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Ability Tools Reuse Conference

June 20-21, 2016; Sacramento Convention Center (Sacramento, CA)

The Ability Tools Reuse Conference will take place June 20-21, 2016 in Sacramento, California. This exciting conference will bring together people from around the country interested in the reuse of assistive technology and durable medical equipment.

Not sure if you should attend? If your organization:

  • Distributes used wheelchairs, walkers, hospital beds and other medical equipment to the community;
  • Operates a medical device and equipment Loan Closet or Device Library;
  • Takes in donations of assistive technology / durable medical equipment;
  • Wants to start a reuse program.

Call for Presenters: Do you have expertise in an area of assistive technology or durable medical equipment reuse? Are you interested in sharing your knowledge at the Ability Tools Reuse Conference?

Please consider submitting a brief workshop proposal. Multiple presenters and panel presentations are welcome. CFILC will contact all workshop proposers by Friday, April 22nd. Successful proposers will receive information regarding next steps. Please remember that each presenter needs to register for the conference individually. Workshop proposals are due by Friday, April 8th, 2016.

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