2015 Chapter Conference: Rooted in AuthentiCITY


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Date/Time
Date(s) - Oct 3, 2015 - Oct 6, 2015
All Day

Location
Oakland Marriott

general information & OPPORTUNITIES TO GET INVOLVED

Online Registration is open!!

  • When registering as a member registration verification will be required:
    • APA MEMBER: You will need to provide your six-digit APA or APA California Member ID number.
    • LIFE MEMBER: Must be a member for 25 years and minimum age 65.
    • STUDENT: By registering for this rate, you are certifying that you are currently enrolled full-time or graduated June 2015. Conference sessions only. Does not include Opening Reception event.
      • Saturday, October 3rd: Student Sessions and Block 1 of the Conference are FREE to APA member and non-member students. (Does not including Opening Reception)
      • Non-member students currently enrolled full time qualify for the Student rates for one day or full conference. (Does not include Opening Reception)
      • Non-member students who have just graduated do not qualify for the Student rates for one day or full conference.  You may become a member (see bullet point Get Reduced Conferences Rates) or pay non-member rates.
    • YOUNG PLANNER: To qualify you must not be out of school more than 6 years, be under 35 years of age and be enrolled in APA’s Early Career Program (ECP).
    • Get Reduced Conference Rates – Become a Member of APA / APA California. After becoming a member, send your confirmation notice with your name, address, phone number and member ID number to reg@hpnglobal.com and request to be added to the member database in the registration portal.
  • Full conference registration includes all sessions, meals and special events.
  • Single conference registration includes all sessions, meals and special events for the day selected.
  • Student Rates: conference sessions and meals for day(s) registered.  Does not include special events.
  • Vegetarian meals available upon request. Select the vegetarian meal option during registration.
  • Sorry, because the hotel purchases in bulk, vegan and other specialized meal options are not available.
  • Accepted forms of payment: VISA, MasterCard, Check, and Cash (on-site only)
Click on the appropriate link to REGISTER:

Conference Sponsors: A specific code for your firm’s registration will be sent in a separate e-mail. The APA Conference Host Committee will send this in the next few weeks. Please contact Jean Long (jean2015@norcalapa.org), Fundraising Chair, if you have questions.

If you have questions or require assistance please contact reg@hpnglobal.com or call 480-387-4518.

 FULL CONFERENCE RATES

Registration Type  Rates
Member Early (by 7/31/15) $495
Member Standard (by 9/1/15) $525
Member Late/On-Site (after 9/1/15) $575
Non-Member Early (by 7/31/15) $650
Non-Member Standard (by 9/1/15) $700
Non-Member Late/On-Site (after 9/1/15) $750
Life Member Full or One Day $250
Student $150
Young Planner  * $350
Speaker $425

ONE DAY RATES

Registration Type  Rates
Member (by 7/31/15) $325
Member Late/On-Site (after 9/1/15) $375
Non-Member  (by 7/31/15) $400
Non-Member Late/On-Site (after 9/1/15) $450
Student   $50
Young Planner  * $250
Speaker $250

*  Young Planner: To qualify you must not be out of school more than 6 years, be under 35 years of age and be enrolled in APA’s Early Career Program (ECP).

CANCELLATION POLICY: To cancel your registration email reg@hpnglobal.com by September 1, 2015. Cancellations receive a full refund less a $50 administrative fee. No cancellations are permitted after September 1, 2015, but registrations can be transferred for a $25 fee. To transfer registrations after September 1, 2015, please email reg@hpnglobal.com.

If you have questions or require assistance please contact reg@hpnglobal.com or call 480-387-4518.


 

Hotel Reservations

Executive Inn and Suites (1755 Embarcadero, Oakland, CA 94606)

Rate: $165*

Reservations:  Rooms are available by phone or internet under the Group CodeAPA“. Please either call 510-536-6633 or go online to www.executiveinnoakland.com, click “Book Now”, and enter the Group CodeAPA” for the discounted room rate.

Hotel Information and Conference Transportation:  The Executive Inn & Suites is a top rated hotel in Oakland on TripAdvisor with the newest rooms in the city. Waterviews, free parking, free breakfast and free Wi-Fi are just some of features. They are 2.4 miles from the Convention Center or about a 10-15 minute drive.  A free hotel shuttle can pick guests up at the airport (call on arrival) and drop them off in downtown Oakland (please reserve the night before) just a few blocks from the center. At the end of the day, call the hotel front desk for a pickup back to the hotel.


Marriott Oakland City Center (1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607) –  SOLD OUT

Conference is located at this facility.
Rate:  $159*

Reservations: Click here to reserve online or call (510) 451-4000 and request the “APA California” rate.

Hotel Information:  The Oakland Marriott is the official conference hotel and offers spacious guest rooms with deluxe amenities. Guest rooms boast ergonomic work areas, state-of-the-art technology and complimentary internet access. Relax with premium bedding, lush quilted top mattresses, oversized comforter, and feather pillows. This hotel has a smoke-free policy.


Courtyard by Marriott Oakland Downtown (988 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607) – SOld out

Rate:  $159*

Reservations: Click here or call (800) 321-2211 to make your reservation and request the “APA 2015 Annual Conference” special rate.

Hotel Information:  Located just a block from the conference, the Courtyard by Marriott Oakland Downtown puts you in the heart of it all as one of the most convenient hotels in Oakland, CA. The hotel’s spacious guest rooms boast modern technologies such as flat-screen HDTVs and free internet access perfectly blended with comforts including luxurious beds and coffeemakers.


Waterfront Hotel  (10 Washington Street, Oakland, CA 94607) – SOLD OUT

Rate: $185*

ReservationsClick here to reserve online or call (888) 842-5333 and request the “APA 2015 Annual Conference” special rate.

Hotel Information:  Located just about a half a mile from the conference location, the Waterfront Hotel celebrates the spirit of Jack London Square by blending festive nautical décor and the unique atmosphere of the Oakland waterfront. The hotel offers comfortable, modern, and stylish rooms with state of the art technology and free wi-fi internet access.


Clarion Hotel Downtown City Center (371 13th Street, Oakland CA,  94612 – SOLD OUT

Rate: $159*

ReservationsClick here or call 510-279-1700 to make your reservation and request the “APA 2015 Annual Conference” special rate.

Hotel Information: Located just a block from the conference, the Clarion Hotel Downtown Oakland City Center puts you in the heart of it all as one of the most convenient hotels in Oakland, CA. (The Clarion Hotel offers complimentary Hot breakfast, free WIFI, coffee maker in each room.

* Rate does not include state and local taxes (currently 14.067%).  Occupancy limits may apply.


CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS:

COMMITTEE CHAIRS:

  • Diversity – Miroo Desai
  • Fundraising – Jean Long
  • Hospitality – Florentina Craciun
  • Merchandise – Jonathan Schuppert
  • Mobile Workshops – Mika Miyasato
  • Planner’s Guide – Jackie Yang
  • Program/Sessions – Juan Borrelli
  • Publicity/PR – Erika Sawyer and Brian Soland
  • Volunteers – Syd Wayman

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