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2018 ADED Annual Conference & Exhibits

2018 marks ADED's 42nd Annual Conference & Exhibits where we will celebrate Where Independence Begins. ADED's Conference is where driver rehabilitation specialists, educators, researchers, equipment vendors and manufacturers come together. These professionals gather to share concepts, insights and advances in the field of adaptive and independent transportation. Educational sessions and an extensive exhibit hall offer attendees opportunity to expand knowledge & explore new ideas in the field.

8/10/2018 to 8/14/2018
When: See brochure for details
See brochure for times/day
Where: Richmond Marriott Downtown
500 E Broad St.
Richmond, Virginia  23219
United States
Presenter: Various: refer to brochure
Contact: ADED

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Welcome to Richmond, ADED!  

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We look forward to seeing you in Richmond, VA for ADED's 42nd Annual Conference & Exhibits!

Please register using the on-line registration form.  Conference is open to anyone interested in the field of driver rehabilitation and community mobility solutions.
Members receive discounted rates and special packages to group events. 
Early Bird registration discounted rates expire June 29th! Hotel discounted rates expire July 18!

Not a member?   Join today and take advantage of registration fees discounts.

Not ready to sign up?  DOWNLOAD BROCHURE to view over 30 contact hours worth of continuing education in the field of driver rehabilitation. 

Conference Information   866.672.9466  #ADED2018

Hotel: Richmond Marriott Downtown • 500 E Broad St. •Richmond, VA 23219


Ask for the ADED conference room rate of $149.00 for single or double occupancy.  

ADED rate is only available until July 18, 2018.   Reservations                                                                                                 

Reservations:   Phone (800) 228-9290       

Parking:Valet $27 daily. Local lots also available at varied rates *prices subject to change


Discounts - Early bird rates expire June 29th. Take advantage of significant savings and register before June 29th.


Member Pricing - ADED Members take advantage of significant savings over non-member rates.

Please make sure you are logged in prior to registering to insure proper pricing. Not an ADED member yet? Click here JOIN / RENEW


Airport- Airport- Richmond International Airport - RIC—7 miles


Ground Transportation-Ground transportation is available to/from Richmond International Airport
Taxi: rates vary per company, approximately $40 one way. (rates subject to change)


Dress-Casual is recommended for all sessions and receptions. Dress for the awards banquet is cocktail/evening attire.

Please bring a sweater or jacket as the temperature in meeting rooms may be cool.  


Continuing Education Contact Hours-Continuing Education Contact Hours-The ADED courses, workshops, seminars and product demonstrations have been approved for CDRS contact hours. A total of 31 ADED contact hours are available to those attending ADED 2-day courses and all conference opportunities offered. Credit is only given for attendance at the entire course, workshop or seminar. Credit hours will only be awarded to those attending sessions in their entirety; ADED does not offer partial credit. ADED is an AOTA Approved Provider. Contact hours available: 1 AOTA CE = 10 education hours earned. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.


Exhibit Hall-Open Sunday 10:00A-1:30P, 5:30P-9:00P and Monday 7:30A-11:30A
More than 10 hours of unopposed exhibit time have been scheduled to provide ample time for meeting with and gathering information from our exhibitors. Soap Box and Poster Sessions will offer up to 2 contact hours in the exhibit hall. Sunday Product Demonstrations: The exhibit hall is CLOSED for viewing during this education session.


Certification Examination-ADED is the only professional organization to offer testing to become a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (CDRS).  The 2018 paper/pencil test will be administered Tuesday, August 14, 2018.  Computer based testing will also be available upon request during the month of August. Pre-registration for either test administration is required. The exact time and location of the test will be sent to applicants approved by PSI/AMP. See page 8 of the brochure for details.


Confirmations/Refunds-Registration confirmation and payment receipts are e-mailed to the attendee.   All cancellations for courses, workshops and conference must be made in writing to the ADED Executive Office prior to July 9, 2018; a 10% handling fee will be charged. Refunds will not be issued after July 9 or for “no-shows.” Substitutions are accepted with a written notice provided that the replacement meets the same registration fee criteria.  If an additional fee structure applies to the substitute registrant, all additional fees must be paid at the time the substitution is made. Partial refunds will not be granted. ADED reserves the right to cancel seminars due to unforeseen/unavoidable circumstances at any time. ADED is not responsible for nonrefundable airline and hotel reservations that a participant incurred due to cancellation. All complaints relative to the content, instructor, facilities and registration procedures are to be directed to the ADED executive office: 200 1st Ave NW #505 Hickory NC 28601.



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