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NCSS Registration Hours

Level One, Cervantes Convention Center at America's Center
701 Convention Plaza
St. Louis

  • Wednesday, Nov. 20 5:00-8:00PM
  • Thursday, Nov. 21 7:00AM-6:00PM
  • Friday, Nov. 22 6:30AM-5:30PM
  • Saturday, Nov. 23 7:00AM-4:30PM
  • Sunday, Nov. 24 7:00-10:00AM

Name Badges

All conference participants must register, including chairs, presenters, exhibitors, and committee members. Badges must be worn at all times to gain access to conference sessions, exhibits, and events.

If you received your badge and tickets by mail
If you registered before October 26, badges and tickets for any clinics, tours, or other events you chose have been sent to you by mail. There is no need to wait in the registration lines. Simply pick up your program, badge holder, and tote bag in the registration area.

If you registered but did not receive your badge
If you registered after October 26, or did not receive your materials by mail, go to the name badge counters to pick up your name badge and/or tickets.

If you forgot or lost your name badge
If you lost or left your badge at home, please visit the name badge counters to have a badge reprinted.

Clinics and Tours

There is still time to add one of the many interesting pre-conference clinics. The list of available options is at www.socialstudies.org/conference/clinics.

All available tour tickets can be purchased at the Onsite Registration counter. The list of tours is at www.socialstudies.org/conference/tours

Clinics
If you have registered for a clinic, you'll find the location in the Conference Program. <

Tour Pickup
Tours will pick up on Washington Avenue, across from the Renaissance Hotel. Follow the NCSS signs. Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to facilitate on-time departures.

Exhibit Hall Hours

Level One, Cervantes Convention Center
* Friday, Nov. 22 9:00AM-5:30PM
* Saturday, Nov. 23 8:30AM-5:00PM

Business Center and Sack Sitters

Sack Sitters, located in the NCSS exhibit hall, will provide packing, shipping, photocopying, and bag checking services for all conference attendees. Lists of available speaker handouts may also be purchased.

Coat Check

Coat check will be available for $1 per item. Location TBD.

Lost and Found

If you misplace an item during the conference, please go to NCSS Registration on Level One of the Cervantes Convention Center to file a report on your lost item.

You will need to provide the following information when filing a lost item report:
* Name
* Telephone number
* Date you last had the item
* Location where item was last seen
* Complete description of the lost item and its contents, if any

Light Rail and Monorail

MetroLink light rail offers service between downtown St. Louis and Lambert Airport. The Convention Center Station at Washington Avenue and Broadway is just two blocks from the Cervantes Convention Center. For more details, go to www.metrostlouis.org

Stay Connected

NCSS provides several ways to stay connected with your colleagues, and keep
up-to-date with events, at the conference.

  • download the NCSS Conference app! Details coming soon!
  • follow NCSSNetwork on Twitter for program updates, changes, reminders, special offers and reports on speakers and sessions. Add you voice by tweeting about your conference experience and see other tweets about the conference by using hashtag #NCSS13
  • visit Connected, the NCSS networking site to keep in touch with your colleagues at the conference, and share your experiences through the discussion egroup and conference blogs. Click here to start.
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