Service Members, Veterans, and Families Mini-Conference

Service Members, Veterans, and Families Mini-Conference March 2, 2024

DISCOVER AND CONNECT

Join leading Veterans Affairs experts, Community Providers, Friends, and Peers for this Service Members, Veterans, and Families Mini-Conference. During this one-day event, you’ll discover the latest offerings in benefits, supports, resources, and more. Come hear about some of the latest news and information from the Department of Veterans Affairs, learn more about methods to Benefits and Services, increase your knowledge about other local service offerings, enjoy a free lunch on us, and build your network in a laid-back, informative, and positive environment.

LOCATION

Germanna Community College
Daniel Technology Center
18121 Technology Drive,
Culpeper, VA 22701

REGISTER HERE

VETERANS / FAMILY
ATTENDEES

Interested in attending this event?

PINNING CEREMONY

Interested in participating in the Vietnam-Era Service Veteran Pinning Ceremony?

EXHIBITORS

The maximum number of Exhibit Tables have been filled.
Please feel free to register under the Attendees registration option, if you would like to attend.

SESSIONS

10am – 11am

  • Keynote Speaker
  • Pinning Ceremony

11am – 12pm

  • Facilitated Discussion with Q&A
  • Speaker, Department of Veterans Affairs

BREAKOUTS

1 pm

Breakout 1 - PACT Act

PACT Act

1 pm

Breakout 2 - Veteran and Family Support

Veteran and Family Support

2 pm

Breakout 3 - Virginia Department of Military Services

Virginia Department of Military Services

2 pm

Breakout 4 - Peer to Peer Suicide Prevention Training

Peer to Peer Suicide Prevention Training

3 pm

Breakout 5 - Advance Care Planning Group

Advance Care Planning Group

MEET OUR SPEAKERS

Opening Remarks

Veterans Mini-Conference Guest, Abigail Spanberger

U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger

Virginia’s Seventh Congressional District in the U.S. House

Biography

Pinning Ceremony

Coming Soon

Vietnam War Commemoration Department

Eligibility
Living U.S. veterans, or surviving spouses of veterans, who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time during the period of November 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975, regardless of location, are eligible to receive one lapel pin.
(Register below)

Facilitated Discussion

Veterans Mini-Conference, Ms. Sandy Markert, Assistant Director and Administrator, Fredericksburg Health Care Center, VA Richmond Health Care

Sandy L. Markert MHA, MBA, IN

Assistant Director and Administrator, Fredericksburg Health Care Center

VA Richmond Health Care

Biography

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Veterans Mini-Conference Agenda

REGISTER HERE

VETERANS / FAMILY
ATTENDEES

Interested in attending this event?

PINNING CEREMONY

Interested in participating in the Vietnam-Era Service Veteran Pinning Ceremony?

EXHIBITORS

The maximum number of Exhibit Tables have been filled.
Please feel free to register under the Attendees registration option, if you would like to attend.

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Community Care

Caregiver Support Program (CSP)

Enrollment Eligibility (VA health care benefits) – Health Administration Services

Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program (IPVAP)

Patient Advocates – The Patient Advocacy Program

Community Engagement and Partnerships, Suicide Prevention Program

Virginia’s Women Veterans Program (VWVP)

Chaplin Services

VA Housing Programs

Hero’s Bridge

Domiciliary Program

UVA Health Culpeper Medical Center

Virginia Department of Social Services

Culpeper National Cemetery

Advance Care Planning Group

Mental Health Association (MHA)