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ARKANSAS COURT REPORTERS ASSOCIATION

Spring Meeting 2017

ACRA SPRING MEETING
JUNE 16-17, 2017
Hotel Info: Crowne Plaza, 201 S. Shackleford Rd., Little Rock, AR
Reservations: 1-501-223-3000 or 1-855-590-9987
Be sure to mention ACRA room block when booking. You must make
reservations by May 25th.
Registration Fees:
 Before  June 10th                        After June 10th and at door
 ACRA Member $100.00   		  	  $125.00
 ACRA Non-Member $255.00                  $280.00

Friday, June 16, 2017


11:30 - 12:30			     Registration

12:30 - 1:30  (.1 ceu/1.0 hrs)	     Microsoft Word 2016 Topics - Mike Sypult -
				     Join us as we welcome Mike Sypult as he
				     provides tips to add a digital signature; saving
				     as a PDF; searching for keywords; marking,
				     creating and updating index entries; and three
				     tips to condense a Word document.

1:45 - 3:15   (.15 ceu/1.5 hrs)	     Cyber Security for All Your IT Devices, The
				     State of Mobile Devices, Dan Harpool.  Join
				     Dan Harpool, host of The Complete Computing
				     Show on KARN News Radio, as he helps us learn
				     how to secure all our mobile devices.

3:30 - 5:00   (.15 ceu/1.5 hrs)	     Dealing with High Profile Cases
				     Amanda Poe, CCR; Debra Westmoreland;
				     CCR - Arkansas Official Court Reporters
				     Amanda Poe and Debra Westmoreland will discuss
				     high profile cases they have written in the Sixth
				     Judicial District.  Tips on dealing with The
				     Innocence Project and A&E.

 


Saturday, June 17, 2017
8:30 – 10:00  (.15 ceu/1.5 hrs)	     Windows 10 Tips and Tricks
				     Mike Sypult - Welcome back Mike Sypult to
				     learn more about basic Windows 10 terminology;
				     new features in Windows 10; launching and
				     managing applications; using the File Explorer;
				     and managing and maintaining your Windows
				     device.
10:15 – 11:45 (.15 ceu/1.5 hrs)      The Next Step - CART?
				     Maranda Murphy, RCP - President-Elect for NVRA
				     Thinking about providing CART?  You are
				     probably more prepared than you think?  Join
				     Maranda for a FUN and interactive session to
				     help you on the way to becoming a CART provider.
				     We will visit topics such as:  CART basics,
				     transitioning from depositions and court to
				     classrooms and webinars, ways to deliver
				     CART, nontraditional arenas for CART, and lots
				     more!
1:00 – 4:00  (.3 ceu/3.0 hrs)        Split Sessions

				     Improve Your Writing Skills with Realtime Coach
				     Mary Beth Everhart
				     I write all day!  Less editing time? More free time?
				     Will improving your writing skills give you more
				     time?  Let Mary Beth show you how 15 mins.
				     a day can improve your accuracy and increase
				     your speed.

				     Learn Dragon Naturally Speaking 15
				     Tips - Adria Theriot - Audioscribe
				     Dragon Naturally Speaking - Topic speaks for
				     itself.  Join Adria as she provides tips on the
				     latest version of Dragon.