Conference Registration

Three Steps to Register for the 2019 HEDW Conference

April 14 – 17, 2019 ∼ University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan


Step 1 Conference & Optional Training
Complete your registration for the 2019 Conference using the University of Michigan Conference Services portal. You will be required to create a complimentary account, unless you already have one, in order to register. Please note: Hotel reservation service is not included in the conference registration system.
Optional (Sunday) Training: $500.00
Registration Fee: Early Bird $395.00 (after March 1, $450.00)
Conference Lodging Rates (below-Step 2)
Link to registration portal: Conference Registration link
NOTE: The conference registration site requires a separate login from your HEDW login. Please follow the prompts to set up your account and register for the 2019 HEDW Conference and optional training. Your registration is not complete until you click Submit.  If it is necessary for you to logout of the registration system, you may login later and complete your registration or make changes until you click Submit. Once your registration is submitted, you must contact UofM Conference Services in order to make changes to your registration information or selections.

Contact UofM Conference Services for assistance:
Telephone Number: 734.764.2000

 Step 2 Hotel Reservations

Make arrangements for lodging after completing and receiving email confirmation of your conference registration. Hotel reservations are not automatic or included in the conference registration. Conference hotel links are provided in the confirmation email and on our lodging & travel page.  Be sure to mention “HEDW Conference” to receive the conference preferred rate when phoning the hotel.

If you wish to stay at the primary conference hotel (The Ann Arbor Sheraton), book your reservations early as this will fill up quickly!  The secondary hotels are within walking distance and transportation between hotels will not be provided.

Sheraton Ann Arbor,  (Sold out) $169.00/night + taxes & fees – HEDW Rate [Telephone:  (734) 996-0600]

Hyatt Place Ann Arbor $169.00/night + taxes & fees – HEDW Rate – closest to Sheraton [Telephone: (734) 995-1234]

Courtyard by Marriott $129/night + taxes & fees – HEDW Rate [Telephone: (734) 995-5900]

Hampton Inn $109/night + taxes & fees – HEDW Rate [Telephone: (734) 665-5000]

 Step 3 Travel Arrangements

Ann Arbor is conveniently located in southeast Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, near all major expressways and just 25 miles from Detroit Metropolitan Airport, which offers nonstop flights all over the country and the globe. It’s very accessible via direct flights and quick access by car. Visit our lodging & travel page for more information about car rentals and shuttles from Detroit Metro Airport.