Program Information

Our theme this year is Community + Collaboration = Success! Our sessions cover:

(1) Community Engagement (housing; transportation; recreation; volunteering; self-advocacy; relationships/sexuality; spirituality)

(2) Community Employment (education; job training; employment; benefits & employment)

(3) Collaboration for Healthy Living (mental health; physical health; emotional health; self-care; weight, healthy eating, exercise; aging; coping with stress)

(4) Collaborating with the Community (health care planning; educational planning; person-centered planning; transition to adulthood; policy; voting rights)

Aaron Bishop, former Commissioner of the US Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities will be our 2017 keynote speaker!

2017 Program at a Glance [.pdf]
2017 Program at a Glance [.doc]
2017 Program Book [.pdf]

The temperature of meeting rooms throughout the conference center will be set at 72 degrees. Please dress accordingly and if you are cold-natured, dress in layers and bring a sweater or jacket.

Photographs and videos will be taken at the conference. Attendance constitutes permission to use images and videoa of those at the event on this website and in promotional materials.

This conference is FRAGRANCE FREE!  Please refrain from using perfumes, colognes, or scented personal products in consideration of people with chemical sensitivities.