The Vision Midwest Conference for blind and visually impaired individuals and the professionals who serve them offers educational, sports and cultural opportunities with a Midwestern focus.

October 22 thru 24, 2010 at the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713

Vision Midwest 2010 features programming for consumers and professionals.

For Consumers: Attend expert presentations on careers, cell phones, college accessibility, computer software and hardware, cutting edge stem cell treatments, leisure travel, sensory gardening, vision technological devices and much more! Learn more at Symposia on Diabetes and Retinitis Pigmentosa! Participate in Sports including Blind Bowling, GPS Treasure Hunting, Running, Tandem Bicycling and more!

For Professionals: Wisconsin Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (WAER’s) Annual Conference 2010 is now part of the Vision Midwest Conference! Attend Accessible Technology training organized with the Wisconsin Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired and WisTech! Expand your knowledge with Information Technology programming organized with the International Association of Visually Impaired Technologists!

12 State, Inc. a Madison-based nonprofit organization hosts the annual Vision Midwest Conference. 12 State seeks to advance educational opportunities and accessibility in all phases of life for blind and low vision individuals and provide for greater public awareness of blind and low vision issues.

Our conference considers all aspects of vision problems from the perspective of both patients and medical professionals. During the course of the exhibition you will have enjoyed presentations on common diagnosis like low vision, along with assessments throughout the treatment process including diagnosis, and curative measures such as lasik houston. See here for a full list of presentations and offerings.


You can now register for the conference. Register now to ensure you place!

Interested in Volunteering? Contact us!

We need volunteers to help before and during the event. Please send us an email and provide us with your name, phone number and a bit about your skills and interests and we will contact you.

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Podcasts relating to the conference will be released periodically.