ACDS 2020 Annual Conference

Delta Hotels by Marriott Edmonton South Conference Centre, Edmonton, AB

April 27 - 28, 2021

 

The ACDS 2020 Annual Conference is cancelled due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.

The ACDS 2021 Annual Conference is scheduled for  April 27 – 28, 2021 . This two-day conference will be held in Edmonton at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Edmonton South Conference Centre, pending that large gatherings are in line with the public health regulations at that time.  
 
More information on the ACDS 2021 Annual Conference, including the theme and keynote speaker will be announced later this year.  

Webinar Series: October 19 to October 23, 2020

To respond to the continued and important need for strong professional development opportunities in the Community Disability Services (CDS) sector, ACDS will be hosting a webinar series from October 19 to October 23, 2020 . Each day will have one 90-minute webinar followed by a 30 minute question and answer period. 
 
This series will cover topics such as:
 
  • Dementia Capable Care of Persons with Developmental Disabilities 
  • Sexuality and People with Developmental Disabilities  
  • Diversity Training: Culturally Sensitive Care 
  • Mental Health & Trauma: Coping & Recovery for the Caregiver 
  • COVID-19: Reflections of Learning  
 
Registration and pricing for this webinar series will be announced in early August.

Refund Information

Registrants that have previously paid for the 2020 conference have 3 options: 
 
  1. Request a full refund by contacting accounting@acds.ca 
  2. Have their registration carried over to 2021. Registrations can be transferred to a different individual within the same organization. Contact acds@acds.ca for more information on this option
  3. Move your funds to our fall webinar series. More information on this option will be given in early August with registration
 
Contact  acds@acds.ca  with any questions regarding your current registration status, or further information. 

Contact Us
Please contact Carla Lawrence, Conference Organizer at carla@acds.ca  or, (403) 250-9495 ext. 234 for any questions related to the conference.

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