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Preconference Events

DC 2006: Joint Annual Meeting of NAGARA, COSA, and SAA

Washington, D.C.
July 30-August 5, 2006
Hilton Washington



Payment and Registration Deadlines

Registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Please complete the entire form to speed your registration. To avoid being double-billed, do not send your registration via both fax and mail.

SAA accepts checks or, for DC 2006 only, purchase orders made payable to SAA, as well as credit cards issued by VISA, MasterCard, or American Express. Payment must be made in US funds. Registrations received with purchase orders will be processed, but funds must be received by SAA within 30 days. If payment is by credit card, we recommend that you submit your completed registration form, including credit card information, to SAA via fax or Internet.

Early-Bird Registration: Register by June 16 and save $80 off Advance registration rates and $120 off On-Site rates.

Advance Registration: Register by July 17 to save $40 off On-Site rates.

Late Registration: Registrations received after July 17 will be returned to sender. After July 17, you must register on site at the Registration Desk located in the Hilton Washington. Those registering after July 17 may not appear in the roster of conference attendees.

Registrations for Pre-conference Programs ONLY will be accepted until July 29, 2006.

Cancellations and Refunds: If for any reason you must cancel your registration, your written request must be received before June 16, 2006, to receive a full refund. A $50 handling charge will be assessed for written cancellations postmarked between June 17 and July 14. No refunds will be issued after July 14.

Guest Option: This option (designed especially for spouses, partners, and children of conference attendees) allows the guest to attend the Plenary Sessions, the All-Attendee Reception, and the Exhibit Hall. Guest registrations must accompany the conference attendee’s registration. When registering a guest, please
be sure to include full names on the registration form.

Special DC 2006 Price! Registration Fees

Member rates apply to members of NAGARA, CoSA, and SAA.

(postmarked or faxed by June 16, 2006)
Member $249
Nonmember $349

(postmarked or faxed between June 17 and July 7, 2006)
Member $329
Nonmember $429

(after July 7, 2006)
Member $369
Nonmember $469

Member $169
Nonmember $209

Member $119
Nonmember $169

Student One-Day
Member $99
Nonmember $129

Guest Registrant
Member $99
Nonmember $129

SAA/ARMA Reciprocal Registration Fees: The SAA and ARMA International governing bodies have approved a resolution that permits the members of each organization to attend the other’s annual conference at member rates. The resolution is intended to encourage expansion of educational opportunities for both professions.

Confirmation: You will receive written confirmation of your registration. This notice will verify that your registration has been processed and will serve as confirmation of your DC 2006 registration. Please allow up to 2 weeks to receive your confirmation, and take a moment to review it upon receipt. If you
have a question, please contact the SAA Registrar at 312-922-0140 immediately.

Registration Desk Hours: Pre-registrants may pick up their packets at the Host Committee table in the registration area. Your registration packet will include a name badge, tickets to special events, and an on-site program that lists times and locations for all sessions and events. Please wear your name badge to gain admittance to sessions.

  • Wednesday, August 2: 7:30 am – 7:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 3: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Friday, August 4: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 5: 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

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SAA thanks the following DC 2006 sponsors for their generous support:

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