Events Overview


New England WOCN holds an annual fall conference. Each year at our regional fall conference, the New England Region holds an auction to raise funds to send youth and counselors from this area to the National UOAA Youth Rally. Baskets full of goodies native to our various New England States are auctioned, along with other assorted items.

Note to Attendees & Exhibitors:

Please check here often, we will post information as it becomes available. You may also send email messages or questions to


The New England Region WOCN holds regional meetings three times a year in conjunction with educational conferences.  Spring and Fall meetings are held in March or April and October, respectively, just prior to the education program.  In addition, a regional meeting is held during national conference, usually in June. Watch the conference schedule for days and times.

Regional meetings provide a forum for discussion of professional issues affecting WOC/ET nursing practice and provide an opportunity to keep abreast of regional activities. Submit concerns to the New England Region President for inclusion in any meeting’s agenda.


Connecticut WOC/ET
The Connecticut WOC/ET nurses meet the second Thursday of the month from 3 – 5 pm, September through June.  This 40 member area group meets for networking and support. The group serves as a forum for discussion of professional issues, clinical concerns and new treatments/technologies.

Contact:  Cherie Sapia
Cell: (860) 866-7641

Meetings are held at:
Midstate Medical Center
435 Lewis Avenue
Meriden, CT. 06451

Maine WOCN Meeting

Maine WOCN/ET nurses meet three times a year at different sites in Maine.  Meetings focus on peer support and education.

Southern Maine WOCN/ET nurses meet three times a year in Freeport.  Meetings focus on peer support and education.

Contact Gisele Castonguay for more info.

Meetings are also held in Bangor.
Contact Mary Harris for more info  at


For more information about UOAA Youth Rally, click on the UOAA link below.  If your would like to make a donation, know of a potential camper or young adult needing sponsorship, or are interested in attending as a counselor, please contact a Youth Rally co-chair:

Leah Abecassis or Jennifer Giannettino at


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