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Student Veterans of America Kansas City Regional Conference

Agenda
Student Veterans of America Kansas City Regional Conference

2nd Annual Conference

This three-day virtual or in-person event is full of opportunities to network with other student veterans and learn best practices for chapter management.


  • Get information about peer mentoring from PAVE (Peer Advisors for Veteran Education)
  • Hear from and connect with Veteran Service Organizations
  • Participate in virtual sessions with the SVA National team
  • Be inspired by keynoter Patrick Benson, co-founder and director of War Horses for Veterans

Virtual attendees will be able to stream all sessions occurring in RC 101. Virtual attendees can enjoy the special events, too! If you can’t attend the conference on Thursday and Friday, but still want to enjoy the special events, register as an “in-person” attendee. Then join us for Friday evening’s Royals game and the Saturday visit to the War Horses for Veterans training facility with Patrick Benson.

Conference Agenda

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019

Daytime Location: Johnson County Community College, Regnier Center 1st floor

10-11 a.m. - KCReCon Opening Ceremony (RC 101)

11 a.m.-12 p.m. - Student to Student Mentoring - Best Practices (RC 185)

11-11:30 a.m. - Veterans of Foreign Wars Presentation #1 (RC 101)
11 a.m.-12 p.m. - Wounded Warrior #1 (RC 101B)

12-1 p.m. - Fundraising: School Certifying Official Round Table (RC 185)

12-12:30 p.m. - Wounded Warrior #2 (RC 101)
12:30-1 p.m. - The Battle Within #1 (RC 101)

1-2 p.m. - Lunch break

2-3 p.m. - Building Your Veteran Services (RC 185)

2-2:30 p.m. - The Battle Within #2 (RC 101)
2:30-3 p.m. - Veterans of Foreign Wars Presentation #2 (RC 101) 

3-4:30 p.m. - Humanities Kansas: How should We Honor Someone’s Military Service? (RC 101)

7-9 p.m. - Social/Networking Event with After Action Network
Location: After Action Network, 2401 Summit St, Kansas City, MO, 64108 (Bus leaves Regnier Center at 6:30 p.m.)

Friday, Sept. 13, 2019

Daytime Location: Johnson County Community College, Regnier Center 1st floor

9-10 a.m. - Leadership Transition and Planning: Veterans Upward Bound (RC 101)

9-9:30 a.m. - American Corporate Partners #1 (RC 185)
9:30-10 a.m. - VA Vocational Rehabilitation #1 (RC 101B)

10-10:30 a.m. - Association of United State Army #1 (RC 101B)

10-11 a.m. - Building an Alumni / Community Support (RC 101)

10:30-11 a.m. - American Corporate Partners #2 (RC 185)
11-11:30 a.m. - VA Vocational Rehabilitation #2  (RC 101C)

11 a.m.-12 p.m. - Round Table for President / VP (RC 185)

11 a.m.-12 p.m. - VA Suicide Prevention in Student Veterans (RC 101)

11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. - Association of United States Army #2 (RC 101B)

12-1 p.m. - Lunch break

1-1:45 p.m. - Advisor Round Table: Building Your Chapter Part 2 - Business Plan

1:50-2:30 p.m. - National Guard: A Powerful Community Partner (RC 101)

2:30-3:30 p.m. - PAVE National (RC 101)

6:30-10 p.m. - Royals Buck Night at Kauffman Stadium
Location: Kauffman Stadium (Bus leaves Regnier Center at 6 p.m. sharp)

Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019

11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. - War Horses for Veterans: Patrick Benson
Location: War Horses Facility, 5600 W 183rd St, Stilwell, Kansas, 66085