False Allegation Summit & DVLP Conference

901 Fifteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC  20005 (Metro: Blue-Orange Line McPherson Square)

8:30 – Registration opens

9:00 – Welcome – Philip W. Cook and Teri C. Stoddard

9:10 – Recognition of DVLP State Coordinators – Mike Thompson, DVLP National Coordinator

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

9:25 – False Allegations: A Blight to Families and Society – Michael McCormick

9:55 – Break

10:10 – Handling False Allegations of Abuse: Legal, Practical, and Personal Issues – Kim Konash, Florida DVLP Coordinator

10:40 – How to Draft a Bill without Paying the Legal Fees – Ronald Henry, Esq.

11:30 – Working from Inside: Become a Party Delegate in Your State – Gordon Smith, Georgia and Delaware DVLP Coordinator

12:00 – LUNCH

1:15 – Capitol Hill Update

1:40 – 1:45 – Move to workshops

1:45 – 2:30 – Workshops

A. Lobbying for Success– Steve Blake, Wisconsin DVLP Coordinator

B. How to Grow your State Organization – Harry Crouch

2:30 – Break

3:00 – Workshops

C. Connecting with Traditional Media – Philip W. Cook, SAVE Director of Media

D. Tapping the Power of Social Media – Teri C. Stoddard, SAVE Program Director

3:30 – Reconvene

3:35 – Moving Forward, Planning for Success

4:15 – Adjournment – Philip W. Cook