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2019 Annual Conference 

This year's conference will be held at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne, September 4-6, 2019. Keep checking this page for new details to be added as we get closer to conference. 

If you have questions or are having difficulty with registration, please contact Matt Rummel at (317) 266-8000 or at [email protected].

 

Registration

Click here to register as an attendee.
Click here to register as an exhibitor sponsor attendee (available on 4/6/2019)
  • Thank you to our vendors and sponsor who have already registered for the 2019 Conference!

Conference Pricing


The Agenda 

The Conference Agenda is now available. Please note that details are subject to change. View the 2019 Conference agenda.

Meet Gary Belan, our 2019 Keynote Speaker!


Conference Scholarships

Thank you to everyone who submitted an application for a 2019 Conference Scholarship. The deadline for scholarship applications has now passed and winners will be notified soon!


Field Trips and Tours

The INAFSM planning committee is building mobile workshops into this year's agenda. Please check back soon for more information.


Hotel Information 

This year we have three hotels to choose from at different rates. Each hotel is located adjacent to the Grand Wayne Convention Center.

Attention State of Indiana Employees: We have a waiver for IDEM and IDNR employees to allow for reimbursement above the State of Indiana lodging per diem. Please email [email protected] for information about this waiver.

Hilton Fort Wayne at the 
Grand Wayne Convention Center
1020 South Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 420-1100
Click here to book online

  • Rate: $112 per night
  • Group Code: IAF
  • Rates Ends Aug. 12, 2019or sooner if sold out
  • Parking $8 per night atCivic Center Garage. Charged directly to guest room. Unlimited in and out privileges.
Courtyard Marriott 
Downtown 
Fort Wayne
1150 South Harrison Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 209-1597

Click here to book online

  • Rate: $119 per night
  • Reference "2019 INAFSM Conference" if reserving by phone
  • Rates Ends Aug. 12, 2019 or sooner if sold out
  • Parking is discounted at $4 per night at Harrison Square Garage. Charged directly to guest room. Unlimited in and out privileges
Hampton Inn & Suites 
Downtown 
Fort Wayne
223 West Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 247-6915

Click here to book online

  • Rate: $104 per night
  • Group Code: INA
  • Rates Ends Aug. 12, 2019 or sooner if sold out
  • Parking is discounted at $4 per night at Harrison Square Garage. Charged directly to guest room. Unlimited in and out privileges.

 


Golf Outing

The location of our 12th annual golf outing will be on Tuesday, September 3rd at Autumn Ridge Golf Club, located at 11420 Auburn Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46845. We had nearly 25 golfers at our last outing, and we are always looking for more!

First tee time is at 1:00.  Scramble format.  Bring a team or contact John Crist to be placed on one. $42 per player (payable at club house) Feel free to come early for lunch (on your own)

 

Contact John Crist if you have any questions!


Logo Merchandise

Threads is taking orders for INAFSM logo merchandise that you can purchase! They have selected some really cool items to put in a special webstore just for INAFSM that you can access by clicking here.

Orders placed by Friday August 16th, 2019 (11:59pm EDT) can be picked up from DJ at the conference. You can also have orders shipped to you (you can choose this option during your online check out) or you can pick them up at the Colored Threads store (if you contact them directly).


Parking Information

FOR ATTENDEES NOT STAYING OVERNIGHT IN HOST HOTELS

Parking for attendees not staying overnight will be available at the Civic Center Garage for $8 per day. The garage is located at 100 E. Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46802. Both parking garages offer unlimited in and out privileges.

FOR ATTENDEES STAYING IN HOST HOTELS

If staying at any of the hotels, be sure to bring your parking ticket when you check into your hotel. Your parking will be added to your guest room bill.

Hilton Hotel Guests
Parking for attendees staying at the Hilton will also be available at the Civic Center Garage for $8 per day. The garage is located at 100 E. Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46802.

Courtyard Marriott and Hampton Inn Guests

Parking for attendees staying at the Courtyard Marriott or Hampton Inn will be available at the Harrison Square Garage for the discounted rate of $4 per day. The garage is located at 1210 S. Harrison St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802

2019 Conference Sponsors & Vendors

                                         

 Abstracts

The deadline for abstracts for the 2019 Conference has passed but you may fill one out to be considered for other related events. Abstract Submission Form