Stronger Together

Join self advocates and supporters from across the state for celebration, information, and advocacy! To register, click here

You will get a new link for each day of the conference, and are welcome to join in on any session.


Thursday Evening December 9th

6;30 – 7:30 pm Keynote: Mikayla Hoskins moderates a SA History Panel with Steve Holmes, Chester Finn, Michael Kennedy, and Harvey Pacht

7:30 – 8:30 pm SANYS Annual Meeting: Review the accomplishments of the year and look toward the goals of the new year

8:30 -9:30 pm Trivia Social Hour with the Self Advocacy Network from Central New York

Friday December 10th

10 – 11:30 am Morning Session

Keynote: Senator Mannion, Chair of the Senate DD Committee

NYS OPWDD Commissioner’s Forum with Acting Commissioner Kerri Neifeld

1-2 pm Workshops

3:30-5 pm Workshops

7-8 pm Talent Show

8 pm Where in the World? NYS Edition Game with Independent Us SA Group

8:40 pm Dance Party with Coleen Mackin

Saturday December 11th

10 – 11:30 am Meet with Your Region: Set Regional Goals, Introduce New Board Members and Share a Song Representing your Region

1-2 pm Awards Ceremony and Honoring Outgoing Board members