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Iowa Basic Science Course

7/1/2015 - 8/7/2015
Online registration is now closed. If you still need to register, please telephone 319-335-4141.


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Project Management Fundamentals (Cedar Rapids)

7/9/2015 - 7/10/2015
Successful projects require effective management of scope, schedule, and cost. This course covers key knowledge areas within the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and introduces contemporary project management techniques and principles. Participants learn methods for planning and executing projects through team exercises, case analysis, and hands-on experience with project planning software. This course is required for the University of Iowa’s Project Management Certificate.


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Iowa Summer Writing Festival - Weekend Workshop July 11-12

7/11/2015 - 7/12/2015
Iowa Summer Writing Festival - Weekend Workshops July 11-12
UNPAID REGISTRATIONS WILL BE CANCELLED

Week-long registrations will generate a coupon code for $20 off a weekend registration. IF YOU PLAN TO REGISTER FOR BOTH A WEEK-LONG AND A WEEKEND SESSION, YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE WEEK-LONG SESSION FIRST TO RECEIVE THIS DISCOUNT. Please check your email for your week-long registration confirmation and your coupon code before you register for a weekend workshop.


A nonrefundable deposit is required for each course for which you register. Weekend sessions: $320 payment in full when you register. $125 of your payment is a nonrefundable deposit.



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Iowa Summer Writing Festival - Weeklong Workshop July 12-17

7/12/2015 - 7/17/2015
Iowa Summer Writing Festival - Weeklong Workshops July 12-17
UNPAID REGISTRATIONS WILL BE CANCELLED

Week-long registrations will generate a coupon code for $20 off a weekend registration. Please check your email for your week-long registration confirmation and your coupon code before you register for a weekend workshop.

Cancellation & Refund Policy: A nonrefundable deposit is required for each course for which you register. Week-long sessions: $620 payment in full when you register. $250 of your payment is a nonrefundable deposit.



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IHELP Webinar - ETHICS #2 Working with Clients who Challenge Ethical Boundaries

7/16/2015 - 7/16/2015
The University of Iowa Helping Professional Webinar Workshop
Presented in partnership with The Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Ethics (IDARE)

PAYMENT IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION. If you would like to pay with a PO from your organization, please contact the UI Center for Conferences at 1 800 551 9029 to make arrangements.

Thursday July 16 1-3pm
Working with Clients who Challenge Ethical Boundaries, Robert Metzger, Ph.D., LCP, LHSP, Associate Adjunct Professor & Maggie Butler MS, CRC, Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, University of Iowa
This webinar will assist helping professionals in the examination of client characteristics which may impact ethical boundaries. Emphasis will be placed on identification of specific client characteristics, effectively addressing client interactions that may challenge ethical boundaries, and accessing client characteristics with attention to cultural sensitivity



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Iowa Summer Writing Festival - Weekend Workshop July 18-19

7/18/2015 - 7/19/2015
Iowa Summer Writing Festival - Weekend Workshops July 18-19
UNPAID REGISTRATIONS WILL BE CANCELLED

Week-long registrations will generate a coupon code for $20 off a weekend registration. IF YOU PLAN TO REGISTER FOR BOTH A WEEK-LONG AND A WEEKEND SESSION, YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE WEEK-LONG SESSION FIRST TO RECEIVE THIS DISCOUNT. Please check your email for your week-long registration confirmation and your coupon code before you register for a weekend workshop.


A nonrefundable deposit is required for each course for which you register. Weekend sessions: $320 payment in full when you register. $125 of your payment is a nonrefundable deposit.



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Iowa Summer Writing Festival - Weeklong Workshop July 19-24

7/19/2015 - 7/24/2015
Iowa Summer Writing Festival - Weeklong Workshops July 19-24
UNPAID REGISTRATIONS WILL BE CANCELLED

Week-long registrations will generate a coupon code for $20 off a weekend registration. Please check your email for your week-long registration confirmation and your coupon code before you register for a weekend workshop.

Cancellation & Refund Policy: A nonrefundable deposit is required for each course for which you register. Week-long sessions: $620 payment in full when you register. $250 of your payment is a nonrefundable deposit.



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Iowa Summer Writing Festival - Weekend Workshop July 25-26

7/25/2015 - 7/26/2015
Iowa Summer Writing Festival - Weekend Workshops July 25-26
UNPAID REGISTRATIONS WILL BE CANCELLED

Week-long registrations will generate a coupon code for $20 off a weekend registration. IF YOU PLAN TO REGISTER FOR BOTH A WEEK-LONG AND A WEEKEND SESSION, YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE WEEK-LONG SESSION FIRST TO RECEIVE THIS DISCOUNT. Please check your email for your week-long registration confirmation and your coupon code before you register for a weekend workshop.


A nonrefundable deposit is required for each course for which you register. Weekend sessions: $320 payment in full when you register. $125 of your payment is a nonrefundable deposit.



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IHELP Iowa City at the University of Iowa Memorial Union

8/6/2015 - 8/7/2015
The University of Iowa Helping Professional Workshops

PAYMENT IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION. If you would like to pay with a PO from your organization, please contact the UI Center for Conferences at 1 800 551 9029 to make arrangements.

Thursday August 6 9am - 4pm. noon lunch on own
Working with Complicated Cases, Jody L. Jones, Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Organ Transplant Center
Most mental health practitioners find that clients/consumers bring to sessions more than one issue requiring therapeutic attention. This might involve a mood disorder in conjunction with an addiction problem, or a serious health issue with an adjustment disorder. Several such cases will be discussed in this course, using my own experience as a transplant psychologist as a backdrop. The course will involve the presentation of cases with active participation from participants highly encouraged. Objectives include: Learning how to separate the symptoms of psychological disorders from serious health issues, a demonstration of how ACT-based therapy can address multiple issues in a single client and increased understanding of how psychological resilience affects immune functioning and health.

Friday August 7
Working with Client with Histories of Trauma, Joyce Morrison, MSW, Vera French Community Mental Health Center, Davenport, IA
Trauma can impair emotional, behavioral, psychological functioning as well as impede or damage development throughout the life span. This course is designed to examine the impact of trauma on client functioning as well as promote understanding of impact of trauma on development and impairment that can have longstanding effect in the life of an individual. Ideas for intervention will also be provided that target developmental repair work to aid in assisting clients in coping with and resolving issues related to histories of trauma.



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Communication, Negotiation, & Influence (CR)

8/20/2015 - 8/21/2015
Communication is a key knowledge area in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Project managers must use complex skills to gain commitment, obtain resources, and garner organizational support, typically without direct authority over their required resources. This course is designed to help project managers accomplish these goals by effectively communicating with and influencing others.


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Leading Project Teams (DM)

9/10/2015 - 9/11/2015
Effective teams are fundamental to successful projects. This course focuses on team member roles and responsibilities in the context of project management. The course covers teambuilding, dealing with team dysfunctions, and communicating effectively. It also provides tools for meeting management that help maximize team performance. You can expect to learn practical information you can apply immediately. This course is based on the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

Core course for the University of Iowa’s Project Management Certificate
Two-day course



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IAPT 2015

9/16/2015 - 9/18/2015
Iowa Association for Play Therapy
Sept 16-18, 2015
Cedar Rapids Marriott Hotel, 1200 Collins Rd NE, Cedar Rapids



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IHELP Webinar - ETHICS #3 Working with Setting Factors That Threaten Ethical Boundaries

9/17/2015 - 9/17/2015
The University of Iowa Helping Professionals Webinar Workshop
Presented in partnership with The Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Ethics (IDARE)

PAYMENT IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION. If you would like to pay with a PO from your organization, please contact the UI Center for Conferences at 1 800 551 9029 to make arrangements.

Thursday Sept 17 1-3pm
Working with Setting Factors That Threaten Ethical Boundaries, Michael Gerard, MS, CRC, & Maggie Butler MS, CRC, Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, University of Iowa
This webinar will assist helping professionals in the examination of ethical boundaries. Emphasis will be placed on identification of boundary crossing within various settings, preventative measures concerning boundary crossing, and the intersection of boundary crossing and cultural sensitivity.



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Managing the Multiproject Pipeline

9/18/2015 - 9/18/2015
This workshop presents organizational frameworks, tools, and techniques to properly maximize productivity across multiple projects. Concepts including Phase Gate Project Management, critical chain, operational disruption, and Little's Law are introduced to help participants assemble the right multi-project management best practices for their organization.


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Dental Pregame Series Registration

9/19/2015 - 11/21/2015
Dentistry Pregame Professional Program: Series Registration


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CBCT: Indications and Contraindications Pregame

9/19/2015 - 9/19/2015
Pregame Professional Program #1: CBCT: Indications and Contraindications and Maximizing Image Quality and Dose Reduction


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Treating Cancers & Auto-Inflammatory Diseases Pregame

9/26/2015 - 9/26/2015
Pregame Professional Program #2: Immunotherapeutic Strategies for Treating Cancers and Auto-Inflammatory Diseases in the Oral Cavity and Is the Tobacco Industry Still Blowing Smoke?


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Eastern Ophthalmic Pathology Society (EOPS) Annual Meeting

10/1/2015 - 10/3/2015
Ocean Edge Resort Brewster, MA
Registration fees will be announced in September.
Lodging - Ocean Edge Resort - The Mansion. Room rate: $235/night plus $25 resort fee and tax. Make your reservations by calling 800.343.6074 or email stay@oceanedge.com. When booking, please identify yourself as part of the EOPS group to receive the special rate. Reservations MUST be made by Sept. 4, 2015.
Questions concerning program content and abstracts should be directed to nasreen-syed@uiowa.edu. If you have questions regarding registration please contact jo-dickens@uiowa.edu.



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Hawkeye on Safety 2015

10/1/2015 - 10/1/2015
This conference will provide current information on health and safety topics in construction and facilities, as well as key networking opportunities needed to keep current in safety standards and trends. The intended audience includes health and safety professionals, construction professionals (electrical, plumbing, roofing, carpentry, masonry, etc.), architectural professionals, compliance officers, inspectors, project/facility personnel, general industry, medical professionals and anyone looking for CEUs in health and safety.


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Hawkeye on Safety 2015: Sponsors & Exhibitors

10/1/2015 - 10/1/2015



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Managing the Multiproject Pipeline

10/2/2015 - 10/2/2015
This workshop presents organizational frameworks, tools, and techniques to properly maximize productivity across multiple projects. Concepts including Phase Gate Project Management, critical chain, operational disruption, and Little's Law are introduced to help participants assemble the right multi-project management best practices for their organization


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IWLC Dubuque

10/8/2015 - 10/8/2015
Grand River Center, Dubuque, Iowa
Registration Fees:
Individual:$220 after July 1
Group of Ten (see instructions below)
$2200 after July 1

Guest Registrations are NOT allowed on individual registrations. If you are registering for the Group of 10, please make sure you note the following.
To register for the Group of 10, only one registration profile is needed. Please designate 1 member of your group to create a profile and register all other attendees as "guest". Once you have created your personal profile, select “register now” in the options to the right, then select “Group of 10” from the first drop down menu. Once you have made your selection and filled out all necessary information on the first page, scroll to the bottom of the page and hit “save," followed by “Guest Registration.” On the guest registration page, please add the other nine attendees. Once you have entered all guest information, select the check out option. On this page, you will review your order and the names of the individuals before paying. PLEASE NOTE: once you hit “Confirm,” you will not be able to make any changes to your registration or cancel your registration. If you wish to make any changes beyond that point, you will need to contact the UI Center for Conferences directly. You may also contact UI Center for Conferences by phone at 1-800-551-9029 to register your group of ten.



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IWLC Dubuque EXHIBITOR Registration

10/8/2015 - 10/8/2015
Grand River Convention Center
Set up may begin at 6am, take down by 6pm



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IWLC STUDENT Conference - Dubuque

10/8/2015 - 10/8/2015
$55 registration fee
$550 registration fee for a Block of Ten Seats
12pm Registration
12:45pm Opening Remarks

To register a block, only one registration profile is needed. Please designate 1 member of your block to create a profile and register the group. Once you have created your personal profile, select “register now” in the options to the right, then select “Block of 10” from the first drop down menu. Once you have made your selection and filled out all necessary information on the first page, scroll to the bottom of the page and hit “save”, followed by “Guest Registration”. On the guest registration page, please add the other nine students who will be attending. Once you have entered all guest information, select the check out option. On this page, you will review your order and the names of the individuals before paying. PLEASE NOTE: once you hit “Confirm”, you will not be able to make any changes to your registration or cancel your registration. If you wish to make any changes beyond that point, you will need to contact the UI Center for Conferences directly. You may also contact UI Center for Conferences by phone at 1-800-551-9029 to register your group.



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Management of Caries Pregame

10/10/2015 - 10/10/2015
Pregame Professional Program #3: Medical Management of Caries and Current Issues in Dental Therapeutics


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The 73rd Annual Meeting of the Plains Anthropological Conference

10/13/2015 - 10/17/2015
The 73rd Annual Meeting of the Plains Anthropological Conference will be held October 13th-17th at the Sheraton in Downtown Iowa City.

Registrations (online, by phone, and by mail) must be received by October 11th, 2015. Registrations made after this date will need to be called in to our office (319-335-4141), or done at on-site registration, and will be charged the on-site registration fee, rather than the regular fee.

The Post-Banquet Lecture, "The Origins and Adoption of Pottery", will be given by Dr. James M. Skibo, a Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology & Anthropology at Illinois State University.

NEW at this year's conference:
- Student Poster Competition
- Student Workshop: Professional Behavior, Networking, & Finding a Mentor

Visit the conference's website to do the following:
- Submit a title & abstract for a paper, poster, or symposium (Sept. 6th deadline)
- Submit an abstract for the Student Paper Award (Sept. 6th deadline)
- Learn about the conference's schedule
- Become an Official Conference Sponsor!
- Become an Exhibitor (Aug. 30th deadline)
- Advertise in the Conference Program (Aug. 30th deadline)
- Find out about Conference Tours
- Become a Student Conference Volunteer to earn perks!

Cancellations made before Sunday, October 4th, 2015 will be refunded in full for both registrants and vendors. No refunds will be available if cancellations are made after this date.



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2015 Samuel L. Becker Memorial Conference: Bodies and Technologies

10/17/2015 - 10/17/2015
The University of Iowa 2015 Samuel L. Becker Memorial Conference, Bodies and Technologies, captures a range of concerns in contemporary communication studies scholarship across distinct areas of the discipline (rhetoric, media studies, and interpersonal communication). Featuring prominent scholars Mark Andrejevic, Kory Floyd, and Debra Hawhee, the conference will explore bodily rhetorics, the interplay between interpersonal affection, physiology, and health, and the role of digital culture in contemporary modes of surveillance.

The one-day event will feature three keynote addresses with audience Q&A, an interactive panel discussion, and an evening reception. Through conversation across sub disciplines, we hope to inspire rigorous conversation and interdisciplinary thought at the nexus of communication, bodies, and technologies. The 2015 Samuel L. Becker Memorial Conference is free; advance registration is required and available online.

Registration begins at 8:30 AM on Saturday, with plenary sessions running from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Lunch and coffee breaks will occur throughout the day.

Lunch will not be provided, so please make your own lunch plans in downtown Iowa City.

The evening reception will include heavy appetizers and drink specials. The event is free to conference attendees and begins at 5 PM in downtown Iowa City.



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IWLC Des Moines "Transforming Journeys"

10/28/2015 - 10/28/2015
Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center within the Iowa Events Center, Des Moines, IA
Registration Fees:
Individual: $225 on or before July 15, $250 after July 15
Group of Ten (see instructions below)
$2250 on or before July 15, $2500 after July 15

Guest Registrations are NOT allowed on individual registrations. If you are registering for the Group of 10, please make sure you note the following.
To register for the Group of 10, only one registration profile is needed. Please designate 1 member of your group to create a profile and register all other attendees as "guest". Once you have created your personal profile, select “register now” in the options to the right, then select “Group of 10” from the first drop down menu. Once you have made your selection and filled out all necessary information on the first page, scroll to the bottom of the page and hit “save," followed by “Guest Registration.” On the guest registration page, please add the other nine attendees. Once you have entered all guest information, select the check out option. On this page, you will review your order and the names of the individuals before paying. PLEASE NOTE: once you hit “Confirm,” you will not be able to make any changes to your registration or cancel your registration. If you wish to make any changes beyond that point, you will need to contact the UI Center for Conferences directly. You may also contact UI Center for Conferences by phone at 1-800-551-9029 to register your group of ten.



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IWLC Exhibitor - Des Moines

10/28/2015 - 10/28/2015
Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center within the Iowa Events Center, Des Moines, IA
Set up may begin at 6am, take down by 6pm
Full Conference registration is available at a discounted rate of $175 to exhibitors.



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IWLC STUDENT Conference - Des Moines

10/28/2015 - 10/28/2015
Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center within the Iowa Events Center, Des Moines, IA

$55 registration fee
$550 registration fee for a Block of Ten Seats
12pm Registration
12:45pm Opening Remarks

To register a block, only one registration profile is needed. Please designate 1 member of your block to create a profile and register the group. Once you have created your personal profile, select “register now” in the options to the right, then select “Block of 10” from the first drop down menu. Once you have made your selection and filled out all necessary information on the first page, scroll to the bottom of the page and hit “save”, followed by “Guest Registration”. On the guest registration page, please add the other nine students who will be attending. Once you have entered all guest information, select the check out option. On this page, you will review your order and the names of the individuals before paying. PLEASE NOTE: once you hit “Confirm”, you will not be able to make any changes to your registration or cancel your registration. If you wish to make any changes beyond that point, you will need to contact the UI Center for Conferences directly. You may also contact UI Center for Conferences by phone at 1-800-551-9029 to register your group.



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Forensic Pathology Pregame

10/31/2015 - 10/31/2015
Pregame Professional Program #4: Forensic Pathology & Joint Prophalaxix


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Clinicopathologic Pregame

11/14/2015 - 11/14/2015
Pregame Professional Program #5: Clinicopathologic Conference and Dentures to the Elderly: Key Factors for Patient Satisfaction


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Diseases of Salivary Glands Pregame

11/21/2015 - 11/21/2015
Pregame Professional Program #6: Diseases of Salivary Glands and Applying Health Literacy Principles in Your Dental Practice


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River Flow 2016

7/11/2016 - 7/15/2016
The 8th International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics


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