2017 Statewide Conference & Expo

Conference Overview

Conference Registration is Open!

Register early and SAVE $75 by completing and returning your registration form with payment by September 1.

Conference registration includes Wednesday Continental breakfast, lunch, dinner; Thursday Continental breakfast, lunch; and all conference breaks.

Registration Rates

By Sept 1:
Full Conference Registration:  $275
Presenter:  $175
Personal Assistant:  $150

After Sept 1:
Full Conference Registration:  $325
Presenter:  $250
Personal Assistant:  $150

To Register

Payment: All payments must be made before your registration form will be processed.

Please return your completed registration form and check payment, made payable to NYAIL to:

New York Association on Independent Living
155 Washington Avenue, Suite 208
Albany, NY 12210.

Registration Form and Brochure:

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Cancellation Policy

To cancel your registration, please notify NYAIL in writing before September 1 to receive a full refund. September 1, NYAIL will refund 50% of the registration fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations after September 7. Substitutions will be allowed if a letter is provided from the original registrant stating the conditions of the substitution and the name of the replacement.

Conference Accessibility

Auxiliary Aids:  Interpreting services will be provided as possible on request, for as many conference sessions as possible. Additional auxiliary aids will be available on request as listed on the registration form. Please indicate which auxiliary aids you request when you register. If you request interpreting services, we will contact you to identify which workshop sessions you will attend. Interpreters will be assigned only to those workshop sessions for which a request has been made. To ensure availability, you must submit your request for all auxiliary aids no later than September 1. We will endeavor to meet the needs of those making requests after September 1, but we cannot guarantee availability.

Reasonable Accommodation Requests Based on Disability:  As a sponsor, exhibitor, or registrant, if there is anything needed for a reasonable accommodation, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to notify the conference staff and volunteers. A response will be generated to acknowledge the request and respond regarding the need, and accommodation being provided.

Environmental/Chemical Sensitivities:  For the safety and comfort of those with chemical and environmental sensitivities, please refrain from using any perfumed grooming products such as scented soaps, deodorants, perfumes, colognes, and heavily scented fabric softeners.


Thanks to funding provided by the New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (DDPC), NYAIL is once again able to offer a limited number of conference scholarships to New York State residents with disabilities and/or their family members. For information about how to apply, visit the Scholarships page.