FROM THE DEAF SENIORS OF AMERICA BOARD AND THE DSA 2011 CHICAGO COMMITTEE
August 7, 2011
Due to the following circumstances below, the DSA 2011 Chicago Committee has
reached an unprecedented decision and notified the DSA Board of its
* Excessive large number of withdrawals (currently the registration count is
* Declination from the hotel to negotiate for a possible satisfactory
reduction in the contracted costs
* Lack of interest from Chicago people and many seniors attending the
* Negative media
* Lack of sponsors
In view of these above factors, the DSA Board has conceded to the
Committee’s decision, which is that the DSA 2011 conference be cancelled.
If the conference had continued, severe financial obligations would have
It has been a very difficult decision made by the Chicago Committee that has
worked very hard on the conference for years. In face of these glaring
negatives, the Committee had no choice other than to cancel the conference.
More details will be forthcoming in subsequent email announcements, which
will also be posted in the DSA website. Check
http://www.deafseniorsofamerica.org on Thursday, August 11, 2011.
Deaf Seniors of America