Growing Stronger Together

October 18-20, 2021

Registration for the 2021 Self-Determination Conference is now open!

This year the conference will be free and all virtual.

Click the button below to download the 2021 conference brochure to find out more about what’s in store for this year’s virtual conference!


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With the health and safety of our participants in mind and with the current raise in COVID cases and variants, we have determined that a virtual conference is the best option for 2021.  

You’re in for a great virtual conference experience! Lots of interactive and networking opportunities.  A fabulous Conference Kit and Registration is FREE!

Display your Microenterprise!

There is a new way to exhibit at the Self-Determination Conference this year! The All Abilities Market is an online marketplace where microenterprises and artists can sell their products and/or services. You have the unique opportunity to join this marketplace and sell online, not only at the Self-Determination Conference but all year long!. Support is available to help you through the process. For more information about the All Abilities Market, visit

Applications must be submitted by September 1, 2021


2021 Microenterprise Application


Display as an Exhibitor

Calling all Wisconsin organizations that support self-determination and self-directed support in Wisconsin. We encourage you to submit an exhibitor’s application for our virtual Self-Determination Conference. Only applications from exhibitors that directly support self-determination and self-direction in WI will be accepted. We are particularly interested in having exhibitors with innovative approaches to services and supports for self- direction including the use of technology to help people with disabilities live full and inclusive lives.

Exhibit (Zoom) rooms will be live during Conference Networking Breaks on October 19-20, 2021. Applications must be submitted by September 1, 2021


2021 Exhibitor Application


Become a Sponsor

The Self-Determination Conference is one of Wisconsin’s biggest events for people with disabilities and the people who support them.  Last year over 700 people attended. Get your organization and/or business name in front of your audience, connect with people with disabilities and those who support them and underwrite scholarships to self-advocates and their families.


2021 Sponsorship Application

Sponsorship Closed

Nominate an Advocate for the Diehard Award

Do you know someone who goes above and beyond to improve the lives of  individuals with disabilities?  A Diehard is an individual who has made a significant contribution to the advocacy work here in Wisconsin. They are someone who is committed to  integration and self-determination. Nominate them for the Diehard Award to be presented at this year’s conference. 

Take a look at highlights from last year’s conference.

Conference Program 2020: English | Spanish
Conference Brochure 2020: English | Spanish