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Opening General Session: Drum Cafe
From banks (Bank of America, Wells Fargo) to oil (BP, Shell Oil); from media (CNN, Disney) to technology (Google, Intel, Microsoft), from Social to Education (LEAP, BOOST, CADA), Natalie and her team create novel and memorable programs for her clients that break down the barriers of rank, geography and culture. Drum Cafe West uses the universal language of drumming to very quickly remind everyone why they work where they work and how powerful they are in their unique roles... (read more).
Join the nation's largest, most recognized and comprehensive conference for after school and out-of-school time professionals. Set in a retreat-like atmosphere, this extraordinary event will rejuvenate your passion and boost your direction for quality programming.
We invite you and your team to experience the most invigorating blend of:
• Networking and teambuilding opportunities - more than 2,000 global out-of-school time professionals
• More than 125 exceptional workshops to help you learn and grow
• The latest trends and research in innovative and quality out-of-school time programming
• In depth learning sessions through our 1-day Pre-Conference Academy
• Opportunities for targeted conversations and learning through Inspiration Stations
• Legacy Summit sessions to support working with older youth- the largest convening of out-of-school time professionals working with middle and high school programs
• Master Classes taught by world-class experts of a discipline
• BOOST Nation: Town Hall- public meetings with national leaders and public figures
• Connections with over 125 Exhibitors sharing the newest resources, products and services to enhance your programs
• BOOST Film Festival featuring films highlighting relevant topics in the education field including issue relating to today's youth
• Options to earn transferrable college credits through University of California, Irvine (UCI) Extension
• Opportunities to experience guest speakers, authors, special events, and entertainment that will inspire you to create change
• Healthy meals and plenty of sunshine in beautiful Palm Springs, California
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