2017 Conference

Discovering an Oasis in the Desert of Data”

Please join us at the 2017 RMAIR conference in Scottsdale, AZ. This year’s conference will be held Wednesday, October 4th, through Friday, October 6th in the heart of Scottsdale at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort.

“Discovering an Oasis in the Desert of Data”

In any organization there are data that are “hot” and data that are harder to find or even hidden. RMAIR members are encouraged to submit proposals that illustrate how this theme broadly applies to our work in Institutional Research. For example:

  • How do you bring new insight to your institution with data?
  • How can you find these scattered oases throughout your institution and why is that worth the effort?
  • How have you worked within your institution to bring new data to light? Where have you found unexpected oases?
  • How do you keep the never-ending dunes of your work (external reporting, for example) fresh while working toward the next oasis?

Our multiple session formats – Research Paper, Panel Discussion, Best Practices/Nuts-and-Bolts, Poster, Discussion Group – will allow for Institutional Research stories to be told in rich and dynamic ways.

Conference registration is now open!

Hotel Reservations
Two-room suites are available at Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort (Rates from $172 per night, including free made-to-order breakfast).

If you plan to extend your trip, room reservations can be made for you to arrive as early as September 30, 2017 and depart as late as October 8, 2017 and still receive the same great rate (depending on availability).

Reservation deadline – Midnight on Monday, September 11, 2017. Reservations made after the deadline will only be provided on a space available basis at prevailing rates.

Travel Information
Major airline carriers with flights to the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) include Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest and United.

Phoenix Sky Harbor offers travelers a variety of ground transportation options. See their handy Ground Transportation Card for a list of all options.

SuperShuttle Discount
Valid between: September 30, 2017 and October 9, 2017
$2.00 OFF One-Way / $4.00 OFF Round-trip
SuperShuttle Shared Ride Service

Book online at www.supershuttle.com and enter your group discount code: RLL6L

NOTE: There is a $3.00 reservation booking fee if the guest calls directly into reservations. There is no booking fee when making reservations online or through the mobile app.

Things To Do
Please visit AzAIR.org for a list all of the great reasons to extend your stay in and around Scottsdale before and after the conference.

For more information on conference sponsorship opportunities visit: Vendor/Sponsor information

~ Special thanks to our current sponsors! ~

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~ Additional sponsors ~