2018 Annual Conference





REGISTER HERE – (available soon!)

General Information



Session Information



Hotel Reservations

Local Restaurants

Sponsorship Opportunities

Contact Us

Past Annual Conferences




Registration for the 2018 CP of NYS Annual Conference will be available soon!


Registration Fees:

          Full Conference =  $395

          Monday-Only*   =  $175

          Tuesday-Only*  =  $225


*The evening receptions/dinners are not included with Monday-Only or Tuesday-Only registrations. There will be an additional $100 fee for the Monday Reception and Tuesday Dinner.

Registrations are due by September 28, 2018.


General Information:

The Annual Conference will be held October 15-17 at the Saratoga Hilton Hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY.  The Conference will feature nationally known speakers and highly informative workshops, meetings and displays. More than 700 people, including individuals with disabilities, their family members, staff, volunteers, exhibitors, government officials, and senior leadership from our 24 Affiliates as well as other service provider organizations will be on hand to share information with colleagues and hear the latest on topics important to everyone in the field.

Who should attend:

  • People with Disabilities
  • Family Members
  • Educators
  • Clinical Staff
  • Social Service Providers
  • Direct Support Professionals
  • Health Care Providers
  • Administrators & Managers
  • Volunteers & Board Members


Location:   Saratoga Hilton Hotel

534 Broadway

Saratoga Springs, NY  12866

(518) 584-4000



Our Registration Brochure will be available soon!

The preliminary at-a-glance schedule below offers a very broad overview that should be used only for your planning and travel purposes.  Please keep in mind that specific time breakdowns and session information will be shared in the coming weeks.

*Please note: Information is subject to change.


Monday, October 15

10:30am – 11:45pm Training Collaborative Graduation
12:00pm – 2:30pm Opening Keynote/Awards Luncheon
2:45pm – 4:00pm Concurrent Sessions
5:00pm – 7:30pm Awards Reception
7:30pm Dinner on your own

Tuesday, October 16

8:00am – 4:30pm Breakfast Keynote Address
8:00am – 9:15am CP Marketplace/Exhibitors
9:30am – 10:45am Concurrent Sessions
11:15am – 12:30pm Concurrent Sessions
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:45pm – 3:00pm Concurrent Sessions
3:15pm – 4:30pm Concurrent Sessions
5:30pm – 6:30pm Cocktail Reception
6:30pm – 8:00pm Celebrate Staff Awards Banquet


Session Information:

Check back for Full Session Information.

*Please note: Information is subject to change.


Conference Highlights:

Check back here for highlights of key sessions and events!


News Releases:

Click below to read more about some great things happening at this year’s Conference!


Hotel Reservation Information:

CP of NYS Affiliates will receive information directly on making group reservations for your agency. Individual CP of NYS Affiliate staff should NOT register with the hotel directly. All Affiliate staff MUST register through their Affiliate.

If you are not associated with a CP of NYS Affiliate, please call (518) 436-0178 for assistance in making hotel reservations in conjunction with the Conference.


Local Restaurants:

On Monday, October 15, from 5:00-7:30pm, we will be holding an Awards Reception and allowing for networking opportunities.  Dinner will be on your own in beautiful & Historic Saratoga Springs!  After the Awards Reception, we invite you to go out and enjoy what Saratoga has to offer and have dinner on your own.  We have prepared a list of our favorite restaurants that are close to the Saratoga Hilton.

Click HERE for the list of local restaurants.


Sponsorship Opportunities:

For sponsorship opportunities or more information, please call Al Shibley or Tim Ferguson at (518) 436-0178. Sponsorship opportunities and vendor space are both limited, so please contact our office soon.


Contact Us:

If you have any conference-related questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us using the contact information below:


                    Phone:        (518) 436-0178

                    Mail:            CP of NYS

                                           3 Cedar Street Ext., Suite 2

                                           Cohoes, NY 12047