Location: *Loyola University's Water Tower Campus, Chicago, IL
Dates: Thursday, April 18 through Sunday, April 21, 2024


For a tentative schedule please click HERE. Should you have any questions or need assistance with registration please email [email protected]

Basic registration pricing is as follows (lodging is listed separately):
  Early Registration (before 02/10/24) Regular Registration (after 02/10/24)
Full conference (AKRI member)  $575  $675
Full conference (non-member)  $675  $775
Two Day pass (member)  $450  $500
Two Day pass (non-member)  $500  $550
One Day pass (member)  $225  $250
One Day pass (non-member)  $250  $275
Student (member)  $300  $350
Student (non-member)  $350  $400

Dialogues registration includes the option to have AKRI make arrangements for lodging either on-campus in Baumhart Hall and at the nearby Whitehall Hotel. Alternatively, registrants may opt to secure their own lodging. For a list of area hotels, see here: Google search.

There are a limited number of spaces in Baumhart Hall so early registration is advised for those who want to stay on-campus. Accommodations in Baumhart Hall include a private bedroom with bath and shared living space with a full kitchen. Photos can be found on the Loyola website: https://www.luc.edu/conference/photos/archive/baumhart.shtml

The Whitehall Hotel is within walking distance (approximately 5 minutes) of Loyola's Water Tower campus. Reserved rooms have one king-sized bed. The hotel website can be found here: https://www.thewhitehallhotel.com/.

Registration pricing for individual lodging options handled by AKRI can be found below. If you plan to share a room with another person, please contact Heidi Moser ([email protected]) to make arrangements.
# of nights Baumhart Hall (on campus option) Whitehall Hotel (nearby hotel accommodation)
4 nights (Wednesday - Saturday nights) $660 $860
3 nights (Thursday - Saturday nights) $495 $645
2 nights  Not available $430


ADD-ON Events

Director Development Workshop
Thursday, April 18th (for more information click HERE)

$100.00 per person
Thursday, April 18th evening reception (with light food and drinks) $35 per person
Saturday, April 20th dinner and Fellows award ceremony $50 per person

*Note: The A. K. Rice Institute is not affiliated with Loyola University, and Loyola is not a sponsor or co-sponsor of the AKRI Dialogues.