2023 LPA National Conference 

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Mark your calendars and join us for the 2023 LPA National Conference in Austin, Texas.  The LPA Conference Management Committee is hard at work making the final plans for the upcoming conference - check back in the coming weeks for more information to be posted on this page as we get closer to registration time.  The 2023 LPA Conference Registration Book is in the works and should be out in early March; we will be sure to post it online as soon as we can. Keep an eye on social media and the LPA Conference Website for all the info!  

2023 LPA Conference Registration and JW Marriott Hotel Reservations will open tentatively on March 22. More information will be included in the 2023 Registration Books, posted on Facebook, and sent via email as the date gets closer.  

Remember, you will need to complete your LPA registration first, which will result in your unique Registration ID number.  This ID number is what you will need in order to book your hotel room. You may complete your registration online, on March 22 and beyond, or mail or fax in your registration paperwork to the LPA Office.

Some of our larger events include the following...

  • Friday - Opening LPA and DAAA Registration, Opening Dance 
  • Saturday - BOD Meetings, Lady Bird Lunch Tour, Austinpalooza! Opening Celebration, Dance (DAAA Swimming/Football)
  • Sunday - BOD Meetings, Medical Workshops, Kids Room, Teens/Tweens Laser Tag, Evening Bat Tour, Family Fun Night, Dance, Barty Lounge (DAAA Basketball)
  • Monday - Workshops, Kids Room, Receptions, Medical Advisory Board (MAB) Individual Meetings, Lady Bird Lunch Tour, Teens/Tweens Laser Tag, Evening Bat Tour, Fashion Show, Dance, Barty Lounge (DAAA Badminton)
  • Tuesday - Workshops, Receptions, MAB Individual Meetings, Ladybird Lake Lunch Tour, Teens/Tweens/YA bowling fun, Talent Show, Dance, Barty Lounge – Little Big Band (DAAA Boccia)
  • Wednesday - Workshops, Receptions, MAB Individual Meetings, Real Austin City Highlights Tour, LPA Awards Banquet, Children’s Banquet, Barty Lounge (DAAA Futsal)
  • Thursday - Texas History Tour (LBJ Library and the Bullock TX State History Museum), Last Dance.  (DAAA Volleyball)

Also, don’t miss a full schedule full of Dwarf Artist Coalition (DAC) hosted events.  This is going to prove to be a wonderful and busy week!

And you may have heard...

  • Parking has limited availability at $25/night at the JW Marriott, for self-parking vehicles under our LPA block. 
  • There is an amazing pool with panoramic views of downtown Austin from the 5th floor pool deck. Cool down with an icy beverage and join friends in the water. With a ramp entrance and a water wheelchair available upon request, the JW Marriott pool is fully accessible to attendees. 
  • LPA Awards Banquet is on Wednesday night this year, allowing for more time on Thursday for our terrific Texas History Tour!
  • Don't forget your sunglasses, swimsuits, and your sunscreen! Austin is going to be a hot week of fun with LPA family and friends! 

Get your registration in by May 1st, and take advantage of our early bird rates.  Our week is shaping up to be a totally tantalizing, terrific, and Texas-sized good time! We hope you'll join us in Austin!