2010 Conference Registration Center

Online registration is closed, however you may still register onsite at the Eaglewood Resort & Spa.

Conference Registration

The DBSA 2010 National Conference, CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF PEER SUPPORT, will connect you to a wide range of educational opportunities delivered by some of the nation's leading mental health experts and consumer advocates. In addition, you'll find an unparalleled level of support from peers who share similar lived experiences. This year's conference will feature many ways to tailor your conference experience to your specific interests---and have a wonderful time in the process!

DBSA Chapter and Support Group Discounts
Individuals who participate in a DBSA chapter or support group qualify for a discount. Please note: You must provide your DBSA chapter name, city, and state when registering at this discount rate.

What's the Difference Between Donors and Non-Donors?
Donors are individuals who have given at least $50 in the past 12 months to DBSA headquarters at 730 N. Franklin Street, Chicago, Illinois. NOTE: Non-Donors are eligible for the Donor rate if they donate at least $50 with their conference registration.

Registration fee includes conference admission and a limited number of beverage breaks. FULL conference and Saturday ONLY registrations include a box lunch on Saturday.

Attendance Limit
500 participants

Registration Rates for Conference and Related Events

Early Bird Rates apply if registration is received on/before March 14, 2010.
Advance Rates apply if registration is received between March 15 - April 14, 2010.
Late & On-site Rates apply if registration is received on/after April 15 - April 30, 2010.

DBSA 2010 National Conference
Friday, April 30, 12:30 p.m., through Sunday, May 2, 12:30 p.m.

  

   Early Bird Reg (Donor OR Chapter)

Early Bird Reg
(Non-Donor*)

Advance Reg
(Donor OR Chapter)

Advance Reg
(Non-Donor*)

Late &
On-site Reg
(Donor OR Chapter)

Late &
On-site Reg
(Non-Donor*)

FULL Conference*                      (Friday - Sunday)

$95

$110

$110

$125

$125

$140

Friday Afternoon ONLY (12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

$40

$45

$45

$50

$50

$55

SATURDAY ONLY
(9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
$75 $85 $85 $95 $95 $105

Sunday Morning ONLY (9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)

$40 $45 $45 $50 $50 $55

*FULL Conference and Saturday ONLY Registration includes Box Lunch on Saturday

Conference Special Events
Thursday, April 29 through Sunday, May 2

  

   Early Bird Reg
(Donor OR Chapter)

Early Bird Reg
(Non-Donor)

Advance
Reg (Donor OR Chapter)

Advance Reg
(Non-Donor)

Late &
On-site Reg
(Donor OR Chapter)

Late &
On-site Reg
(Non-Donor)

DBSA Friends Reception*      
(Friday evening)

$40

$40

$60

$60

$80

$80

President's Lunch*
(Saturday noon)

$400

$400

$450

$450

$500

$500

Comedy Night
(Saturday evening)

$5

$5

$10

$10

$15

$15

Conference
Meet & Greet

(Thursday evening)

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE

*Friends Reception and President's Lunch proceeds benefit DBSA Chapter Leadership Fund and DBSA Programs. See the bottom of this page for notes on the Presidents lunch.

Pre-Conference Educational Institutes
Friday, April 30 (9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)

 

   Early Bird Reg
(Donor OR Chapter)

Early Bird Reg
(Non-Donor)

Advance Reg
(Donor OR Chapter)

Advance Reg
(Non-Donor)

Late &
On-site Reg
(Donor OR Chapter)

Late &
On-site Reg
(Non-Donor)

Pre-Conf. Institute Family
Friday 9:00 - 11:00

$20

$25

$25

$30

$30

$35

Pre-Conf. Institute
Consumer

Friday 9:00 - 11:00

$20

$25

$25

$30

$30

$35

Pre-Conf. Institute
Community

Friday 9:00 - 11:00

$20

$25

$25

$30

$30

$35

Notes on Registration Rates:

  • Non-Donors MAY become Donors during registration (minimum donation of $50 required). If so, they become eligible for the Donor rate.
  • Organizations are NOT eligible for Donor rates.
  • Proceeds from Friends Reception & President's Lunch benefit DBSA Chapter Leadership Fund and DBSA Programs.
  • FULL Conference and Saturday ONLY registration includes a box lunch on Saturday.

Chapter Leadership Forum (CLF)

  • Thursday, April 29, 2010 (Learn more.)
  • Separate registration required

Peer Specialist 5-Day Certification Training

  • Monday, May 3 - Friday, May 7, 2010 (Learn more.)
  •  Separate registration required
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    President's Lunch Information

    Join DBSA President Peter Ashenden for an intimate lunch and discuss with him the latest trends in mental health. Proceeds will benefit the DBSA Chapter Leadership Forum Scholarship Fund.

    In addition to lunch with Peter on Saturday, President's Lunch donors will receive one (1) each of the following:

    • Full conference registration (Friday - Sunday)
    • DBSA 2010 National Conference product exclusive to President's Lunch donors

     

     

    2010 Conference Logo Block