General Questions

Can I register at the conference?
Yes, you can register on site at the conference as well as online prior to February 15, 2018. Click here for registration information and rates.

What should I wear? What will the weather be like?
Please dress comfortably. Dress for conference events is business casual. Traditional national dress is welcome. March/April temperatures in Minnesota are usually 24-41 degrees Fahrenheit with an average temperature of 34 degrees Fahrenheit. Be sure to bring a winter coat!

Are there places to eat near the hotels and convention center?
Yes, there is quite an offering of restaurants and shopping in downtown St. Paul as well as in Minneapolis and the surrounding suburbs.
Learn more about St. Paul Dining

When will I find out about my scholarship application?
Email notification will be sent out to all applicants by December 1, 2017.

How do I sign up to volunteer?
In the true spirit of service, volunteers make the conference run. Please visit the volunteer page for details.
Learn how you can volunteer

Hotel Questions

What is the conference hotel?
The conference hotel is the InterContinental Hotel. The InterContinental Hotel is where all conference events will be held.

How do I make my hotel reservations for the conference?
To receive special conference hotel rates, you must book your rooms directly with the InterContinental Hotel.

Will my group’s hotel rooms all be on the same floor?
If you require multiple hotel rooms on the same floor, please make that request upon reservation or check-in. Due to the volume of attendees, the hotel cannot guarantee that all rooms will be next to each other.

Can I pay for my hotel with a check or purchase order?
To book a hotel online, you will need a credit card. If you need to pay by check or purchase order, please contact the hotel directly at (714) 778-6600

Conference Questions

What meals are included with registration?

Sunday, March 11

Continental Breakfast, Lunch

Monday, March 12

Continental Breakfast, Lunch

Tuesday, March 13

Continental Breakfast and Lunch (Day of Service attendees only)

When will I get my conference badge and materials?
All badges must be picked up on site. Other conference materials will be available at the registration desk.

How do I know what's going on each day?
You can find a schedule and information about conference events in the Schedule at-a-glance section of this website. An electronic copy of conference workshops will be available in January. A conference app will also launch in February, making conference information easily accessible from your mobile device.

Where will the workshops be held?
All of the conference's workshops will be held at the InterContinental Hotel. On-site, check the mobile app for room details.