Training/Conferences

NYSAIRS compiles educational and professional development opportunities for its members, promoting the skills and standards of providing information and referral. Contact us if you would like to post a relevant event.

Congratulations to the recipients of the NYSAIRS scholarship to attend the National AIRS conference!


Aging Concerns Unite Us

Location:  Desmond Hotel  Albany, NY
When: June 5-6, 2018

Aging Concerns Unite Us conference is New York’s premiere professional development conference for aging service professionals. Over 470 people attended last year. The aging services industry looks to this conference for learning on a broad range of subjects: innovative programs, best practices and policies to support healthy living for aging New Yorkers. 

AIRS Annual Conference

Location:  Sheraton Dallas Texas  Dallas, TX
When: June 3 - 6, 2018

40th Annual AIRS I&R Training and Education Conference

For education, professional development, and networking, there's no better place to be than the annual AIRS conference! Learn from a wide variety of speakers and workshop leaders, find solutions to your I&R problems, share best practices, get recharged and refocused on the important work you do, and build up your network of I&R contacts that you can utilize and connect with long after the conference is over.

Conference handouts and other resources are available on the AIRS Networker.

Are You Listening? with Judith Rowe

Location:  Borg Warner Conference Room, Tompkins County Public Library  E. Green St. at S. Cayuga St., Ithaca, NY
When: May 15, 2018 9:00am - 12:00pm

A LEARNING SESSION FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO IMPROVE THEIR COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND GET RESULTS WHILE CREATING POSITIVE, PRODUCTIVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS.
Many of life’s conflicts and misunderstandings between people can be traced back to lack of effective communication, specifically listening. This practical learning session focuses on the key elements of active listening and how to
communicate with others to get your goals met while building, growing, maintaining or restoring mutual relationships.
Participants will leave this session with:

  • An understanding of basic active listening skills and its importance in maintaining and restoring relationships
  • Opportunity to put into practice the skills learned in the session
  • A personalized plan to continue skill development beyond the workshop
Human Services Coalition
Phone:  607-273-8686