In addition to the Coleman Institute Annual Conferences on Cognitive Disability and Technology, the Institute provides funds to support conferences hosted by other groups on topics related to our mission. Over 40 conferences, nationally and internationally, have been co-sponsored by the Institute. Organizations have included the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD), TASH, Special Olympics, University of Colorado at Boulder Disability Services, Association on Computing Machinery (ACM), The White House Conference on Aging, The National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC), and the Association of University Centers on Disability (AUCD).

2013

NADD 30th Annual Conference & Exhibit Show
"NADD 30 Years of Progress: Ready For The Future (IDD/MI)"
Baltimore, Maryland, October 23-25, 2013

Sibling Leadersip Network
"National Sibling Leadersip Network Conference"
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 6, 2013

137th AAIDD Annual Meeting
"Race to Catch the Future"
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 3-6, 2013

2012

"The 14th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility," Boulder, Colorado, October 22-24, 2012

"Mental Wellness in Persons with IDD and ASD: Innovation, Collaboration & Quality of Life (IDD/MH)," NADD 29th Annual Conference & Exhibit Show, October 17-19, 2012, Denver, Colorado

"Reinventing Quality," Baltimore, Maryland, August 5-7, 2012

2011

"Alliance for Full Participation," AFP Summit, Washington, DC, November 17-19, 2011

"University of Colorado - Accessing Higher Ground Conference," UCB Disability Services, Westminster, Colorado, November 14, 2011

Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), 2011 Training Symposium, Washington, DC, November 7, 2011

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN), Five-Year Celebration Sponsorship, Washington, DC, October 28, 2011

2010

"The 13th Annual Accessing Higher Ground conference on Accessible Media, Web and Technology" at the University of Colorado at Boulder (with CU Disability Services), November 15-19, 2010

"2010 Colorado Developmental Disabilities Summit," Co-Sponsors were CU's JFK Partners, Colorado Chapter of the Arc and the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council, Summit Event Center, Aurora, Colorado, October 22, 2010

"Rectech State of the Science Conference," Arlington, Virginia, October 15, 2010

"Celebrating 20 Years of Self Advocates Being Empowered," Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE), Kansas City, Kansas, September 23-26, 2010

"Reinventing Quality 2010: Doing Right by People in Challenging Times," Baltimore, Maryland, August 8-10, 2010

2009

The 2009 TASH conference on "If Not Us, Who? If Not Now, When?" Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 16-18, 2009

"The 12th Annual Accessing Higher Ground conference on Accessible Media, Web and Technology" at the University of Colorado at Boulder (with CU Disability Services), November 10-14, 2009

"2009 Colorado Developmental Disabilities Summit," Co-Sponsors were JFK Partners, Colorado Chapter of the Arc and the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council, Summit Event Center, Aurora, Colorado, August 21, 2009

"2009 IEEE Accessing the Future Conference," at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, July 20-21, 2009

2008

2008 TASH Annual Conference, "Social Justice in the 21st Century," December 4-6, 2008, Nashville, Tennessee

11th Annual Accessing Higher Ground Conference on Assistive Technology and Accessible Media in Higher Education; Disability Services, University of Colorado at Boulder; November 11-14, 2008

Coleman Institute Sponsored Training Symposium at the AUCD Annual Meeting including a Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities Panel on Smart-Care Technology; November 10, 2008, Washington, D.C.

"World Café," a special themed session focusing on technology, disability and the future at the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 2008 Conference, May 28-30, 2008 in Washington, D.C.

Disability Services 2008 Annual Diversity Summit, University of Colorado at Boulder, co-sponsorship of distinguished speaker: Joseph C. Silva, PhD, "Misunderstanding Psychological Disabilities," February 18, 2008

2007

2007 TASH Annual Conference: "Equity, Inclusion, and Opportunity;" Seattle, Washington, December 5-7, 2007

10th Annual Accessing Higher Ground Conference on Assistive Technology and Accessible Media in Higher Education; Disability Services, University of Colorado at Boulder, November 6-9, 2007; support for keynote speaker, E.A. Draffan

Special Olympics World 2007 World Summer Games: Global Policy Summit on the Well-being of People with Intellectual Disabilities, October 3, 2007, Shanghai, China (Co-sponsorship with UNICEF, Ford Foundation, Lions Clubs International Foundation and Fedex)

"Expert Workshop on the Biology of Chromosome 21 Genes:Towards Gene-phenotype Correlations in Down Syndrome"(Gardiner- UCD) September 28-October 1, 2007 in Washington, DC

AAIDD (formerly AAMR) 2007 Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, May 22-24, 2007

Rehabilitation Research Training Center on Aging with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (RTCCADD) "State of the Science in Aging with Developmental Disabilities: Charting Lifespan Trajectories and Supportive Environments for Healthy Community Living" Symposium; May 21-22, 2007, Atlanta, Georgia

UCCS Health Summit (Qualls, Ervin) "Building a System of Healthcare for Adults with Developmental Disabilities," January 17-19, 2007

2006

Accessing Higher Ground Conference, Accessible Media, Web and Technology Conference for Education, for Businesses, for Web and Media Designers; Disability Services, University of Colorado at Boulder, November 7-10, 2006; support for screening of "Sound and Fury" with film director, Josh Aronson

The Collaborative Assistive Technology Conference of the Rockies, hosted by Assistive Technology Partners, June 8-10, 2006, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (Bodine - UCHSC)

Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Recreation Technology State of the Science Conference on Exercise and Recreational Technology for People with Disabilities, May 30-31, 2006

Computer-Human Interface Workshop on Designing Technologies for People with Cognitive Disabilities, Association on Computing Machinery, Montreal, Quebec, April 22-23, 2006

12th Annual Diversity Summit; Disability Services, University of Colorado at Boulder, co-sponsorship of keynote speaker: Fabricio Balcazar, PhD, "Race, Poverty and Disability: Multiple Marginalizations," February 22, 2006

2005

2005 White House Conference on Aging; Center for Aging Services and Technology (CAST) Future of Aging Technology Pavilion Exhibit, December 11-14, 2005

2005 Annual Conference on Assistive Technology and Accessible Media; Disability Services, November 8-11, 2005; University of Colorado at Boulder

The Collaborative Assistive Technology Conference of the Rockies, hosted by Assistive Technology Partners, June 9-11, 2005, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (Bodine-UCHSC)

Conference on World Affairs, April 4-8, 2005; University of Colorado at Boulder

Video Conference presentation by Matt Janicki, PhD, "Aging and Developmental Disabilities," University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, January 26-27, 2005

2004

2004 TASH Annual Conference: "Blazing the Trail: Inclusion, Opportunity and Equity;" Reno, NV, November 17-20, 2004

Processes of Change in Brain and Cognitive Development (with the Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder): July 2004

Rocky Mountain Regional Assistive Technology Conference, June 10-12, 2004, hosted by Assistive Technology Partners, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

International Conference on the Biology of Chromosome 21: Gene Experts Workshop, Washington, DC (with NIH and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, University of Denver), June 2004

The KID Foundation presents "The Neurobiology of Sensory Processing Disorders," sponsored by the Wallace Research Foundation and the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, February 6-8, 2004, Boulder, Colorado

2004 American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR) Annual Conference

2004 National Down Syndrome Congress Conference

2003

International Workshop on Tools and Technologies for Individuals with Cognitive Disabilities: June 30-July 25, 2003 (co-sponsored by the Center for Spoken Language Research, the Coleman Institute and the National Science Foundation)

AUCD Resource Development Forum: May 28-30, 2003, Boulder, Colorado (co-sponsored by the Coleman Institute and the AUCD)

Experimental Cognitive Psychology and its Applications Conference, May 23-25, 2003, Boulder, Colorado (co-sponsored by the Coleman Institute, the Department of Psychology at the University of Colorado at Boulder and The Graduate School, University of Colorado at Boulder)

AAMR : "Renewing the Revolution for Personally Satisfying Lives," May 20-23, 2003, Chicago, Illinois. (co-sponsored by the Coleman Institute)

The Arc of the United States National Research Summit on Mental Retardation: January 6-9, 2003, Washington, DC (co-sponsored by the Coleman Institute)

2002

Fifth Annual Accessing Higher Ground Conference: "Assistive Technology and Accessible Media in Higher Education," November 6-8, 2002, University of Colorado at Boulder (co-sponsored by the Coleman Institute)

Achieving New Heights with Assistive Technology: A Rocky Mountain Collaboration; October 24-26, 2002, hosted by Assistive Technology Partners, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Sensory Research Planning Retreat; KID Foundation (now the SPD Foundation); October 11-13, 2002; Evergreen, Colorado

AUCD Resource Development Forum: April 25-26, 2002, Boulder, Colorado (co-sponsored by the Coleman Institute and the AUCD)

CSCL 2002 Conference; University of Colorado at Boulder

2002 Annual National Association on Dual Diagnosis Conference

2001

The ARC of the United States Annual Conference; October 3-5, 2001

2001 American Association for Mental Retardation Annual Conference

Prompt Institute, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Center for Computational Biology, University of Colorado at Denver