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Program & Logistics Information

2019 Independent Living Conference
October 9, 2019 • Garden Grove, CA

The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers is excited to organize and host the third annual Independent Living Conference. Last year's IL Conference was a huge success and brought in more attendees than expected. This year we hope to bring together even more!

Conference Information

Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Time: Registration start time is 8:00am.

Great Wolf Lodge
12681 Harbor Blvd.
Garden Grove, CA 92840

Workshop Tracks:
Aging & Disability Services, Disaster Management, Assistive Technology & Systems Change & Independent Living Center Best Practices

Register for the Conference


October 9

(Subject to change.)

8:00am – 9:00am Conference Registration

9:00am – 9:15am Welcome and opening remarks

9:15 – 9:45am No Wrong Door Panel Discussion

10:00 – 11:00am Workshop Session 1

11:15am – 12:15pm Workshop Session 2

12:30 – 2:00pm Awards Luncheon

2:15 – 3:15pm Workshop Session 3

3:30 – 4:30pm Workshop Session 4

4:45 – 5:00pm Closing Remarks

5:30 - 7:30pm Networking Reception

Hotel for the IL Conference

The Great Wolf Lodge in Garden Grove (Anaheim area) will be the location for the CFILC – 2019 Independent Living Conference.
If you run into any booking issues please contact Lisa, Lisa@cfilc.org.

Room reservation cut-off date: Friday, September 6, 2019.

Group rates are valid for Monday, October 7, 2019 – Thursday, October 10, 2019 (until the room block has been filled, so book your rooms early)
• The room rate is at $120.00 plus $15.00 resort fee plus taxes/night
• Be sure to use our group code to get the discounted rates: 1910CFILC
• Guestroom rate includes Waterpark Passes for up to (4) People
• Additional person at $50.00 per person per night

Room type is a Family Suite with the following amenities:
✓ Two queen sized beds
✓ One full-size sofa couch
✓ 39-inch flat screen TV
✓ Refrigerator
✓ Microwave
✓ Coffee Maker
✓ Wall Safe

Resort fee includes:
✓ High Speed Internet Access (property wide)
✓ In-room Coffee
✓ Towels
✓ Life Jackets
✓ Wolf Ears at check-in
✓ Access to Iron Horse Fitness Center
✓ Kids Experience activities held throughout the day

• Daily and overnight self-parking rate is discounted to $10.00 per car, per night
• Valet parking at $27.00 per car, per night

Reservation Instructions:
Click this link to secure your online room reservation.
• Select your dates
• Enter group code: 1910CFILC
• Complete reservation

You can call Central Reservations at (888) 960-9653 and mention the group code 1910CFILC and they will be able to assist you as well.

Guestrooms are limited and are upon availability after the room block is filled so make your reservations quickly!  Please indicate, at the time of reservation, how we can help make your stay even more comfortable.

Refund Policy

Refund Policy: All IL Conference cancellations and requests for refunds must be made in writing as indicated below. Requests must be mailed to our office, or emailed to our Office & Logistics Manager Lisa@cfilc.org. Telephone requests will not be honored.

Full Refunds: To receive a full IL Conference refund, CFILC must receive written requests no later than September 18, 2019.

50% Refunds: After September 18, 2019 requests for refunds for the IL Conference will be subject to a 50% refund.

No Refunds: After September 27, 2019 you will not be eligible for an IL Conference refund, you may subtitute someone in place of the registered attendee.

Emergency Illness or Death of Registrant or Immediate Family Member: Partial or full refunds may be granted if an attendee is unable to attend the Statewide due to an illness, family death, or other extraordinary circumstance. In such a circumstance, CFILC must be contacted by phone, letter or e-mail.

Substitution Policy: Registrants may send a substitute in their place in lieu of requesting a refund.

CFILC will refund fees as soon as possible and no later six (6) weeks after the conference has concluded.

To request a refund, contact CFILC at:

California Foundation for Independent Living Centers
1000 G Street, #100
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 325-1690

Lisa Austin
Office & Logistics Manager
Email: Lisa@cfilc.org

Thank You to Last Year's 2018 Sponsors!

Platinum Level

Pacific ADA Center

Gold Level

Anthem Blue Cross

Champion Level

Beneficial State Bank

Advocate Level

Frontier Communications

Become a 2019 Sponsor!