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I&R Center: RFP for AIRS E-Conference in May

Dear Aging and Disability I&R Professionals,

The Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) is seeking workshop proposals for the AIRS virtual spring conference. The Request for Proposals for the upcoming AIRS E-Conference — “Envision I&R” (May 12th, 13th and 14th) — closes February 12, 2021. Be sure to submit your workshop ideas for consideration.

The primary audience for the spring conference is directors, managers, supervisors, and everyone and anyone involved in understanding and assembling the “big picture” in all types of I&Rs (Aging/Disabilities, 211, Health, Comprehensive, Blended Crisis/I&R, etc.). This will be a virtual conference via Zoom. AIRS will be holding a second e-conference in September that will be more geared to front-line service.

AIRS is seeking sessions focused on issues such as collaborative relationships, organizational effectiveness, professional development, technology, and operational sustainability. A full list of suggested topics can be found on the Conference page on the AIRS Learn site. Remember these suggestions are just a guide. The RFP closes February 12th. All presenters will receive free registration to the entire conference.

For more information, visit AIRS at

Thank you,

Nanette Relave 

Senior Director, National I&R Support Center | ADvancing States

241 18th Street S, Ste. 403, Arlington, VA 22202

Office Line: 202.898.2578 | [email protected]