2017 Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference


The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is October 2-4, 2017!

Join us this year for even more insightful sessions, hands-on workshops, exclusive tours and endless opportunity to network with your fellow Affiliate and Smithsonian colleagues.

Conference Hotel:
Holiday Inn-Washington Capitol
The rate is $231 per night; book by August 31 to enjoy this special rate.

Registration is open!
Registration includes all evening events, sessions, and workshops on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Thursday excursions not included. Additional reception guests not included.

Registration rates:
Early Bird Registration – $275 per person (Early Bird rate ends August 1)
Regular Registration – $300 per person
Group Registration – $250 per person for groups of 4 or more
Daily Registration – $100 per day for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Thursday not included.

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The Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference is for current Smithsonian Affiliates only. If you are interested in becoming a Smithsonian Affiliate, and for all conference-related activities, questions or comments, please contact Elizabeth Bugbee, Communications and Professional Development Manager, (202) 633-5304; BugbeeE@si.edu

If you are interested in exhibitor opportunities at the Smithsonian Affiliations Resource Fair or Conference sponsorship, please contact Christina DiMeglio Lopez, dimeglioc@si.edu.