2019 Annual Conference on Independent Living

Sunday, July 21st                                                            

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Board Meeting

2:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Pre-Conference

Monday, July 22nd

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Opening Plenary

10:15 AM – 11:30 AM: Legislative & Advocacy Update

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM: Preparing for the Day on the Hill

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM: Concurrent Workshops I

DIA Today: A Better Way

Queer Disabled Justice

Advocacy and Organizing: Using these Tools to Create Power and Change

Running for Office 101

REAADI in Disasters: Igniting Community and Political Power to Save Disabled Lives in Disasters

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM: Regional Caucuses (Regions VI-X)

Region 8

Region 6

Region 9

Region 7

Region 10

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM: Regional Caucuses (Regions I-V)      

Region 1

Region 3

Region 4

Region 2

Region 5

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Diversity Reception

Tuesday, July 23rd

NO SERVICES – Day on the Hill                                   

Wednesday, July 24th                                                  

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM: Concurrent Workshops II                                  

Taking it to the Streets – How to Mobilize Your CIL           

Partners in the IL Network: Roles & Responsibilities

How to Go From Being the Best Kept Secret to the Best Known!

Advocacy– it’s not just a reaction

Fueling Business Acumen: How CILs are Securing Contracts with Health Plans and Payers

  • Location: Lafayette/Farragut                                           

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM: Parenting Without Pity: Empowering the Next Generation (Film Screening)

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM: Ignite the Global IL Network! (Film Screening)

  • Location: Lafayette/Farragut                                           

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Awards Luncheon

2:30 PM – 5:30 PM: Annual Council Meeting

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Piss on Pity: We Will Ride (ADAPT Film) (Part of Closing Social)

8:30 PM – 11:00 PM: Closing Social

Thursday, July 25th

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM: Concurrent Workshops III                                

Centene Corporation and NCIL Address Gaps in Disability Access – An Award-Winning Idea.

SILC Mentorship that Leads to Successful Engagement

Using the Minimum Data Set (MDS) to Fuel System Change

Reproductive Justice as Part of Independent Living

Chronic Pain and the Opioid Crisis 102

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM: Concurrent Workshops IV                                             

Housing: How Screwed Are We? And What Can We Do About It?

One Voice, One Vision: Raising the Bar for Statewide Collaboration

Improving Independent Living services to Alaska Natives             

How to Strengthen the IL Network in Your State              

Difficult Conversations: How the #LiveOn Campaign Challenges Ableism and Confronts Suicide in the Disability Community

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM: Concurrent Workshops V

Intersections in Health Care Accessibility and Business Acumen

Building A Strong Board of Directors

Moving out: Preparing and empowering young adults in transition

Unheard Screams (Human trafficking)

Acting B-A-D: A Patient Advocacy Strategy

3:00 PM to 4:15 PM: The Invalid Corps AND Union (Film Screening)

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Legislative Debriefing

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM: ILA Update and Closing Plenary

Friday, July 26th

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Board Meeting