OCRA Spring Convention

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Date(s) - Saturday, April 22, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Be extraordinary

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry
626 High Street NE, Salem, Oregon

8:00-8:50a       Registration and continental breakfast

8:50-9:00a      Welcoming remarks

9:00-10:00a   CSR vs. Notary:  The Devil is in the Details (.1 CEU)
OCRA Past President Robin Cassidy-Duran and Heather Wilson with the Oregon Secretary of State Corporation Division will discuss the distinct, important difference governing the duties of a CSR and a Notary.

10:15-11:45a  Eliminating IT:  Putting technology where it belongs — back in your hands (.15 CEU)
An expert technologist, specializing in the elimination of traditional IT, Matthew Slade will present an interactive demonstration and will illuminate the future, showing you a path on how to move forward.  He will demystify technology and show you how to find the right solution with or without a consultant.

12:00-1:00p   The Care and Feeding of a Court Reporter
Taking care of yourself is the first step to living and working in a stressful profession.  Jan Schmitt will show you how to improve your posture, reduce back, neck, and shoulder pain, and extend the life of your career.

1:00-2:00p     Lunch!

2:00-3:30p    Conscious Confidence
Besides education, certification, and experience, it takes a recipe of personal traits to make an excellent court reporter/captioner.  Our esteemed panel will discuss everything from consciousness to confidence and how to bring your finest attributes to your professional life to be the best court reporter/captioner you can be.  Presented by Cheryl Haase, Terri Mundt, Carol Studenmund.

3:45p                Board of Directors Meeting

NCRA .5 CEUs – approval pending

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