Welcome to the 2023 APRIL CONFERENCE 

Thursday, October 12, 2023


Pre-Conference, BUILD, LEAD ON and Youth Conference Day

Hyatt Regency Orange County, CA


8:00 AM Registration for Pre-Conference and Youth Events Opens

Grand Foyer

 Sensory Free Room open: Malibu Suite (Second Floor North Tower)


9:00 AM- 4:00 PM Youth Conference: HappILy Ever After

Pacific Room
8:00 AM Provided Breakfast for Youth Conference Attendees begins 


9:00 AM-4:00 PM LEAD ON

Harbor Room
8:00 AM Provided Breakfast for LEAD ON attendees begins


9:00 AM-5:00 PM BUILD

Garden 2
Breakfast on your own

10:00 AM- 4:00 PM Pre-conference (ILRU): Sharing the Magic Creating Space for Everyone

Grand E and F (Ballroom)
Breakfast on your own 

Join this all-day training with ILRU on strengthening your organization’s cross-disability representation and gain skills for building an inviting space with multi-marginalized groups. You will learn to use data to identify service gaps and inform your outreach plans. The sessions will also discuss new considerations for program planning and inclusion to ensure your CIL is a safe and welcoming space for employees and consumers.


1:00 PM Registration for All Conference Attendees Opens

Grand Ballroom Foyer


5:30 PM- 6:30 PM Annual Membership Meeting

Garden 4 N. Tower 

Join us to learn about the great work APRIL has been engaged in this previous year, and meet the board candidates running for election. 


6:30 PM- 7:30 PM Welcome Reception and Meet and Greet with APRIL's new Executive Director

Garden 1-3 N. Tower

Light Snacks provided. Cash bar. We are so excited to be in person with you again this year to celebrate the magic of Independent Living and reconnect in the real world.  Meet up with old friends, make some new ones, and meet our Executive Director, Brandon Brown.  


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