Convention

Registration

Registration opens in February 2015.

Please see below for special events and convention registration fees:

WHYY/NPR CO-SPONSORED DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS PANEL
This special session will take place Sunday, April 26, 2015. Registration is required. A continental breakfast will be served prior to the session. Space is limited.

ECA 2015 Convention Registrant (may register as part of convention registration):
•    $15 on or prior to March 1, 2015
•    $25 after March 2, 2015 (as seating is available)

Community Member:
•    $25 on or prior to March 1, 2015
•    $30 after March 2, 2015 (as seating is available)

For details, please see Special Events.

SPOTLIGHT SESSION (MEDIATED OFF-SITE ACCESS) 
These special sessions will be held throughout the convention. Registration is required and due to set up and granting access. Coordination information will be send from our Media Access Off-Site Coordinator: Meghan Mahoney (for questions: mmahoney@wcupa.edu )

Single Visitor Access:
•    single session: $20 on or prior to March 15, 2015
•    all four sessions: $50 on or prior to March 15, 2015

Departmental Visitor Access:
•    single session: $100 (for up to 15 people) on or prior to March 15, 2015
•    all four sessions: $350 (for up to 15 people) on or prior to March 15, 2015

For details, please see Special Events.

WINE & SPOTS
Political advertising meets academics (and you!) with wine… this special session of colorful commentary is open to the public and will take place Friday, April 24, 2015. Registration for non-ECA Convention Attendees is required. Appetizers will be served and a cash bar will be available.

ECA 2015 Convention Registrant (may register as part of convention registration):
•    cost is included in convention fee but please select the event as part of your registration

Community Member:
•    $10 on or prior to March 1, 2015
•    $15 after March 2, 2015 (as seating is available)

For details, please see Special Events

ECA 2015 CONVENTION REGISTRATION
The following is informational only and subject to change. (There are no charges for Coffee Cafés, Welcome or Newcomers’ Receptions, or President’s Reception)

ECA Current Member:
•    $60 on or prior to March 31, 2015
•    $75 April 1, 2015 or after  

ECA Retired Member:
•    $20 on or prior to March 31, 2015
•    $35 April 1, 2015 or after   

ECA Lifetime Member:
•    no fee for convention (must register and pay fees for Short Courses or WHYY session)

Student Accepted as USC Participant:
* all students who participate in or present at the James C. McCroskey and Virginia P. Richmond Undergraduate Scholars Conference (USC) must pay USC fees; these fees include the luncheon, speaker, badge, sessions, and admission to the ECA regular session panels
•    $50 for all USC participants (*no day passes for USC students)

Students:
•    $25 for ECA student members (see the Members Benefits, page for other advantages)
•    $40 for non-ECA student members

Non-ECA Member
•    $110 on or prior to March 31, 2015
•    $125 April 1, 2015 or after   

Short Courses
•    $15 per short course (participants will leave these extended sessions with take home materials and resources; fees cover extended room time and hotel set up costs)

One-Day Pass (for members or non-members; not available to students)
•    $30 per day

Sponsor Member
•    Convention fee included in Membership fee (if paid by March 31, 2015)

Basic Course Conference 2015
•    $50 participant (this fee covers the Wednesday day activities including opening meeting, sessions, workshops, luncheon, speaker, and wrap-up sessions)
•    $30 participant (not applicable to panel chairs and respondents)

ECA MEMBERSHIP
The following is informational only and subject to change. Please see updates and further information on our Membership “Join Today” Page.