Annual Meeting

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2016 Annual Meeting of the Association for Documentary Editing

The 2016 Annual Meeting will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 4th-6th at the Astor Crowne Plaza.

Lodging | Conference Details | Draft Schedule | Transportation & Parking

Conference Lodging

A block of rooms has been reserved for July 30-August 6, 2016. The special conference rate will be available until July 1st or until the group block is sold-out. Reserve your room online at or call (877) 408-9661. The room rates are $125/single, $135/double, $155/triple, and $175/quad.

Conference Details

Conference Registration will open on June 1st.

Draft Schedule (subject to change)

Wednesday, August 3
Registration, 4-7, Astor Ballroom Gallery

Thursday, August 4
Registration, 7-7, Astor Ballroom Gallery
Welcome, 2pm, Astor Ballroom I
Sessions, 2:10-3:40, Astor Ballroom I
Break, 3:40-4
Business Meeting, 4-5, Astor Ballroom I
Reception, 6-7

Friday, August 5
Registration, 7-7, Astor Ballroom Gallery
Sessions, 9-4:45, Astor Ballroom I & II
Reception, 6-7, Astor Gallery
Dinner, 7-10, Astor Ballroom

Saturday, August 6
Breakfast, 8:30-10, Astor Ballroom III
Sessions, 10:15-11:45, Astor Ballroom I & II
Tour, 2-4:30 – Music of New Orleans Listen and Learn Tour

Transportation & Parking Information

New Orleans is serviced by the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. There are a number of options to get from the airport to downtown:

Cab ride costs $36.00 from the airport to the Central Business District (CBD) for one or two persons and $15.00 (per passenger) for three or more passengers. Pick-up is on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area. There may be an additional charge for extra baggage. Taxis are required to offer a credit card payment option.

Airport Shuttle
Shuttle service is available from the airport to the hotels in the CBD for $24.00 (per person, one-way) or $44.00 (per person, round-trip). Three bags per person. Call 1-866-596-2699 or (504) 522-3500 for more details or to make a reservation. Advance reservations are required 48 hours prior to travel for all ADA accessible transfers. Please call in advance of your travel date for the specially-equipped shuttle to be reserved. For group reservations of 50 or more people please dial 1-866-596-2699. Ticket booths are located on the lower level in the baggage claim area.

Airport Limousine
Airport Limousine is the official limousine service for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Convenient kiosks are located in the baggage claim area and no hassle curb side pickups are available. Rates begin at $58 for 1 or 2 passengers. Visit their web site for more information/reservations.

Public Transit
The Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) Bus picks up outside airport Entrance #7 on the upper level. The fare for Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) is $2.00. The fare boxes will accept $1, $5, $10, $20 dollar bills and all U.S. coins. The Airport-Downtown Express (E-2)provides service from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in Kenner, down Airline Drive into New Orleans, which takes approximately 50 minutes. The Airport bus stop is on the second level of the Airport in the outer lanes at Door 7. For more information on public transit in the area, visit the Jefferson Transit website,, or the RTA website

Automobile Rental
There are 9 rental agencies at the airport. Check with each company for rates. Click here to view rental car company contact information.

Valet parking is available at hotel for $42 per night (oversized $10 additional per night). Self parking is available offsite and is not managed by the hotel. For more information, see the Premium Parking website.