Below is a preliminary list of the sessions planned for the NEDiv Mini-Con. Click each session title for a brief description of the session. Note that some changes may be required before this is considered a final sessions list.
RE Round Table: Best Practices
A chance for RE’s discuss and share best practices, successes and areas needing improvement. Open to all Regional Executives.
Bridging the Gap: Women & Men
We cannot fully empower women in motorsports unless we engage boys and men. This session will provide a data-driven view on the need for allies across genders, and provide real-world examples and a chance to discuss what we can do today to start bridging the gap between the genders.
Women’s Round Table
Round table discussion regarding the inclusion and advancement of women in all forms of motorsports. All women and allies are welcome to attend.
A quick 15-minute presentation followed by a town hall. Have marketing question? Confused about how to do something or what tool is best to use? Need advice on your region’s website, social media or email marketing initiatives? This session is for you.
Road Rally as a Social Activity
Come see how to organize your first RoadRally and the benefits of that for your Region.
RallyCross Town Hall
A one hour, round table discussion on any issue related to the SCCA RallyCross program.
Keystone Cup Review & Solo Divisional Series Town Hall
A review of the 2018 Keystone Cup—organized by Steel Cities Region—followed by an open discussion about a potential Solo divisional series.
Solo Town Hall
A one hour, round table discussion on any issue related to the SCCA Solo program.
Moving Forward with Street Survival
Celebrate a hugely successful year for SCCA and TRSS Program. Get help from an experienced TRSS Organizer. Have questions about volunteers? Needing help with the classroom presentation? This session is for you.
Surviving and Succeeding at Your First Street Survival
Looking to start a Tire Rack Street Survival program? Join me as I share how Susquehanna Region found success with our first Street Survival. You’ll get tips and tricks for navigating your first event, learn how to stay on top of the many moving parts of the program, and find out how to organize your Region to not only survive, but succeed at your first TRSS.
Solo Safety Training
Solo Safety Steward training for stewards in training or renewal for licensed stewards.
Hillclimb Round Table
Round Table discussion of all aspects of the Pennsylvania Hillclimb Association.
Director’s Meeting (open forum)
Report from the Northeast Division Directors where members get to hear from and ask general questions of the Board of Directors.
NEDiv Council Meeting
Open door meeting of the NE Division Council to serve as a wrap-up for the mini-convention.
Sanction, Insurance & Audit Process Update
This session will cover recent updates to the sanction, insurance and audit process and the plans in place to significantly improve the process with a common means of applying for event sanctions/insurance across all programs.
Race incident communication for new captains and controllers.
Leadership Training: Regional Executives, Program Chairs and Stewards
Learn how to lead yourself first so you can serve others. You will be given a step-by-step process to be the best leader possible.
Solo Course Design
When it comes to any autocross event, the course defines the experience more than any other part of the event and when it comes to course design, Roger Johnson is the Guru. This session will cover the basics, while also addressing challenging lot lay outs, managing speed and keeping your visuals easy and fun. This session is for: anyone who will ever design or set up cones with the intention of having people drive through them rapidly while grinning.
Improving the Member Experience
One of our goals in 2018 was to improve the Member Experience. That started with understanding what Members wanted, needed, expected, and deserved. Out of this understanding came the Welcoming Environment Statement and a completely new Member Portal, with website improvements still to come. Come find out more and learn how you can support the SCCA Mission, Vision, and Values.
MotorsportReg: Tips & Tricks
Come get some tips and tricks to make your lives easier when using MotorsportReg as both your pre-registration platform and your check-in service at events.
RallyCross Safety Steward Renewal training
A down and dirty review of the material needed to renewal your RX Safety Steward.
What you need to know about latest changes in solo waivers
Solo: How to Help Regions Improve their Programs
Discussion on the resources available to regions to support improving their programs.
Solo and RallyCross Venue Acquisition
Discussion on resources available to support site acquisition.
Chamionship Racing in NEDiv
Panel Discussion regarding the Majors and NEDiv Championship Series and their value to the Division Racing Program.
Discussion of Stewarding and Direction in the Northeast Division.
SCCA Time Trials
Discussion surrounding National Tour and new procedures for Time Trials.
SCCA Track Events
Updates and new procedures around Track Events.
Majors Racing Committee Meeting
Committee meeting for the Majors Racing Committee.
How to Function as an Out of Town Steward
How stewards can fit in with a region’s different approaches.