The early registration discount runs through February 10, 2024

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


Please note that you need to log in or create an account in order to register. The preliminary schedule of presentations can be found 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:

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:

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 (SPACE IS LIMITED)
Thursday, April 18th (for more information click HERE)

$200 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.