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Program & Logistics Information

2018 Independent Living Conference: Collaboration & Solidarity
June 6, 2018 • Sacramento, CA

The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers is excited to organize and host the second annual Independent Living Conference. Last year's launch was a huge success and brought in more attendees than expected. This year we hope to bring together even more participants with the theme, Collaboration & Solidarity.

This year's workshop topics will include, Youth Transition, Long-Term Services & Support, Emergency Readiness & Recovery, Systems Change Advocacy/Community Organizing and Intersectionality.

Participants are encouraged to stay and attend the 14th Annual Disability Capitol Action Day on Thursday, June 7 at Cesar Chavez Park the day after the conference.

Thank you to our Platinum Level Sponsor. Logo of Pacific ADA Center - Providing information, training, and guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act to Arizona, California, Hawaii, Neveda, and the Pacific Basin.

Conference Information

Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Time: Registration begins at 9:00am

Sacramento Convention Center (3rd Floor Meeting rooms)
1400 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Register for the IL Conference


June 6th

(Subject to change.)

9:00am – 10:00am

10:00am – 10:45am
Welcome from CFILC Chair, Ana Acton Followed by Opening Intersectionality Panel

11:00am – 12:15pm
Morning Workshop Sessions

12:30pm – 2:00pm
Awards Luncheon & Keynote Speaker

2:15pm – 3:30pm
Afternoon Workshop Sessions

3:30pm – 3:45pm

3:45pm – 5:00pm
Final Workshop Sessions

5:30pm – 7:00pm
Networking Reception with Live Music from Brian Chris Rogers at the Sheraton Hotel (Lobby Level)

IL Conference attendees are encouraged to stay and attend the 14th Annual Disability Capitol Action Day on Thursday, June 7th at Cesar Chavez Park the day after the conference.

Resources While You're in Sacramento

Sacramento has a lot to offer than just sunshine and disability rights advocacy. Below a link for a list for directions to the convention center, restaurants in the area, public transportation, and hospitals & pharmacies.

Download a List of Sacramento Resources

Hotels Near the Sacramento Convention Center

Below is a list of hotels that are located near the Sacramento Convention Center. We strongly recommend securing your hotel room(s) as soon as possible. Rates will increase as the demand for rooms increase… so don't delay.

Download a List of Hotels

Refund Policy

Refund Policy: All IL Conference cancellations and requests for refunds must be made in writing as indicated below. Requests must be mailed to our office, or emailed to our Office & Logistics Manager. Telephone requests will not be honored.

Full Refunds: To receive a full IL Conference refund, CFILC must receive written requests no later than May 16, 2018.

50% Refunds: After May 16, 2018 requests for refunds for the IL Conference will be subject to a 50% refund.

No Refunds: After May 25, 2018 you will not be eligible for an IL Conference refund.

Emergency Illness or Death of Registrant or Immediate Family Member: Partial or full refunds may be granted if an attendee is unable to attend the Statewide due to an illness, family death, or other extraordinary circumstance. In such a circumstance, CFILC must be contacted by phone, letter or e-mail.

Substitution Policy: Registrants may send a substitute in their place in lieu of requesting a refund.

CFILC will refund fees as soon as possible and no later six (6) weeks after the conference has concluded.

To request a refund, contact CFILC at:

California Foundation for Independent Living Centers
1000 G Street, #100
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 325-1690

Lisa Austin
Office & Logistics Manager
Email: lisa@cfilc.org

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Platinum Level

Pacific ADA Center

Gold Level

Anthem Blue Cross

Advocate Level

Frontier Communications

Become a 2018 Sponsor!