49th AUPO Annual Meeting
2015 UAO Annual Meeting

January 29 - 31, 2015
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa
Tucson, Arizona

AUPO Program Directors Council
Educating the Educators 2015

January 28, 2015
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa
Tucson, Arizona


2015 MEETING PROGRAM SCHEDULES
The 2015 schedules have been finalized and the complete program book is now available for download. Please click the link below to view the AUPO 2015 Program Book.

AUPO 2015 PROGRAM BOOK


ADVANCED REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

Advanced registration for the AUPO and UAO Annual Meetings and Educating the Educators is now closed. You may still register onsite. The registration hours are posted here for your reference:

Wednesday, January 28
Educating the Educators Meeting
Registration: 6:30am – 5:30pm

AUPO, UAO and AOPMC Meeting
Registration: 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Thursday, January 29
AUPO, UAO and AOPMC Meeting
Registration: 6:30am – 4:30pm

Friday, January 30
AUPO, UAO and AOPMC Meeting
Registration: 6:30am – 4:00pm

Saturday, January 31
AUPO, UAO and AOPMC Meeting
Registration: 7:00am – 12:00pm

PROFESSIONAL GUEST REGISTRATION:
All attendees are encouraged to bring a spouse or personal guest to the Annual Meeting. Spouse/personal guest registration includes daily continental breakfast and coffee breaks, admission to the Thursday welcome reception, as well as the Friday evening reception and banquet. You can register your guest online when completing your own registration.

SPOUSE/PERSONAL GUEST REGISTRATION:
All attendees are encouraged to bring a spouse or personal guest to the Annual Meeting. Spouse/personal guest registration includes daily continental breakfast and coffee breaks, admission to the Thursday welcome reception, as well as the Friday evening reception and banquet. You can register your guest online when completing your own registration.

FEES:

Annual Meeting Member Associate Member Professional Guest UAO Member Non-member Administrator Coordinator Spouse/
Personal Guest
By January 9, 2015 $550 $550 $550 $495 $695 $400 $150
Onsite $625 $625 $625 $545 $745 $450 $150

Educating the Educators Member Associate Member Professional Guest/Non-Member UAO Member Non-Member Administrator Coordinator
By January 9, 2015 $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $100
Onsite $225 $225 $225 $225 $225 $125

CANCELLATION POLICY: Requests for refunds must be IN WRITING and received at the AUPO office by JANUARY 16, 2015 and are subject to a $75 administrative processing fee.


HOUSING
The AUPO housing block at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa is near full. Reservations are on a first-come, first-serve basis and are not guaranteed. Please be considerate of your fellow meeting attendees and help avoid attrition costs by only reserving the room nights that you need. If you are unable to secure a room at the meeting hotel, click the link below to view a list of alternate hotels nearby that may be able to accommodate you.

List Of Alternate Hotels

New process this year: To be eligible for the AUPO group rate, individuals must be preregistered for the meeting prior to making a hotel reservation. AUPO will provide the hotel with a daily registration list; individuals with reservations who are not preregistered will have their rate modified to the hotel’s higher rack rate.

JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa:
The negotiated room rate for AUPO meeting attendees at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa is $199 per night plus applicable taxes and fees. A resort fee of $20 per room, per day will be applied to each guest room upon checkout. This resort fee includes self-parking, high-speed internet, domestic local and long distance phone calls in the guest room, wireless internet in public space and general browsing wireless internet in the meeting space, access to Hashani Spa facilities and scheduled fitness classes, and use of golf driving range with unlimited ball and club rental.



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GETTING THERE
The Tucson International Airport (TUS) is the closest airport to the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa. The hotel is 12.3 miles from the airport, and takes approximately 20 minutes by car depending on traffic.

TAXIS
A cab ride from the Tucson International Airport to the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa is approximately $38.

RENTAL CARS
Tucson International Airport offers several options for rental car vendors, including Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Dollar, National, Hertz and Enterprise. Hertz is the closest rental car company to the meeting hotel.

AUPO is ADA Compliant!

Any registrant who requires special accommodation should contact the AUPO Meetings Experience Manager, Michael Paulos, via email (mpaulos@aao.org) or directly at 415.561.8580.