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November 15-18, 2017 Washington, DC

April 25-28, 2018
Austin, TX

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Conference Information for Independent Educational Consultants

IECA's Spring Conference
Denver • May 10-13, 2017

Click on one of the links below to view the conference brochure, schedule, and list of educational sessions to be offered.
To better ensure that registered conference attendees have first access to rooms in our conference hotel, you will receive the hotel and reservation information on the final screen of the registration process. See "Hotel Information" below for rates and additional information.

To register for the conference, respond to your e-mail invitation or click on the link below.

For more information, download:
IECA's Denver Conference Brochure
Preliminary Educational Sessions

Conference Fees: IECA Members
(per person)
Early Bird (through February 28): $465
Regular (March 1 - April 1): $500
Late Fee (after April 1): $40
Tuesday Dinner Member: $50
Tuesday Dinner Guest: $65
Thursday Reception Guest: $50

Pre-conference Workshops
School Connections: Free to IECs
Wednesday half day workshops: $55

Conference Fees: Non-Member Consultants
Early Bird (through February 28): $545
Regular (March 1 - through April 1): $585
Late Fee (after April 1): $50

Pre-conference Workshops
School Connections: Free to IECs
Tuesday full day workshop:$120
Wednesday half day workshops: $75

IECA Cancellation/Refund Policy
Please note that IECA must receive written notification of cancellation by mail, fax, or e-mail to: [email protected]. Refunds will be issued based on the following schedule; we cannot apply fees to future events.

Conference cancellations:
Received by February 28: 100% refund minus $20 cancellation fee; received from March 1 through April 1: approximately 50% refund; received after April 1: No refunds/credits for future events.

Tour cancellations: No refunds or credits for future events, regardless of cancellation date. 

Pre-Conference Workshop Cancellations:
Received by April 1: 50% refund. After April 1: no refunds.
Pre-Conference Events
Campus Tours
Visit our Tours page for details on the campus tours planned.

Download the conference brochure for details.

Hotel Information
Hotel booking information will be provided at the end of the online conference registration process. This helps to ensure that registered attendees have first access to available rooms. Only those registered for the conference will be eligible for the hotel’s discounted rate ($199 single/double). Note: A maximum of two rooms may be reserved under a conference registrant’s name. Those not registered for the conference will pay the hotel’s standard rates (usually $245 and up). You must mention IECA to receive the conference discount rate or use the online booking process that is provided with conference registration. Complimentary Internet access is included for all guest rooms reserved inside the IECA group block.
Travel Information
Denver International Airport (DEN) is approximately 25 miles from the conference hotel. Taxis are readily available and will cost around $74. For only $9, The University of Colorado A Line provides easy transportation between Denver International Airport and downtown Denver. More detailed information will be located at the end of the online registration system and in your confirmation email.
Self-parking is $37 daily and valet parking is $45 daily at the hotel.

Looking for a Roommate for the IECA Conference?
To assist conference attendees in keeping costs down, we are maintaining a list of anyone who would like to share a room at our upcoming conference. We will then send the list to anyone who requests it. Please note that we will not have any involvement in selecting or matching roommates, reserving rooms, or providing any additional logistical services; we are simply offering a means to connect those who may wish to share a room. If you would like to be added to the list, please send the following information to [email protected]:

- First and Last Name
- Gender
- Institution/Company Name (or indicate IECA membership)
- Your intended date of arrival
- Your intended date of departure
- E-mail address
- Contact phone
- Have you already reserved a room at the conference hotel?

To receive the list, send an email to [email protected].