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Make Your Mark! Conference 2020: “Your Vision for the Future!”

Tuesday, June 30, 2020


This year will mark the sixth annual Iowans with Disabilities in Action Make Your Mark! Conference. The last five conferences brought Iowans with disabilities, direct care support professionals, parents and family members and other disability advocates together to develop skills and find resources to live our best lives.

The Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council and Iowans with Disabilities in Action recognize the work you are doing to keep up with the news, CDC recommendations and your local leadership to make difficult decisions about what is best for you and your family. Since there is still so much we don’t know about what the coronavirus activity will be in the fall, we have made the difficult decision to move the Make Your Mark! Conference to a virtual event. We take the safety and health of our attendees, staff and community very seriously.

We are working to create a robust virtual conference using the theme of “Your Vision for the Future,” We are very excited to announce our keynote speaker will be Kayla McKeon, manager of grassroots advocacy at National Down Syndrome Society on Advocacy.

Registration for Make Your Mark! 2020: Your Vision for the Future, a Virtual Experience, will open on July 1, 2020. The first 150 people to register will receive a FREE conference T-shirt — so don’t wait! Please look for more details on registration for this virtual event in the coming weeks. Thank you for your cooperation, understanding and faithful support during this time. We are excited to (virtually) connect with you all again!