Appalachian Information Technology Extension Service


Fun Run
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
6:30 AM

Hit the pavement with the 5k Fleet Feet Sports Fun Run! Fleet Feet Sports Roanoke is locally owned and committed to enhancing and growing our local running and walking communities. This run is an easy to moderate level, showing off some local landmarks and Roanoke’s Greenway system. Fleet Feet encourages conference goers to jump start the day with this early morning Fun Run. Runners of all experience levels are welcome!

Welcome to Roanoke Reception
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
5:30 PM

The Blue Ridge Mountains welcome you with open arms!

Join us for the Welcome to Roanoke reception on Wednesday evening in downtown market square. The Historic Roanoke City Market is the oldest continuously operating open-air market in Virginia and has been recognized as a "Great American Public Place" by the Lyndhurst Foundation, along with other winners like the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, DC and Central Park in New York City.

This reception will showcase regional music, beverages from local craft breweries and wineries, and a sampling of signature dishes from Roanoke’s diverse downtown restaurants.

Admission, two drink tickets, and heavy hors d’oeuvres are included for all registered participants. A cash bar will also be available. Guest tickets are available for purchase through registration ($20 presale or $40 at the door).

Special IPE Reports Lunch ($10 ticket purchase required)
Thursday, October 1, 2015
12:00 PM

Join us for an informative lunch in the Roanoke Ballroom for the following presentations:

Student Health Care Team Challenge
Thursday, October 1, 2015
3:00 - 5:00 PM

The Health Care Team Challenge (HCTC)TM was created at the University of British Columbia, Canada over 25 years ago as a unique interprofessional learning opportunity for pre-professional or pre-licensure level health science and human service students .The HCTCTM has been utilized internationally in academic settings to promote the development and achievement of interprofessional competencies. Students routinely report the high value and fun of this learning activity. This model also has the potential to be applied to continuing education in practice settings to promote practice change.

Students are invited to register for this HCTCTM session. Up to three teams of five to eight students from across a wide range of health professions will be formed and provided with a complex health care case in advance of the actual challenge session. The teams then work collaboratively to develop an integrated care plan in response to some key questions and with the guidance of a faculty mentor. At the session, they present their plans to the session attendees who will be engaged in asking questions and providing confirming and developmental feedback to the participants. The teams will be judged on the quality and collaboration of their presentations by a panel that may include a patient/client or family member, student, faculty, clinician representatives and/or administrators.

Pre-registration is required if you would like to participate in the HCTCTM at the CAB V conference (register now).

"Scarred for Life" - an art exhibition with Ted Meyer
Thursday, October 1, 2015
5:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, 2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke

Join the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in welcoming CAB V Keynote Speaker, Ted Meyer, for the opening night of “Scarred for Life,” an exhibit of Meyer’s work. After years of doing work about his own rare illness and becoming bored by his personal situation, Meyer changed focus and began visually telling the stories of other people who have been through major traumas. For over 15 years Meyer has been creating a graphic yet beautiful depiction of people’s suddenly altered bodies and the resulting scars in an ever-enlarging collection of artworks entitled, “Scarred for Life.” Each image – accompanied by a photographic portrait taken by Ted and a written story by his subject - tells a unique and intriguing story of medical crisis, resilience and healing.” Admission and reception are free of charge.

Special Interest Dinners - Meet in Hotel Roanoke lobby
Thursday, October 1, 2015
6:30 PM

Conference attendees will have the opportunity to connect with new friends and colleagues through these Thursday night Special Interest Dinners. Sign up at registration to spend an evening discussing hot topics in Interprofessional Education and Collaboration. Participants will meet in the Hotel Roanoke lobby at 6:30pm, where table hosts will escort the group to one of Roanoke’s downtown restaurants. Dinner expenses are the participant’s responsibility.

Arts Integration Tour and Lunch Combo
Friday, October 2, 2015
12:30 - 1:30 PM
$15/participant (25 tickets available)

Join a museum educator at the Taubman Museum of Art for an Arts Integration Tour! This engaging and interactive tour seeks to prove that the observation and study of art can help to hone communication skills, increase team building and strengthen critical thinking skills. A 30-minute tour will be followed by a delicious meal in the on-site Café, Norah's.

Please call (540)204-4100 to register or email Izzie Fuqua, Adult Education Manager at the Taubman, with questions

Art by Night at the Taubman
Friday, October 2, 2015
5:30 - 9:00 PM

The Taubman Museum of Art is open until 9pm on Friday. Come enjoy the galleries and live music for free! Live music by Front Porch Swing from 5:30-8:30pm and a cash bar available in Norah’s Café.

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