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Call for Presenters

2017 Independent Living Conference: Leading the Charge
June 12th, 2017 • Sacramento, CA

The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers is excited to announce its first statewide Independent Living: Leading the Charge Conference. Join us at the Sacramento Convention Center on June 12, 2017. This gathering is intended to bring together Independent Living Center staff, boards and volunteers from across California and the western region to learn and share best practices related to Independent Living Center core services, innovations and partnerships.

Do you have expertise in a core service area of Independent Living? Are you doing something cool in your community that you think other ILCs can do too? Are you making things happen through partnerships that other ILCs can too? SHARE what you are doing at the CFILC IL Conference!

We like to thank Molina Healthcare for helping to sponsor the 2017 Independent Living Conference.

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How to Submit a Workshop Proposal

Please consider submitting a brief workshop proposal. Multiple presenters and panel presentations are welcome. Workshop length: 75 minutes.

  • Peer Counseling
  • Independent Living Skills Training
  • Information & Referral
  • Individual Advocacy
  • Systems Change Advocacy
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Healthcare
  • Personal Assistant Services
  • Transition Services—Nursing Home to Community
  • Youth Transition Services
  • Employment Development
  • ILC Board Recruitment, Training and Development
  • Independent Living Philosophy
  • Disability History & Culture
  • Other topics you feel are important

Click here to download CFILC guidelines for presenters.

Proposal Deadline

Workshop proposals are due by Monday, April 10th, 2017.

CFILC will contact all workshop proposers by Friday, April 21st. Successful proposers will receive information regarding next steps. Please remember that each presenter needs to register for the conference individually.

Workshop Proposal Application

Please complete the application form. All fields are required.

Lead Presenter Contact Information

Workshop Information

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