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Registration

 

We welcome network members, non-network organizational partners, experts from all across the disability field, individuals with disabilities, family members, and trainees 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 and peers. AUCD2018 will feature three engaging large group plenaries from high-level leaders; over 225 concurrent and poster presentations covering a broad spectrum of disability topics; as well as innovative research, programming, and advocacy efforts.

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AUCD 2018 Conference Rates

Expected rates for Conference registration are outlined in the chart below. The 6th and all subsequent registrants who identify from the same AUCD-member Center/Program in the dropdown list will see an automatic 20% discount on their final charge.

2018 Registration Deadline: October 26, 11:59pmET

 

Registration Type Rate Cost  
Full Conference General Registration
$495 
Students, Self-advocates,
Family Members
$295 
Federal Employee:
Full Conference
$495 
Federal Employee:
TA meetings only
 $0  
Personal Care Attendant $0 when registered with
the person being
accompanied
  Sun Mon or Tues Wed
Single Conference Day    General Registration
$105
$265
$105
 Students, Self-advocates,
Family Members
 $55 $185
$55
 Federal Employee:
Full Conference
 $105 $265
$105
 Federal Employee:
TA meetings only
$0  $0 $0
Personal Care Attendant $0 when registered with
the person being
accompanied

 

AUCD2018 Plenaries Only Registration Option

AUCD welcomes local friends, organizational partners, students, and invited guests to attend any of our three plenaries for free. This registration does not include access to other conference events such as concurrent or poster sessions, meetings, or refreshments. This is a SEPARATE registration form from the main conference registration.

2018 Registration Deadline: October 26, 11:59pmET

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Registration Policies

Full Registration Fees Include:

  • A conference program, access to the conference app, and a give away
  • Access to all official sessions
  • Sunday Driving Change Sessions and Welcome Reception
  • Continental Breakfast on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday
  • Coffee Breaks Sunday through Wednesday
  • An Awards Ceremony and Reception (please indicate in your registration) on Tuesday

Cancellation / Refund Policy

Cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing thirty days in advance of the start of the event. A refund of the registration fee, minus a $90 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date. Submit all requests to Gwen Clark via email. Refunds will not be given for no-shows. Substitutions or transfers are gladly accepted. AUCD reserves the right to review and refund registration fees as it deems appropriate.

Transfer Policy

To transfer your full registration prior to the event, please submit a written request to aucdinfo@aucd.org. Only one transfer is permitted per original registrant. The individual submitting the transfer request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with that substitution. Questions? Please e-mail us at aucdinfo@aucd.org or call 301-588-8252.

Group Registrations

Group Registrations: For member UCEDD, IDDRC, and LEND program personnel and trainees, after the first five registrations from the same center using the dropdown menu provided, the sixth and subsequent will automatically receive 20% discounts off the base registration fee. Individuals from the same Center do not need to register together to be eligible for the discount.

Scholarships

For information on available event scholarships, see the Scholarships tab at left.

Accessibility Accommodations

All attendees who are in need of accessibility accommodations (interpreters, large print, braille, etc) must note this on their registration form or contact Laura Martin via email within 30 days of the event. We cannot guarantee accommodations for requests received with less than 30 days-notice.

Consent to Use of Images

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, this event constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution of the registrant or attendees' image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities by the event organizers and other third parties, including but not limited the venue, the host city, and the host convention and visitors bureau.

Questions

Please contact us at aucdinfo@aucd.org.