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Dates and Location

The 2015 AERA Annual Meeting will take place Thursday, April 16 – Monday, April 20, 2015 in Chicago Illinois.

Annual Meeting sessions will be held Thursday, April 16 – Monday, April 20 in five  headquarter hotels. AERA will not be using the convention center. Registration will be located in the Sheraton Chicago. The exhibit hall will also be located in the Sheraton Chicago, River Exhibition Hall, First Floor, and will be open Friday, April 17 – Sunday, April 19.


Headquarters

For the 2015 Annual Meeting, AERA will be using five headquarter hotels for sessions. The hotels are the Fairmont Chicago, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Marriott Magnificent Mile Chicago, Sheraton Chicago, and Swissotel Chicago.  NCME will be held at the Intercontinental Chicago, 

Hotel room rates will range from $175-$285 with the average rate around $225 exclusive of 16.4% tax.

Registration rates will remain the same. The early rate on or before March 6, 2015 for an AERA member will be $195 and for a non-member $430. Non-members can join AERA for $180 and save on the registration fee.


Meeting at a Glance

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2015 AERA Annual Meeting at a Glance – Thursday, April 16 – Monday, April 20

Wednesday, April 15

9:00 am

6:00 pm

Graduate Student Seminars and Mentoring Sessions

3:00 pm

6:00 pm

Registration Open

 

Thursday, April 16

8:00 am

6:00 pm

Registration Open

8:00 am

12:00 pm

Graduate Student Seminars and Mentoring Sessions

8:00 am

-

7:45 pm

AERA Governance Meetings (closed meetings, various times throughout the day)

8:00 am - 3:45 pm Professional Development Courses – New Day! Extended courses to be held on the first day of the meeting this year instead of the pre-conference day.

12:00 pm

-

1:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables

12:00 pm

-

2:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions

2:15 pm

-

3:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables

4:05 pm

-

5:35 pm

Opening Plenary

5:35 pm

-

6:30 pm

Opening Reception

Evening

 

 

Business Meetings and Sponsored Networking Events

 

Friday, April 17

7:00 am

-

8:00 am

AERA Welcoming Orientation for New Members and First-Time Meeting Attendees

8:00 am

6:00 pm

Registration Open

8:00 am

-

1:00 pm

Professional Development Courses

8:15 am

-

7:45 pm

AERA Governance Meetings (closed meetings, various times throughout the day)

8:15 am

-

9:45 am

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters

8:15 am

-

10:15 am

Concurrent Sessions

9:00 am

6:00 pm

Exhibits Open

10:35 am

-

12:05 pm

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters and Journal Talks

12:25 pm

1:55 pm

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters and Journal Talks

1:00 pm 
5:00 pm  Professional Development Courses

2:15 pm

3:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters

4:05 pm

-

5:35 pm

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters

4:05 pm

-

6:05 pm

Concurrent Sessions

Evening

 

 

Business Meetings and Sponsored Networking Events

 

Saturday, April 18

8:00 am

6:00 pm

Registration Open

8:00 am

-

12:00 pm

Professional Development Courses

8:15 am

-

3:45 pm

AERA Governance Meetings (closed meetings, varied times throughout day)

8:15 am

-

9:45 am

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters

8:15 am

-

10:15 am

Concurrent Sessions

9:00 am

4:00 pm

Exhibits Open

10:35 am

-

12:05 pm

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters and Journal Talks

12:25 pm

2:25 pm

AERA Awards Presentation Luncheon

2:45 pm

4:15 pm

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters and Journal Talks

4:35 pm

6:05 pm

AERA Presidential Address

Evening

 

 

Business Meetings and Sponsored Networking Events

 

Sunday, April 19

8:00 am

6:00 pm

Registration Open

8:00 am

-

12:00 pm

Professional Development Courses

8:15 am

-

8:15 pm

AERA Governance Meetings (closed meetings, various times throughout the day)

8:15 am

-

9:45 am

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters

8:15 am

-

10:15 am

Concurrent Sessions

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Exhibits Open

10:35 am

-

12:05 pm

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters and Journal Talks

12:25 pm

1:55 pm

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters and Journal Talks

1:00 pm
5:00 pm  Professional Development Courses

2:15 pm

3:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters

4:05 pm

-

5:35 pm

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters

4:05 pm

-

6:05 pm

Concurrent Sessions

Evening

 

 

Business Meetings and Sponsored Networking Events

 

Monday, April 20

8:00 am

11:00 am

Registration Open

8:15 am

-

5:00 pm

AERA Governance Meetings (closed meetings, varied times throughout day)

8:15 am

9:45 am

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters

8:15 am

10:15 am

Concurrent Sessions

10:35 am

12:05 pm

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters

12:25 pm

1:55 pm

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters

2:15 pm

3:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions and Roundtables and Posters

 
 
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