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Kentucky Court Reporters Association 2021 Convention

  • 08-Oct-2021
  • 2:00 PM
  • 09-Oct-2021
  • 6:00 PM
  • Embassy Suites, Louisville, 9940 Corporate Campus Drive, Louisville, Ky 40223


  • Through September 12, 2021, (26 days before event)
  • Through September 12, 2021 (26 days before event)

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For our KyCRA 2021 Convention, the lineup of speakers looks like one of the best ever.  It's packed with both useful and entertaining information.  We look forward to seeing you there.  

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Group Name: Kentucky Court Reporters Annual Convention
Group Code: KCR
Check-in: 08-OCT-2021
Check-out: 10-OCT-2021
Hotel Name: Embassy Suites by Hilton Louisville East
Hotel Address: 9940 Corporate Campus Drive
  Louisville, Kentucky
Phone Number: 502-426-9191

The hotel block of rooms is $129 for King and $139.00 for Double. 

Kentucky Court Reporters Association October 8-9, 2021 Convention

Agenda FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2021 Title: 2:00-4:00 TRANSitions and TRANScripts Course Description: (.2 CEU) Attorney and Advocate Joanne Wheeler Bland will discuss LGBQT issues and challenges within the legal environment and advise on how best to professionally and courteously address issues of gender in a court reporter’s transcript. Speaker: Joanne Wheeler Bland, Esq.

4:15-5:15 Title: Court Reporting Perspectives--TED Talk Course Description: (.1 CEU) Join us for KYCRA’s first TED Talk. You will hear from a variety of speakers about the different perspectives of reporting and learn various tips and tricks on surviving in our new world. Speakers: Lisa Colston, Laura Kogut, Kim Pillion, Jenna Parsons, Lisa Migliore Black, Rick Coulter

5:30 Drinks in the Hotel Lounge 6:00-8:00 Dinner On Your Own

8:30 President’s Party

SATURDAY OCTOBER 9, 2021 8:30-10:00 Title: Weight Training for Court Reporters Course Description: (.15 CEU) In this interactive course, participants will learn about the various muscle groups throughout the body and how to engage them safely and effectively to support posture, bone health, and reduce neck, shoulder, and back pain that can accompany a sedentary career. Speaker: Dannielle Copeland

10:15-11:45 Title: Health Literacy for Independent Contractors and Small Businesses Course Description: (.15 CEU) What is health literacy? Why does it matter? Who is impacted? What skills are needed to be health literate? These questions and more will be answered in this presentation. Kim Parson is a nationally recognized healthcare industry consultant with expertise in health literacy, consumer experience, managed care and value-based care. Speakers: Kim Parson

12:00-1:30 Title: Motivation and NCRA Update (Lunch) Course Description: (.15 CEU) NCRA Director Saba McKinley Roberts will provide an update from NCRA and a presentation on motivation. Motivation is one of the strong components of success, and knowing how to keep yourself inspired is vital to ensuring the health of your career. Learn how to measure the impact motivation has on your business. Also, learn how to rekindle the spark to deliver the best service possible to your clients as well as potential clients. Speaker: NCRA Director Saba McKinley Roberts

1:30-1:45 KYCRA Annual Business Meeting, Installment of 2021 KYCRA Board of Directors, Announcement of Bake Sale Auction Winners

2:00-3:00 Title: Get Involved and Evolve--TED Talk Course Description: (.1 CEU) A second round of education in TED Talk fashion. You will learn about the advocacy currently being undertaken for our profession at the local and national level and how you can become a part of it all. Speakers: Lisa Migliore Black, Georgene Scrivner, Kim Pillion, Tracy Lundergan

3:15-4:45 Title: "What were they thinking?" The Intricacies of Making Certification Exams Course Description: (.15 CEU) During this webinar you will learn the process of making an NCRA certification exam from start to finish. Dannielle will take you through the different stages a test goes through before it is recorded and what makes a test pass through the hands of the test advisory committee or fail to move forward. Speaker: Dannielle Copeland

4:45 Closing remarks 5:00 Adjourn 

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Lexington, KY 40579

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