2024 TASH Conference

The logo for the 2024 TASH Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. A yellow Mardi Gras mask with a feather fringe and a purple TASH Möbius strip icon as a jewel at the center and confetti bursting around it.

Welcome to the official website for the 2024 TASH Conference!

Each year, the TASH Conference brings together our constituents to share resources and success stories, learn about field-driven best practices, and network within a community engaged in shared values. The Conference is attended by passionate leaders, experts, and advocates from every corner of the disability community. Conference attendees are influential in their fields and communities, and play an important role in the provision of services and supports for individuals and organizations around the world; and include professors and researchers from leading institutions; those involved in local, state, and federal governments and public policy; special and general educators, and school administrators; self-advocates, adult service providers; students, family members, and many others. This year’s conference theme is Celebrate Together: Let the Good Times Roll!

On this page you will find information about our Conference location, registration, reserving a guest room, sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, and more! The full Conference schedule will be published in August. Registered attendees will receive an invitation to log in and create a personalized schedule.

Save the Date
Date Conference schedule
March 4 Call for Proposals Opens
May 1 Call for Reviewers Opens
May 6 Early Bird Registration Opens
May 31 Call for Proposals closes
June 3 Awards Nominations Opens
July 29 Call for Volunteers Opens
September 8 Last day of early-bird registration
Conference Location

This year’s Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, in New Orleans, Louisiana, at 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70113. The nearest airport is Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY). NOTE: Ground transportation to/from the airport, and to/from other neighboring hotels is the attendee’s responsibility.

Call for Proposals

The Call for Proposals for the 2024 TASH Conference is open from Monday, March 4 through Friday, May 31, 2024. TASH offers two main kinds of proposals: Research and General:

  • A Research Proposal is to present the results of research, participatory action research, or case study.
  • A General Proposal is to present information consisting of a how-to or instructional talk; a program overview or description; a personal experience, story or point of view; or a structured discussion.

Additionally you can submit a Research Colloquium proposal. The Research Colloquium is scheduled with the Day One Intensives and consists of a four hour session where a panel of researchers discuss a specific research topic.

More information and the submission form can be found by clicking the buttons below.

Submit research Proposal Submit General Proposal Submit Colloquium Proposal

Partner & Exhibitor Information

With nearly 900 attendees, the TASH Conference offers outstanding opportunities for partners and exhibitors. Your organization will receive excellent visibility among an audience of professors, researchers, educators, administrators, service providers, students, families, self-advocates and those involved in all levels of public policy. The sponsorship and exhibitor prospectus is coming soon.