Hot Topics: Thinking Globally, Practicing Locally

August 10th, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Utah Cultural Celebration Center

1355 W 3100 S
West Valley City, UT 84119


Breakfast,check-in, and president remarks will begin at 7:00 AM.

Keynote speaker, Susan Reimers, will start at 7:45 AM.

This conference will be one full day which is different than prior years where it was held over a two day period. There will be a total of 10 hours of CE credit available to those who attend the full day conference until 8:15 PM.

Please email us with any questions!


Click here for the full conference schedule and information packet (PDF)


Opening Keynote Speaker:
Susan Reimers JD/MSW, CSW

Susan currently works as a therapist at the Utah Pride Center. She has served on the boards of EqualityUtah, Art Access & the NFB of Utah, and, at present, serves as Board Chair of Transgender Education Advocates of Utah. Susan plans on putting her experience and training to work by co-founding a clinical agency focused on family-services, custody evaluation and divorce mediation.

Closing Keynote Speaker:
Timothy Ballard

Founder and CEO of Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.), a private organization dedicated to the physical extraction and liberation of children who have been kidnaped, trafficked and otherwise exploited throughout the world. Tim has worked for the CIA and as a special agent for The Dept. of Homeland Security.




Special Movie Screening:
The Abolitionists