Annual Mid-Atlantic ADA Update Conference

September 4, 2018 1:00pm to September 6, 2018 3:00pm

Mid-Atlantic ADA Update 2017 logo

24th Annual Mid-Atlantic ADA Update

Thanks to our participants and speakers for making the 2017 Mid-Atlantic ADA Update a success!

Mark your calendars for the 25th Annual Mid-Atlantic ADA Update, September 4 - 6, 2018 at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel in Tysons, Virginia.

New Location for 2017!

Sheraton Tysons Hotel
8661 Leesburg Pike
Tysons, Virginia 22182

The Mid-Atlantic ADA Update is the region's leading conference on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), featuring speakers from federal agencies such as the U.S. Departments of Justice and Transportation, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the U.S. Access Board as well as experts from state and local government, business, non-profits and universities.

The program offers a variety of breakout sessions on topics ranging from accessible design to inclusive program planning and disability employment issues.

This exceptional event offers networking and professional development opportunities for:

  • ADA Coordinators
  • Disability Advocates
  • Architects
  • Business Leaders
  • Building Code Officials
  • Educators
  • Government Officials
  • Human Resource Specialists
  • Service Providers

Conference Information

View the conference agenda and session descriptions.

This Year's Keynote Speakers:

Judith Heumann

Thursday, September 14, 2017: Judith Heumann, disability rights activist, and former Special Advisor for International Disability Rights at the U.S. Department of State

Dr. Josie Badger

Friday, September 15, 2017: Dr. Josie Badger, Youth Director, Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Conference Fee

    • Registration fee is $425: Includes the conference pre-session on September 13, 2 full days of conference sessions on September 14 and 15, and continental breakfast and lunch on September 14 and 15.

  • Professional Development - Up to 12 credit hours available

    • Certificate of participation for professional development hours.
    • This conference has been approved by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC)
    • This conference has been approved for Professional Development Credits by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
    • Selected sessions at this conference have been approved for LU/HSW credits by the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
    • Selected sessions at this conference have been approved for Recertification Credit Hours by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

Hotel Information

Sheraton Tysons Hotel aerial viewThe Sheraton Tysons Hotel is located in the Tysons Corner area of Northern Virginia, convenient to I-95, the Capital Beltway, I-66, Dulles International Airport, Reagan National Airport and the Metrorail Silver Line.

To reserve a room in the conference room block for $189 (plus tax) at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel click here: Mid-Atlantic ADA Update 2017 Room Block. You may also call the hotel directly at 1-703-448-1234 and ask for the ADA Update 2017 room block. 

Hotel Transportation, Parking and Directions


Thank you to our generous sponsors!

capital oneWikk Access AbilityMaryland Division of Rehabilitation Services      Adaptive Property Solutions

Pavement Corporation         MobilityWorks           Disability Wisdom Consulting

 AbleNow             Maryland Technology Assistance Program        TCS Associates

Capital One 

Wikk Access Ability 

Adaptive Property Solutions

Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services 

Pavement Corporation


Disability Wisdom Consulting 

TCS Associates

Maryland Technology Assistance Program


Would your organization be interested in exhibiting at the 2018 Annual Mid-Atlantic ADA Update? Contact us at or call 301-217-0124.


Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

1-800-949-4232 V/TTY in DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV
or 301-217-0124
or email

The Mid-Atlantic ADA Center is a project of TransCen, Inc.; Federal ID #52-1487462; DUNS 627032386