Annual Conference

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Conference Highlights

Keynote speaker

Kim Tarver

Kim Tarver, MD
Director of MIND Center Clinical Services

  • 8:45-10:15 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 21
  • BancorpSouth Conference Center Ballroom

This years’ keynote speaker, Dr. Kim Tarver, was recently named the director of clinical services at The MIND Center.  Her opening presentation entitled, "Navigating the Dementia Continuum of Care" will explore opportunities to promote more seamless care transitions for families and individuals living with dementia as they transcend the caregiving journey.

Welcome reception with sponsors

BancorpSouth Conference Center

  • 5-6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 21
  • BancorpSouth Conference Center Exhibit Showroom

What better way to wrap up the first day of the conference “journey” than catching up with your friends and colleagues and perusing the sponsor exhibits while listening to good music and enjoying signature beverages and delicious hors d’oeuvres! This event is free to registered conference attendees, sponsors and exhibitors, and will wrap in plenty of time for you to enjoy the culinary delights of Tupelo.

Motivational speaker

Jill Conner Brown

Jill Conner Browne
Founder of The Sweet Potato Queens®

  • 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. - "Humor and Laughter: Amazing Coping Mechanisms"
  • 12:30 p.m. - Book signing and photo opportunity
  • Friday, Aug. 23
  • BancorpSouth Conference Center Ballroom