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2015 Committee on Design Fall Conference
Date: October 1 — 4, 2015
Location: Providence Biltmore Hotel


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If you experience difficulties with online registration please download a
registration form and return via email to register@aia.org or fax to (202) 639-7624. If you have questions, contact (800) 242-3837 x7598.

Event Registration Fees

Registration Fees

Early Registration
Prior to September 4

September 5 to
September 18

AIA Member



Non-Member Professional






Registration Confirmations
After you register you will receive a registration confirmation via email immediately. If you do not receive a registration confirmation please contact AIA Meetings or call (800) 242-3837 x7598. If you fax the registration form, please keep the fax transmittal confirmation for your records. To ensure you receive the necessary conference materials (registration confirmations, conference updates, advance and final attendee rosters, etc.) please WHITELIST aia.org in your email program.

Cancellation Policy
Please fax or email your cancellation requests to (202) 639-7624 or email to register@aia.org no later than Friday, September 18, 2015. A cancellation fee of $150.00 will apply for this meeting.

A limited block of rooms has been reserved at the Providence Biltmore Hotel at 11 Dorrance Street, Providence, Rhode Island. Reservations must be received no later than Thursday, September 3 for the group rate; however, the block may sell out prior to the deadline. The conference group rate of $175.00 is for single/double occupancy excluding the 13% percent state and local taxes.   You are responsible for making your own reservations. 

To make your reservation via phone, contact the hotel directly at 1-800-294-7709 or 401-421-0700. Mention that you are with the AIA COD Fall Conference to receive the group rate.

Reservations have up to 48 hours prior to their scheduled arrival date to be cancelled without penalty.
 Cancellation of reservations within 48 hours prior to scheduled arrival date will result in a one night’s room and tax cancellation fee. 

Event Summary
We will spend two full days exploring design in Providence. As with all of our conferences, we will be pulling out all possible stops to give our members the opportunity to visit seldom-seen architectural treasures. This conference also includes the Annual Member Slideshow where all COD members have six slides and sixty seconds to show their work from the last year.

Conference Website
For additional information regarding this conference, visit the AIA KnowledgeNet website.

Special Needs
The AIA is committed to making meetings and conferences accessible to all. Please notify us at the time of registration if you have special accessibility needs or specific dietary requirements. Contact Lori Feinman at LoriFeinman@aia.org or via phone at (202) 626-7355 if special arrangements are required.

The AIA is pleased to offer discounted airline and car rentals for this conference. To make your reservations, contact the AIA’s official travel agency, Ovation Corporate Travel at (800) 925-4055 or (516) 624-0308 for international callers.

Air Travel

Delta Air Lines
Reservations and ticketing are available via www.delta.com or through Ovation Travel (information below) or your agent. When booking at Delta.com, select Book A Trip, click on Advanced Search and enter the meeting code NMHC8 in the box provided on the Search Flights page.
Reservations may also be made by calling Delta Meeting reservations at 800-328-1111 Mon-Fri 7am-7pm CDT.
*Please note that there is a direct ticketing fee for booking through the reservation number above.

United Airlines
United Airlines is pleased to offer discounts of 2% to 10% off published fares. Save an additional 3% off by booking your own reservations at www.united.com.   Choose your flight times, and access your meeting discounts by inserting ZTQT964557 in the Offer Code box.

Or Call your travel professional or United Meetings at 800-426-1122 for reservations.
Refer to Z Code ZTQT and Agreement Code: 964557

Outside of the United States, please call your local United Airlines Reservation Office.

Ground Transportation
Providence Airport Shuttle runs regularly scheduled service from T.F. Green Airport to downtown hotels.  One-way fares are approximately $12.00 not including driver gratuity.  Please call 407-737-5551 for additional information or to make a reservation.

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