Join over 200 Community Action professionals from across Ohio, the Development Services Agency Office of Community Assistance, vendors, partners, and more during the 2018 Annual Summer Conference in Dayton, Ohio! Conference tracks include Leadership, Housing, Energy, Fiscal/Human Resources, and Data.

Who should attend?


Executive Directors, program directors, senior staff, board


Housing program leadership, staff, and partners


Energy department leadership and staff


Financial department leadership, AP/AR staff, human resources directors, coordinators, and staff


Leadership, planners, Community Needs Assessment coordinators, grant writers, and more

Featured Speakers

Denise Harlow

National Community Action Partnership


David Bradley

Founder and CEO of National Community Action Foundation

Jan McInnis

Business Comedian



Marriott at the University of Dayton
1414 S Patterson Blvd
Dayton, OH 45409

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Single/Double Rooms: $149/night







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Updated 4.10.2018

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
 Registration Opens:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 Continental Breakfast  9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
 Plenary Session: Office of Community Assistance  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
 Lunch, Featured Speaker : Maurice Jones President and CEO- Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)  12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
 Plenary Session: National Communiy Action Partnership  2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
 Break  3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
 Plenary Session: Why Oral Health?  3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
 Plenary Session: Best Practices for Serving Customers through Joint HEAP/PIPP
and Utility EE 
Programs Panel
 3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
 District Meetings  4:25 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
 Registration Opens: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 Breakfast, Featured Speaker TBA 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
 Workshops 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
 Leadership Track Understanding Systematic and Trauma-Based Barriers to Engagement
 Data Track Connections Between Income, Health and Self-Sufficient Employment
 Housing Track Ohio Landlord/Tenant Act
 Energy Track Energy Assistance Customer Portal
 Fiscal/HR Track Agency-Wide Budgeting and Financial Dashboards
 Workshops 10:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Leadership Track Working with Substance Using Families
 Data Track Rethinking data – for your funders, your stakeholders, and yourself
 Housing Track Build Your Housing Effort on Solid Foundations: Maximizing Resources with Home Rehab
m Energy Track Roundtable: Weatherization Deferments
 Fiscal/HR Track Agency-Wide Budgeting and Financial Dashboards Continued
 Lunch, Featured Speaker Jan McInnis 12:10 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.
 Workshops 1:55 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.
Leadership Track Historical Films on Poverty with Discussion Group
 Data Track Policy Matters TBA
 Housing Track Housing Counseling—Helping Clients Become Successful Homeowners
 Energy Track Innovative Energy Ideas
 Fiscal/HR Track The 2018 SC Fiscal/HR roundtable
 Break 3:25 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
 Plenary Session: The Line 3:40 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.
 Evening Networking Event 7:00 p.m.: Dayton Dragons Baseball Night – SOLD OUT
Friday, July 27, 2018
 Breakfast 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 
 Membership Meeting, Voting for Officers 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 
 Legislative Update with David Bradley  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Early Bird Rate

  • Non-members who register before June 25, 2018 will receive a discounted registration rate of $300.00. The rate increases to $330.00 after June 25th. Select Full Conference (Non-Member Rate) and the discount will be automatically applied to your registration.
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One-Day Only Rate

Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday
  • Can’t attend the entire conference? Select One-Day and join us for the day you’re available at a discounted rate of $135.00.
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This conference is supported in whole or in part through a grant from the Ohio Development Services Agency.

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