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Pre-Conference Reminders & Advice!

Pre-Conference Reminders & Advice!

To ensure that your trip and conference go smoothly, remember to… Bring layers! The rooms inside the Holiday Inn will be air-conditioned, and it tends to get chilly. Also, Chicago weather will be 60s on the high end, and it’ll…

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I’m so excited about the conference!  How can stay abreast of all the exciting news about what’s going on?  A:  We’re so glad you asked.  Follow us on Twitter at @m_w_c_a or on Facebook. Also, following us, and/or tweeting before…

Backup Hotel Booking Info

Backup Hotel Booking Info

The Skokie Holiday Inn has made arrangements with the Holiday Inn O’Hare (which isn’t actually at O’Hare) to give us a block of rooms there. Group Name: Midwest Writing Centers Association 2013 Group code: MWC MIDWESTWRITING Guests can reserve rooms…

Conference Hotel is Full

Conference Hotel is Full

The conference hotel is full. They’ve already filled up our first reservation block, given us an expanded number of rooms (twice), and they have no more space. The Skokie Holiday Inn has made arrangements with the Holiday Inn O’Hare (which…

Earlybird Rate Deadline Sept. 20 by 11:59

Earlybird Rate Deadline Sept. 20 by 11:59

The earlybird rate registration deadline is 11:59 pm, Sept. 20. You don’t need to have paid your bill by then in order to get the rate, but you need to have registered.

Apply for funding

Apply for funding

We are excited to announce two ways you can fund your MWCA 2013 experience.  You’ll find details for each funding option at the MWCA website. MWCA Newcomers Award Modeled after grant programs of the IWCA Collaborative at CCCC and the…

Be prepared: check out the conference’s A/V resources

Be prepared: check out the conference’s A/V resources

A full listing of the conference site’s technology offerings can be found here. LCD projectors and screens are available in all break-out rooms, but presenters should bring their own laptops if they need a computer. If they need to use…

Attend a pre-conference workshop or retreat

Attend a pre-conference workshop or retreat

We’ve added our full list of pre-conference activities, including workshops and a retreat at the Chicago Botanic Gardens. Learn more about the workshop offerings here, and if you’re interested in the retreat, you can find more details here.