2011 IRC Conference Preliminary Program is online! Please take a moment
to peruse the 2011 Conference Preliminary Program
that will help you explore and experience Literacy Outside the Box! and make plan now to attend the featured presentations with:
Marion Blumenthal Lazan
Cathy Puett Miller
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Becky Anderson Wilkins
And the Teaching Authors--Esther Hershenhorn, Mary Ann Rodman, and April Halprin Wayland!
Registering? Pre-register for the 2011 IRC Conference by returning the Registration Form by Mail/Fax or on the secured Online Registration System.
Please note that early registration with discounted prices ends on
February 1, 2011! On-site registration is recommended for those
registering after March 4, 2011. Please note that the meal functions
require pre-purchased tickets and will not be available for purchase
who need special accommodations must make specific requests in writing
to the IRC Office at least three weeks prior to the conference. Please
take a moment to read the complete General Conference Information including the cancelation/refund policy to explore and experience LITERACY OUTSIDE THE BOX! at the 2011 IRC Conference.
Not an IRC Member? If you join IRC today, register for the conference at the member prices! Please complete theseparate membership form either by mail/fax or with the secure Online Membership System.
Then, proceed to process your conference registration form and note "Just Joined" where it asks for your membership number!
Housing Reservations? At this time, the Online Housing System is closed. All
rooms that have not
been reserved will be released for general sale. Please feel free to
contact the hotels directly to make reservations. If you made your
reservation through the Online Housing System, please note that a
confirmation email will be emailed to you from the Housing Bureau upon
completion of your housing reservations. Closer to the conference, you
will also receive an another email confirmation from your selected
hotel. Please keep these confirmations for your records. Please make
any changes/cancelations to your reservations through this system until
February 22, 2011. After February 22nd, please make changes directly
with the hotel.
Interested in Volunteering? IRC
is looking for volunteers to work at the 2011 IRC Conference in the
registration booth, at conference events, and in many other areas. If interested, please take a moment to fill out
the Conference Volunteer Form by March 1, 2011. Thank you! Your help is much appreciated!
Free Shuttle Service? IRC
will provide FREE Shuttle Service between all the hotels except the
on-site hotels listed and the Prairie Capital Convention Center on
Thursday and Friday. Shuttles run approximately every 45-60 minutes
from 6:15 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Night shuttles run every 90 minutes
from 6:15 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. On Saturday, there are many parking
options available and on-street metered parking is FREE!
Interested in Exhibiting? IRC is accepting registrations for booth spaces on a "first-come, first-served" basis. Please visit the EXHIBITORS PAGE for more information.