference Agenda (Tentative)

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2015
Friday, May 22nd
7:30 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

UMass Boston Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

8:30 AM

Welcoming Remarks

UMass Boston Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

8:45 AM

Opening Remarks

UMass Boston Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Keynote Presentation

UMass Boston Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

Break

UMass Boston Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Concurrent Session One

UMass Boston Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

11:45 AM

Lunch and Keynote Presentation

UMass Boston Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom

11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

1:45 PM

Concurrent Session Two

UMass Boston Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

3:00 PM

Break

UMass Boston Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

3:15 PM

Closing Remarks

UMass Boston Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM