Sunday, March 27, 2011

GSC 2011 Annual Meeting Sessions & Tips

The Graduate Student Council has organized some terrific sessions to welcome first-time attendees and facilitate graduate student transition to professional researcher. Check them out:

1. Welcoming Orientation for New Members and First Time Attendees
Sheraton, Grand Ballroom A, Saturday April 9, 7:00 – 8:00 am

2. Orientation to the Annual Meeting and Networking for Graduate Students and Campus Liaisons
Astor Crowne Plaza, St. Charles Ballroom, Friday April 8, 6:15 – 7:45 pm

3. So you want to be a peer reviewier: Learning to review annual meeting papers and enhancing annual meeting quality
Sheraton, Napoleon Ballroom C2, Sunday April 10, 12:25 – 1:55 pm

4. Other Divisions Fireside Chat

5. Graduate Student Council Orientation Meeting
Astor Crowne Plaza, St. Charles Ballroom (Graduate Student Resource Center), Friday, April 8, 6:15 pm

6. Graduate Student Council Open Business Meeting and Reception
Astor Crowne Plaza, St. Charles Ballroom (Graduate Student Resource Center), Saturday, April 9, 6:15 pm

7. Division C Business Meeting and Reception
Hotel Monteleone, Royal Ballroom, Sunday, April 10, 6:15 pm

More Division C program details can be found under the Conference tab on this blog. 

8. Map with link to NOLA information

9. AERA’s Annual Meeting Website

10. AERA GSC 2011 Annual Meeting Wiki

11. Internet Access Locations

Internet Access at Hotels
Wireless internet access is available to attendees in the lobby and public areas of the hotels where sessions are being held as listed below. Please see below for access information at each hotel, as some hotels have complimentary internet access and some charge a fee. Internet is available in the meeting rooms at hotels only if specified below.

  • Astor Crowne Plaza – Free wireless in lobby for hotel and non-hotel guest.
  • DoubleTree – Free wireless in lobby for hotel and non-hotel guests. Access is also available, although reliability varies depending on the number of users and specific location, in the 2nd floor meeting rooms.
  • Hotel Monteleone – Hotel guests and non-hotel guests can purchase wireless for $9.95 for 24 hours for access throughout the hotel including the meeting rooms.
  • JW Marriott – Free wireless in lobby for hotel and non-hotel guests.
  • New Orleans Marriott – Free wireless for all attendees at the Cyber CafĂ© computers located in the Grand Ballroom Foyer, Third Level. Free wireless for hotel and non-hotel guests in the public space and the meeting rooms on the second, third and fourth levels.
  • Sheraton – Free wireless in lobby for hotel guests only. Non-hotel guests can purchase wireless, accessible in the lobby only, for $6.95 - $16.00 depending on speed for a 24-hour period.

See you all soon!!!

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