National Assistive Technology Reuse Conference

Tuesday, September 15, 2009- Thursday, September 17, 2009
Location: Atlanta, GA

Omni Hotel at CNN Center
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

The conference is co-hosted by the Pass It On Center and the National Assistive Technology Technical Assistance Partnership (NATTAP).

Purpose of the Conference
This conference is designed to showcase innovative strategies that AT Reuse programs have found to work. Discussion will center on identifying new skills and specific needs of Reuse programs that need to be addressed. Information will be provided that will aim to expand and strengthen Reuse programs, particularly as they related to emergency preparedness and program sustainability.

Who Should Attend
Staff of Reuse Programs and staff from the Statewide AT Act Programs; representatives from disability organizations planning and operating reuse activities, AT vendors, and other partners and collaborators of Reuse Programs

A draft agenda can be found  here. The Pass It On Center and NATTAP and the Conference Planning Committee continue to develop the agenda so check for updates to the agenda. Conference attendees will be able to receive almost 1.5 IACET CEUs through RESNA.

A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved for Monday, September 14 through Thursday, September 17, 2009 at the Omni Hotel at the CNN Center, 100 CNN Center, Atlanta, Georgia. The rate is $145.00 single or double plus tax per night. The cut-off date for making your room reservation is Friday, August 14, 2009. You may call the hotel directly to book your room by dialing 404/659-0000 or toll free at (888) 444-OMNI. Let the hotel know you are registering for the RESNA/NATTAP/PIOC Reuse Conference. If you need accessible hotel accommodations, please make your request known with the hotel reservationists. For more information about the hotel and accommodations, click here.

Conference Registration
A registration fee of $50.00 will be charged each conference attendee. The fee will help defray the cost of the continental breakfasts, lunch, and refreshment breaks. There is an additional fee of $40 for the optional pre-conference tour of two recycling centers, ReBoot and FODAC. Use the online registration form to register for the Conference.

The Pass It On Center and NATTAP are looking forward to hosting this event. If you have any comments, suggestions, or questions please contact Lisa Kosh or (703) 524-6686 ext. 303