ALDAcon 2019


October 23-27, 2019
Marriott Kansas City / Overland Park Kansas City

  • Marriott Hotel exterior

    Marriott Kansas City – Overland Park Hotel

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  • Photo of Nelson Atkins

    Nelson Atkins Museum of Art

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  • Photo of KC skyline

    Kansas City skyline

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  • Photo of Kauffmann Center

    Kauffmann Center for the Performing Arts

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  • Photo of Prairie Fire

    Museum at Prairiefire

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  • Photo of KC Royals Stadium

    Kansas City Royals Stadium

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  • Photo of KC fountains
    JC Nichols Fountain

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  • Photo of Deaf Culture museum
    Museum of Deaf History, Arts & Culture (MDHAC)

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  • Overland Park Mall

The Association of Late Deafened Adults (ALDA) will host its 31st annual conference (better known as ALDAcon) from October 23-27, 2019 at the Marriott Kansas City Overland Park.

As an homage to the beloved “Wizard of Oz”, the theme of this year’s conference is “There’s No Place Like Home”. Welcome to our ALDA family of late-deafened and hard-of-hearing and hearing family members and allies. Cannot make it to the ALDAcon but still wish to connect? Find your tribe…join our ALDA family today https://alda.org/membership/

ALDA membership and Early Registration Savings!
Registration fee discounts apply for ALDA members and for those who register during the designated early registration time period. Not an ALDA member? Join our ALDA family today https://alda.org/membership/

ALDAcon registration rates
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Early BirdFebruary 15 through July 31, 2019
$310 member
$290 spouse/domestic partner (with accompanying member)
$340 non-member
$290 military/vet
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Regular Registration – August 1 through October 1, 2019
$340 member
$320 spouse/domestic partner (with accompanying member)
$370 non-member
$290 military/vet
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Onsite – after October 1, 2019
$370 member
$350 spouse/domestic partner (with accompanying member)
$400 non-member
$320 military/vet

CLICK HERE for information concerning fees for spouses , on-site registration, and single-day attendance.

CLICK HERE to register for ALDAcon 2019 online.

ALDAcon logo - Kansas City skyline

Scholarships Are NO LONGER Available!

Reserve your room at the Marriott Kansas City Overland Park in Overland Park, KS today!  The ALDAcon room rate is $121.00 + taxes and fees and is good until October 1, 2019 or until the room block is filled.  You may register for your hotel room online when you CLICK HERE

Alternatively, you can call 913-451-8000 to speak with someone directly.  To access the ALDAcon 2019 group rate, please use the reference:  ALDALDR

Please note that there is NO SHUTTLE from the airport to the host hotel.

The special room rate is also available for 3 days prior to and following the convention.  CLICK HERE to make online hotel reservations or call the number cited above.

Please be sure to check this page frequently, as well as our Facebook page, for developing convention news.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your Planning Co-Chairs, Tina Childress and/or Cady Macfee.