Info for Sponsors

General Information for Sponsors:

  • The conference will showcase academic, community, and artistic renderings and thought provoking ideas of disability within the scholarship of disability studies.
  • We expect approximately 150 people in attendance, including researchers, academics, policy makers and community activists with a range of perspectives spanning from the humanities and social sciences to the arts.
  • We are honoured and delighted to host Dr. Claudia Malacrida as our keynote speaker.
  • We are very pleased to be recognizing various award recipients at this conference, including Anglophone and Francophone Tanis Doe Awards.

CDSA-ACEI is a growing organization that seeks to include all forms of critical perspectives on disability, madness, and Deafness. Sponsors will have the opportunity to promote their organizations and support the current and the next generation of disability scholars, artists, and activists. There are different levels of exposure depending upon the Sponsorship level. Please see below for more information on Sponsorship opportunities and benefits.

Please note: This year CDSA-ACEI will not be giving out conference registration passes in exchange for sponsorship. We do offer a lottery of Conference Bursaries for students and community members. Please see our website (cdsa-acei.ca) for details on these awards.

Sponsorship Opportunities & Benefits

Gold Level Conference Sponsor

$500.00

  • Your support will be publicly acknowledged in the Opening Address and the AGM;
  • Your organization’s name and logo will be featured in the conference program and on the conference website;
  • Your organization’s name and logo can be attached to of the Keynote Presentations or another event of your choosing.

Silver Level Conference Sponsor

$300.00 

  • Your support will be publicly acknowledged in the Opening Address and the AGM;
  • Your organization’s name and logo will be featured in the conference program and on the conference website;
  • Your organization’s name and logo can be attached to a Panel, Workshop, Lunch or the Opening Reception, or another event of your choosing.

Bronze Level Conference Sponsor

$200.00 

  • Your support will be publicly acknowledged in the Opening Address and the AGM;
  • Your organization’s name and logo will be featured in the conference program and on the conference website;
  • Your organization’s name and logo can be attached to Nutrition Breaks/Lunch, a panel, or another event of your choosing.

Individual Donations

  • In return for donations, we will include your name on the conference website and your support will be publicly acknowledged in the Opening Address and the AGM;
  • Your name can be attached to a Panel, Workshop, Lunch or the Opening Reception. You could also choose to sponsor someone to attend the conference (e.g. a disability activist).

Programs and activities that your award can go towards include: the keynote speaker, the international keynote speaker, currently pending funding (contact Eliza for details), accessibility, Nutrition Breaks/Lunch, a panel, conference bursaries for students and community members, travel for award winners, or the opening reception. You can also make a general contribution.

If you don’t see an option that meets your needs, contact Eliza Chandler- eliza3mc@gmail.com to discuss a package that suits your budgetary and branding needs. Sponsorships are accepted on a first come, first serve basis.