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American Board of Disability Analysts (ABDA)



Charming New Orleans Beckons in 2013

The next bi-annual event is to be held in New Orleans - October 12-13, 2013.
The Program Committee is already accepting proposals for that conference which may
be mailed, e-mailed or faxed (615) 327-9235 at any time. Early registration is strongly
recommended. Book your hotel early and request "American Board" room rate ($195).

Our prior conferences in this magical city have always been special. Oct. 12-13, 2013 will
be no exception. Our three diamond hotel is all suites, full hot breakfast, hot tub, fitness
center and superb location in center of cultural district only 8 blocks from the French Quarter. Other city attractions include the Aquarium of the Americas, Audubon Zoo, Superdome, National D-Day Museum, Harrah's Casino, Tulane, Loyola and Xavier Universities, authentic New Orleans and Cajun cuisine, unique art galleries, colorful shopping, breweries, and walking tours. Our "American Board" room block rate of $195 plus tax will fill early - so do not delay and register now at the Embassy Suites New Orleans Convention Center.

Call for Papers and Posters
Members interested in serving as faculty presenters for the next conference in New Orleans, please submit a 1-2 page abstract or outline by mail or fax (615) 327-9235. Decisions are generally made within two weeks. Please indicate if any audiovisual equipment may be needed and the amount of time requested (i.e., 30'-45' is optimal). Those who have presented at two or more ABDA or ABMPP national conferences in any five-year period are eligible for appointment to the American College of Disability Analysts (ACDA).

Presenters are urged to submit programs that invite audience participation. Case studies, applied research, polemical/ideological talks, ethics, innovative techniques, evaluation strategies, forensic experiences, customized software, economic issues, private practice insights, earnings loss projections, life care plans, hedonic assessments, labor market surveys and other topics of interest to members are encouraged. Please submit to ABDA Program Committee, 4525 Harding Road, Nashville, TN 37205, by e- mail: americanbd@aol.com or by fax: (615) 327-9235.

October 12-13, 2013
Seventeenth Annual ABDA/ABMPP International Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana

Embassy Suites Convention Center
315 Julia Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Tel: 504-525-1993
Web: EmbassySuites1.Hilton.com

See the Spring 2013 Newsletter for the registration form and additional information.



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