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Tech Conference 2016

March 31, 2016

Conference Registration

Tech Supports for Cognition & Learning 

All-Day Conference Exploring Everyday Applications and Emerging Trends

Thursday, March 31, 2016  8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Mercy College, 555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522


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Arc of Westchester and Mercy College have collaborated to bring families, students, individuals and professionals access to an exciting new conference which promotes learning and independence for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This first of its kind  conference will focus on cognition and learning and how technology can be a tool for independence in everyday life. This event is for everyone, from the experienced to the novice users of technology and includes keynote speakers renowned in their fields, interactive break-out sessions and a hands-on vendor exhibit.

If you have questions about the event, please call 914.495.4573 or email

Schedule for the Day

Hands-On Learning

Attend afternoon break-out sessions and explore topics of interest.
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Keynote Address

Sue Swenson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
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Special Guest

Gregg Vanderheiden, Ph.D,, University of Wisconsin, Building Global Inclusive Infrastructure
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Special Guest

Randy Lewis, Author of Best Selling Book
"No Greatness Without Goodness" A few lucky attendees will receive a signed copy!
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Special Guest

Tony Gentry, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, Director of Assistive Technology for Cognition. Presenting on mobile tech as workplace supports - session #10.
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Latest Innovations

Vendor Exhibits Showcasing Cutting-Edge Technology - Full List Coming Soon
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Emerging Trends

Technology leaders will share the latest emerging trends.

Directions & Accommodations

Mercy College is conveniently located in Dobbs Ferry, NY with free parking with access to public transportation, including close proximity to MetroNorth Railroad. A complimentary van service will be provided from the Ardsley-on-Hudson Train Station. Hotel accommodations are available at The Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown. Please click here for a special reduced rate or call 800-882-1042. 

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