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Capitol Correspondence - 12.15.20

Don’t Miss the December 18 Deadline to Submit a Proposal for ANCOR’s 2021 Conference!

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We are reprising this announcement from our Weekly Update publication for the convenience of our members:

ANCOR is accepting session proposals in the I/DD field for our 2021 educational programming, including our 2021 Annual Conference, taking place June 14-16 in Miami, FL.

We invite I/DD agency executives, operations and program managers, case managers, DSPs, business partners, researchers, policymakers, self-advocates and family members to share lessons learned, evidence-based results, replicable approaches, and practical tools to advance the ability of I/DD service providers to best support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to fully participate in their communities.

Details Regarding Accepted Proposals

  • Sessions for ANCOR’s 2021 Annual Conference will be presented June 14 – 16, 2021, in Miami, Florida. Note: ANCOR continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and will make adjustments regarding the 2021 Annual Conference as appropriate. Annual Conference presenters should be able to deliver presentations in both live and virtual formats in accordance with our contingency plans.
  • Presentations for webinars will generally be scheduled on Wednesdays from 1-2 pm Eastern. 
  • All presentations should fit within a one-hour timeframe (45 minutes for the presentation; 15 minutes for Q&A).

Learn more about submission guidelines, find tips for effective proposals and submit your proposal today!