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The 145th Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, in conjunction with the Archaeological Institute of America, will be held in Chicago, IL, January 2-5, 2014. The Annual Meeting will take place at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601. Meeting Registration, the Exhibit Hall, AIA Career Services interviews, the APA Placement Service, APA Placement Interviews, AIA and APA paper sessions, committee meetings, receptions, and special events will be located in the East and West Towers of the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

Registration.  Registration is required for attendance at all sessions, utilization of the APA Placement Service, admission into the exhibit area, and access to special hotel rates for meeting attendees. No one will be admitted into the exhibit area and meeting rooms without an official 2014 AIA/APA Annual Meeting badge. Registration will be open in the Grand Ballroom Registration Area on the Gold Level of the East Tower of the Hyatt during the following hours:

Thursday, January 2:     12: 00 noon to 8:00 p.m.
Friday, January 3:            8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 4:        8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 5:          8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

The onsite registration fee for attendance at all sessions is as follows:

Member                                              $170
Student Member                                 $  60
Spouse/Guest                                      $ 75
Student Non-Member                         $115
Non-Member                                      $235
One-Day Registration                        $115
One-day Exhibit Hall Pass                 $  50

The spouse/guest category is for a non-professional or non-student guest accompanying a paid attendee. Only full-time students are eligible for the reduced 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. The one-day exhibit hall pass provides access to the exhibit hall only; attendees with this pass will not be allowed entry into any sessions or events.

Attendees who have registered in advance may pick up badge and registration materials at the Advance Registration desks during the hours indicated above for onsite registration.

Exhibits.  Exhibits will be located in the Grand Ballroom, located across from Registration on the Gold Level of the Hyatt’s East Tower. The exhibit hours are as follows:

January 2        2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
January 3        9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
January 4        9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
January 5        8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

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

Publications.  All attendees who are APA members will receive a printed Program in Chicago at no charge along with other registration materials. APA/AIA joint members will also receive a copy of the AIA Program at no charge. Extra copies of both societies’ Programs can be purchased at the customer service desk in the registration area for $8.00 per copy.

The Abstracts for APA papers may be ordered in advance or purchased at the customer service desk in the registration area. The price of Abstracts is $12.00.  For those who have pre-paid, Abstracts will be included with pre-registration materials. Abstracts for AIA papers can also be purchased for $12.00.

Speaker-Ready Room.  Equipment for previewing presentations is available to all speakers in Grand Suite 1 on the Gold Level of the East Tower. This room will be open to presenters from 7:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M. on January 3 and January 4, and 7:00 A.M. until 12:00 noon on January 5.

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