2018 LACUE Conference

The Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators invites you to attend the LACUE 34th Annual Conference. The conference will be held November 27-29, 2018 at the Hyatt New Orleans.  


PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE DETAILS BELOW BEFORE REGISTERING. 

How to Register:
Conference pre-registration is accepted online only.  Paper applications will not be accepted.  Follow the links below to register online.

By pre-registering online you will have two payment options: credit card or "bill me."  Please select "bill me" if you are paying by personal check, or if your school/district will be submitting a purchase order or check for payment.  If you select this option, please be sure that the appropriate billing address is indicated.  You will receive confirmation of your registration by email. The confirmation email will be the ONLY invoice that you will receive prior to the conference.

Registration Fees & Deadlines:
Registration is $135 prior to the early bird cutoff date October 26, 2018 and $150 after.  There is no one-day registration or exhibit hall only registration.  Conference pre-registration is accepted online only.  All registrants must be individually registered. Registrations cannot be shared.  Registrants may register online until November 6, 2018.  Registration is available after that date only on-site at the conference.  On-site registrations must be paid in full on-site.  Cash, checks and credit cards will be the only methods of payment accepted on-site.

Presenters:
All presenters must register online and pay the conference registration fee. Presenters do not receive free or discounted conference registration.

Guest Registration: 
Attendees may wish to bring a guest.  Guest registration is $25 and allows guests access to the following events only: Tuesday Opening Social and Wednesday Wine & Cheese Reception.  Guest registration may be completed online in advance or on-site at the conference.  Guests may not attend any educational sessions and are not allowed entry into the exhibit hall except during the above-mentioned social events.  Guest Registration is not necessary to purchase for a regular registrant to attend the above social events; it is only for those who wish to bring a guest to those events!

Payment: 
By pre-registering online you will have three payment options: credit card, Purchase Order or "bill me."  Please select "bill me" if you are paying by personal check, or if your school will be submitting a purchase order or check for payment.  If you select this option, please be sure that the appropriate billing address is indicated.  Registration is $135.00 for early bird registration if registering by October 26th. After the early bird deadline, registration will be $150.00. Pre-registration cutoff date is Friday, November 6th. You will receive confirmation of your registration by email. The confirmation email will be the ONLY invoice you will receive prior to the conference.  Please print out this invoice and give to your school or school board's accounts payable department.  All payments received from schools or school boards must include the registrant’s name or confirmation number.  Payments will be accepted, but are not required, on-site for pre-registrants.  No new purchase order, additions to purchase orders or changes to purchase orders will be accepted on-site.  No substitutions will be allowed after the completion of the conference. After the conference, invoices will be sent to the billing address provided on the registration for all unpaid registrants.  After 90 days, invoices will be sent for unpaid registrants to the respective school boards for payment.

The Bill Me option selected as the payment method indicates that you will be paying the conference registration with a check.

If you are paying with a purchase order, please select the purchase order payment option. You will be required to enter the purchase order number.

On-site Registration:
On-site registrations must be paid in full on-site.  Cash, checks and credit cards will be the only methods of payment accepted on-site. No new purchase orders, additions to purchase orders or changes to purchase orders will be accepted on-site. No substitutions will be allowed after the completion of the conference.

Cancellation:
To receive a refund for a paid registration, or to be relieved from liability for payment for an unpaid registration, you must submit a written cancellation request by email, fax or regular mail (postmarked) by November 6, 2018.  Cancellation is NOT considered complete until you have received written confirmation from the LACUE office.   No refunds will be issued, or cancellations approved, for requests postmarked, emailed or faxed after November 6, 2018 regardless of the reason given for requesting the refund.  Registration transfers and/or substitutions are allowed.  Substitutions should be called in to the LACUE office.  A $25.00 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds.  Checks for approved refunds will be mailed approximately one month after the conference.

IMPORTANT – Any registrant that cannot or does not attend the conference and does not properly cancel their registration or transfer it to another person will be billed and is required to pay the conference fee – THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS. 
 

2018 Conference Hotel Information:

Please reserve by October 12, 2018.

HYATT REGENCY NEW ORLEANS                                                                                                       
601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113                                                                                            
To book your room reservation at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans at the group rate, click on the following link: https://aws.passkey.com/go/LACUEAnnualConference2018

If you need additional assistance, please contact the reservations department toll free at 888.421.1442

Click HERE to begin registration.

Membership to LACUE is free to all event attendees and does not require a subscription fee.

Please mail all payments for the LACUE conference to the following address:

LACUE Office

8550 United Plaza Blvd.

Suite 1001

Baton Rouge, LA 70809