2011 National Conference Registration Center

Online registration is now closed, however you can still register onsite!

Conference Registration

The DBSA 2011 National Conference, PEER CONNECTIONS, 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
750 participants

Registration Rates for Conference and Related Events

  Early Bird Rates apply if registration is received on/before April 15, 2011.
  Advance Rates apply if registration is received between April 16 - May 13, 2011.
  Late & On-site Rates apply if registration is received on/after May 14, 2011.

DBSA 2010 National Conference
Saturday, May 21, 2011., through Sunday, May 22, 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*
(Saturday & Sunday)

$95

$110

$110

$125

$125

$140

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, May 19 through Sunday, May 22

  

   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*
(Thursday evening)

$40

$40

$60

$60

$80

$80

Conference
Meet & Greet

(Friday evening)

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE

President's Lunch*
(Saturday noon)

$400

$400

$450

$450

$500

$500

Comedy Night
(Saturday evening)

$5

$5

$10

$10

$15

$15

*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, May 20

 

   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
Living Well
Friday 9:00 - 12:00

$30

$35

$35

$40

$40

$45

Pre-Conf. Institute
Workplace

Friday 9:00 - 12:00

$30

$35

$35

$40

$40

$45

Pre-Conf. Institute
Staying Alive

Friday 1:30 - 4:30

$30

$35

$35

$40

$40

$45

Post-Conference Institute
Monday, May 23 - Tuesday, May 24
9:00 - 5:00 (both days)

Mental Health First Aid 2-Day Course

  • $125 if purchased WITH a conference registration
  • $150 if purchased WITHOUT a conference registraton

President's Lunch Information

Join DBSA Leadership 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 the DBSA Board Chair and Co-Executive Directors on Saturday, President's Lunch donors will receive one (1) each of the following:

  • Full conference registration (Saturday - Sunday)
  • DBSA 2011 National Conference product exclusive to President's Lunch donors
 

 

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ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS:

Exhibit Contract
Deadline April 20, 2011

Advertising Contract
Deadline April 20, 2011

Breakout Presentations
Deadline has passed

Comedy Training
Deadline has passed

CHMS Scholarships
Deadline has passed