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Warrior Symposium Highlights

2021 Highlights

October 25 - 27, 2021

Thank you for joining us for the Eighth Annual Warrior Community Integration Symposium during October 25-27, 2021. You can now review any sessions you may have missed by logging in to the Symposiums

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Facts & Figures

490

Attendees

47

Unique Sessions

15

Sponsors

100%

of attendees surveyed stated their knowledge of Community Integration best practices increased

General Lori Robinson

as the Keynote Speaker

Gary Sinise

awarded the Leo K. Thornsess Leadership Award

2020 Highlights

August 25 - 27, 2020

A big heartfelt thank you to our sponsors, panelists, and attendees who joined us for a week to connect, educate, advocate, and collaborate in 2020. You may explore sessions and highlights available below.

Facts & Figures

1075

Attendees

25%

Government Employees

61%

VSO/Nonprofit Employees

19

Sponsors

#1 Most Attended Session

An Upstream Approach to Suicide Prevention and Veteran Empowerment

#2 Most Attended Session

Introduction to the CDC Framework: Adopting a Culture of Evaluation

2019 Highlights

The 2019 Symposium was a SOLD-OUT event that took place in Atlanta, GA at the Marriott Marquis. The Symposium is an annual industry-leading event that empowers those who serve veterans by fostering collaboration and enhancing service to veterans and their families in communities across America. Hundreds of veteran-serving professionals gather to share best practices, hear from inspiring and influential speakers and learn about resources available from exhibitors and attendees in order to empower the veterans and their families in their care.

Facts & Figures

533

Attendees

60

Exhibitors

43%

National Organizations

21%

Local Organzations

93%

Of attendees report their knowledge of best practices in community integration improved as a direct result of the symposium

85%

Of attendees reported an increase in knowledge of resources available to support community integration

2019 Leo Award

2019 Leo K. Thorsness Leadership Award Recipient: Bonnie Carroll, TAPS Founder

An award that honors and recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities and outstanding service to veteran communities. It is named after the late Col. Leo K. Thorsness, a Medal of Honor recipient, one of the most highly decorated American airmen of the Vietnam War, and a founding member of the America's Warrior Partnership Board of Directors until his passing in 2017.

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2018 Highlights

Facts & Figures

500+

Attendees

92%

Would Recomment The Symposium

47%

First-time Attendees

4.4/5

Quality Rating of Symposium Features

2018 Leo Award

2018 Leo K. Thorsness Leadership Award Recipient: Senator Dole

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Day 1

Pre Conference, Networking and Exhibit Hall

Day 2

Keynote speakers and Leo K. Thorsness Award

Day 3

More Networking, Collaboration, and Speakers