2014 Spring Conference

The 2014 Spring Conference will be held at the Oregon Garden Resort on Thursday, April 24th (pre-conference) and Friday, April 25, 2014.

Pre-Conference, Thursday, April 24th

We are offering two options for an afternoon pre-conference on Thursday, April 24th. Lunch will be provided prior to the pre-conference sessions which will take place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Pre-conference 1- Accessibility 101

This preconference will provide an opportunity for new professionals to discuss our profession. Bring your questions. Ample time will be allotted for participant generated areas of concern. Facilitated by Gabriel Merrell and Malissa Larson.

Preconference 2 – AIM Users Group

This preconference will provide an opportunity for current AIM users to discuss functionality, features, and best practices within modules such as notetaking, testing, and alternate formats. In addition, this session will touch on notification process, use of templates, and reports. Facilitated by Jennifer Gossett, Earlee Kerekes-Mishra, and Kaela Parks.

General Conference, Friday, April 25th

We’ve got a full agenda in store for you at the Spring Conference. We’re still confirming presenters, but here’s a conference agenda that will be updated as our presenters confirm.


Please fill out our online registration form and then mail your check for the conference registration amount to ORAHEAD at: P.O. Box 13009, Portland, OR 97213


A receipt of your registration will be e-mailed to you once you submit your registration form. If you do not receive a confirmation please check your junk folder. If it is not in your junk folder e-mail us at: orahead@orahead.org.

Conference location and lodging information

The conference will take place in the Orchid Room at the Oregon Garden Resort in Silverton, OR.

Consider staying the night at the beautiful Oregon Garden Resort and take advantage of our conference room rate of $99.00. You can book online or call the reservations department at 800-966-6490 and reference the group name: ORAHEAD or book online. Be sure to use the password ORAHEAD.

The conference hotel rate is only available until March 24th, so don’t delay!

The address to the Oregon Garden Resort is 895 West Main Street, Silverton, Oregon, 97381