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: June 5
AUCD is currently accepting proposals for our 2015 conference. This call for papers includes submissions for concurrent interactive presentations, concurrent panel presentations, single presentations, and posters. Proposals are welcomed on a multitude of topics on all things disability, including but certainly not limited to advocacy, behavior supports, disability studies, employment, health and wellness, leadership development, self-determination, technology, and much more.
Deadline: September 11, 2015
Who do you know that deserves recognition? Nominate an outstanding individual, group, or program today for an AUCD award.
AUCD Members Receive Discounted Rates Until August 1
Over 700 community leaders, researchers, policy makers, practitioners, professionals, advocates, and students will join forces in November in their commitment to change the world for people with disabilities and their families. Packed with workshops, meetings, receptions, and plenaries, the AUCD conference is designed to promote innovative thinking that will catapult disability policy, research, and advocacy initiatives to the next level. Sponsors of the conference will have direct access to AUCD's $660 million national network of directors, researchers, practitioners, and advanced-level Fellows representing university based programs from every state and territory. Best of all, you'll join an increasingly dynamic conversation focused on the support, inclusion, and well-being of people with disabilities, and demonstrate your organization's commitment to this population.
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/).