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A Message from the National I&R Support Center: AIRS Annual I&R Conference Call for Proposals

Dear Aging and Disability I&R Professionals, 

The Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) has released the call for proposals for the 2020 Annual Information and Referral (I&R) Training and Education Conference. The annual I&R conference is being held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 7-10, 2020. AIRS is seeking workshops addressing the breadth of I&R service delivery.  

The Aging and Disability conference track offers a unique opportunity to share developments and effective practices in serving older adults, persons with disabilities, and caregivers with I&R colleagues across the country. This track is coordinated by ADvancing States’ I&R Support Center, which strongly encourages aging and disability I&R agencies of all types to review the call for proposals and consider a submission.

The current call for proposals is available on the AIRS Learning system. General conference information is available on the AIRS website. We invite you to propose a workshop to share your knowledge and present to your peers! There are many potential topics of interest to I&R/A programs serving older adults, people with disabilities, and caregivers. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions about the Aging and Disability track, or to discuss a potential workshop topic.   

The deadline for proposal submissions is February 21, 2020. Proposals are to be submitted online through AIRS Learning, where you can find additional information on presenting and a downloadable word document to preview the online application. If you have any difficulty accessing the call for proposals application, feel free to reach out to me at [email protected].  

Thank you,

Nanette Relave 

Senior Director, National I&R Support Center | ADvancing States

241 18th Street S, Ste. 403, Arlington, VA 22202

Office Line: 202.898.2578 | [email protected]

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