Thank you for getting ready to register! Our generous sponsors have enabled discounts for students, AmeriCorps volunteers, grassroots organization representatives, and retirees. All registrations for non-Members include a year membership in CDS. And, just to be clear on what registration includes beyond an amazing professional development and networking opportunity, this is a warmly hosted conference experience! The meals and hosted receptions (small bites, local wine and/or craft beer, and other beverages) include:
- July 16: Welcoming Reception
- July 17: Boxed lunch and Community Reception (at OMSI)
- July 18: Luncheon and Awards Banquet
- July 19: Luncheon and CDS Annual Business Meeting
To accommodate these needs, we have organized registration in four possible steps. Remember to return to this landing page for each step. (This page will remain open in your browser.)
CDS Regular Members: $450
Regular Non-Members: $625
Single-Day Registration: $200
Retiree Registrations: $325
Grassroots Respresentative: $275
NOTE: Registration after12:00pm Noon ET on Friday, July 14, will have a hand written name badge at the event check-in
Step 1: Register for the conference
Step 2: Register for workshops
Step 3: Additional Registrations
Step 4: Volunteer Sign-Up
Please consider signing up for at least one 2-hour volunteer post.
CDS is a Member-led, mostly volunteer organization and many hands make light work!
Notice and Acknowledgement of Photography, Filming, and/or Recording
By attending the 2023 Community Development Society (CDS) Conference, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by CDS and its affiliates and representatives. Images, photos, and/or videos may be used to promote similar CDS events in the future, highlight the event, and exhibit the capabilities of CDS. You release CDS, its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or sound recordings. By entering the event premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, web casting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such use, exhibiting, broadcasting, web casting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by CDS or the person or entity designated to do so by CDS. You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before entering the event.