AspireMN 
Innovation Summit
In Motion 
October 9 -11, 2024 
DoubleTree Park Place 1500 Park Place Blvd. Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416
2024 AspireMN Innovation Summit - In Motion focuses on the ever-evolving field of mental health and child welfare continuum. The AspireMN Innovation Summit provides participants with content on skill building to support professionals and personal learning for all staff and leadership roles in the child and family service field. 

Everyone will gain actionable strategies to enhance daily work, inspiration to sustain their growth, and positive impact on children, youth, and families. With the focus of In Motion, attendees will engage their minds, body, and spirit in our practices while remaining resilient, flexible, and motivated.
Keynote Speakers
Announcing additional Keynote Speaker soon!
KJ Rolnec
Opening Keynote Speaker
K.J. is a passionate advocate for social justice and community building in his home city of Minneapolis. A founding board member on the advisory board for the Fund for Safe Communities at the Minneapolis Foundation, K.J. works with various nonprofits throughout the city, both with violence prevention and at-risk youth. He is currently the Youth Council Program Manager at YouthLink where he has helped to form and manage their Voices of Youth Advisory Council. He does speaking engagements and coaches at a local boxing gym, coaches youth basketball year round, mentors youth, holds a real estate license, and is a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. He is the Executive Director of KJ612Outreach.
Breakout Session Presenters
We are excited to showcase the lineup of impressive breakout sessions.
Bring your talents and expertise to 2024 AIS! Interested in presenting a breakout session at the 2024 Innovation Summit?  
Please contact Eden Fitzgerald at [email protected]
Call for Presenters PDF
Register by Friday, October 4th.
We look forward to seeing you!
Schedule coming soon...
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Welcome Gathering on Wednesday, October 9th
Welcome Gathering kicks off the AspireMN Innovation Summit
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Thursday, October 10th
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Opening Keynote Speaker
AspireMN Awards
Breakout Sessions
Bean Bag Tournament
Dinner
Karaoke
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Friday, October 11th
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Breakout Sessions
Closing Keynote Speaker
Lunch
AspireMN Innovation Summit Location
DoubleTree Park Place Hotel
1500 Park Pl Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416


AspireMN Innovation Summit (AIS) has a special room rate of $139. 
Room Reservation Link
Sponsors
Soon to Come!
News & Updates
AspireMN Innovation Summit will announce new information over the coming months!
Call for Speakers!
Posted May 15
2024 AIS - In Motion focuses on skill building to support professional and personal learning for all staff and leadership roles in the child and family service field. Participants will gain actionable strategies to enhance their daily work, inspiration to sustain their growth and positive impact on children, youth and families.

The planning committee requests presentations that will challenge and encourage professional growth and include a takeaway for participants to integrate into their leadership practice.
Call for Presenters PDF

If you have any questions, please contact Eden Fitzgerald at [email protected]
Call for Sponsors!
Posted May 15
The AspireMN Innovation Summit provides professional and personal development for staff who support children and families in mental health, child welfare, youth development, early childhood and related services. Your sponsorship will support the gathering of the wider child and family services community as we engage in shared learning, networking and fun.
Call for Sponsors+Community Partners
Call for Sponsors+AspireMN Members

If you have any questions, please contact Eden Fitzgerald at [email protected]

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