Be sure to save the date and start making plans for the annual AVRT Conference that will be held at the Doubletree Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, FL on December 5-7 2019.

AVRT Professional Development Conference

Professional Development Training Conference AVRT Dec 2019

Conference Dates: December 5th – 7th, 2019

Doubletree Jacksonville Riverfront (Special Conference Rate: $129 / Night)

2019 Conference Rates Extended until November 15, 2019.  Register Today!

Last day to book: “11/4/2019”

Download Our Conference Agenda Here

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Transition from School to Work

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Exercise & Wellness

DoubleTree Hilton Hotel:  Phone: 800-222-8733 (Ask for AVRT Special or Group Code: AVR) OR you can reserve a room online at:   Reservations Link to Hilton

The price for this year’s conference is listed below.  Questions? Please do not hesitate to Contact Us.

AVRT Members Early Bird Registration before 10/30/19 $160.00
Non-AVRT Members Early Bird Registration before 10/30/19 $175.00
AVRT Members Registration after 10/30/19 $175.00
Non-AVRT Members Registration after 10/30/19 $190.00
Speaker Registration (Must be submitted before 10/30/19) $150.00
One Day Registration $100.00
One Day Student Registration* $100.00
Full Student Registration* $125.00
Retired, no longer working in Vision Rehab $125.00
Additional Guest Banquet Meals: $30.00 Each
Optional:  Donation to Scholarship Fund   (You will have an opportunity to donate to our scholarship fund as well.)

*Student registration must include letter signed by University Supervisor.

PLEASE NOTE: Registration will include lunch buffet on Thursday, plated lunch for our awards banquet on Friday, and breakfast on Saturday. IF YOU ARE BRINGING A GUEST TO THE BANQUET, THEY MUST PAY IN ADVANCE FOR THEIR MEAL AT THE RATE LISTED ABOVE.


Manually Download the Conference Registration Form Here

* If you decide to register for the conference manually, please makes checks payable to: AVRT and send your payment and the form to the address below:
Ms.Susan Dalton
PO Box 676
Marengo, IL 60152

Papers Information


The Call for Papers form may be mailed, faxed, or submitted via e-mail attachment as a Word document. Call for Papers is due by Friday, May 10th, 2019.  Should you require additional information, kindly contact:

Jane Thompson
American Printing house for the Blind
1839 Frankfort Ave.
Louisville, KY  40206
(502) 899-2370

Call For Papers – Download Form Here


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