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October 21, 2017
11:00AM-8:00PM

HallowFest CEU and Social Event

Sponsored by District B

Cincinnati (Mason), OH


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OCRA's HallowFest CEU and Social Event

Saturday, October 21, 2017

.35 CEU (NCRA approved)

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati-Mason
5100 Natorp Blvd.
Mason, Ohio
(513) 387-6000

Coming to Cincinnati for this event?  The Holiday Inn Express & Suites has extended a courtesy rate to all OCRA attendees of just $99 per night.  Call the hotel directly for this rate and use "OCR" as the group code.  Hurry, the OCRA courtesy rate ends on October 6th!

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Schedule of Events

The OCRA Board of Directors will hold their Board Meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m. preceding the HallowFest CEU and Social Event.  OCRA members are welcome to attend. Click here for more information.

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration 
(Onsite registration available with added $15 convenience charge)

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Attorney/Reporter Professional Working Relationship (.2 CEU)
Teamwork makes the dream work!
In this session, we are all united in a common goal: Discover the techniques to have the best working relationship between court reporters and attorneys! Attorney Lewis will speak to his experience from insurance defense to civil rights litigation and all thrilling entertainment and sports law in between. Have questions for Attorney Lewis? He’s ready to work hand in hand with all attendees and share the secrets to everyone’s success!
Presenter: Attorney Cornelius “Carl” Lewis

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.   Networking Break

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Using the Internet to Its Fullest!  (.15 CEU)   
What is an unabridged dictionary? Remember going to libraries and researching technical terms to deliver that rush transcript as ordered? Fast forward and welcome the Internet! Resources are endless: Search engines, Google Scholar, networking groups, dictionary sites, expert bios, curricula vitae, research papers … the list goes on and on and on … This session will walk you through how to truly edit faster, learn more, and produce the best results possible. Consider bringing your laptop to do live tests during the seminar (and get ready to bookmark many fantastic websites for your future use)! By the end, we can’t guarantee you will be Jeopardy ready, but you may be close!
Presenters: Sarah Nageotte and Douglas Bettis (contributions by Sue Terry and more!)

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.    Networking Break (Costume changing opportunity!!)

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  OCRA’s HallowFest (Dinner and refreshments available)
Stay dressed as you are or bring your comfy Saturday night attire or your favorite Halloween costume! No matter what, make sure you STAY! We will celebrate OCRA and each of us with a HallowFest of a time after working hard all day. Events to include: Fun games, costume contest, music, auction, prizes, and more! Dinner and one alcoholic drink ticket will be provided to all registered attendees!


Registration Information

(late registration available after 10/15/2017, with added $15 convenience charge)

Member     $115
Nonmember    $145
Student Member       $45  
Student Nonmember      $75
Saturday Night HallowFest Only    $30

Cancellation Policy:  Full refunds available if cancelled before October 14, 2017 
After October 14, a $15 convenience charge will apply to all cancellations

  If you will be registering after 10/15/2017 or onsite, please use the online option below or contact OCRA at info@ocraonline.com

Click here to register online instantly


2017-10-21 11:00:00 2017-10-21 20:00:00 America/Detroit HallowFest CEU and Social Event OCRA's HallowFest CEU and Social Event Saturday, October 21, 2017 .35 CEU (NCRA approved) _______________________________________________________ Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cincinnati-Mason5100 Natorp Blvd.Mason, Ohio(513) 387-6000 Coming to Cincinnati for this event?  The Holiday Inn Express & Suites has extended a courtesy rate to all OCRA attendees of just $99 per night.  Call the hotel directly for this rate and use "OCR" as the group code.  Hurry, the OCRA courtesy rate ends on October 6th! _______________________________________________________ Schedule of Events The OCRA Board of Directors will hold their Board Meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m. preceding the HallowFest CEU and Social Event.  OCRA members are welcome to attend. Click here for more information. 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration  (Onsite registration available with added $15 convenience charge) 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Attorney/Reporter Professional Working Relationship (.2 CEU)Teamwork makes the dream work!In this session, we are all united in a common goal: Discover the techniques to have the best working relationship between court reporters and attorneys! Attorney Lewis will speak to his experience from insurance defense to civil rights litigation and all thrilling entertainment and sports law in between. Have questions for Attorney Lewis? He’s ready to work hand in hand with all attendees and share the secrets to everyone’s success!Presenter: Attorney Cornelius “Carl” Lewis 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.   Networking Break 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Using the Internet to Its Fullest!  (.15 CEU)   What is an unabridged dictionary? Remember going to libraries and researching technical terms to deliver that rush transcript as ordered? Fast forward and welcome the Internet! Resources are endless: Search engines, Google Scholar, networking groups, dictionary sites, expert bios, curricula vitae, research papers … the list goes on and on and on … This session will walk you through how to truly edit faster, learn more, and produce the best results possible. Consider bringing your laptop to do live tests during the seminar (and get ready to bookmark many fantastic websites for your future use)! By the end, we can’t guarantee you will be Jeopardy ready, but you may be close!Presenters: Sarah Nageotte and Douglas Bettis (contributions by Sue Terry and more!) 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.    Networking Break (Costume changing opportunity!!) 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  OCRA’s HallowFest (Dinner and refreshments available)Stay dressed as you are or bring your comfy Saturday night attire or your favorite Halloween costume! No matter what, make sure you STAY! We will celebrate OCRA and each of us with a HallowFest of a time after working hard all day. Events to include: Fun games, costume contest, music, auction, prizes, and more! Dinner and one alcoholic drink ticket will be provided to all registered attendees! Registration Information (late registration available after 10/15/2017, with added $15 convenience charge) Member     $115 Nonmember    $145 Student Member       $45   Student Nonmember      $75 Saturday Night HallowFest Only    $30 Cancellation Policy:  Full refunds available if cancelled before October 14, 2017  After October 14, a $15 convenience charge will apply to all cancellations   If you will be registering after 10/15/2017 or onsite, please use the online option below or contact OCRA at info@ocraonline.com Click here to register online instantly Cincinnati (Mason), OH