2011 CAAI Meeting: Reflecting on Results, Building on Progress

2011 CAAI Meeting: Reflecting on Results, Building on Progress

Thursday, January 13, 2011- Friday, January 14, 2011
Location: Bethesda, MD

The 2011 CAAI Program Meeting was held on January 13-14 at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda at One Bethesda Metro Center in Bethesda, Maryland.  This year's meeting focused on highlighting and sharing results from the past two years of CAAI activities.

Folder Download a ZIP file (50MB) of all flash drive materials here.

All participants received a flashdrive containing all available meeting materials.  The above ZIP file contains all presentations from the meeting, including an updated slide set from the research, evaluation, LTSAE, and legislative plenaries. 

camera View photos from the event here (on Flickr).

Pencil Complete the meeting evaluation here (on Survey Monkey) by February 7.



NOTE: regardless of weather, the meeting will continue as scheduled.  AUCD is not able to offer refunds for cancellations.


Meeting Sessions

This meeting incorporated several different session types:

  • Plenary Sessions
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Roundtable Discussions
    30-minute small informal group discusion sessions. Leaders will be expected to briefly and informally present their material as an example in the first 5 minutes, then facilitate a relevant discussion among participants for the remaining time. One presenter with up to 10 attendees will be at each roundtable. Presenter or designated presenting representative will be expected to stay at the same roundtable and lead a second discussion on the same topic twice in each roundtable session.
  • Poster Presentations
    Set up: 12-3pm Thursday.
    Open poster reception: 5-7pm Thursday.
    Take-down: 1-2pm Friday.
    It is expected that posters will remain on display from 3pm Thursday - 1pm Friday.
  • Poster space includes:
    • One tabletop space of 3' deep x 6' long, with a tablecloth (see sample images from a previous conference: photo 1; photo 2; photo 3; photo 4; photo 5; photo 6)
    • One 8' wide x 4' tall (from the top of the table) poster board behind the table. The board is medium grey in color and allows for pushpins, t-pins, tape, and velcro attachments.
    • Presenters are responsible for the production and replication of their own handouts. AUCD will have a limited number of pushpins, velcro strips, and T-pins available for hanging your poster.  Any additional A/V, including electrical outlet access and internet access, must be requested before the event and must be paid for by the presenter.

Hotel & Reservations

Hyatt Regency Bethesda
One Bethesda Metro Center (7400 Wisconsin Ave)
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

The group room rate for this meeting was $149/night. 

Meeting Registration

  • The meeting registration fee was $75 for all attendees (though free for MCHB staff).