2012 Midwestern Regional BDA Conference

The 2012 Midwestern Regional Black Deaf Advocates Conference "Bridging the Generational Gap" is fast approaching! The conference will be held at Crowne Plaza - Cleveland Airport, 7230 Engle Rd., Middleburg Heights, OH 44130 on July 27 and 28, 2012.
Conference schedule:

Cleveland Black Deaf Advocates proudly presents Kambri Crews, Celebrated Author & Daughter of Deaf Parents, Banquet Speaker on Saturday, July 28, 2012. To order tickets to attend this banquet event, please download this form.

Friday July 27, 2012

  • Registration, 8am – 5pm   
  • Welcome, 9am – 9:30am  
  • Committee/Delegates’ Meeting, 10am – 11:45am  
  • Tours (on own), 11:30am – 5pm 
  • Workshop: Social Security, 1:30pm – 3pm
    Presenter: Brandon Smith, Public Affairs Specialist
  • Reception: Sponsors’ Presentations, 6:30pm – 8:30pm                 

Saturday July 28, 2012

  • Registration & Exhibits, 8am – 5pm   
  • Welcome/Announcements, 9am – 9:30am  
  • Workshop: Sorenson nTouch, 10am – 11am 
    Presenters: Ron Burdett, V.P. Community Relations & Steve Burford, District Manager
  • Workshop: Diabetes, 1:30pm – 2:30pm
    Presenter: Dr. Ronald Adams, Chief, Internal Medicine:  Kaiser Permanente
  • Panel: Accessing the Courts, 3pm – 5pm
    Panelists: Brian Freeman, Ph. D., LICDC, LSW & Tony Williams, Probation Officer, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas
  • Cocktail Hour (Cash Bar), 6pm – 7pm   
  • Banquet, Keynote: Kambri Crews, Author, Book Signing & Social Hour, 7pm – 11pm   


Conference registration is available at the door. No individual day tickets are available.

Combo Rates

Members: $85.00
Senior Citizen Members (55+) $75.00

Non‐Members $90.00
Non‐Members Senior Citizen (55+) $80.00
Student (with HS or College ID) $75.00

Banquet Event Only.

$45. To attend banquet event only for dinner and see Kambri Crews presentation, please download this form to order tickets.

The conference is hosted by the hosting chapter Cleveland Black Deaf Advocates.

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