Mississippi disAbility MegaConference 2016

posted on 2016-03-17 8:40 pm

The Mississippi disAbility MegaConference is the state's largest conference for people with disabilities, their families, and professionals. At the conference, speakers and vendors will share the latest information and innovations on many topics such as healthcare, education, employment, mental health, safety, and much more! The conference is a great way for people to make new friends and learn about services that may benefit their lives in the future.

The conference will be held on June 16-17, 2016 at the Marriott in Downtown Jackson, MS.

Hotel Information

Jackson Marriott-Downtown
200 East Amite Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39201
Telephone: (601) 969-5100
The MegaConference hotel room rate for 2016 is $118.00 plus tax and fees per day. When you call to make your reservation , ask for the Mississippi disAbility MegaConference rate to ensure that you get the special rate. The cut off date to receive the group rate is May 31st 2016. And if you need an accessible room please indicate that on the registration form and someone will be in contact with you regarding your request. The hotel is a smoke free facility.
 

Dream Night 2016

June 15, 2016
5:00-7:30pm
Jackson Zoo
Jackson, Mississippi

This event is a private evening at the Jackson Zoo for people with disabilities and their families. The event will include train and carousel rides, zookeeper chats, animal encounters, live entertainment, and refreshments. Dream Night is a partnership between The Jackson Zoo and the Mississippi disAbility MegaConference. If you desire to participate in the event, please indicate this on your registration form. Please register for this event early before June 12, 2016.

Stipend Request

Limited stipends to cover registration or hotel fees are being offered to people with disabilities and their family on a first come, first served basis. If you live within 25 miles of Jackson, Mississippi you can only request a stipend to cover the registration fee. The deadline to apply for a stipend is May 31, 2016. So if you are interested in applying for a stipend please indicate that on the registration form and complete a stipend request form.

2016 Stipend Form

Fill it out and send it to Cheryl Falzone (cheryl.falzone@yahoo.com). Stipends are first come first serve, so please send yours in as soon as possible.

To view the conference agenda please click HERE.

If you need further information please contact Cheryl @ 662-397-0097