About the AERA 2016 Annual Meeting
Join more than 15,000 of your colleagues Friday, April 8 – Tuesday, April 12 in Washington, DC. The preconference events will take place on Thursday, April 7, and the morning of Friday, April 8.
For the 2016 Annual Meeting sessions will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and the Marriott Marquis Hotel. Renaissance Washington DC Downtown is the NCME headquarter hotel.
Registration will be located at the Washington Convention Center, Level One, East Salon ABC. The Information Desk will also be located in Convention Center, Level One, Grand Lobby. The Headquarters Office will be located at the Convention Center, Level Two, Room 203AB.
On-Site Registration Hours
Convention Center, Level One, East Salon ABC
Thursday, April 7, 3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Friday, April 8 – Monday, April 11, 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 12, 8:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m
Exhibit Hall Hours
Convention Center, Level Two, Exhibit Hall D
Saturday, April 9 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 10 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday, April 11 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
About the 2016 Program:
The 2016 AERA Annual Meeting offers a robust program of Presidential and AERA sessions; division and SIG paper/symposium, roundtable, and poster sessions; and professional development courses, as well as off-site visits and tours.
Don’t miss these highlights: AERA Centennial Symposium, Friday, April 8, 6:30 -8:00 p.m., and AERA Centennial Gala Celebration, Friday, April 8, 8:00 -10:00 p.m. AERA Awards Luncheon, Sunday, April 10, 12:25 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. – the Annual AERA Awards Luncheon recognizes excellence in education research and offers an opportunity to celebrate the field. AERA Presidential Address, Sunday, April 10, 4:35 p.m. – 5:35 p.m., followed by a champagne toast. Exhibit Hall - Visit our exhibitors to learn about new research tools and resources. Enter for a chance to win a daily iPad and a grand prize of a trip to the 2017 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX (registration, hotel, and air fare included). Professional Development Courses – Take advantage of extended full day and mini half day courses for extensive training in specific research methods and skills. Off-site Visits and Tours – Enhance your Meeting experience with an off-site visit to a school or a cultural tour of Washington.