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    • 10/20/2021
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    • 10/21/2021
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    • 2 sessions
    • The Oread Hotel, 1200 Oread Avenue, Lawrence, Kansas

    Kansas Court Reporters Association 2021 Annual Convention


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    October 20, 2021 Evening Welcome Reception/Social

    October 21, 2021 One-Day Convention


    Wednesday, October 20, 2021

    4:00-5:30     Early Check-in for convention

    6:30–10:00   Welcome Reception & KCRA Social Event

    Thursday, October 21, 2021

    7-8:00          Check-in for convention  (Coffee and water will be available)

    8–9:00          Digital Forensics    (.10 CEU)                   
                         Detective Patrick Ladd – Topeka Police Department

    9-10:30         KS Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing     (.15 CEU)
      Robert Cooper – Executive Director – (CART provider)

    10:30-11       Vendor Break (Coffee and water available)

    11-12:00        Ethics in Social Media – (Supreme Court – mandated)   (.10 CEU)                                         Kathleen Selzler Lippert & Alice Walker   (This one session will also be                                 provided through a Zoom link)

    12-1:15          KCRA Business Luncheon (optional) (lunch will be served)

    1:15-1:30       Break

    1:30-3:00       Amy Barnes – IT Cyber Security      (.15 CEU)
    1:30-3:00       Becky Young – Real-Time training for Voice Writers    (.15 CEU)

    3:00-3:15        Break (coffee, tea and sodas available + small snack)

    3:15-4:45        Deputy Desiree Wright - Self-Defense Class - SCSH       (.15 CEU)     
                           (45-minute lecture, 45-minute training)

    4:45-5:45       KCRA Government Advocacy – Steve Kearney      (.10 CEU)

    KCRA appreciates the incredible dedication and contribution that our fall seminar presenters bring to our court reporting profession!  Please join us for a fun day packed with great information.

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    1200 Oread Avenue, Lawrence, Kansas, next to KU campus.

    For reservations call Gail between 8:30 - 2:30, Mon-Fri  785-830-3902. If unavailable, please leave a message for a return call.

    Special hotel rate of $119.00 per night if reserved by October 1, 2021.

    Be sure to join us for our fun hospitality night on the 5th floor terrace at The Oread on Wednesday evening from 6:30-10 PM. We will have light snacks and dessert.

    Come meet and greet all our court reporters after the long pandemic.Beginning at 7 pm we will have a live band, "Back-Atcha" for your listening enjoyment.  You can see videos of the band on their Facebook page if you want to listen to them before you come.

                        If there are any questions, please contact: 
    Mary Kay Howe -KCRA Treasurer (mhowe@douglascountyks.org) or
    Jen Olsen -convention chair (jolsen@shawneecourt.org).

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