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General Information

The 131st Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, in conjunction with the Archaeological Institute of America, will be held in Dallas, Texas beginning December 27, 1999. The Annual Meeting will be hosted by Adam’s Mark Hotel, 400 North Olive Street, Dallas TX 75201, Telephone (214) 922-8000. The Convention Registration Desk, the Exhibit Hall, the Placement Service, AIA and APA paper sessions, committee meetings, receptions, and special events will be scheduled in the Adam’s Mark Hotel.

Conference Registration
Registration is required for attendance at all sessions and for admission into the exhibit area. No one will be admitted into the exhibit area and meeting rooms without the official AIA/APA Annual Meeting badge. A Convention Registration area will be set up on the lobby level of the Adam’s Mark Hotel with the following hours:

  • Monday, December 27 10:00 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 28 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 28 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday December 30 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Advance Registration
Pre-registration is available at a reduced rate until November 19, 1999 (deadline for receipt, not postmark). The reduced rates for pre-registration are:

  • Members $75.00 Student Members $25.00 Spouse/Guest $30.00
  • Non-Members $110.00 One-Day $40.00

The on-site registration fee for attendance at all sessions is as follows:

  • Members $100.00 Student Members $35.00 Spouse/Guest $40.00
  • Non-Members $130.00 One-Day $45.00

The spouse/guest category is for a non-professional or non-student guest accompanying a paid attendee. Only full-time student members are eligible for the special student rate. One-day registration is possible for a single day only; individuals wishing to attend for more than one day must register at the full rate. Please use the registration form sent to you in the August Newsletter, or consult the APA web site ( for an on-line registration form.

Abstracts for APA papers may be ordered on the pre-registration form or purchased at the Convention Registration desk. The price of Abstracts is $8.50. For those who have pre-paid, Abstracts will be included with your pre-registration materials.

Exhibits will be located in the Lone Star Ballroom B of the Conference Center on the Second Floor of the Adam’s Mark Hotel. The exhibit hours are as follows:

  • Monday, December 27, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 29, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 28, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday, December 30, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Your registration badge will provide you with admission to the Exhibit Hall.

Child Care
Child care will be offered by KiddieCorp, a licensed, full-service provider employing screened, experienced, CPR- and/or First Aid-trained and certified staff. Children will participate in a customized schedule of creative, educational, age-appropriate activities. The center will operate from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., December 28 through 30 at the Adam’s Mark Hotel. Please sign up on or before November 22, 1999, to guarantee your spot. Children must be registered for a minimum of three consecutive hours. Rates are $10 per hour, per child. The AIA/APA and KiddieCorp reserve the right to cancel child care for insufficient registration. Please use the Child Care Registration form sent to you in the August Newsletter.

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