The conference schedule aims to highlight the discipline of Conductive Education as a holistic approach to intervention that bridges the gap between educational and therapy services.
All times posted are Central Daylight Time (CDT)
Friday, September 13th
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Pre-Conference Site Visit of Center for Independence Chicago Site
CE Classroom & Participants
Demonstration of Smart Board
Meet & Greet Appetizers and Cocktails
Saturday, September 14th
** subject to change **
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Conference Registration at the Illinois College of Optometry
(3241 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago 60616)
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Conference Opening & Welcome Address
Dr. Andrea Zsebe
Andras Peto Faculty / Semmelweis University
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Dr. Valerie M. Kattouf OD, FAAO
Chief, Pediatric/Binocular Vision Service
Associate Professor of Optometry
Illinois College of Optometry / Illinois Eye Institute
Chicago, IL, USA
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Dr. Melanie Brown
Chief Executive and Director of Services
National Institute for Conductive Education
12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
ACENA Annual General Meeting
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Dr. Andrea Benyovszky
Director, Conductive Learning Center
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Conductive Education Hot Topics Round Table and Q&A
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Conductive Education Innovation Presentations
3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Conductive Education Roundtables
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 15th
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Farewell Breakfast at CFI Chicago Site