DeafNation Expo & Conference

Palatine, IL

April 5-6, 2019
Harper College, Building M

3100+ Attendees
73 Booths

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Stage Schedule @ Expo

Musical Story of a Deaf Artist

Sponsored by ZVRS

Awaken Your Inner Light With Confidence & Clarity

Sofia Seitchik - CEO, Global Deaf Women

Growing Up Deaf: The Hard Way

Nathan Zastoupil, Motivational Speaker

Sprint Accessibility for All
Watching Two Worlds Collide

Keith Wann, Comedian

Illinois School for the Deaf Alumni Association
Deaf History Game Show

Sponsored by sComm

Traveler Quiz with Joel

Joel Barish - CEO, DeafNation


Free Sessions by Inspiring Speakers

Our conference is the place to be for knowledge, inspiration, and networking with others who are dedicated to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.


Kyle Wilkes

Regional Enterprise Account Manager

Alana Beal

National Manager, Sprint Accessibility

Sarah A. Young Bear-Brown

Meskwaki Tribe

Adam Wasilewski

College of DuPage, ASL Coordinator/Instructor

Sofia Seitchik

CEO, Global Deaf Women

Joel Barish

CEO, DeafNation

Jed Barish

Chief Technologist, DeafNation

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Our philosophy is that free admission brings a diversity of attendees who can share our culture, needs, language, and information.

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