National Conferences and Exhibits

This list, maintained by the Clerc Center, includes professional conferences, symposiums, exhibits, and day-long programs which focus on education, celebrating Deaf culture, and sensitizing the general community to deaf and hard of hearing people.

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CEC 2018: Special Education Convention & Expo
Council for Exceptional Children Convention
February 7-10, 2018
Tampa, FL  

44th Annual International ACE-DHH Conference
Association of College Educators - Deaf and Hard of Hearing
February 15-17, 2018
Tucson, AZ  

CI2018 DC Emerging Issues in Cochlear Implantation
American Cochlear Implant Alliance
March 7-10, 2018
Washington, DC  

17th Annual Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Meeting
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Hands & Voices (H&V), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), National Center for Hearing Assessment & Management at Utah State University (NCHAM)
March 18-20, 2018
Denver, CO  

Early Childhood Education Summit IX
National American Sign Language and English Bilingual Consortium for Early Childhood Education
April 5-7, 2018
Washington, DC

2018 ADARA Breakout Conference
American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association
April 18-21, 2018
Indianapolis, IN  

2018 CEASD Annual Conference
Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf
April 22-24, 2018
St. Augustine, FL

OPTION 2018 Annual Meeting
OPTION Schools, Inc.
April 22-24, 2018
St. Augustine, FL  

NOC 2018 Conference
National Outreach Conference
April 25-26, 2018
St. Augustine, FL  

2018 ASDC Conference
American Society for Deaf Children
June 21-23, 2018
Salt Lake City, UT  

HLAA 2018 Convention
Hearing Loss Association of America
June 21-24, 2018
Minneapolis, MN   

2018 AG Bell Convention
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
June 28-30, 2018
Scottsdale, AZ  

54th Biennial NAD Convention
National Association of the Deaf
July 2-7, 2018
Hartford, CT  

3rd Annual National Deaf Education Conference
National Deaf Education Conference
July 5-7, 2018
Hartford, CT  

Second Biennial Best Practice in Mainstream Education of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students Conference
Rochester Institute of Technology
July 27-28, 2018
Rochester, NY  

7th Biennial Midwestern Regional BDA Conference
Indiana Chapter of Black Deaf Advocates
August 10-12, 2018
Indianapolis, IN  

2018 H&V Leadership Conference
Hands & Voices
September 14-18, 2018
Cheyenne, WY  

39th Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss
Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech
October 18-19, 2018
Marlborough, MA  

Last updated February 2018

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