FAQ

When should I arrive?

The conference begins at 6:00pm on Friday, October 20, 2017 and will continue on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 10:00 am. For those travelling outside of New York, we suggest you arrive in the early afternoon. 

When should I leave? 

We encourage Senior Fellows traveling from out of town to stay for the night of Saturday, October 21 so they can join us for the Senior Fellows reunion dinner.

Where will the conference be held? 

The conference will be held at The New School, Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall located at the University Center on 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003.

Can I bring guests? 

Yes. Please contact us about bringing colleagues, partners, significant others and friends whom you think will enjoy participating. (We expect guests to be active participants, too.) Guests should purchase guest registration tickets, which are not subject to early-bird discounts. 

Are there travel subsidies? 

We are guaranteeing travel subsidies for 2017 Fellows and 2016 Fellows and Senior Fellows. We will be providing travel subsidies for Senior Fellows from previous years on a first come, first served basis. Fellows and Senior Fellows traveling to New York can request a stipend of up to $150 to cover up to 50% of their travel costs. Click here to learn more.

What does my registration fee cover? 

Your registration fee covers the cost of participation in all keynotes, breakouts and site visits, as well as lunch and coffee breaks during the conference. Tickets for the Senior Fellows reunion dinner must be purchased separately and are not subject to early-bird discounts.

What are the details on the Senior Fellow reunion dinner?

The Senior Fellow reunion dinner will take place shortly after the conference on Saturday, October 21. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options will be available. 

When can I register for workshops and discussions? 

Registration will open in early October for individual workshops and discussions.

When will the program schedule be available? 

The full program schedule will be available in ealy October. 

Is there a cancellation policy?  

Upon request, Humanity in Action will refund registration fees if a cancellation is requested before October 10.