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2018 IAEA Fall Conference

November 8th – 10th, 2018

Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
with studio workshops in Illinois State University Art Building

Registration Now Open!

Early-Bird rate available until October 1st

Last day to register is October 31st

 NO ONSITE registration will be available

The IAEA Annual Fall Conference provides professional learning specially designed for art educators by art educators and education professionals. Providing hands-on learning experiences, art making, networking, and more…
Make your plans now to participate in this wonderful opportunity to collaborate with like-minded art education colleagues.

Conference Registration Information

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION RATES: AUGUST 1st- OCTOBER 1st, 2018

                             Member      Non-Member Regular

        Member:        $199.00              $249.00

        Student:         $100.00              $110.00

         Retiree:         $120.00              $145.00

     Friend of IAEA: $199.00

LATE ONLINE REGISTRATION RATES: OCTOBER 2nd, 2018- OCTOBER 31st, 2018

                             Member      Non-Member Regular

        Member:        $229.00              $279.00

        Student:         $130.00              $155.00

         Retiree:         $150.00              $185.00

     Friend of IAEA: $229.00

 NO ONSITE registration will be available

Pre-Conference Workshop

A Special Pre-Conference Workshop
Thursday, November 8, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Figure Drawing at the McLean County Arts Center, 106 N. East Street, Bloomington, IL

Drawing from a model
$25 per person – includes model fee and drawing supplies  (Limited registration)

Doug Johnson, instructor, earned an MFA degree in painting from Northern Illinois University. He has exhibited in Chicago at the Peter Miller Gallery, the Addington Gallery, and the Chicago International Art Expo.  Johnson serves as the director of the McLean County Arts Center and is on the Executive Board of Arts Alliance Illinois.

 

Hotel Information

IAEA 70th Annual Fall Conference
November 8-10, 2018
Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
201 Broadway Ave., Normal, IL
888-236-2427

Make Your Reservations TODAY!
$110.00/Internet & parking included!

 

Friday Night Gala

The gala will take place Friday evening after all the sessions and workshops have ended.
Open House in Vendor Space
IAEA Awards
Food, Drink, and Desserts
Artisan’s Gallery
Member’s Art Show
Silent Auction
Student Scholarship Raffle
More details to come!!!

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers
Friday
Juan Angel Chavez

Saturday
Richard Laurent, Charles Gniech, and Cheryl Jefferson

 

Student Scholarship Raffle

IAEA Student Scholarship Raffle and Assistance: Call for Artwork

This raffle provides monetary support to graduate and undergraduate student scholarships that are awarded each year by IAEA.  All proceeds go to funding the IAEA Student Scholarship Program. The raffle showcases artistic works created by talented artists and educators like you. Please consider donating one or more of your creations to the Student Scholarship raffle. Donating artists may either drop-off their creation(s) during the conference or contact Student Scholarship Raffle Coordinator, Megan Idell to make other arrangements for pick-up or delivery. You can contact Megan at: midell@lhs210.net. Please watch Facebook, Twitter, and the IAEA Newsletter for more information.

Artisan’s Gallery

Tables are only $10! Sell your artwork during the Friday Evening Gala. Information on how to participate will go out through social media in the coming weeks. Table reservations will be due by October 31, 2018.

Member Show/Pop Up Exhibition

Member Show/Pop Up Exhibition

Guidelines for Entries for the Electronic & Pop Up Member Show

  • Submitting teachers must be current members of IAEA and membership must remain current through the following year.
  • Work may be in any media as long as it is original and not copied from any published source.
  • Work is submitted in jpeg format using this form.
  • Artwork images should have a file name with your last name, first name, and a number. Example: JonesSue1.jpeg
  • Up to 3 images of artwork can be submitted to the Electronic Art Show.
  • One of the submitted artworks may also be considered for inclusion in the concurrent Pop Up Exhibition, to be held at the conference. Do not submit this image separately, but instead indicate if you would like to participate in the Pop Up Exhibition in the form below. The physical artwork will be on display for the duration of the conference. If you need to leave early, you may take your work. IAEA is not responsible for delivery or artwork that is not picked up by the artist.
  • There is a $10 entry fee, payable to IAEA.
  • Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable Mentions for the Electronic Art Show.
  • All submissions are due by Saturday October 6th, 2018.

* If you have any questions regarding the show, feel free to email Stacey Gross at:

exhibitions@ilaea.org

Deadlines & information available at: https://ilaea.org/member-show/

Call for Conference Volunteers

Call for IAEA Conference Volunteers!

Are you coming to the conference this year? Did you know we’re a volunteer organization?

Volunteers are needed November 8th-10th for the 2018 IAEA Convention in Bloomington-Normal, IL. We are looking for volunteers to serve at the following areas: registration, scholarship raffle, workshop assistants, etc. even just for one hour!

Sign up form coming soon!

Conference Contact Info

Have Questions about the 2018 Conference?

Contact the following people with questions about the Conference:

Conference Co-Coordinators

Melissa Righter, Eryn Blaser & Jennifer Baker conference@ilaea.org

Conference Proposals

Eryn Blaser, proposals@ilaea.org

Early Bird Registration

Melissa Righter registrar@ilaea.org

IAEA Awards

Karen Popovich, vicepresident@ilaea.org

Student Chapters/ Student Volunteers

Ailysh Cooper, studentadvisor@ilaea.org

Helpful Hints for a Faster Check-in at the Conference


Helpful Hints for a Faster Check-in
■ Register with YOUR name and member information. If your school is completing your registration, make sure they have your correct member information.

■ Renew your membership before attending the conference (if it will expire)

■ Print your electronic receipts and bring them in the event of an error

■ Check-in Thursday if possible – the lines are shorter!

 

Conference FAQ

  • What if I need to cancel my conference registration?
    • If you must cancel your Early Bird conference registration, you must submit your request in writing (i.e. email) to Conference Registrar Melissa Righter by November 1st, 2018.  A $50.00 cancellation fee will be applied to your refund. After November 1st, no refunds are accepted, but you can authorize in writing to have a colleague attend in your place. Email cancellation requests to: registrar@ilaea.org. Workshop fees are final and not refunded unless IAEA cancels a workshop. Allow 4 – 6 weeks after the conference to receive an authorized refund.
  • What does my conference registration include?
    • Your paid registration includes your admission to all sessions and meal functions. Some sessions are pre-ticketed and may require an additional fee.
  • What should I bring to the conference to pick up my materials?
    • Bring a copy of your online registration receipt  with you. Printed registration receipts will NOT be provided at the conference. Your confirmation email will serve as your receipt and proof of registration. Make sure your email address is current and accurate.
  • What does my conference registration include?
    • Your paid registration includes your admission to all sessions and meal functions. Some sessions are pre-ticketed and may require an additional fee.
  • Can I bring a guest to lunch?
    • For an additional fee. Additional guest tickets may be ordered on the Early Bird registration form. Include all names of paid guests so guest badges can be made. Lunch events are for our adult attendees.
  • Are accommodations available for those with dietary restrictions?
    • A section has been added onto the Early Bird registration form to indicate those needs.  If you do not register by October 1st online OR do not indicate your dietary needs, we may not be able to accommodate dietary requests made on-site due to hotel catering limitations.
  • My school district will be registering me online, what information do they need to do so?
    • If your district or school is registering and/or paying for your registration, make sure YOUR name is included in the registration information so you will be included in the records.
    • Please make sure that the person that will be registering you has all your pertinent information such as email address, desired workshops, dietary restrictions, etc.
  • Do you accept Checks as a form of payment?
    • Please select the ‘CHECK’ option when finalizing your online registration. Please be aware that your online registration and workshop reservation will NOT be confirmed until your check has been received. If check is not received within 7 days of registration submission, participant’s registration and selected workshops will be cancelled. Checks can be made payable to IAEA and sent to:Melissa Righter, IAEA Conference Registrar,
    • 1321 Morningstar Ct., Naperville, IL 60564
  • Do you accept Purchase Orders (PO) as a form of payment?
    • Purchase Orders are not accepted by IAEA
  • Can I still sign up for workshops when I arrive at the conference?
    • Yes, remaining workshop tickets will be available for selection on-site at the conference. However each workshop has limited spots available and they tend to fill up during Early Bird registration. It is highly encouraged to select workshops during early bird registration. Workshops/ special events are NOT REFUNDABLE. If you find you cannot attend a ticketed event, you may authorize in writing for a colleague to attend in your place.
  • What if I need to cancel my conference registration?

If you must cancel your Early Bird conference registration, you must submit your request in writing (i.e. email) to Conference Registrar Melissa Righter by November 1st, 2018.  A $50 cancellation fee will be applied to your refund. After October 1st, no refunds are accepted, but you can authorize in writing to have a colleague attend in your place. Email cancellation requests to: registrar@ilaea.org. Workshop fees are final and not refunded unless IAEA cancels a workshop. Allow 4 – 6 weeks after the conference to receive an authorized refund.

Questions? Click the “Conference Contact Info” tab above.

 
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