Alternatives 2018 Preliminary Schedule at a Glance

» Daily meals provide attendees with an excellent opportunity for networking. All meals will be in the Pryz dining hall. And all general meetings in the Pryz Great Room.

The menus for the campus dining hall are available at: Menus

Notes: WIFI is available anywhere on campus! No password is necessary! guests can access it by turning on WIFI and looking for CuaGuest WIFI.

People can check into dorms between 7 am and 10 pm on the day you made a reservation. All meeting rooms and dormitory rooms have air conditioning. Come to the Pryzbyla Center Information Desk to check into your rooms. Hours 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Extended hours Sunday, July 29 open until 1 am. Tuesday, July 31, open until midnight.

We have access to the Kane Fitness Center Mon - Fri 4 pm - 10 pm, Saturday 10 am - 4 pm, Sunday closed.

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Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center is commonly referred as  "Pryzbyla Center" or  “The Pryz" 

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The Kane Fitness Center is available to our conference attendees the following hours:

Monday-Friday: 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sunday: Closed

Pre-conference Sun-Tuesday 4 p.m.

 

Sunday, July 29, 2018

2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.__________Check into dorm rooms-Pryzbyla Registration Desk

4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.__________Registration open for Pre-conference and Alternatives

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.__________Dinner; after dinner attendees are welcome to hang out and gather together in open spaces in the Pryzbyla Center

 

Monday, July 30, 2018

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.__________Registration open

7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.__________Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – noon_____________Introduction to the National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery and Preparation for the Hill -See detailed schedule

Noon – 1:00 p.m._____________Luncheon/Networking

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.__________Preparation for the Hill Tuesday

2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.__________Preparation for the Hill Tuesday

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. __________Dinner

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.__________Special Caucus; activities on your own; networking

 

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m._________Breakfast

9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m._________Travel and meetings on the Hill - Lunch on your own in DC

 

Alternatives Conference Begins

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m._________Registration open for Alternatives Conference

4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m._________Newcomer’s Orientation

5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m._________Dinner

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m._________Alternatives Conference Opening

 

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m._________Registration

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m._________Exhibits open

7:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m._________Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m._________Morning keynotes

10:30 a.m. – noon___________Concurrent Sessions

Noon – 1:00 p.m.____________Lunch

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m._________Concurrent Sessions

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m._________Concurrent Sessions

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m._________Dinner

6:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m._________ National Coalition (NCMHR) Annual meeting

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m._________Showing of Movie, Crazy

8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.________Open Mic Night

 

Thursday, August 2, 2018

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m._________Registration

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m._________Exhibits open

7:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m._________Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m._________Morning keynotes

10:30 a.m. – noon___________Concurrent Sessions

Noon – 12:45 p.m.___________Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m._________Concurrent Sessions

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m._________Concurrent Sessions

4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m._________Concurrent Sessions

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m._________Dinner

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m._________Caucus Sessions

8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.________Dance/Conference Celebration and Networking

 

Friday, August 3, 2018

7:00 a.m. –  a.m._________Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.________Concurrent Sessions

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m._______Closing Comments and Plan for Next Year’s Alternatives Conference

Check out of dorm rooms by 10:00 a.m. unless you have chosen to stay longer and have paid for more nights.