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BIA-MA 35th Annual Brain Injury Conference (2016)

BIAMA ANNUAL CONFERENCEOn Thursday, March 24, 2016 the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts (BIA-MA) will host the 35th Annual Brain Injury Conference at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, in Marlborough, MA.

For more than 30 years, this one-day, statewide conference has provided a place to gather and discuss the challenges faced by the brain injury community. Over 700 conference participants attend 29 workshops and network with over 40 exhibitors.

Everyone in the brain injury community benefits from this conference! Brain injury survivors, caregivers, families and professionals learn about the latest brain injury research, therapies, support, and services. Sponsors provide financial support for key components of the conference, exhibitors enable participants to identify healthcare solutions.

Click Here to View the Participant Registration Brochure

Date and Time: Thursday, March 24, 2016; 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA

Early Bird Discount Ends: March 1, 2016

Conference Handouts:

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Submit a Poster Presentation:

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Register as a Sponsor and/or Exhibitor (Discounted Rate ends Feb 1, 2016):

Annual Conference Exhibitors:

1. Adult Foster Care of the North Shore 2. Alternative Care Providers & Monroe Speech Designs
3. Amramp 4. BAMSI
5. The Bridge of Central Massachusetts 6. Cambridge College
7. Charm Medical Supply 8. Constant Therapy
9. Cooperative Production, Inc. 10. Cotting School
11. Easter Seals Massachusetts 12.Franciscan Hospital For Children
13. Greater Waltham ARC – Adult Foster Care 14. Home Modification Loan Program
15. Kindred Healthcare 16. Life & Care Systems, Inc.
17. May Center School for Brain Injury and Related Disorders 18. Mass Relay
19. Nizhoni Health Systems 20. Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network
21. Perkins Library & Perkins School for the Blind 22. PRIDE, Inc.
23. Philips Lifeline 24. Robin Hill Farm
25. Senior Helpers 26. Servicenet Enrichment Center
27. UMASS Disability Transition Strategies 28. Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital


Special Thanks to our Connection Sponsor:

Program Sponsors (logos in process):

Community Rehab Care
Disability Law Center

Our Corporate Partners:




For any questions contact Laura MacFeeley at 800-242-0030 or