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Annual Conference

16-03-28-MN-Autism-Conf-v4The Autism Society of Minnesota invites you to participate in the 22nd Annual Minnesota Autism Conference April 26-29, 2017. During this event, we will join our voices as a passionate community to inspire learning, hope, and innovation. Here experts, parents, caregivers, educators, paraprofessionals, mental health professionals, service providers, and individuals on the spectrum will have a platform to connect, collaborate, advocate, and educate. The conference will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis Park Place and will feature the 3rd annual AuSM Gala celebration, Oh, the AuSM Places We'll Go!, on April 28.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE 2017 CONFERENCE PROGRAM.

Online registration is CLOSED. 

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis Park Place
1500 Park Place Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55416

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Conference Lodging
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis Park Place is the official conference hotel. Conference room rates start at $119 plus tax until April 4, 2017. For reservations, call 800.245.9190. Please use code SMC when reserving your room.

Keynote Speakers
2017 keynote speakers will include autism community icon, Temple Grandin, PhD (photo courtesy Rosalie Winard); Steve Silberman, best-selling author of Neurotribes (photo courtesy Keith Karraker); Kerry Magro, award-winning disability advocate; and Chris Ulmer, special education teacher and motivational speaker on neurodiversity.

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2017 Conference Rates

Online registration for the conference is closed. Walk-in registrants are welcome for those sessions that are not sold out.

SPECIAL KEYNOTE PRESENTATION ONLY RATES

Wednesday Evening Keynote - Steve Silberman sponsored by Minnesota Life College

    After April 11
AuSM Member   $55
Non-Member   $65
Person with ASD   $20

Thursday Morning Keynote - Temple Grandin Sponsored by St. David's Center: SOLD OUT

Thursday Evening Keynote - Kerry Magro

    After April 11
AuSM Member   $55
Non-Member   $65
Person with ASD   $20

Friday Morning Keynote - Chris Ulmer sponsored by Lindamood-Bell

    After April 11
AuSM Member   $55
Non-Member   $65
Person with ASD   $20

DAILY RATES

Friday Only Day Rate (Thursday Only Day Rate is SOLD OUT.)

    After April 11
AuSM Member   $135
Non-Member   $165
Person with ASD   $40

Saturday Only Half-Day Rate 

    After April 11
AuSM Member   $55
Non-Member   $65
Person with ASD   $20