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2016 Regional Conferencealt
Fort Wayne, Indiana

April 14-16, 2016
Ivy Tech Community College
Corner of Crescent and Coliseum Boulevards
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Theme - Unshaken: The Resolve of Human Services


Accommodation Suggestions

*Please note; all hotel locations are located off-site of the event location (Ivy Tech). Some hotels offer local shuttle services as well as taxis. Transportation is the registrant responsibility. Registrant must also note that there are several other events in the area during this time and rooms are filing up quickly.*

Hotel Fort Wayne
305 East Washington Center Rd. 
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

(The Hotel Fort Wayne is offering a discount rate of $94 per night to MWOHS conference registrants. Reservations can be made through this link OR call the hotel directly and reference "Midwest Org Human Services" to receive the conference discount rate.

Other Suggested Accommodations:

Hampton Inn Hotel (East Dupont Road, intersection of Dupont and I-69): (260)-483-3999

Hampton Inn and Suites (Challenger Parkway): (260)-489-0908

Don Hall's Guesthouse (West Washington Center Road): (260)-489-2524

America's Best Value Inn (West Washington Center Road): (260)-489-3588

Baymont Inn and Suites on East Dupont Road (intersection of Dupont and I-69); (260)-490-8989

Howard Johnson Ft Wayne - Coliseum; (260)-484-8326


Click here to register.

***Registration refund deadline is February 15th 2016***

Please email if you plan to register 5 or more people for the conference and you would prefer not to register via the automated electronic system.  Please put “Group Conference Registration” in your subject line.

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Call for Proposals

Please complete the proposal submission form and email to Linda Wark,

MWOHS 2016 Conference Schedule

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Keynote: Shelley MacDermid

"Ten Things You Can Learn from Military and Veteran Families."

Shelley M. MacDermid Wadsworth is a professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Purdue University, where she also directs the Military Family Research Institute and the Center for Families. Dr. MacDermid Wadsworth holds an M.B.A. in Management and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Human Development and Family Studies from The Pennsylvania State University. Her research focuses on relationships between job conditions and family life, with special focus on military families and organizational policies, programs and practices. Her research has been published in scientific journals including the Journal of Marriage and Family and the Academy of Management Journal, and has been funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Henry A. Murray Center, the Department of Defense, the National Institute for Food and Agriculture, the state of Indiana, and Lilly Endowment. Dr. MacDermid Wadsworth is a fellow of the National Council on Family Relations, and a recipient of the Work Life Legacy Award from the Families and Work Institute and the Violet Haas Award for Leadership on behalf of women at Purdue University. Dr. MacDermid Wadsworth served as the civilian co-chair of the Department of Defense Task Force on Mental Health, and also served on the Returning Veterans Committee of the Institute of Medicine, and the Psychological Health External Advisory Committee to the Defense Health Board. In 2012, Dr. MacDermid Wadsworth received the Morrill Award from Purdue University in recognition of outstanding career achievements that have had an impact on society.