Annual Convention

Convention At-A-Glance

Three days of education, family, fun and comradery!

Thursday Evening:

Team Hope Walk
Welcome Reception
Exhibit Hall


Opening Keynote
Educational Workshops
Chapter Awards Luncheon
NYA Talent Show


Research Forum
Educational Workshops
Closing Gala


NEW IN 2016

Download the mobile version of the 2016 Annual HDSA Convention Program*
Type in your cell phone number to receive a text with a link to download

*This is not a final version of the HDSA Annual Convention Program. Check back often for updates.

Also available in a desktop version by visiting http://guidebook.com/guide/59472

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Click here to Print the Annual convention Registration Form


Cancellation Policy 1. Convention registration cancellations received before May 20, 2016 will be refunded in full. 2. Convention registration cancellations received on or after May 20, 2016 are non-refundable.


room booking

Hotel Rate & Reservation Policy Registration for Convention does not ensure a room reservation at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor. You must make your room reservation separately with the hotel by calling 1-888-421-1442. Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor 300 Light Street Baltimore, MD 21202 Reservations: 1-888-421-1442

The Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor does still have rooms available, however they are no longer available at the discounted convention rate.

To make a reservation at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor at the regular rate please click here or call Reservations: 1-888-421-1442


Other hotels within an approximate half mile or less distance include:

Days Inn Baltimore Inner Harbor

Holiday Inn Inner Harbor

Home2 Suites by Hilton

For a list of other hotels in the area please visit:





indexAmtrak Discount

HDSA is please to offer an Amtrak fare discount to our convention attendees. Please click here to find out more.


united2United Airlines Discount

HDSA is please to offer a 3% discount on United Airlines to our convention attendees.
You may book online at www.united.com and enter your Offer Code ZWBM913107 in the Offer Code box when searching for your flights. If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at 800-426-1122, please give them the following information: Agreement Code: 913107 Z Code: ZWBM Outside of the United States, please call your local United Airlines Reservation Office.


Super Shuttle

$2.00 off one-way / $5.00 off round trip discount on Super Shuttle. This discount is only for reservations booked online: www.supershuttle.com

Please use the discount code: MX7ZV

The discount is valid between May 30, 2016 to June 10, 2016.   To/from the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor.

 Convention Scholarship Opportunities

National Convention Scholarship

National Convention Scholarship-
(Maryland Residents Only)

National Youth Alliance Scholarship

Past Convention Presentations

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