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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


1414 S Patterson Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409


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

Book your room today! 
Single/Double Rooms: $149/night


Early Bird registration ends 6/25/18!



Schwendeman Agency
Bronze Level Sponsor


Computer Data Services
Silver Level Sponsor



Wichert Insurance and Selective Insurance
Silver Level Co-Sponsors



Clark, Schaefer, Hackett
Bronze Level Sponsor



Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing
Bronze Level Sponsorship



Tidwell Group
Bronze Level Sponsor


Buckeye Health Plan
Bronze Level Sponsor


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. 


This conference is supported in whole or in part through a grant from the Ohio Development Services Agency.