National ADA Symposium

  • May 14-17
  • Chicago, IL

The National ADA Symposium is the premier event on the Americans with Disabilities Act with presenters that are nationally recognized experts in their fields.


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2017 Annual Conference on Independent Living

  • July 24-27
  • Washington, D.C.

Put on by the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL), this year’s theme is “Revolution: A Global Independent Living Movement.” NCIL advances independent living and the rights of people with disabilities and envisions a world in which people with disabilities are valued equally and participate fully.


Mid-Atlantic ADA

2017 Mid-Atlantic ADA Update Conference

  • September 13-15
  • Tysons, VA

The Mid-Atlantic ADA Update is the region’s leading conference on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), traditionally featuring speakers from federal agencies such as the U.S. Departments of Justice and Transportation, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Access Board. The program offers a variety of breakout sessions on topics ranging from accessible design to inclusive program planning and disability employment issues.





Annual Conference: Go Wild! New Challenges, new Solutions for the Future of Homecare

  • May 2-4
  • Pocono Mountains, PA

PHA’s 2017 conference keynote speakers include BJ Miller, MD, Jonathan Mann, Matt Thornhill, Rodney Whitlock, Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne and Steve “The Hurricane” Weiss. There will also be dynamic breakout sessions in four different tracks.



Advocacy & Policy Conference

  • June 5-6
  • Harrisburg, PA

Advocacy & Policy Conference is The Arc of Pennsylvania’s annual gathering of self-advocates, family members of people with disabilities, leaders and staff of nonprofit organizations, and public policy staff.  Advocacy & Policy Conference 2017 will include keynote presentations from Senator Vincent Hughes and Deputy Secretary Nancy Thaler; a rally in support of disability services; and sessions full of important information.


Leading Age

LeadingAge PA Annual Conference & Exposition

  • June 21-23
  • Hershey, PA

LeadingAge PA’s Annual Conference & Exposition offers presenters an unparalleled forum for showcasing a variety of forward-thinking ideas centering on innovations in senior care and services, financial operations, reimbursement issues, current and emerging trends, opportunities to use technology, and updates on the current and future regulatory environment.



Multifamily Affordable Housing Conference

  • June 28-30
  • State College, PA

Join PHFA and more than 400 multifamily housing professionals from across Pennsylvania at PHFA’s Multifamily Affordable Housing Conference at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, State College.  This conference has been designed to offer content related to service delivery strategies and management techniques, with sessions for Service Coordinators and Management staff.


2017 Transition

Pathways to Success: Transitioning into Tomorrow Together

  • August 9-11
  • State College, PA

The primary purpose of this conference is to expand the capacity of schools, agencies and communities, in partnership with youth, young adults, and families, in promoting the successful transition of youth/young adults with disabilities to post-school outcomes of employment, post-secondary education and training, community participation and healthy lifestyles. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about effective practices to assist youth/young adults with disabilities to explore possibilities, take advantage of their opportunities, and actively advocate for their future.


Housing Alliance

Homes Within Reach Conference

  • December 4-6
  • Harrisburg, PA

This conference is an opportunity for service providers, housing professionals, community builders and those passionately committed to ensuring a home for every Pennsylvanian to network, share ideas, and make new connections. Join the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania as they bring to scale what works and generate new strategies for our communities. Stay tuned for more info on how to register.