SARC Spring Conference

The SARC Spring Conference is an annual in-person networking and training conference for service delivery staff and supported employment professionals in the disability service sector. This conference also features an exhibitor area where attendees can learn more about a variety of organizations or businesses that provide supports and services that may benefit your organization and the people you support.

This conference features professional development sessions on a wide variety of topics applicable and trending in the disability service sector today.

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SARC Spring Conference 2024

We are excited to bring a whole host of top-notch speakers to this years SARC Spring Conference, which will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Regina, Saskatchewan.

New for 2024 – We are hosting the conference at a new venue this year – the DoubleTree by Hilton in Regina, Saskatchewan. View the ‘venue’ tab for more information, and to get the link to reserve your guestroom under SARC’s discounted rate block.

 

Conference Agenda

May 29, 2024

9:00 am – Registration

10:15 am – Welcome

10:30 am – Opening Keynote Presentation: The Music Advantage, Jennifer Buchanan

  • There’s no other activity known to stimulate as many brain regions simultaneously as listening to music that moves us. This presentation combines a captivating collection of stories from Jennifer’s illustrious career with cutting-edge research and actionable strategies. This engaging and interactive keynote guarantees that you will remain riveted until the final note. The various elements of music hold the power to uplift our souls, alleviate our suffering, and boost our productivity. Music infuses meaning into every moment, while its intricate components (tone, volume, tempo) profoundly influence brain function and human behaviour. Discover how to harness this potential during the presentation.

12:00 pm – Lunch

1:15 pm – Concurrent Session #1

3:00 pm – Concurrent Session #2

 

May 30, 2024

8:00 am – Breakfast

9:00 am – Concurrent Session #3

11:00 am – Concurrent Session #4

12:30 pm – Lunch

1:30 pm – Closing Keynote Presentation: The ‘Success-Energy’ Equation – Beat Burnout. Harness Your Energy. Streamline Success

  • In this high-energy keynote, health and productivity expert Michelle Cederberg shares research from her latest book, The Success-Energy Equation. After years of studying top-in-class professionals, she’s uncovered obvious, though rarely recognized or exercised, ways to streamline success, reduce stress, and eliminate exhaustion. From fail-proofing your routines, to clarifying your goals, and finally breaking free from the traps of distraction, Michelle uncovers a powerful combination of scientific facts, health truths, and laughable human behaviours that when implemented, will set you apart from the average ambitious individual and help you solve your own personal formula for success in profound ways.

3:00 pm – Networking Break and Door Prize Draws

 

Host Hotel

The DoubleTree by Hilton – 1975 Broad Street, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 1Y2

We are thrilled to be hosting our Spring Conference at the DoubleTree by Hilton for the first time!

Click here to reserve your room online in the SARC block at a discounted rate

On the corner of Victoria Avenue and Broad Street, the DoubleTree is blocks from downtown Regina. The hotel is within five minutes of Cornwall Centre shopping, Casino Regina, and the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. Additionally, enjoy our 24-hour fitness centre and a warm DoubleTree cookie at check-in.

Within the DoubleTree is the Wild Sage Kitchen which is open all day serving a farm-to-table menu focused on locally-sourced ingredients.

Parking is included in your conference registration! You will receive more details when you register!

Concurrent Session Descriptions

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Please note: Navigating the Way: The Importance of Communication – A Simulated Experience is limited to 20 attendees. This session will be offered twice. Register early to avoid dissapointment.

 

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