2017 Conference

Ohio AHEAD Annual Conference 2017      

The Changing Landscape of Higher Education and Disability

Conference Program

Friday, October 13, 2017

Miami University Shriver Center

701 E. Spring Street, Oxford, OH 45056

Thanks to everyone who attended and made this year’s conference a great success!


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Schedule of Events

October 12:

     The Miami University Accessible Technology Symposium, will sponsor and host an evening social at the MU Shriver Center.  This event will also serve as a networking opportunity for OH-AHEAD Members and ATS attendees.  Appetizers and a cash bar will be provided from 5PM-8PM. 

Conference Program

October 13:

8:00 – 8:45       Registration/Check-In/Vendor Exhibits/Light Breakfast

8:45 – 10:30     Welcome, Featured Presentation, and Ohio AHEAD Business Meeting

10:45 – 11:45   Concurrent Session 1/Vendor Exhibits

12:00 – 1:30     Lunch 

1:45 – 2:45       Concurrent Session 2/Vendor Exhibits

3:00 – 4:00        Concurrent Session 3

Click here for session descriptions

Cost Summary:

Conference Registration Only: $85

Conference Registration + 2018 Individual Membership: $110

Student Registration: $25

Conference Registration + 2018 Retiree Membership: $100

Member Discount: $30 (code available from Brenda Cooper at bcooper1@udayton.edu after verifying membership status)
Note: You must be a member of Ohio AHEAD for the current calendar year to receive the discounted conference rate.

No refunds will be issued after October 6, 2017. If you have questions or need to cancel your registration, please contact Amanda Weyant at aweyant1@kent.edu or 330-672-8036.

Issues, problems, or concerns: Please contact us at ohioahead@gmail.com, aweyant1@kent.edu, or kknight@defiance.edu




A block of rooms has been reserved at Hueston Woods Lodge. Please call 513-664-3550 to reserve your room under the group name “Ohio AHEAD” by September 1. All reservations under this block should be for $149/night in a “Lakeview” room.  The scenic Hueston Woods lodge is approximately 7.7 miles from the Miami University Shriver Center.

Hueston Woods Lodge and Conference Center
5201 Lodge Rd, College Corner, OH 45003

Other Lodging can be found nearby although OH-AHEAD holds no rooms at these establishments and no discounts will be offered:

The Marcum Hotel and Conference Center at Miami University
951 E Withrow St, Oxford, OH 45056

Best Western Sycamore Inn
6 E Sycamore St, Oxford, OH 45056

The Elms
75 S Main St, Oxford, OH 45056

Hampton Inn Oxford
375 S College Ave, Oxford, OH 45056

Comfort Inn
5056 College Corner Pike, Oxford, OH 45056

Baymont Inn and Suites Oxford
5190 College Corner Pike, Oxford, OH 45056

Butler Inn
5235 College Corner Pike, Oxford, OH 45056

For conference information, contact Amanda Weyant or Kris Knight, Ohio AHEAD 2017 Conference Co-Chairs at 330-244-5047/aweyant1@kent.edu or kknight@defiance.edu respectively