National ADA Symposium Scholarship Application

Posted by Adam Johnsen on January 11, 2018

National ADA Symposium Scholarship Application

We are pleased to announce that the ADA National Network is hosting the 19th annual ADA National Symposium on the Americans with Disabilities Act and related disability issues. The Symposium will take place in Pittsburg, PA from June 17 to 20th, 2018.

The ADA Symposium includes up to date information regarding employment, communication, transportation, emergency preparedness, case law, regulatory updates for government and private entities and the latest on the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design.

Hear from presenters representing various federal agencies including the Departments of Justice, Education, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and U.S. Access Board.  This year there are break-out sessions on a wide-range of ADA related topics and online access to hand-outs from all sessions prior to the conference. You can view the Symposium Agenda schedule of sessions and activities on-line.

The Great Lakes Center will continue our history of supporting participation and attendance from across our six state region.  To that end, we are making available a number of stipends in the amount of $750.00 to cover the cost of registration completed by April 30, 2018. (Recipients who fail to register by the April 30, 2018 deadline will forfeit their stipend).

Applications will only be accepted from individuals who reside in the Great Lakes Region (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI).  This stipend is only valid for the 2018 Symposium and registration must be completed by April 30, 2018.  Applications will be accepted through January 26th, 2018.  Notification to recipients will be made by email within the first week of February to enable individuals to meet the early bird registration deadline of April 30, 2015.

Applications for the Applicationstipends can be completed on-line.  Questions regarding the Symposium and the stipend program should be directed to the Great Lakes Center at 800-949-4232 (V/TTY) between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm Central Time or by email to

Stipend recipients are responsible for their own travel arrangements and travel costs.   The registration fee includes 3 breakfasts and 3 lunches plus a networking reception.  The 2018 Symposium will be held at the  Wyndham Grand Hotel Pittsburg.

National ADA Symposium Scholarship Application


On-Line Registration opens January 9th.

Registration Fee: Early Rate: $750   Regular: $900


Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown  .  Rooms are available at a discounted rate of $155.00 plus tax. Hotel information can be found Information on the Symposium Website.

National ADA Symposium

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