SOAR Regional Conference

September 17-19, 2021

Now Virtual & Free!

SOAR 2021 will be held virtually this year. And registration is free! All  you need to attend is a computer or mobile device and an internet connection.

This year’s conference will feature keynotes from these speakers:

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Tom Harkin

Retired US Senator
Michael Beers in a casual conversation

Michael Beers

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Hannah & Shane Burcaw

Of “Squirmy and Grubs”

We will also have several breakout sessions hosted by self advocates throughout the Midwest.

Here’s How You Can Participate:

Mark Your Calendars

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This year’s conference will be held from September 17 to September 19. To learn more, see our Conference Itinerary

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In order to participate, you will need to register for the conference on iCohere, our conference platform.


Learn about our  keynote speakers.


See photos from past conferences.


Check out the full conference itinerary


Register for the conference now.