Honor and celebrate the lives of NCECA members and significant figures in our field who have passed away since our 2014 conference in Milwaukee.
This session will be an educational experience through presentations on some of our Past Masters by charting their impact on the field.
Join us at 10:45am on Thursday in Ballroom D/E.
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