2018 Frequently asked questions

Here are answers to some common questions about the DT&L Conference. If you don’t find the information you’re looking for here, please email us at disted@dcs.wisc.edu.

Registration and fees

•  When does registration open and what will it cost?

•  Is there a group discount?

•  What’s included in the conference fee? Conference registration includes access to the following:

NOTE: The fee does not include lodging or parking. There are separate fees for certain pre-conference events, including workshops, the Tuesday networking luncheon, and conference blended certificate

•  When and how will I receive a receipt for my registration?

•  When will I receive my other registration materials?

•  Can I register for just one day of the conference?

•  What if I need to cancel my registration?

•  Can I transfer my registration to another person?

•  Are scholarships available for this conference?

•  What’s the difference between the virtual conference and the regular conference? Which is the best fit for me?


Food and drink

•  What meals are served at the conference?

NOTE: The Tuesday networking luncheon has an additional fee, OR it is complimentary if you register for two pre-conference workshops or one of the conference blended certificates.

•  I have dietary restrictions. Can you accommodate them?

•  Can you recommend some other places to eat in Madison?


Travel and lodging

•  Where should I stay during the conference? Can you recommend some nearby hotels?

•  Is there a shuttle between my hotel and the conference center?

•  What if I’m not staying at one of the hotels on your list?

•  What airports service Madison, Wisconsin?

•  How do I get to the conference from the airport?


The conference center

•  Where does the conference take place?

•  Is there parking at the conference center? How much does it cost?

•  Is free Wi-Fi available at the conference center?

•  How do I navigate the conference center?

•  Is there a space for nursing mothers?

•  I have a disability and may need accessibility accommodations at the conference center. What should I do?


Planning your experience

•  What is the schedule of the conference?

•  Is there an app for the conference?

•  How do I download handouts and other resources from the conference?

•  I’d like to do some sightseeing in Madison. Where can I find information about local events and attractions?


International attendees

•  I need to apply for a visa to attend a conference in the United States. To do this, I need an invitation to the event. How can I get one?


Exhibiting, sponsoring, and presenting

•  My organization is interested in becoming a conference exhibitor or sponsor. Where can I find more information about this?

•  I’d like to be a presenter at the conference. Where do I find details about that?


Other questions

•  Is there any emergency contact number for the conference?

•  Can I earn college credits, continuing education units (CEUs), or digital badges at this event?

•  Can I bring my family along?

•  Is there a dress code?

•  What are the dates of the next conference?

•  Who should I contact if I have other questions?


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