CRI's 2024 Conference
Pathways to Resilience: The Power of Play

Welcome to the Pathways to Resilience Conference, an extraordinary event scheduled for June 18-19, 2024, at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center in Roanoke, VA. This year, we delve into dynamic ‘pathways’ of resilience, transforming Edith Grotberg’s traditional pillars into practical and interactive routes towards a stronger future.

Conference Highlights:

  • Inspiring Keynotes: Our keynote speakers will offer deep insights into resilience from various angles.
  • Engaging Breakouts: Explore sessions in three tracks: The Power of Play, Resilience Research, and General Resilience.
  • Networking Opportunities: Engage with experts, researchers, and practitioners across psychology, education, social work, and more.
  • Resilience Award Luncheon: Celebrate outstanding contributions in the field of resilience.
  • Resilience Strategy Speed Showcase: Share and learn diverse resilience strategies in a fast-paced, interactive format.
  • Social Media Scavenger Hunt: Blend in-person interactions with online engagement in this unique social media game.


  • Early Bird Rates – $425 (until March 18),
  • Standard Rates – $450 (until May 18),
  • Late Registration – $475 (After May 18)

Venue: The historic Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center awaits you, offering a blend of charm and modern amenities. Located at 110 Shenandoah Ave Ne, Roanoke, VA 24016. Click to reserve your space at a special rate in our room block.

Sponsorship: Showcase your organization at this prestigious event. Contact Rick Griffin for more information.

Get in Touch: For any queries, reach out to Laura Clark or Rick Griffin.

Experience, learn, and contribute to the evolving landscape of resilience at the Pathways to Resilience Conference. We look forward to welcoming you on this insightful and transformative journey!

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