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2016 Conference Registration Is Now Closed

Registration for TAA's 2017 Conference in Providence, RI will open on December 1, 2016.

2017 Conference Early Registration Rates

TAA Member Rates

  • Two-day Rate: $175
  • One-day Rate: $125
Not a member? Join today!

Non-TAA Member Rates

  • Two-day Rate: $215
  • One-day Rate: $165

Special Graduate Student Rate

  • Two-day Rate: $115
  • One-day Rate: $89

Two-day rates include all session programming, continental breakfast on both Friday and Saturday, and hospitality receptions on Thursday and Friday evenings. One-day registration includes all session programming and continental breakfast for the day registered and one hospitality reception.

If you have questions about the conference or have problems registering, please contact Maureen.Foerster@TAAonline.net

Thank You To TAA's 2016 Conference Sponsors

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 Here's what conference participants had to say about TAA's 2015 conference:

“Amazing, unforgettable and well worth the trip. This year’s TAA conference was one to never be forgotten!” ~ Ericka Landry

"What a great conference!  You and the TAA team did a wonderful job of organizing the event.  Congratulations." ~ Sean Wakely

"Kudos to you and your team! I attend several conferences a year and can sincerely and honestly say I have never had such an important time as what I experienced at this past week end's TAA conference.” ~ Cynthia Glenn

"Thanks again for all of your energy and effort with the conference.  I had an outstanding experience!" ~ Dave Dillon

"I learned so much it was incredible and frankly, I cannot wait until San Antonio for 2016." ~ Martha A. Coussement

"Each session is packed with great information. Every author and teacher must attend this conference!" ~ Melissa Hart


Thank you to Our Conference Sponsors!

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