APSA Meeting Going Ahead from Thursday

by Henry Farrell on August 27, 2012 · 1 comment

in Political Science News

From APSA’s website
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Weather Alert: Hurricane Isaac
Updated: August 27, 2012 (2:30pm)

UPDATE: Meeting to Start on Thursday.
Following Mayor Landrieu’s press conference (8/27) affirming that the city is prepared for the storm, and from our own independent inquires, we will continue with the official start of the meeting on Thursday as announced. We urge all travellers to take appropriate caution with their own circumstances.

All Wednesday events CANCELLED (including Short Courses)
In light of the projected conditions in New Orleans by hurricane Isaac, APSA is cancelling all pre-conference meeting activities on Wednesday, August 29th, including planned short courses.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION/BADGE PICKUP: Will begin on Thursday, August 30 in New Orleans Marriott Preservation Hall (7am – 6pm).

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION REFUND: The official meeting will begin on Thursday, August 30, with the understanding that participants unable to attend the meeting due to flight cancellations or unsafe driving conditions to New Orleans will be eligible for refunds of their conference registration fees.

HOTELS:
Changing Reservations: Contact hotels directly (see below). Some attendees may need to contact Travel Planners directly (if instructed by hotel): 1-800-221-3531 (in US) and 011+212-532-1660 (outside US).

Cancelling Reservations: Attendees who need to cancel reservations should contact the hotels directly to inquire about cancellation policies. We will update this page with specific language from each of hotel as soon as this is obtained.

New Orleans Marriott – (504) 581-1000
Sheraton New Orleans – (504) 525-2500
JW Marriott – (504) 525-6500
Hilton New Orleans – (504) 561-0500
Loews New Orleans – (504) 595-3300
Renaissance – (504) 525-1111
Courtyard by Marriott – 504-581-9005

Check back here for additional news.

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