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Registration

You can register here.

 

Three-Day Conference (June 24-26)

Registration Type Early (by May 3) Regular (by June 7) On-Site (by June 25)
ACM Member $750 $850 $850
Non-Member $800 $900 $900
Student ACM Member $500 $550 $550
Student Non-Member $500 $550 $550
Artist Exhibiting in Art Exhibit $100 $100 $100

This fee includes access to the main conference venue, the conference reception, art exhibit, transportation between these venues, coffee and snacks during the main program.

 

Tutorials and Workshops Add On (June 23)*

ACM Member $100
Non-Member $100
Student ACM Member $100
Student Non-Member $100

Student Symposium Add On (June 23)*

Graduate Student Symposium $100
Undergraduate Student Symposium $100

*Tutorial, workshop and student symposium fees are add-ons to the main conference fee. You must register for the main conference to include any of these add-ons. The cost of an add-on is per workshop/tutorial/symposium.

 

Cancellation Policy

Up to and including 31st May 2024 the registration fee will be refunded less $100 USD administration fee. After the 31st May 2024, no refunds on registration fees will be made. Please note if you pre-register and do not attend the conference you will be charged your participation fee and will be required to settle any outstanding balances. Notification of cancellations should be made by email to registration2024@cc.acm.org. If you do not send an email confirming that you wish to cancel your place at the conference you will still be liable to pay the fees. Substitutions can be made at any time. All applicable refunds will be made after the conference. Bank service charges and all administration fees will be deducted from all conference registration refunds. In the unlikely case of cancellation of the event, the organizers shall not accept liability for any consequential loss and shall have no liability to reimburse any other costs that may have been incurred.

Getting to the Conference Venue

The C&C ‘24 conference will take place in Chicago, IL. Founded in 1837 on the shore of Lake Michigan, Chicago is the 3rd  largest city in the U.S. and is known for its bold architecture, sandy beaches, public artwork, vibrant music scene, amazing cuisine, and wonderful museums. The weather in late June is mostly comfortable with warm afternoons. Afternoon high temperatures typically reach the low 80s F (28 C) and rarely dips below 60 F (15 C) during the night. 

The conference will be held in the Student Center East at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The address is 750 S. Halsted Street, Chicago IL 60607. The main conference program will be on the 6th floor of the Student Center East in Room 605. The registration desk will be located nearby in an adjacent room.

From O’Hare and Midway Airports to the University of Illinois at Chicago

Most travelers will arrive in Chicago via Chicago’s O’Hare international airport (ORD). The airport is located 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Some domestic attendees may arrive in Chicago via Midway International Airport (MDW), which is 11 miles southwest of downtown Chicago.  There are 3 options for traveling from the airports to the conference venue and hotels: 1) the CTA train, 2) a shuttle service, or 3) a taxi or rideshare service.

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Train

Shuttle Service from either airport (may require advanced booking)

https://airportexpress.com/campus-shuttle-service/

Taxi or Rideshare Service

Lyft, Uber and city taxis operate at O’Hare and Midway airports. If hiring a taxi, do not accept a ride from a driver outside the designated taxi queue at the airport or from anyone who approaches you inside the airport offering a ride. The fare from either airport to downtown Chicago typically costs $40-$50 depending on traffic conditions, plus tip.

Accessibility

Chicago offers a variety of resources to increase accessibility of its services within airports, public transportation, and beyond. Please find more information here:  https://www.choosechicago.com/accessibility-in-chicago/getting-around-chicago/

Conference Events and Map

Architectural Boat Tour (Sunday, June 23)

Please join us for an architecture boat tour along the Chicago River. If you would like to attend the tour, please purchase your own ticket online from the tour operator (Chicago Architecture Center). You may also call +1-312-922-8687 to purchase the ticket without paying the online service fees. Please select the 4:00 p.m. tour on Sunday, June 23. Alternatively, if you are arriving late on Sunday or are participating in a full day tutorial or workshop, please select the 7:30 p.m. tour on that same day. The cruise lasts about 1.5 hours. A ticket costs approximately $55 USD. You will pay online and this cost is separate from the conference registration fee. Note that these are public tours and availability is limited (seats are gone if the time is grayed out). Please meet at 112 E. Wacker Drive (map), which is at the northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and E. Wacker Drive. Look for the black awning making the stairway entrance. The location is about a 20 minute walk from the conference venue. There will be a student volunteer at each grouping time to gather people so we can hopefully sit together on the boat.

Conference Reception (Monday, June 24)

The conference reception will be from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, June 24 at the Chicago Architecture Center. The address of the Architecture Center is 111 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601. There will be buses to transport attendees from the main conference venue to the Architecture Center and back. Buses will run in a loop from 5-9 p.m., starting at the conference venue.

Art Exhibit (Tuesday, June 25)

The art exhibit will be from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25 at the Bridgeport Art Center. The address is 1200 W 35th St, Chicago, IL 60609. Similar to the reception, buses will transport attendees between the main conference venue and the Bridgeport Art Center. Buses will run in a loop from 5-9 p.m., starting at the conference venue.

Interactive Map

The map below shows the locations of the conference venue, reception, and art exhibit; along with the conference hotels and airports. Click the image to open an interactive zoomable map.

Dining Options

  1. From Student Center East, walk south on Halsted street and then turn west (right) on Taylor Street. You will find several restaurants along Taylor Street, about a 10-15 minute walk. Examples in the order of distance include: Tuscany on Taylor (dinner only), Curry on Fire (open Wed-Sun), Thai Bowl, Bowl and Sushi, Jarabe Taqueria, Busy Burger, and ML Kitchen. A little further and you will find the Rosebud (dinner only) and Peanut Park Trattori (dinner only), among additional restaurants and coffee shops along this route.
  2. From Student Center East, walk north on Halsted street and cross Van Buren street, about a 10 minute walk. Examples of restaurants along this route include 9 Muses Greek Bar and Grill, Giordano’s, Artopolis Bakery and Cafe, and Meli Cafe.
  3. Walk straight west from the Student Center and then along Vernon Park Place. There is a local favorite Italian restaurant: Tufanos Vernon Park Tap (open Tuesday-Sunday). It is widely known among tourists and locals and typically very busy.

Accommodations

The conference has a group rate with the Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago and the Crowne Plaza in Chicago’s West Loop. Other hotels in the area that are also walkable to the conference venue include Marriott Courtyard Medical/UIC District and the Hyatt House in the West Loop. However, the conference does not have a group rate with these latter two hotels.

Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago-Downtown

Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago-Downtown (link)

The nightly rate is $149 excluding breakfast. The hotel is a 10-minute walk to the conference venue and has allocated 30 rooms for C&C. It is listed as a 3-star hotel. Reservations must be made by May 22, 2024 to receive the group rate.

Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop

Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop (link)

The nightly rate is $219 excluding breakfast. It is a 15-minute walk to the conference venue and the hotel has allocated 50 rooms for C&C. It is listed as a 3.5-star hotel. Reservations must be made by May 24, 2024 to receive the group rate.

Visas

Visas to Enter the U.S.

A visa may be required to enter the U.S. The Association for Computing Machinery does not issue formal invitation letters for visas to attend ACM sponsored conferences. We can however issue a visa support letter. ACM is able to provide visa support letters to attendees as well as authors with accepted papers, posters, and members of the conference committee. 

If you are a recipient of ACM, SIG, or Conference funded travel grant, please include this information in your request.

For visa support letters, refer all requests to supportletters@acm.org. Please allow up to 10 business days to receive a letter. All requests are handled in the order they are received. The information below should be included with the request:

  • Your name as it appears on your passport
  • Your current postal mailing address
  • The name of the conference you are registering for.  Only accepted authors may request a visa support letter prior to registering for the conference.
  • Your registration confirmation number
  • If you have any papers accepted for the conference, please provide the title and indicate whether you are the “sole author” or a “co-author”
  • Authors may indicate their paper title. If no paper, speakers can provide the title of their presentation

ACM does not provide letters for transport of vendor or presenter equipment.  ACM suggests shipping the materials insured to the conference facility.

Travel Support for Students

Financial Travel Support for Students and Early Researchers

Gary Marsden Travel Awards (GMTA) supports undergraduate and graduate students, as well as early-career researchers (i.e., those who are ≤ 5 years post-graduation) in attending SIGCHI supported conferences.

First-time presenters, researchers / presenters experiencing financial hardship or lacking institutional support are prioritized for these awards. Details about the award and the application process is available here: https://sigchi.org/awards/gary-marsden-travel-awards/. Please note that these specific travel awards are administered by SIGCHI and not the C&C conference.

Things To Do in Chicago

Chicago is the 3rd largest city in the U.S. and is known for its architecture, beaches, public art, vibrant music scene, amazing cuisine, and wonderful museums. You should find many opportunities to enjoy beyond the conference. Here are a few suggestions:

  1. Visit one of the many Art, Science, and Technology Museums in Chicago including the Art Institute of Chicago, Design Museum, Museum of Science and Industry, Field Museum, and Shedd Aquarium
  2. Shop the Magnificent Mile.
  3. See an improv show at Second City.
  4. Attend a Cub’s baseball game.
  5. Visit the amusement park at Navy Pier.
  6. Eat and drink at any of the amazing restaurants, cafes, and bars throughout the city. Definitely try a Chicago-style hot dog, deep dish pizza, italian beef, and a steak.