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2012 Annual Conference
November 8 - 9, 2012
Louisville Marriott Downtown & Kentucky International Convention Center
Louisville , KY
Registration for the Annual Conference has closed. Click here for an on site registration form, complete it and bring it with you to the conference. If you have any questions, please call the ISACS office at 312-255-1244.
USEFUL INFORMATION FOR CONFERENCE ATTENDEES
ISACS Registration Check-in/Conference Folders
We anticipate more than 1200 people over the course of the two days. Please allow ample time to arrive, park, receive your name badge/folder and get to your first session. Sessions begin daily at 9:00 am.
This year, many presenters have opted to post handouts on the ISACS website after the conference. If you would like to take notes, we recommend that you bring your own pen/paper/notepad.
Update on Conference Sessions:
Friday, November 9
Click below for quick access to the following sections:
On Thursday, all sessions will take place at the Louisville Marriott Downtown.
On Friday, sessions will take place at the Louisville Marriott Downtown and the Kentucky International Convention Center.
Useful Walking Directions Between Marriott/Convention Center for Friday, November 9
Printed brochures will be sent to all ISACS schools in August. Registration for the conference will open in mid-late August. Click here to view the conference brochure.
Featured speakers include: Daniel H. Pink, Sudhir Venkatesh, Tim Elmore, Ian Jukes, Andre Robert Lee, Stephen Shapiro, Gary Stager, Jeff Utecht, David Walsh, Yong Zhao, Ann Anzalone, Jim Bisenius,Carlo Cerruti, Ben Curran & Neil Wetherbee, Ted Fish, Nicole Gnezda, Joseph L. Graves, Jr., Jonathan E. Martin, Megan K. Murphy, Rich Rosen, Doug Smith, and Shane Spicer.
Click here for speaker bios.
Check back for more information on using twitter and other social media at the ISACS Annual Conference.
Speaker Recommended Pre-Conference Readings
Ben Curran & Neil Wetherbee
Joseph L. Graves, Jr.
André Robert Lee
Jonathan E. Martin
Daniel H. Pink
Site Visits on Wednesday, November 7
Exhibitor and Sponsorship Opportunities
Note: Our exhibitor area has reached capacity. If you are interested in exhibiting and wish to be put on a waitlist, please call the ISACS office.
To be added to the ISACS mailing list, please call ISACS at (312) 255-1244.
Click here to view a list of exhibitors.
SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR 2012 ANNUAL CONFERENCE SPONSORS!
The following have provided financial support at the $1,000 to $2,499 level for the ISACS Annual Conference
Sponsor Representatives Available at Breakfast
Please join a representative from eRate Program at a dedicated table during the Thursday, November 8 breakfast to hear more about their services.
Please join representatives from ERB and Oswald at dedicated tables during the Friday, November 9 breakfast to hear more about their services.
***UPDATE ON HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS AS OF 9/17/12***
As of 9/17/12 the ISACS room block has reached capacity at the Marriott for Wednesday night 11/7. ISACS has obtained overflow rooms at the Hyatt Regency Hotel (see below). However, at this time, rooms are still available at the Marriott for Thursday 11/8 and Friday 11/9.Hotel Accommodations
Louisville Marriott Downtown
280 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(800) 266-9432 (reservations)
(502) 627-5045 (direct hotel phone number)
ISACS has secured discounted rooms at Louisville Marriott Downtown - $135/night plus tax for single/double occupancy. The rate includes complimentary Internet and the gym. This special rate is valid thru Tuesday, October 16, 2012. To make reservations, please call 1-800-266-9432 and mention the group reservations code: "ISACS.” Note: Individual reservations must be cancelled by 6:00 pm, 48-hours prior to arrival to avoid one night room and tax charge. We highly recommend making your hotel reservations early! Updated as of 9/17: The Marriott is full for Wednesday, November 7. There are rooms available for Thursday, November 8 and Friday, November 9 at the Marriott. See below for overflow hotel information at the Hyatt Regency Louisville which is one block from the Marriott.
Click on the following link to reserve your room online:
Overflow Hotel Information
ISACS has secured a block of rooms at the Hyatt Regency Louisville ( which is connected to the Marriott) for the nights of Wednesday, November 7, Thursday, November 8 and Friday, November 9 at a rate of $135/per night plus tax (single/double occupancy).. To make a reservation, please call 1-888-421-1442 and use the Group Code: “ISACS”. Rate is available until Friday, October 19.The room rate includes complimentary Internet in guest rooms and complimentary access to the gym. Cancellation for individual rooms is 72 Hours prior to the arrival date without room charge incurred. For online reservations, click here: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/ISACS
Self- parking is $13 overnight and valet parking is $20 overnight.
Walking directions from the Hyatt to the Marriot
To walk outside from the Hyatt to the Marriott the directions are as follows: exit the Hyatt hotel to the motor lobby, take a left toward Jefferson Street, take a right onto Jefferson Street, and cross over 3rd Street and the Marriott will be on your right. If you want to take the Louisville Link (Skyway) system (click here for a map), follow the signs from the Hyatt to the Marriott or check out this video prepared by Hyatt staff. Following the skyway system will lead you directly to the Marriott’s 2nd floor where ISACS registration will be located.
There are surface lots with daily parking within a few blocks of the Marriott. The closet lot is $5/day and is across the street from the hotel on Liberty Street.
If your school is using a bus to transport faculty, please notify ISACS at (312) 255-1244.
To help plan your trip, click for a list of restaurants and attractions ISACS has compiled.
Registration will be open in mid/late August. Registration fees are as follows:
Registration includes daily continental breakfast and a banquet lunch. Register online and select sessions and lunches. You must register before Friday, October 19, 2012. There is no on-site registration.
Printed brochures with detailed program content will be sent to the ISACS Teacher Representative at your school in August.
Please note that changes to the schedule-at-a-glance and the conference brochure have been made since this printing. Sudhir Venkatesh will be the Thursday keynote presenter and will also be presenting the T-29 session at 1:30 pm. Sheena Iyengar will not be presenting at the conference. Detailed information about Dr. Venkatesh's presentations can be found in the View Session Schedule and will be available onsite in your conference folder.
Click here for answers to FAQs regarding the 2012 Annual Conference.
Tips to Extend the Annual Conference Experience
Download the Annual Conference Tips.
ISACS cannot offer refunds for the annual conference after Friday, October 19. Cancellations must be received in writing by Friday, October 19 to receive a 50% refund. Registration may be transferred to another member from the same school until October 19. To contact ISACS, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (312) 255-1244.
Questions? Call the ISACS office at (312) 255-1244.
Member Cost: $200 Non-member Cost: $250
Registration Deadline: October 19, 2012