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General Information

CONFERENCE VENUE
All conference technical sessions will take place at:

Cleone Peterson Eccles Alumni House
155 South Central Campus Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
(this is located on the University of Utah campus)

Shuttle services will be provided to/from the Alumni House from the University Guest House. The shuttle schedule will be provided prior to the start of the conference.


HEADQUARTERS HOTEL
PMTi2019 will have a block of rooms held at the University Guest House:
110 S. Fort Douglas Blvd
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
(this is located on the University of Utah campus)


REGISTRATION

  • Register and reserve hotel rooms at PMTi2019.org.
  • Advance registration discounts are for a limited time and will guarantee participation in selected events.
  • Payment must accompany registration by August 9 to qualify for lowest rates.
  • Rates increase after August 9.
  • Higher rates apply for registration on site.

Registration Includes:

  • Access to all technical sessions throughout the two and a half day conference
  • Welcome Reception on Tuesday, September 24
  • Conference Dinner on Thursday, September 26
  • Morning and afternoon coffee breaks
  • Networking Luncheons
  • Discounted student rates are available. To qualify for the student rate, you must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time engineering student who is not employed in the industry
  • Provide proof of active student status with your conference registration
  • Provide the university name as your organization when you register for the conference

  • CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS

  • Registration cancellations and refunds are only accepted in writing.
  • If you cancel by telephone, you must still confirm by email or fax at the time of cancellation in order to receive a refund.
  • A 20% cancellation fee will be deducted from refunds on all cancellations received through September 6. No refunds will be given after this date.
  • Individuals who fail to cancel in writing by September 6 and do not attend the conference will be subject to the full fee.
  • Important: If you do not receive a cancellation acknowledgment within 2–3 business days, please contact Stephanie Schember.

    REQUEST FOR FOREIGN VISAS
    Some travelers entering the U.S. must obtain a visa and should apply for a visa as early as possible due to U.S. government increased security and entry requirements. Request a special letter of invitation by filling in this form.

    For further questions, contact Stephanie Schember.


    SUGGESTED DRESS
    Business or business casual attire is appropriate for all conference events.


    PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
    Attendees with disabilities that require special needs should contact Diane Haggerty, Director of Events, MPIF, in advance so that arrangements can be made.


    HOTEL RESERVATIONS
    Register early to guarantee group rates at the hotel. Higher rates may apply once our room block is filled or after the advance registration deadline of August 9. Room reservations will be acknowledged by email. Hotel rooms before and after the conference may be available but at a higher rate.


    SPECIAL CONFERENCE RATE:
    Single or Double: $145.00 plus taxes per night.
    Hotel reservations, changes, and cancellations

    • Credit card information is required in order to process your reservation. Your card will be charged the first night’s room and tax as a deposit by the hotel.
    • This deposit is refundable for cancellations received at least 24 hours prior to the confirmed day of arrival and cancellation number is obtained.
    • For changes to your reservations or to cancel, contact the University Guest House.

    STAY AT THE HEADQUARTERS HOTEL
    You are highly encouraged to stay at the University Guest House—the headquarters hotel. Not only will you be at the center of all the activities, but the convenience far outweighs any benefits from staying at other hotels. Please help your association meet its contracted obligations by staying at the headquarters hotel. Shuttle service will be provided to/from the University Guest House to the Alumni House for the technical conference as well as for the Conference Dinner. Guests who stay at an alternative hotel will need to provide their own transportation to/from the conference events.


    CODE OF CONDUCT POLICY

    Presenters, Vendors and all other Attendees at MPIF/APMI/CPMT events are expected to comply with instructions from staff members, and are expected to conduct themselves at all times in a courteous, professional and respectful manner, refraining from language and conduct that might bring discredit upon themselves, their organizations, and MPIF/APMI/CPMT. Such conduct includes, but is not limited to disrupting the businesslike atmosphere, harassment, discrimination, inappropriate language, failing to comply with local, state, and federal laws, and conduct that puts themselves and others at risk. This code of conduct applies to both official activities of the event and its program as well as to any informal and social activities taking place in connection with the event. Presenters, and any other Attendees who do not comply with this code of conduct may be removed from the event and barred from attending future MPIF/APMI/CPMT sponsored or co-sponsored events.