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Registration Now Open for NCIL’s 2020 Annual Conference!

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July 20 – August 7, 2020

Registration is now open for NCIL’s 2020 Annual Conference on Independent Living!

We are spreading our conference events out a bit to accommodate the realities of virtual events and participation from home. The week of July 20 will feature kick-off events and plenaries, followed by two weeks of additional workshops and other events.

We have significantly reduced the registration rates for this virtual conference. Despite cutting the rates, we’ve also increased the number of workshops and sessions we’re offering because we’re no longer constrained by the number of meeting rooms we have available at the hotel. That means more content for less money!

We have released the conference agenda and other details over the past week. We will be releasing the full workshop schedule and additional updates over the next few weeks.

NCIL remains fully committed to an event that is safe and accessible to all. We know there will be some access challenges to a virtual conference, just as there are access challenges to in-person conferences. We are already busy coordinating accommodations and support, and are ready to respond to your accommodation requests and feedback in order to hold the most accessible virtual conference possible. Accommodations can be requested when you register and you are always welcome to submit questions to [email protected].

All registrations received and paid by June 16, 2020 are eligible for the Early Bird registration rates.

Early Bird Registration Rates

  • NCIL Member: $150 / person
  • Non-Member: $240 / person
  • Youth (26 and younger): $90

Regular Registration Rates

  • NCIL Member: $210 / person
  • Non-Member: $300 / person
  • Youth (26 and younger): $90


  1. Connie Arnold says

    Please consider opening events that are virtual for a nominal participation rate and lower the rate for youth to $20 since many persons in our community live on SSI and disability benefits!