Registration Rates & Information

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We understand international travel restrictions and related airfare spikes have made registering during the early bird period a problem for some attendees. In light of this, IOA has decided to extended early bird rates through 21 February 2020 for all attendees and indefinitely for any international attendees affected by travel restrictions. If you have questions or if you have already registered and you are no longer able to attend the conference due to travel restrictions please email the IOA office.


What's Included with Full Registration?

  • Access to the Sunday evening Welcome Reception
  • Access to the Tuesday evening Pecha Kucha
  • Access to all Keynote, Plenary, and Concurrent Sessions offered throughout the conference
  • Access to all available presentation slides posted online prior, during and after the conference
  • Access to the conference mobile app 
  • Refreshment breaks Monday through Wednesday
  • Lunch Monday and Tuesday

Full Conference Registration Rates

Type Early Bird
Through
 21 February 2020
Full Price
Starting
22 February 2020
IOA Members $695 $795
Student Member $375 $395
Non-Members $925 $1,025
Student Non-Members $400 $420
Retired Members $325 $350
Group Discount*: for four or more attendee from the same organization –$25 per attendee –$25 per attendee

 *If you are a group larger than four, please email or call the IOA office to receive a unique discount code. Each registrant will need to complete their own individual registration form using the customized discount code. If the organization would like to pay for the group's invoices all at once please contact the IOA office to receive an itemized invoice.

Registration is Closed

If you have already registered and you are no longer able to attend the conference due to travel restrictions please email the IOA office.


Single Day Conference Registration

Type Early Bird
Through
21 February 2020
Full Price
Starting
22 February 2020
IOA Members $250 $295
Student Member $125 $150
Non-Members $350 $395
Student Non-Members $125 $150
Retired Members $125 $150
Group Discount: for four or more attendee from the same organization –$25 per attendee –$25 per attendee

*If you are a group larger than four, please email or call the IOA office to receive a unique discount code. Each registrant will need to complete their own individual registration form using the customized discount code. If the organization would like to pay for the group's invoices all at once please contact the IOA office to receive an itemized invoice.

Registration is Closed.

If you have already registered and you are no longer able to attend the conference due to travel restrictions please email the IOA office.


Pre-Conference Professional Development Courses & Sessions

IOA Pre-Conference Sessions | 29 March 2020

Registration for all pre-conference sessions include coffee, tea, and lunch.

Type Early Bird
Through
21 February 2020
Full Price
Starting
22 February 2020
IOA Member Full Day OR 2 Half Days $400 $450
Non-Member Full Day OR 2 Half Days $500 $550
IOA Member Half Day Only $225 $250
Non-Member Half Day Only $275 $300
 
Learn More About Pre-Conference Sessions

 If you have already signed up for the conference and would like to add pre-conference sessions to your registration please email the IOA office with your name and registration email and we will send you an updated invoice.

Foundations Course | 27–29 March 2020

IOA Foundations of Organizational Ombudsman Practice Course covers the fundamentals of the organizational ombudsman role by emphasizing the principles of confidentiality, neutrality, independence, and informality.

Registration Information:

  • IOA Members: $1695 flat rate
  • Non-Members: $1995 flat rate
  • Bundle & Save: Foundations Course attendees can bundle and save on full conference registration. Get $100 off full conference registration by emailing the IOA office after you have signed up for the Foundations Course. Once you have registered for the Foundations Course you will receive a unique discount code to be used when completing your conference registration.
Learn More About Foundations

 

Core Course |  27–28 March 2020

IOA Core Course address fundamental knowledge and practice for new ombuds (those with less than three years of full-time practice) or for ombuds who desire to learn or refresh such fundamentals. 

Registration Information:

  • IOA Member Registration:
    • $1100 Early Bird Rate (Through 21 February 2020)
    • $1200 Regular Rate (Starting 22 February 2020)
  • Non-Member Registration
    • $1200 Early Bird Rate (Through 21 February 2020)
    • $1300 Regular Rate (Starting 22 February 2020)
  • Bundle & Save: Core Course attendees can bundle and save on full conference registration. Get $100 off full conference registration by emailing the IOA office after you have signed up for the Core Course. Once you have registered for Core Course you will receive a unique discount code to be used when completing your conference registration.
Learn More About Core Course

Registration Policies

  • Online Registration: Online registration will be closing on Monday, 9 March 2020. Walk-in registration will be available onsite.
  • Student Rates: Student registrations must be full-time students at the time of registration.
  • ​Payment: IOA accepts VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, and checks made payable to the International Ombudsman Association, in US Dollars only.
  • Pre-Registration Policy: To be considered pre-registered, your registration, changes or replacement must be received by Monday, March 9, 2020. After this date, you must register onsite. 
  • Event Cancellation Policy Has Been Extended

    Cancellation Policy: Notification of cancellation must be submitted in writing via email to [email protected]. Cancellations received by Monday, 9 March 2020 will be refunded, less a $75 USD cancellation fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after Monday, 9 March 2020. Substitutions can be made at any time before Monday, 9 March 2020, as long as both attendees are of the same registration type. If you have any questions, please contact the office at [email protected].

    Updated Cancellation Policy: Notification of cancellation must be submitted in writing via email to [email protected]. Cancellations received by Monday, 16 March 2020 will be refunded, less a $75 USD cancellation fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after Monday, 16 March 2020. Substitutions can be made at any time before Monday, 16 March 2020, as long as both attendees are of the same registration type. If you have any questions, please contact the office at [email protected].

Please be sure to review all of IOA's Conference Policies.

IOA Conference Policies

IOA Membership

IOA Members receive a discounted rate on conference registration. If you are not an IOA member and would like to learn more about our long list of member benefits please visit our website ombudsassociation.org/become-a-member.

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