Southeastern Orientation and Mobility Association SOMA 2020 O&M Conference
Saturday-Tuesday, December 12-15, 2020
Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore
2225 N Lois Ave, Tampa, Florida, 33607
MARK THE DATE -- we're excited to see you again at the next SOMA conference!
Our last one was a huge success -- we expect the program will be as extensive as it was in 2018.
THE CALL FOR PAPERS is out and we'd love to have you come and share your ideas with us! The deadline is APRIL 15 -- click here for more information.
We'd love YOU to help plan the conference!
Would you like to get to know and work with other energetic O&Ms and help plan another outstanding O&M conference? Learn the ropes and help carry on SOMA's rich history of conferences BY O&Ms FOR O&Ms?
If yes, then GREAT -- we'd love to have you! Please contact Eileen Bischof.
The conference rate will be the same as last year:
Early Bird Registration
Student volunteer Registration
The $185 Early-Bird or $225 Regular registrations include:
A full program of O&M workshops and presentations (all ACVREP-approved).
Access to all exhibits of O&M-related products and services
Reception and food provided throughout the conference
The One-Day $75 Registration includes:
Conference sessions for one day
Access to all exhibits of O&M-related products and services available that day
Any food provided that day
The $85 Student Volunteer Registration includes:
Access to all activities and food provided for full-registration attendees, when a minimum of 2 volunteer hours are provided for SOMA either before, during, or after the conference.
We will have the forms for registration and payment ready by the end of the month.
HOTEL -- Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore (813-877-6688, Ext. 1558)
Conference Rate is $143 single, $153 double occupancy if booked by November 19, 2020.
The hotel provides free shuttles to/from the Tampa International airport as well as around the area, and is within walking distance from some great restaurants and two minutes from two impressive malls (Westshore Plaza and International Plaza).
FREE Wifi in Room and Conference (otherwise $9.95 per day)
FREE Breakfast Buffet (otherwise $17 per day)
Staying at the conference hotel . . . Convenient!
Supporting SOMA by helping us meet our hotel commitment . . . Priceless!
To reserve your hotel room with SOMA, click here.
Photos above are from the 2016 SOMA in Chattanooga (all in History page):
(left to right): Exhibitors' Hall; Diane DeLange and Okono Okono on Blindfold Walk with street-crossing card;
Participants in session skyping with presenter in Japan; Innovations -- CoBi 7-person bike and Dakota Disk cane tip; Opening general session: SOMA Celebration