Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register for the conference?
All registrations must be processed online using our new online registration system. You will be able to pay your registration fee with credit card (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX), or select an offline payment option. Regardless of which payment method you choose, your registrations must all be processed online.
How do I register for the sessions?
Attendance at all sessions/workshops is strictly on a first-come-first-served basis. You cannot pre-register for any of the general open sessions. The program book indicates the maximum capacity of each room. Your registration secures you a space at the conference since our daily capacity is limited.
Meal function Keynote Speakers are an additional cost. You must register and pay additional fees to attend these sessions.
I did not receive a receipt when I registered online.
If your e-mail is not entered correctly, you will not receive a receipt at the time of your registration. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will check your registration, make any necessary adjustments to your email address, and re-send your receipt. We will not be mailing a hard copy of your receipt, so please ensure to print the copy that is emailed to you.
What is the cost of attending sessions only?
The 2019 sessions are $155 per day; the 2-Day Rate is $280 + applicable processing fees. HST is included. Meal keynote sessions are an additional cost.
Can I attend for a half day?
Registration is for a full day only at a daily rate $155 or for two days at the 2-Day Rate of $280, plus applicable processing fees. HST is included.
Is there a student rate?
The student teacher rate is $65 per day, plus applicable processing fees, and provides access to all workshop sessions and the exhibits. HST is included. Meal keynote sessions are an additional cost. Students are welcome to attend either Thursday or Friday at the $65 rate.
When is the final conference program available?
The final program is posted at our website in early December. Printed copies are mailed to registered teachers in early January.
May I attend the exhibits only?
Only educators registered for the day (Daily Rate: $155 / 2-Day Rate $280) can visit the exhibits.
I registered for Friday, but now I want to add Thursday (or vice versa); OR, I would like to switch my one day registration to the other day.
Please email us to request any changes of this nature and we will help you make the necessary adjustments.
What is your refund policy?
All refund requests must be made in writing by email or postmarked on or before Friday, November 30, 2018. Refunds requested by telephone or e-mail cannot be honoured. A $50.00 office fee is retained for each request. No refunds will be given after Friday, November 30, 2018.
Is the hotel accommodation included in the conference fee:
The Sheraton Hotel accommodation is a separate cost and must be booked directly with the hotel. Please refer to the information below to book your accommodation OR refer to the Registration Brochure for additional hotel details. Please tell the hotel that you are with the Reading Conference.
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
123 Queen Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
To make reservations, please call:
416-947-4955 ext. 4440 or the central reservations number at 1-888-627-7175
Tell the hotel you are with the Reading Conference.
OR paste the following URL into your browser: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1807304522&key=7FA75AF
OR click on the following link: Online Hotel Reservation
The group rate available until Tuesday, January 29, 2019, subject to availability.
We do offer tickets for purchase to meal keynote presentations, but otherwise you are on your own. Some local teachers often 'brown bag' it. However, if that does not work for you, the Sheraton Centre is connected to a network of underground shops and restaurants from where you can purchase a meal. The network is called 'The PATH'. Click Here for The PATH maps and more information.
Where is the closest parking to the Sheraton Hotel?
2018 rates: $3.00 / half hour with a daily maximum of $20.00 (7am - 6pm); nightly maximum of $6.00 (6pm - 7am); Saturday/Sunday & Holidays daily maximum of $8.00 (7am - 7pm); Click here for more information.
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