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IDA Austin’s 2020 conference will be held at the Austin Marriott South, 4415 South IH-35, Austin, Texas 78744. The hotel has reserved a block of rooms for conference attendees. You can contact the hotel directly if you would like to reserve a hotel room for Friday or Saturday night at 512-441-7900.

Registration Costs

Registration fee (lunch not included) On or before January 31, 2020 After January 31, 2020
IDA Member $180 $205
Non-Member $205 $230
Student $100 $125

A copy of the book From Talking to Writing is included in the cost of registration.

Online registration closes February 26, 2020. On-site registration fee the day of the conference is $215/member, $240/non-member. On-site payment must be made with check or credit card.On-site POs must be accompanied with payment by check or credit card.

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To be eligible for the IDA Member registration rate, you must be a current member of The International Dyslexia Association (IDA). If you do not know your member number, you can email National IDA Membership Services at member@interdys.org to get your number.

Use this form if you are registering using a PO. Questions regarding POs can be sent to  Mary Bach at aabida.mb@gmail.com.


Austin Marriott South is offering a sandwich boxed lunch for $20, served with chips, pickle, and a cookie. Boxed lunch orders are placed at time of registration. See registration form for sandwich options.

Attendees are also free to explore area restaurants located near the conference venue. Click here for the hotel’s list of nearby restaurants.


The cancellation and refund deadline is 11:59 PM February 8, 2020. A $25 cancellation fee will be charged for any cancellations. No refunds will be issued after the cancellation deadline. Your registration is transferable. If you must cancel or transfer your registration, please contact IDA Austin at 515-666-8190 or president.austx@dyslexiaida.org.

In the event of inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances, IDA Austin will attempt to reschedule.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

IDA Austin values our sponsors and exhibitors! If you would like to be a part of our conference as a sponsor or vendor, please click here for more information.

Continuing Education

6 CEUs/CPEs available.

Certificates of Attendance will be handed out at the end of the conference.


IDA Austin is offering a limited number of full scholarships to individuals interested in attending the annual  conference on February 29, 2020. Applicant must be a current resident of, employed in, or registered as a student within the IDA Austin branch area.

Click here to apply for a scholarship.

Completed forms and all accompanying documentation must be submitted on or before January 15, 2020. Scholarship recipients will be notified of decision on or before January 30, 2020.

You can email questions about scholarships to president.austx@dyslexiaIDA.org.

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