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Posted on February 22, 2023

Where you can find us in 2023

Our US team will attend events across the states to demo our latest Speech Generating Devices and show you how to do more with Grid AAC software. Smartboxers will also hold talks on top-of-mind topics for professionals and common challenges faced by parents.

Find us at Speech Hearing Association Conferences across multiple states, events to support AAC users in education and later in life, and leading prestigious events for professional development in AAC, such as Closing the Gap and ASHA.

Find out more and book through the links below.

Upcoming events in the US


Michigan Speech Hearing Association Conference

March 23 – 25
Kalamazoo, MI
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Join Smarboxer, Melanie at the MSHA in a specialized event for speech and language professionals and students. This year’s theme is ‘Navigating a Changed Landscape: Rebuilding Resiliency’.


Arizona Speech Hearing Association Convention

March 31 – April 1
Tempe, AZ
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Join Doug as ArSHA host Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, with talk topics including AAC implementation tips, aphasia, and supporting clients from diverse backgrounds.


Pennsylvania Speech Hearing Association Convention

April 12 – 15
Philadelphia, PA
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A range of themed talks for Speech Language professionals and students with a key focus on ‘Revolutionize Your Practice’. Meet Andrea, and ask all about Smartbox.



April 12 – 15
West Palm Beach, FL
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An Assistive Technology conference specific to professionals with clients in the Veterans Health Administration and Defense Health Agency medical settings. Talks focus on acquired speech and language conditions, such as traumatic brain injury, dysphagia, voice disorders, and more. Meet Melanie at our stand.


Minnesota Speech Hearing Association Convention 

April 21 – 22
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This virtual gathering comprises of roundtables and talks covering a range of speech conditions and challenges faced by professionals. Smartboxer Melanie is presenting on the use and implementation of Core and Pragmatic vocabularies.


AT-TIES Together Conference

April 24 – 26
Salem, OR
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Join Amanda for two days of professional development, focusing on accessible education and bringing together Oregon’s SLPs who work in education settings with Assistive Technology Teams, administrators, and teachers. Sessions highlight access across the lifespan, developing student choice, and voice.

AAC Talks 2023

May 12
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A series of online talks providing practical ideas, strategies and resources for engaging students throughout Pennsylvania with complex communication needs. This year’s theme is ‘Empowering Diverse Communicators’, Andrea will explain one way we can do this in her talk ‘Building Connections through Diversity and Bilingualism in Grid’.



May 20
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Learn, and explore AAC from product and practice specialists! Attendees include SLPs, Occupational Therapists, Educators, and parents. Smartbox Product Specialist, Amanda will be presenting this year.


Conference for Assistive Technology and Education (CATE)

June 5 – 6
Denver, CO
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The University of Colorado’s SWAAAC teams provide equal access to education for people with disabilities in over 60 school districts. Join Smartboxers Doug and Melanie for talks on assessment, implementation, and evidence-based practice.


IHD Evidence for Success Conference

June 20 – 22
Phoenix, AZ
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A hybrid in-person and online conference featuring sessions on Assistive Technology, Innovative Practices in Disability Disciplines, and the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Training, and Technical Assistance Center (AIVRTTAC). Smartbox Product Specialist, Doug will be there to answer all your Grid queries.


Closing the Gap

October 11 – 13
Minneapolis, MN
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A well-established event and opportunity for professionals to deepen their AT knowledge and strengthen their implementation skills.



November 16 – 18
Boston, MA
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A premier annual professional development event featuring the largest dedicated exhibition space for speech and language professionals, and an educational program including seminars, technical sessions, poster presentations, and master classes. There are also multiple networking opportunities including an Award Ceremony.


Events across the globe

Check out our UK and global events.

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