Youth-Nex Let's Talk After-School Conference 2014







* NOTE SCHEDULE CHANGE * The keynote address will take place Thursday 1-2 p.m. Friday's panels have moved up earlier in the day. The new schedule is here.

OCTOBER 16 & 17, 2014

Welcome to the Youth-Nex annual fall conference website. Please register for the invitation-only event below,
by October 9.  NOTE: Because capacity is limited, we encourage you to register as early as you can confirm your attendance. 

Cost: The invitation-only conference is free. Breakfast and lunch will be provided free of charge to attendees.

Youth-Nex is a transdisciplinary, cross-University center focusing on the capabilities of young people, in connection to health, communities, schools, and relationships.  

This year we are excited to feature a number of youth participants throughout the conference schedule. We envision lively discussion and engaging workshops on topics including why after-school matters to positive youth development, best practices, and how we can shape policy and practice to promote positive youth experiences and outcomes in the after-school hours.

See AGENDA here.

Please register, as early as you can confirm your attendance.

Please Check-in at the event, and register online by Oct. 9.
Check-in will be from 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m., Oct. 16.
Breakfast will be served from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. on Oct. 16; and from 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. on Oct. 17.

The keynote time and date has been changed and will be given Thursday, Oct 16 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. by Khary Lazarre-White, J.D. - Executive Director & Co-Founder, The Brotherhood/Sister Sol - “Developing and Transforming Youth”

Dietary preferences can be requested on the registration form, with adherence to registration deadline.

All or portions of the conference proceedings may be video-taped and/or photographed by Youth-Nex and media representatives. Attendance assumes this acknowledgment.

The conference will be held at Alumni Hall at the University of Virginia, in Charlottesville, Virginia.
211 Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA 22904

Nearby Options:
The Courtyard Charlottesville Marriott and The Cavalier Inn are very close to the event venue. The Courtyard Charlottesville Marriott is approximately .9 miles, from the conference location, or approximately 15 minutes by foot. There are many other hotels near the conference.

Interactive Map

There will be NO parking at Alumni Hall. The nearest parking is located down the block, one-tenth of a mile south of Alumni Hall.

Directions to Alumni Hall

Directions to the Central Grounds Parking Garage
From Alumni Hall, go south on Emmet Street for 1/10 mile. Turn left into the garage. The garage is located between Thompson Road and McCormick Road.

To map your trip on the internet, use the maps on this page, or input these addresses in Google maps:
Alumni Hall - 211 Emmet Street, Charlottesville, 22904
Courtyard Marriott - 1201 West Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903
Cavalier Inn, 105 Emmet Street North, Charlottesville, VA 22903
Central Grounds Parking Garage - Central Grounds Parking Garage (Visitor Parking), Charlottesville, VA

Directions to the Marriott Courtyard Charlottesville - University Medical Center Hotel from Charlottesville/Albemarle Airport (CHO)
- Proceed straight out of Airport exit onto Airport Road.
- Follow 1 mile to Route 29.
- Make a right on Route 29 (South).
- Follow Route 29 8 miles to intersection with University Ave.
- Make a left on University Ave (which changes name to West Main Street).
- The hotel is one mile on the Left.
(Buses and other oversized vehicles must take alternate route please call the property).

Directions to Marriott Courtyard Charlottesville - University Medical Center Hotel from other locations can be found. Air and Ground Travel Information.

You will be responsible for your own transportation during the conference. Airport and taxi information is below.

Charlottesville is serviced by Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) which is approximately 20 minutes from the University. The Richmond airport is approximately one hour from Charlottesville.

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO)
The Charlottesville Airport is approximately 20 minutes from the University and conference accommodations. CHO offers over 50 daily non-stop flights to and from Charlotte, Philadelphia, New York/LaGuardia, Washington/Dulles, Atlanta and Chicago. It is served by Delta Connection, United Express, American Eagle and US Airways Express.

Richmond International Airport (RIC)
Richmond is a little over one hour from Charlottesville.  These carriers provide service to Richmond: AirTran, American, Continental, Delta, JetBlue, United and US Airways.

Anytime Taxi of Charlottesville  
(434) 977-5522

A & W Taxi Service 
(434) 882-1822

Skyline Cab      
(434) 981-0473

Wahoo Taxi      
(434) 981-0585

Yellow Cab      
(434) 295-4131

Charlottesville General Information:
Places to eat, shopping, things to do, around U.Va. & Charlottesville

For more information, please contact Crystal Haislip: or 434.924.1388.

Youth-Nex is supported by a grant from Philip Morris USA, an Altria Company. We gratefully acknowledge this important support. The work of Youth-Nex is solely determined by the center and is not meant to represent the official views of the sponsor.