2017  Public Policy Conference - October 4-6, 2017 
Mark your calendar and plan to attend!

Williamsburg Lodge
310 South England Street
Williamsburg, VA  23185

Note:  The VACSB room block at the Williamsburg Lodge is almost full (definitely full for 10/5), however we expect cancellations.  Click HERE for the lodging wait list.  Check back for additional lodging options coming soon.

Conference Schedule (times may alter slightly)

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
(Breakfast on your own)
    9:30 am - Registration Open
    9:30 am - Exhibit Center Open
  11:30 am - Buffet Luncheon with g
uest speaker, Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Executive
      Director, NACBHDD – The National Assn of County Behavioral Health and Developmental
      Disability and NARMH – The National Assn for Rural Mental Health

  1:30 pm -  Conference Institutes/Workshops
  5:00 pm - Welcome Wine & Cheese Reception (cash bar)

Thursday, October 5, 2017
  8:00 am - Exhibit Center and Registration Open
  8:00 am - Continental Breakfast
  9:30 am - 2017 Public Policy Panel
12:00 pm - 2017 Joseph V. Gartlan Award Luncheon
  2:00 pm - CSB/BHA Board Member Advocacy Training
  2:00 pm - Group Meetings:  ED Forum, Service Councils, HR and Compliance Leadership 
  5:00 pm  - Networking Reception (cash bar)

Friday, October 6, 2017
  8:00 am - Registration Open
  8:00 am - Buffet Breakfast
  9:00 am - Combined Meeting: 
VACSB Business Meeting/Board of Directors Meeting








Who Should Attend the VACSB 2017 Public Policy Conference?

  • CSB/BHA Board Members
  • CSB/BHA Executive Directors
  • CSB/BHA Administrators & Staff – including Medical Staff
  • Advocates and Family Members
  • Individuals Receiving Services
  • State DBHDS Board Members
  • State Agency Leadership & Staff
  • Public & Private Providers
  • All others interested in community behavioral services

    Things to Do while in Williamsburg

    VACSB conference attendees may purchase a Colonial Williamsburg Single-Day Ticket to use throughout their stay vs. one day at the conference rate of $20 per ticket. The tickets can be purchased at the Concierge Desk of the Williamsburg Lodge.  Watch for spa and golf specials!  Colonial Williamsburg Website