2018 Culture of Gentleness Conference

Thu, Aug 23rd
8:00am - 5:00pm
Weber's Inn
3050 Jackson Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Save the Date for the 2018 Culture of Gentleness Conference to take place August 23-24, 2018 at the Weber’s Inn in Ann Arbor.

Keynote Speaker

We are very pleased to announce that we have secured Dr. Michael Wilkins as our keynote speaker.  Dr. Wilkins is a renowned physician who was instrumental in exposing the abuses at Willowbrook State Hospital, leading to a civil rights movement for those with intellectual disabilities.

The Keynote Speech is sponsored by:




Conference Presentation Summaries and Schedule of Activities

Conference Schedule


The cost of the conference is $175 for the full two days and $100 for one day.  Register here.

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Sponsorship Options

A variety of conference sponsorship options are available.

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Click here for sponsorship response form

Presentation Promos

Ann Liesen – Pay it Forward:  Caring for the Caregiver