2020 Annual Meeting

52nd APRES Annual Meeting

July 14-16, 2020
Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas
Dallas, Texas

APRES Attendees,

Planning for the 52nd APRES Annual Meeting is underway.

I know many of you are looking beyond the current coronavirus travel restrictions, social distancing guidelines, etc. and wondering whether you should be preparing to attend the 52nd APRES Annual Meeting at the Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas in Dallas, TX scheduled for July 14-16, 2020.

The answer is Yes. APRES will hold its 2020 meeting in person or virtually. While the details on a potential virtual meeting are being worked out, we want you to prepare and submit your abstract by the extended deadline of April 10th.

The health and safety of everyone is our top priority. The meeting in Dallas will only be held if federal, state and local governments are in agreement that it is safe to do so. The meeting in Dallas is 4-months away and, without a crystal ball, it is impossible to know right now the future impact of the coronavirus, COVID-19. As new information is received, the APRES Board of Directors and Program Committee will evaluate future steps and keep you apprised of how we will move forward.

Therefore, we ask you to Be Pro-Active and Submit an Abstract. The 52nd APRES Annual Meeting will be held July 14-16, 2020–live and in person or using virtual technology.

Barry Tillman

APRES President

Call for Papers – Open
Abstracts for presentation of research and education projects are now being accepted.  Please read the instructions below before submitting an abstract.
Deadline:  April 10, 2020
Click here to download abstract submission instructions.
Need assistance formatting your abstract? Download a sample abstract.
Click here to see the list of submitted abstracts for the 2020 Annual Meeting.


Agenda
Click here to see the 2020 Annual Meeting program.
Check back from time to time for updates.


Registration
Register Today! Members can register on-line for the discounted “Early Bird” rate of $250 until June 15, 2020. Your registration includes access to all general sessions, technical sessions, committee meeting, and planned activities (ice cream social, receptions, meals,  fun run). The registration also includes passes to these functions at no charge for your spouse or significant other and your children.

Registration Fee
Early BirdLate Registration
Member – Individual
$250
$350
Member – Student
$50
$100
Member – Retired
$125
$250
Member – Silver Sponsor
$250
$350
Member – Gold Sponsor
$125
$125
Member – Platinum Sponsor
Free*
Free*
Member – Diamond Sponsor
Free*
Free*
Non-Member
$350
$450

APRES Host Hotel Reservations:
Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas
221 East Las Colinas Boulevard
Dallas (Irving), Texas 75039
(972) 556-0800

Book your hotel reservation now!
The Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas is an urban hotel combining business and home in a planned community on the Lake Carolyn waterfront. Enjoy access to a host of restaurants, shops and businesses, then explore the Mandalay Canal by gondola or stand-up paddle board during downtime. Catch the DART train (just around the corner) to Downtown Dallas to visit all the major sights. Or, catch your favorite performer at the Toyota Music Factory just a few blocks from the hotel

APRES Discounted Room Rate: $135/night ends June 19th.
Book online or call the hotel direct at (972) 556-0800 to make your reservation at the current rate of $135/night .

Check-in Time: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out Time: 12 Noon

Hotel Room Cancellation Policy: Reservations must be cancelled 72 hours prior to check-in to avoid penalty. 


Transportation
The Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas is equidistant to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL), approximately 8.5 miles to the hotel. Transportation (taxi, shuttle, rental car, Uber, Lyft) are available from both airports to the hotel. Additionally, DART train can be taken from DFW Airport to Las Colinas. The hotel is a 10 minute walk from the station.


Meeting Dress Code
Attendee – Business casual
Presenter Options – Jacket, Dress Shirt, Dress Slacks/Dress/Skirt & Blouse. (Ties are optional)


Omni Aerial View
Guest Room
Ballroom Foyer
New Pool Area to Be Completed by July 1st

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