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2018 Tentative Pricing

To estimate your conference and travel costs, not including airfare, we’ve included the hotel rates, ground transportation costs and the 2017 registration fees (dates are for 2018), listed below.  2018 registrations fees will likely be very similar, if not exactly, the same.

SuperShuttle (non-stop van): one-way trip from DIA to Westin: $84

UberX: estimated fare one-way from DIA to Westin: $35 – $45

Light Rail: estimated fare one-way from DIA to Westin: $12

Westin Hotel Rate: $179 for per night single or double.*

Included Meals: Wednesday evening hors d’oeuvres.

Internet Access (in room): included in Westin rate.*

SuperShuttle no longer offers shared rides from DIA.

*Important!: you must book directly with the hotel to receive the conference rate and receive waiver of room Internet fees. If you book through an online booking service such as Orbitz, Travelocity, etc., you will not receive the free in-room Internet service.

Conference Packages & Options

By Sept. 20 After Sept. 20

Pre-Conference (November 12-13)

Mon., 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. workshops $250 $310
Tues., 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. workshops $250 $310
Pre-Conference package (Mon.-Tues) $450 $550

Main Conference Registration Options (November 14-16)

Standard Main Conference Registration

Includes all workshops, Weds. – Fri. (keynote dinner not included)

$450 $510
Complete Main Conference Package

Includes all workshops, Weds. – Fri. (keynote dinner, audio proceedings and post-conference access to streamed and taped videos included)

$545 $610

Pre- and Main Conference Registration Options (November 12-16)

Standard Full Conference Registration

Mon.-Fri., (keynote dinner, audio DVD, access to videos not included)

$675 $725
Complete Full Conference Package

Includes all workshops Mon.-Fri. (keynote dinner, audio proceedings and post-conference access to streamed and taped videos included)

$770 $830

Tuesday Pre-Conference only | Main Conference Options (Nov. 13-16)

Standard Tues.-Fri Conference Registration

Tues.-Fri., (keynote dinner, DVD, access to videos not included)

$590 $660

Complete Tues.-Fri. Conference Package

includes all workshops Tues.-Fri. (keynote dinner, audio proceedings and access to streamed and taped videos included)

$680 $755

Keynote Dinner purchased as add-on

Thursday Keynote Dinner*

*Note that there are no keynote or plenary lunches this year, just the keynote dinner on Thursday evening.

$50 $50

One-day Conference fees

Weds., Nov. 14 only $250 $310
Thurs., Nov. 15 only (does not include keynote dinner) $250 $310
Fri., Nov. 16 $250 $310

Optional Memberships, Media Fees

ATHEN Professional Membership¹ (Optional) $100 $100
DVD Audio Recording of Conference Sessions** $65 $65
Post-conference access to Virtual Conference Recordings $70 $70
Post-conference access to 14 (Video)-Taped Recordings $37 $37


Speaker — out-of-state -10%
Speaker — in-state -5%


ATHEN Discount

(Conference DVD included with this membership only)**

-$75 -$75

Group & Other DISCOUNTS2


(Conference audio DVD NOT included with this membership)

-$75 -$75

Groups of 5

(To receive the 10% discount, groups of 5 must be from the same institution and must register and pay as a group using the “group registration option” on the registration site.)

-10% -10%

Cancellation Policy

By Sept. 21 After Sept. 21
Cancellation Processing Fee

Refunds will be granted until Sept. 20. A $90 cancellation will be incurred.

$90 Refunds granted on a case by case basis.

1For more information on ATHEN membership and its benefits, see
the web site at You can still join ATHEN or renew your membership even if you are not attending the conference. In this case you will receive your conference audio DVD through the mail.

2“MEMBER DISCOUNTS” cannot be combined. In other words, registrants can only choose one discount from among all the member discounts available in the two categories. However, speaker discounts can be combined with any one of the member discounts. The 10% or 5% “SPEAKER DISCOUNT” will be calculated after the member discount has been applied. Check the AHEAD website for the discount code.

** Not all sessions are recorded. The cost of the DVD at or after the conference
will be $90.

† Proof of affiliation may be requested upon check-in. Contact Shannon Lavey at for the ATHEN discount code. To obtain the AHEAD discount code, visit the members only area of the AHEAD site off-site link.

‡After September 21, refunds are granted on a case by case basis.


CEUs available per day

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
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CEU credit of .1 per hour of the conference is available for both the pre- and main conference. A $65 processing fee is required along with the submission of paperwork that documents your completion of the seminar. More information on CEUs will be posted in the coming months.