Professional one-day conference for all who interact with or engage with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in their work. This includes educators or school system personnel, attorneys, guardian ad litems, and direct support professionals, as well as our chapter staff across the state. Family members are also welcome and encouraged to attend these sessions.

All conference attendees will receive a certificate for contact hours. NCDPI requires attendees present this certificate, as well as detailed event/session info, for professional development approval. Ethics credit for attorneys and social workers will also be coordinated; check back for details.


$150 - Full registration (early bird) for Friday includes:
*The early bird rate will end on February 2, 2018. After February 2, 2018, rates will increase to $175.

  • Friday only sessions
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch and Learn Roundtable
  • The Arc of North Carolina Mixer and Awards Dinner
  • Access to expert speakers
  • Pass to exhibitor floor Friday and Saturday (exhibitors will include self-advocate entrepreneurs from around the state)
  • Networking opportunities
  • Attendee swag bag

$95 - Sessions only (early bird)
*The early bird rate will end on February 2, 2018. After February 2, 2018, rates will increase to $115.

IIf you’d like to hear our speakers but do not wish to participate in The Arc State Mixer and Awards Dinner, you may register to attend Friday conference sessions only, which includes everything listed above, except the awards dinner.

 

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Take this opportunity to network with The Arc of North Carolina’s staff and chapter leadership, Board of Directors, self-advocates, and families from all over the state. The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 5:30pm, followed by our annual awards dinner, where we will highlight and celebrate the people who are positively impacting the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


$65 - Friday Mixer & Awards Dinner
Tickets are required for this event and may be purchased separately from the conference.

 

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Self-Advocate one-day conference, planned for and by self advocates in the Triad.

If you are a person with an intellectual or developmental disability and you’d like the opportunity to develop as a self-advocate and leader in your community, join us!


$95 - Full registration (early bird) for Saturday includes:
*The early bird rate will end on February 2, 2018. After February 2, 2018, rates will increase to $115.

  • Saturday only sessions
  • Breakfast
  • Keynote Luncheon
  • Access to expert speakers
  • Pass to exhibitor floor Friday and Saturday (exhibitors will include self-advocate entrepreneurs from around the state)
  • Networking opportunities
  • Attendee swag bag
  • Dinner & Dance
  • Conference T-shirt

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The Arc of North Carolina is offering a group discount for groups registering five or more registrations at the same time. When you select your tickets at checkout, you will receive an automatic $50 discount.

Discount only valid when five or more registrations are purchased together. Only valid for single day conference purchases during the early bird period. The bundle package and The Arc Mixer and Awards Dinner (purchased a la carte) is excluded.

 


Interested in attending both days of events?


$235 - Bundle Pass - Register using the Bundle Pass and your registration will include everything listed for both Friday and Saturday.

 

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The Jean Wolff-Rossi Fund, administered through the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities, is offering a limited number of scholarships. Please apply at http://nccdd.org/rossi-fund-application-form.html

If you are denied, please contact Melinda Plue (mplue@arcnc.org) with a detailed request for a scholarship (first-time attendees take priority), and we will put it before our scholarship committee.

SELF-ADVOCATES:

If you have the NC Innovations Waiver, you may request funding for the conference registration. You'll need to reach out to your Care Coordinator 6-8 weeks ahead of the event, as it requires a detailed review process. If you have questions about this, email Melinda Plue (mplue@arcnc.org).