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Early Bird Registration Ends March 20th for National ADA Symposium 2015 -- Registration already at 65% capacity

March 12, 2015
Source: National ADA Symposium 2015: May 10-13 -- Atlanta, GA

National ADA Symposium Early Bird Registration Rate Ends March 20th

Registration is currently at 65% capacity and
Vendor Space is currently at 90% capacity

National ADA Symposium Attractions

Celebrating 25 Years of Civil Rights for Individuals with Disabilities!

  • Professional Educational Credits Available
  • Welcome Reception at the Center for Civil & Human Rights
  • ADA Legacy Tour Bus
  • Networking
  • 3 Pre-Conference Selections
  • 72 Breakout Session Selections
  • Nationally Recognized ADA Expert Presenters & Civil Rights Leaders
  • Mobile App
  • Audio Guide
  • Assistive Technology Room
  • 38 ADA Products & Services Vendors
  • ADA Timeline
  • Give Aways
  • Overflow Hotel

Professional Education Credits: All of the sessions offered at the National ADA Symposium have been approved for CEU credits. Below are additional credit types with sessions approved for each:
ICC Credits: 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A, 7A, 2I, 3I, 4C & 5C
AIA Credits: 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A, 7A
CRCC - Credit Application Pending

Welcome Reception: During our Welcome Reception you will have the opportunity to tour the new Center for Civil and Human Rights and meet some of the original "Freedom Riders". The Center is dedicated to preserving this important history. Appetizers catered by Wolfgang Puck and Cash Bar available.

The ADA Legacy Tour Bus is rolling across the country raising awareness and building excitement toward ADA25 - the 25th anniversary of the ADA in 2015! The bus will be parked at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and can be visited during the Welcome Reception.

Networking: The National ADA Symposium offers ample opportunities throughout the 4-day event to network with the expert presenters as well as colleagues from across the country.

Pre-Conference Sessions: You may select from three pre-conference session which include Overview of ADA Basics, the Foundations of Mindfulness Stress Reduction and Disabilities, and Emergency Evacuation of Persons with Disabilities Simulation.

72 Breakout Session Selections: This year the session selections truly have something for everyone; from Employment, State & Local Government, Private Businesses, Recreation, Architecture and Design, Community Issues, Higher Education, Healthcare, Corrections, ADA Coordinators, Facility Managers and more.

Nationally Recognized ADA Expert Presenters: Over 60 presenters from the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Access Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the International Code Council, Equip for Equality, Evan Terry Associates, Burton Blatt Institute, Cornell University, University of Iowa, ADAPT, Shepherd Center, and many more.

Mobile App: This year we will be offering a conference app for apple and android platforms. You will be able to star your favorite sessions and presenters, check the agenda, look up vendors, engage in social media, and much more. The app will be a great tool to stay organized and enhance your conference experience! Download links to come!

Audio Guide: We are very excited to announce that the National ADA Symposium has been selected as the pilot for this new technology. Conference attendees will be able to more easily navigate meeting venues without depending upon sighted human guides. Location information will be transmitted by electronic beacons placed at registration tables, concession areas, exhibit areas, meeting rooms, restrooms, escalators, and elevators. An application specially-designed by will then identify the locations vocally through an idevice or Android phone. The system will be customized to the specific services of the host organizations.

Assistive Technology Room: See and experience some of the latest and greatest examples of assistive technology available today.

Vendors: We currently have 34 vendors registered (only 4 spots left!) Go to and scroll down the page to see a list and links to all of our sponsors and vendors.

ADA Timeline: See a timeline display of the events from the past 30 years and add your name to the display.

Give Aways: All attendees have a chance to win random door prizes. Plus, through our "Vendor Exploration Cards" one lucky person will win a FREE registration to the next National ADA Symposium in 2016!

Overflow Hotel Rooms: An overflow hotel has been secured with additional rooms (including ADA Accessible rooms) at the same $139 rate. Reservation information will be added to our website SOON!

A production of the Great Plains ADA Center and Southeast ADA Center - proud members of the ADA National Network.

For complete details and additional information, visit the National ADA Symposium (

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