Association of State Correctional Administrators 2019 All Directors Symposium
Theme: Continuing our Evolution, Corrections 2020 

Carlsbad, CA November 18-20

AGENDA

Symposium Overview:

The purpose of this training is to provide Correctional Administrators with relevant information on a variety of important topics as well as provide opportunities for professional development and networking. Topics to be explored include: Leadership, Litigation, Crisis Leadership, History of Corrections, Correctional Opportunities Using Social Media, National Trends and Wellness.

Monday – November 18, 2019 

6:00 PM

ASCA Welcome Reception and Introductions (Casual Dinner)

Location: Legends Lawn

John Wetzel, President of ASCA and Director of Pennsylvania DOC

Program Overview and Introduction of Symposium Moderator 

Kevin Kempf, Executive Director of ASCA 

Rollin Cook, Program and Training Committee Chair & Moderator, and Commissioner, CTDOC

Marc Levin, Texas Public Policy Foundation

8:00 PM                     

Reception Adjourns 

Tuesday – November 19, 2019 

7:00 AM                       

Breakfast at Hotel 
Location: Bob's Steakhouse Patio

8:00 AM                       

General Sessions Begin 
Location: Poinsettia 1

 

Opening Remarks and Symposium Theme Overview
Moderator: Rollin Cook

     
Welcome to San Diego, CA
Speaker: Ralph Diaz, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

8:30 AM                    

History of Corrections 
Speaker: Jon Ozmint, Associate 

9:30 AM                     

Break

9:45 AM                     

Corrections Culture – Project Norway (Title TBD) 
Moderator: Leann Bertsch 
Speaker: Dr. Brie Williams 
Speaker: Brandon Kelly

11:00 AM                   

Lunch at Hotel 
Location: Bob's Steakhouse Patio

12:00 PM                   

Lead with Conversations – “Managing Change”
Speaker:J’Lien Liese 

1:30 PM                     

Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Response:
Trends across the US and Established Best Practices  
Speaker: Dr. Lisa Peterson
Speaker: Dr. Melvin Hinton

2:45 PM                     

Break

3:00 PM                     

The Blending of Art and Science to Elevate Correctional Marketing 
Speaker: Greg Schumann

4:00 PM                     

The Association of Women Executives in Corrections (AWEC):  Mission and Milestones 
Speaker: Shirley Moore Smeal 

4:30 PM                         

                                      Brimley Group 
                                     
Speaker: Liliana Coronado

5:00 PM

                                     Adjourn 

6:00 PM                     

Clements and Francke Awards Dinner and Presentation 
Location: Poinsettia 3

Wednesday – November 20, 2019 

7:00 AM                     

Breakfast at Hotel 
Location: Bob's Steakhouse Patio

8:00 AM                     

General Sessions Begin 
Location: Poinsettia 1

National Trends Discussion 
Speaker: Stephen Sinclair

9:30 AM                     

Crisis Confidence – Moving Forward
Speaker: Dean Williams 

10:30 AM                   

Break

10:45 AM                   

So You Say You Want to Settle?
Speaker: Bill Lunsford

11:45 AM                   

Lunch at Hotel 
Location: Bob's Steakhouse Patio

12:45 PM                   

It Starts with Communication - Improving Employee Engagement in Corrections
Speaker: Maria Peterson, Utah DOC

2:00 PM                     

Wellness Time/Networking 

5:00 PM                     

Dinner on Your Own or Networking                      

8:00 PM                     

Symposium Adjourns