72nd Biennial Conference


RIT Inn and Conference Center
5227 West Henrietta Road
Henrietta, NY 14467

November 16th, 2019


8:00 AM Registration
8:30 AM Session # 1
10:00 AM Session # 2
11:30 AM Buffet Lunch
12:30 PM Auction and 50-50 Raffle
1:00 PM Entertainment by NTID Sunshine 2.0
2:00 PM General Meeting
4:00 PM Election of ESAD Board Officers

Fourm Session # 1
Presented by Jonathan Dollhopf
This session will provide the latest updates regarding the LEAD-K (Language Equality and
Acquisition for Deaf Kids) in New York State.

Fourm Session # 2
“The Fall of the Deaf Community”
Presented by Sean Gerlis
This session will address different issues the Deaf people are facing today.

Lunch Buffet Menu

Chicken French, Lasagna, Field Greens Salad with Selection of Dressings, Warm Rolls with Butter, Roasted Baby Red Potatoes, Mixed Vegetable Medley, coffee, decaffeinated coffee, herbal teas, cookies and brownies. 

Conference Information

1. Registration Cancellation and Refund: Cancellation requests must identify the registrant’s name, email address, and amount paid. Email cancellation requests to treasurer@esad.org. No refunds for lunch will be made after November 8, 2019.

2. Communication Access Requests (Deadline: September 15, 2019): Email your needs to engpam@gmail.com.

3. Lodging at RIT Inn and Conference Center: Reserve your room starting mid-October 2019 at the discounted rate of either $109 for a standard room or $169 for an executive guestroom. The hotel telephone number is (585) 359-1800.

4. Payment Methods: Please enclose full payment with your registration information below (make a copy for your records) postmarked by October 22, 2019 for early birds and by November 8, 2019 for other options. Checks are made payable to: Empire State Association of the Deaf, 312 South 6th Street, Olean, NY 14760. Online payments are also accepted via esad.org, but please also send your registration form to the above address (312 South 6th St., Olean, NY 14760). Conference
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