The Summit Experience

At the No Barriers Summit, we envision a world where the power of the human spirit transcends barriers. We bring together scientists, inventors, academics, practitioners, and end-users in a four-day outdoor extravaganza that challenges your conception of what is possible. The Summit is about community, innovation, discovery, and exploration. This family-friendly event is for people of all ages and abilities. The 2015 No Barriers Summit will combine hands-on clinics, product demonstrations, outdoor excursions, films, art, music, keynote addresses, leadership exercises, and symposia. Bring your family or come by yourself – The Summit is a life-changing experience for all. Under the 2015 Summit tab above you will find detailed information about this year’s Summit.  Registration will open on February 2, 2015. We expect the Summit to sell out so sign up early!

Innovation Village

Leading innovators in adaptive equipment and techniques showcase their solutions in an outdoor expo that promotes the exchange of ideas and information. The expo runs the length of the Summit and includes an exclusive evening bazaar for all attendees. Additional information about Innovation Village is available in the Innovation Village Prospectus.  Exhibitor registration is now open!

Adventure & Arts Clinics 

Led by adaptive sports experts, professional athletes and celebrated artists, our clinics offer adaptive outdoor adventures that provide attendees the opportunity to harness their barriers in an exciting setting. The Summit includes three full days of half- and full-day clinics. The clinic schedule is available.

Entertainment & The Arts

Nationally renowned comedians, musicians, artists, and filmmakers, many with physical challenges themselves, share their creativity and talent through rousing performances, movies, and art shows scheduled throughout the Summit.

Science & Research

Internationally recognized scientists and medical researchers who are developing cutting-edge assistive technologies and techniques share their discoveries, innovations and passions through engaging panel discussions.

The No Barriers Mission

Our mission is to unleash the potential of the human spirit.  Through transformative experiences, tools and inspiration, we help people embark on a quest to contribute their absolute best to the world.  In the process, we foster a community of curious, brave and collaborative explorers who are determined to live the No Barriers Life.

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The No Barriers Life

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