Frequently Asked Questions
What audio-visual equipment will be available?
You will be provided with an overhead projector, screen, and access
to electricity. Larger rooms will have a microphone. No special
request is needed for these items.
What happens if I need an LCD projector (a projector to show PowerPoint slides)?
You will be required to bring your own LCD projector. The Courage
to Risk Committee DOES NOT supply any items other than an
overhead projector and screen.
I donít want to travel with my laptop. Do you have one available?
No, the CTR committee does not provide laptops.
Can I get wireless access during my presentation?
No, the only wireless access that is available is in the lobby of the hotel.
I forgot to print my handouts, how do I get them printed?
You should plan on 100 participants. You have 3 options:
- The hotel can print them for approximately $1 a page.
- You can print them at any office supply or copy store, such as
Kinkoís, OfficeMax, Office Depot, or Staples.
- You can create a sign up list and email the handouts to the
participants after the conference. However, this option is NOT
recommended, as participants prefer handouts during the
What happens if there are not enough chairs?
No chairs can be added to a session due to fire codes.
What happens if there is a medical emergency during my session?
Seek the help of hotel personnel, a conference committee member,
or a volunteer. Conference committee members and volunteers will
have badges identifying themselves.
Will someone introduce me or should I just begin the session at the start time?
If you submitted a proposal for a session, you will introduce yourself
at the start of your presentation.
** A committee member will introduce invited speakers.
What if I need technical assistance for my equipment?
Technical assistance will not be available for personal equipment.
Please ensure that your equipment is in working order prior to your
Do I have to register for the conference if I am a presenter?
Yes, you are expected to register for the conference if you are presenting.
If my school-age son/daughter is presenting, may I attend
his/her presentation without registering?
Yes, please support your child and his/her success in sharing his/her
story at Courage to Risk (no registration is needed to attend that
session). You must register for the conference if you would like to
attend other sessions.
What if the composition of my presentation team changes?
Please let the conference planning team know of any changes in your
presentation team by emailing
We may not
be able to reflect those changes in the program, depending on when
the change has been made
When will I receive my program and name badge?
If you have preregistered, you may pick up materials between 7 p.m.
and 9 p.m. on Thursday evening prior to the conference. On site
registration begins at 7:00 a.m. on Friday and 7:30 a.m. on Saturday.
Can I register online?
Yes. Online registration will be available later in the year.
Can I pay with a credit card?
Credit card/pro card payment is currently available (both online and on-site)
Is on-site registration available?
Yes. Check/Credit Card/Cash
Whom do I speak with if I havenít received my conference confirmation?
Initially, check with your school or district if they paid your
registration fee. Afterwards, contact the conference registration
Will my money be refunded if I need to cancel?
No, your money will not be refunded.
Where will I park at the Broadmoor?
The Broadmoor has a parking garage adjacent to the resort ($8.00
per day, no in-and-out). Valet parking is also available for $16.00 per
day. You may be ticketed or towed if you park on the street or in
Will breakfast or lunch be provided?
Coffee and Danish will be provided, each morning after the keynote
address, in the Exhibit Hall. You must register for luncheon sessions
when you register for the conference. No on-site luncheon
registrations will be accepted. No lunch will be provided if you do
not register for luncheon sessions.
Can I get college credit for attending the conference?
Yes, Adams State College is offering 1 credit for 2 day attendance for $55.00 and 1/2 credit for 1 day
attendance for $27.50. Check with their table when you register.
Can I get ASHA CEUs for attending the conference?
No, ASHA CEUs will not be available.
Will I receive a Certificate of Attendance for the conference?
Yes, you will receive either one day or two day certificate, depending on how many days you attend to be used
for Continuing Professional Development Credit. You must attend each full day to receive your certificate;
certificates will be available at the end of the last presentation of the day.
Do you offer group discounts?
No. Our conference if very reasonably priced, thus, we don't offer group discounts. If this is something that the
committee should consider, please make a comment about it on the evaluations.
Should I plan to arrive earlier than the conference start time?
If you are arriving the morning of the conference, plan to arrive an extra 30 minutes prior to the start of the
conference. This will give you ample opportunity to park, pick up your registration materials, and get a
seat for the keynote.
When can I set up my exhibit?
Exhibitors set up between 4:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Thursday
evening prior to the conference.
Will volunteers be available to man my table?
Will my money be refunded if I need to cancel?
We will refund 50% of your fee if you cancel on or before December
15, 2010. There is no refund if you cancel after December 15, 2010.