2009 Agenda and Conference Materials

Sunday, March 29, 2009

8:00 – 9:00 A.M. Walk/Run Hotel Lobby
12:00 – 6:00 P.M. Registration (also Mon - Wed 8:00 - 5:00 p.m.)
12:00 – 5:00 P.M. Sponsor / Exhibitor Set-up
3:30 – 4:00 P.M. Moderators Meeting
4:00 – 4:30 P.M. First-Timer Get Together
6:00 – 7:30 P.M. President’s Reception
7:30 – 10:00 P.M. Networking & Music Trivia

Monday, March 30, 2009

7:30 – 8:30 A.M. Light Fare and Mingling
8:00 - 5:00 P.M. Registration Information
8:30 –10:00 A.M. Opening Ceremonies
  Call to Order
South Carolina Welcome
Special Tribute – In Remembrance of Gordon Moseley
Color Guard
Children’s Presentation
President’s Welcome
Roll Call of States
South Carolina Welcome Continues
Federal Welcome
Presentation of Felix Infausto Award
Conference Program
10:00 – 10:30 A.M. Refreshment Break / Meet the Exhibitors
10:30 – 11:30 A.M. Plenary:
  Child Support Sandcastles: An Interactive Federal Update
11:30 – 1:00 P.M. Brown Bag Session
  Interstate Issues and Answers Roundtable : Meet the Experts From the Southern States
12:00 – 12:30 P.M. Moderators Meeting
1:00 – 2:15 P.M. Breakout Session 1
  Workshop A: UIFSA: The Fundamentals and More
  Workshop B: Playing It Safe: Whose Data Do We Receive and Whose Whereabouts Require Protection?
  Workshop C: The Quest for the “Shore” Answer: How Early Intervention Techniques Can Assist Your Office in Improving Your Performance in All Incentive Areas
  Workshop D: Leadership Performance: Inspiring Others to Be Their Best
  Workshop E: Beyond The Basics: Pointers for Top-Notch Presentations
2:15 – 2:45 P.M. Refreshment Break / Meet the Exhibitors
2:45 – 4:00 P.M. Breakout Session 2
  Workshop A: Rise to the Challenge: Advanced UIFSA Scenarios Roundtable
  Workshop B: Moving at the Speed of “Tech”: Improving the Delivery of Services to Your Customers
  Workshop C: The Gavel vs. The Pencil: The Impact of the Judicial Versus Administrative Process
  Workshop D: Paternity Showcase: Strategies for Boosting Paternity Establishment Rates
  Workshop E: Engaging the Adult Learner: A “How-To” Guide
  Workshop F: At Your Fingertips: Using Your Desktop to Enhance Location Efforts

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

6:00 -7:00 A.M. Walk / Run
7:30 -8:30 A.M. Light Fare and Mingling
8:00 -5:00 P.M. Registration Information
8:30 -9:45 A.M. Plenary “Gazing into the Crystal Ball: What’s in Your Future?”
9:45 -10:15 A.M. Refreshment Break -Meet the Exhibitors
10:15 -11:30 A.M. Breakout Session 3
  Workshop A: The “ABCs” of Child Support and Family Court for “Newbies”
  Workshop B: I Can’t Believe They Said That! Keys to Communicating with Your Co-Workers
  Workshop C: Hello, Can You Help Me? Tips for Improving Interstate Communications
  Workshop D: Child Support Strategies for Low Income and Incarcerated Fathers
  Workshop E: Designed To Tell: Policy and Procedure Makeovers
11:30 -1:00 P.M. Lunch -Brown Bag Session Interstate Issues and Answers Roundtable: Meet the Experts from the Northern States
1:00 -4:00 P.M. Computer Lab A Treasure-Filled Open House: Instructor-Led Tutorials and Tips Coaching for the Techno-Challenged and the Techno-Savvy
1:00 -2:15 P.M. Breakout Session 4
  Workshop A: 2009 Case Law Update: How Judicial Decisions May Impact Your Job
  Workshop B: Get Paid! Strategies for Managing and Decreasing Child Support Arrears
  Workshop C: A Death in the Family: What is the Impact on Child Support Matters?
  Workshop D: Turning Innovative Compensation into Increased Child Support Collections:Lump Sums
2:15 -2:45 P.M. Refreshment Break -Meet the Exhibitors
2:45 -4:00 P.M. Breakout Session 5
  Workshop A: Do the Right Thing: Professional Ethics and Legal Practices in the IV-D World
  Workshop B: Expert Tips for Hard-to-Enforce Child Support Cases
  Workshop C: The Upshot on Interstate: What the Proposed Intergovernmental Regulations Mean for You
  Workshop D: Reach into Your Toolbox: Using Limited Services and Other Tools of the Trade for Interstate Enforcement
  Workshop E: QUICK: Are You There Yet?
5:00 P.M. Ripley’s® Aquarium

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

7:30 -8:30 A.M. Light Fare and Mingling
8:00 -5:00 P.M. Registration Information
8:30 -9:45 A.M. Plenary If You Can’t Pay a Dime, Don’t Do the Crime -The Trial
9:45 -10:15 A.M. Refreshment Break -Meet the Exhibitors
10:15 -11:30 A.M. Breakout Session 6
  Workshop A: Bankruptcy: How Can We Protect the Interests of the Children We Serve?
  Workshop B: Who’s the Boss? Keys to Becoming a Successful Manager
  Workshop C: Stratification: Improving Results by GroupingNoncustodial Parents by Characteristics Instead of the Alphabet
  Workshop D: Social Security: How Do the Pieces Fit Together?
  Workshop E: Reaching Across State Lines: Multi-State Collaboration Best Practices
11:30 - 1:00 P.M. Lunch - Brown Bag Session
  Complex Interstate Hot Topics
1:00 - 2:15 P.M. Breakout Session 7
  Workshop A: Working with the Military: Legal Issues
(Sorry, this handout is not available.)
  Workshop B: Protecting Personal Information: An Overview of the Safeguarding Regulation
  Workshop C: Third Time’s the Charm: UIFSA 2008 and the Hague Convention
  Workshop D: Sailing High! The Proof is in Performance:
Improving Performance Measures Using the FPLS
  Workshop E: How Do I Motivate My Staff When I Ain't So Motivated Myself?
(Sorry, this handout is not available.)
2:15 - 2:45 P.M. Refreshment Break - Meet the Exhibitors
2:45 - 4:00 P.M. Breakout Session 8
  Workshop A: Medical Support is the New Black
  Workshop B: Working with the Military: Valuable Tips for
the Child Support Caseworker
  Workshop C: Tales from the Courtroom: Case Studies and Legal Analyses of Contested Child Support Courtroom Dramas
  Workshop D: Collaboration: What’s in it for Me?
  Workshop E: Getting Results: Employing Negotiation Skills to Increase Child Support Payments (Sorry, this handout is not available.) 
6:00 - 12:00 A.M. Banquet

Thursday, April 2, 2009

8:30 - 9:45 A.M. Breakfast / Business Meeting
9:45 - 11:00 A.M. Plenary
  Let’s Play: ERICSA Family Feud
11:00 P.M. Adjournment