AUCD 2014, Washington DC
Conference In Review
2014 AUCD Conference: The Best Yet! Thank you all for an amazing and energizing AUCD 2014 Conference! The POWER of the speakers, the ENGAGEMENT of people both at the conference and via social media, and the amazing energy surrounding the whole event still have us on quite a high. The Board, staff, sponsors, presenters, hotel, and attendees all did an incredible job making this quite possibly the best AUCD Conference yet.
#AUCD2014 Materials, Media, and Mentions #AUCD2014 provided many memorable moments that were captured on film and social media. We continue to collect photos, videos, transcripts, slides, posters, and tweets about the event, but you can already view some of the photos and relive the excitement.
- AUCD Conference Photos can be viewed on Flickr
- Blogs featuring the AUCD Conference:
- Concurrent and Poster presentations: Find the session in the online agenda and see if materials have been uploaded
- Videos & Transcripts: Transcripts are now available, and videos are in the works.
- Social Media: it's still abuzz and chock full of quotes and pictures from the conference. Search for #AUCD2014 to see what everyone continues to say
Deadline: October 30
Registration is currently open for the AUCD Conference! We welcome network members, partners from outside the network, experts from across the disability field, individuals with disabilities, family members, and students to learn and grow together during this exciting event. Whether you're a newcomer to the field or a seasoned professional, the AUCD Conference provides countless opportunities to share with and learn from colleagues across the network and beyond.
2015 Conference Proposal Notifications
There's been another amazing response to the 2015 Call for Proposals. The level of work and breadth of topics has been fascinating to read. Teams from the network have reviewed all 300+ proposals and AUCD is currently working to get them placed into conference slots. Notifications will be out before the end of August; please watch your email, and thank you for your patience.
On Tuesday, November 17, AUCD will host FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler as he speaks about his efforts to enforce the ADA and the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act, his personal experience as a parent of a young adult with an intellectual disability, and future initiatives at the FCC to increase access for all.
Introducing AUCD 2014
November 9-12: Washington, DC
The 2014 AUCD Conference theme reflects our goal of achieving an elevated level of engagement with our respective and collective communities, networks, and well beyond in order to better inform, enhance, and enrich the work we all do to improve the lives of people with disabilities and their families.
The Power of Engagement is reflected in changes we have made to the conference format to offer attendees more time to connect with one another and with the information presented. This year, we launch a series of poster symposia, where posters will be grouped and showcased together by common themes. We look forward to seeing how this more comprehensive model serves in deepening engagement with the work displayed.
Ink your calendars, get your submissions in, and make travel plans accordingly to participate in this engaging event that will serve in keeping our work relevant and our vision strong.
- View the Conference Invitation from AUCD President-Elect Olivia Raynor at left.
2013 Conference in Review
Get a flavor of what to expect at AUCD 2014!
See AUCD 2013 in review by pressing “play” above, or viewing directly on the Flickr website here (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aucd/collections/72157638590068583/).