Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM PDT
Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 12:00 PM PDT

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Eugene Hilton and Conference Center 
66 East 6th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97401

The registration desk will open at 8:00 on 10/23-10/25.

For room reservations call 800-937-6660 and tell them you are with the Oregon Resource Association's NW Conference. Standard Room Rate $134.00 

Room block rate ends October 2, 2018. Any reservation canceled within 3 days of arrival will be charged one night's room and tax.

Parking validation will be available at the registration desk.



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Vicki Devlin 
Oregon Resource Association
2405 Front Street NE #150, Salem, OR 97301

503- 585-3337 


Online Registration is Now Closed

Please contact Vicki Devlin @ 503-585-3337 or email vdevlin@oregonresource.orgOctober 23-25, 2018 

Northwest Conference on Professional Development in Disability Services


This year’s NW Conference is shaping up to be a fantastic two and a half days of learning, empowerment, and as always fun! This year’s theme of ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING will set the tone for  positive, inspiring, and motivating experiences! You won't want to miss it. 

Continuing Education Credits Now Available 
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Opening Keynote Speaker - Greg Bell, JD, CSP

“More than just a motivational speaker, Greg Bell is a thought leader, business consultant, and leadership seminar trainer. His popular book, Water The BambooŽ: Unleashing The Potential Of Teams And Individuals, has inspired an array of organizations, from Fortune 500 companies like Nike, Disney, Kaiser Permanente and Comcast, to athletic teams like the Portland Trailblazers, Oregon Ducks Football, and the Gonzaga Bulldogs Basketball.

As an innovator and keen observer of highly successful leaders and teams, Greg has learned that the key to success is having the courage to use the skills you already have to achieve a result greater than you previously imagined. Inspiring and energizing audiences with his engaging storytelling, Greg shares his knowledge with excitement and passion. His ability to masterfully blend insight and encouragement with just the right dose of reality makes him the consistently top-rated keynote speaker at major conferences. A Certified Speaking Professional (the highest earned designation from the National Speakers Association), Greg influences thousands of individuals and entrepreneurs each year with his innate ability to connect personally with audience members.

Greg holds political science and law degrees from the University of Oregon. He is also the force behind Coaches vs. Cancer — a campaign for the American Cancer Society that has raised over $87 million for cancer research. In addition to his corporate leadership experience, Bell is a TEDx Talk alum and serves on the advisory board for the Portland TEDx conference series.”

Closing Keynote Speaker - Steven Fulmer

“Steven  Fulmer is passionate about and committed to developing emerging leaders and creating lasting change. A successful entrepreneur, HUMAN Strategist™, and Heretical Leader™ Steven started his first business at the age of 16 and by 35 he was Vice President of an 85 person, $10 million software company he was instrumental in growing from 3 people and $300,000/yr. 

Today Steven is a national speaker for fortune 500 companies, non-profits, associations and emerging leaders of all types. His coaching practice reaches as far away as Australia, and he has taught Transformational Leadership and Mission & Visioning workshops for the internationally recognized George Fox University MBA program.

Steven has appeared more than a dozen times on AM Northwest, Portland’s premier morning show, as well as numerous radio programs and is the co-author of Speaking of Success alongside such notable thinkers as Stephen Covey, Ken Blanchard and Jack Canfield. His newest book is Leadership Just Got Personal.”

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