Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: When is the 44th Annual Autism Society National Conference and Exhibition?
A: July 10-13, 2013
Q: Where is the 44th Annual Autism National Conference and Exhibition?
A: David L. Convention Center
Q. What does General Registration include?
A. General Registration includes access to all of the keynote and concurrent sessions, exhibit hall and networking opportunities such as the Opening Night Reception for each day of the conference.
Q. What are Preconference Workshops?
A. Preconference Workshops are optional full day sessions that focus on one specific topic. Workshops are not included in the general conference registration fee. A preconference workshop can be added to a general conference registration for an additional fee of $150 per person. To see a listing of the preconference workshops, please click here.
Q: How do I register for conference?
A: Online Registration is now open. Please click here to register
Q. Does the family rate only apply to immediate family?
A. No. The family rate also includes extended family members, in-laws and partners
Q. Are continuing education units or (CEUs) available at the National Conference?
A. Yes. We offer APA for Psychologists, ASHA for Hearing and Speech Professionals, BCBA for Behaviorists
Q. Will child care be available at the National Conference?
A. We will not offer child care service at this year’s conference
Q. Are there hotels near the convention center with a special discounted conference rates?
A. Yes. The Autism Society has negotiated accommodation rates with the Westin Convention Center and the Omni William Penn Pittsburgh. To learn more, please click here
Q. How far is Pittsburgh International Airport from the David L. Lawrence Convention Center?
A. The Pittsburgh International Airport is about 20-30 minutes away from the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Super Shuttle provides transportation service between the airport and the hotels. Visit www.supershuttle.com to make ground transportation reservations
Q. How many people do you expect at this year’s conference?
A. We had over 1,000 attendees at last year’s conference and expect the same amount for this year’s meeting
Q. I’d like to volunteer for the conference. Who should I contact?
A. Please contact Deborah Dawson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Q. I am interested in exhibiting and or sponsoring at this year’s conference. Is there still space available?
A. Yes, please click here to access the exhibitor prospect us. For specific questions, please contact Denise Cruse at email@example.com or 301-657-0881 ext 9010
Q. My question is not listed. Who should I contact?
A. Please email your question to firstname.lastname@example.org