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Annual Conference - General information

Questions?
Please consult our website at www.preservation.ri.gov/conference, email Janet Balletto or call her at 401-732-1009.

Arriving by car
From the west: On I-195 East, take exit 7 (Rt. 114 South) towards Barrington/Bristol. Drive approximately 8 miles to the center of Warren. The Baptist Church of Warren will be on your right on the corner of Main and Miller streets.

From Newport: Take Broadway to West Main Road and continue on West Main Road/Rt. 114 North approximately 18 miles to the center of Warren. The Baptist Church of Warren will be on your left on the corner of Main and Miller streets.

Parking
In addition to on-street parking, there are several parking lots open to conference attendees.  Look for a map with lot locations in the registration materials you receive in the mail. 

Handicapped parking
Please check the box on the registration form if you require a handicapped space. A limited number of spaces are available. We will contact you with directions.

Arriving by bus
RIPTA route 60 travels to Warren. Please check www.ripta.com or call 401-781-9400 for more information.

Registration
Approximately one week after we receive your registration form, you will receive confirmation by email or mail. Approximately one week prior to the conference, you will receive a registration packet in the mail. It will contain: an acknowledgment with session/tour locations, your badge, and badge holder. These materials are your ticket; please bring them with you to the conference. The final conference programs will be distributed on Saturday, April 26.

Tours
All tours include a healthy amount of walking outdoors. Please sign up for a tour only if you are prepared to do some walking, and wear sensible shoes.

Lunch
A boxed lunch and beverages will be provided.

CEUs and CM credits
AIA/RI members can earn 5.5 CEUs for attending the Conference. Pending final approval, RIAPA members may be eligible for 5.5 CM credits for attending designated sessions. Please check the AIA/RI or AICP box on the registration form.

College student volunteers
College students who agree to volunteer may register for the conference for free on a first-come, first-serve basis. Email Sarah Zurier, or call her at 401-222-4142.

Walk-ons
If you miss the April 12 registration deadline, you may register in person on the morning of the conference.