March 14-16, 2013
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Hosted by the Public Philosophy Network
Register for the conference and sign-up for workshops.
A key feature of the PPN conference are participatory workshops. Those who register for the conference are assured their first choice of workshops offered during the conference on Friday and Saturday morning. A draft of the full conference program can be downloaded as a pdf or found here online (note that the pdf is not as up-to-date as the on-line version; the final print program will be available soon.
PLEASE NOTE: THE EARLY REGISTRATION FEE HAS PASSED; CURRENT REGISTRATION COSTS ARE $186 FOR ALL--breakfast, breaks, and lunches are included.
Early Registration fees (deadline has passed):
• Graduate Students, Adjuncts, Retired, and Underemployed ($50)
Conference location: All events will take place at the Emory Conference Center Hotel. Directions to the Conference Center can be found here. Transportation to and from the airport: Take the MARTA train north from the airport to Lindbergh Station, and then take the 6 bus to the conference center: http://goo.gl/maps/
Conference hotel reservations. Book your room now for the Advancing Public Philosophy conference to be held at Emory University in Atlanta March 14-16, 2013. To reserve a guest room at the Emory Conference Center Hotel. Contact reservations directly at (404) 712-6565 or 1-800-933-6679 and ask for the group block for Public Philosophy Network. The conference rate is $129 per night. As of February 14, 2013, all rooms at the Emory Conference Center have been booked. But some rooms may become available, so you can contact the hotel via the phone numbers or their website and ask for the group block for Public Philosophy Network. Please see additional hotel information below or use the discussion forum to try to find a room share.
We have reserved a block of rooms with the University Inn at Emory as a back-up hotel for conference attendees who have not yet made reservations. The University Inn is a family-owned property with modest, but clean and comfortable accommodations that include 2 double-beds, free wireless internet, a microwave and refrigerator, and deluxe continental breakfast. Two of the rooms are ADA compliant; conference attendees requiring such rooms should make your reservations as soon as possible and request an accessible room when you call.
Any conference attendees who require a room should contact the University Inn's Guest Services Department at 800.654.8591 or 404.634.7327. Also via email to Info@UnivInn.com with guest name, mailing address, credit card number/expiration date/name on the card and zip code where credit card statement is received. If credit card will not be present at check-in, a Guarantee form must be completed prior to arrival. Guarantee form can be requested at Info@UnivInn.com. The conference rate is available until FEBRUARY 25th or all 18 doubles and 2 ADA rooms are booked.
NOTE: The University Inn is approximately a 1 mile walk from the conference hotel. It is also possible on to take the complimentary Emory University cliff shuttle buses to the Conference Center, although it will require a free bus transfer. Alternatively, PPN members could pool resources to take a cab between the two sites.
Another option is the Courtyard by Atlanta Executive Park. http://www.marriott.com/
THERE IS A FORUM SET-UP WHERE ppn MEMBERS CAN POST IF THEY ARE INTERESTED IN SHARING A ROOM AT THE CONFERENCE: http://publicphilosophynetwork.ning.com/forum/topics/public-philosophy-conference-room-sharing-for-upcoming-conference
Directions and airport transportation information can be found on the Conference Center website of by clicking here.
When placing the room reservation at the Conference Center online or over the phone, conference participants have two choices of ADA compliant rooms: one with a king bed, and one with two double beds. Here is the way the rooms are described:
ADA Compliant Room with 1 pillow-top king bed. Includes Grab Rails in bathtub. Guestroom includes King Bed, working desk, free wifi internet access and 37 inch LG HDTV. **NOTE** Please detail all ADA requirements in the "comments" section of your reservation. Please ensure valid phone number is provided so we can contact you to confirm the details.
ADA Compliant Room with 2 pillow-top double beds. Includes Grab Rails in bathtub. Guestroom includes King Bed, working desk, free wifi internet access and 37 inch LG HDTV. **NOTE** Please detail all ADA requirements in the "comments" section of your reservation. Please ensure valid phone number is provided so we can contact you to confirm the details.
If you have questions about the conference or have any difficulty with conference registration, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The conference at Emory will be PPN's second conference, for information about the prior conference, click here.