FAQ

When should I arrive?

The conference begins at 5:30pm on Friday, October 19, 2018 and will continue on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10:00 am. For those travelling from 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 20 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. Friday sessions will be held at the Theresa Lang Student Center on 55 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10003. Saturday sessions will begin at the Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street, 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 will be providing travel subsidies for Senior Fellows on a first-come-first-served basis. Fellows and Senior Fellows traveling to New York domestically can request a stipend of up to 50% of their travel costs up with a maximum of $100 USD amount per individual. Those travelling internationally can request a stipend of 50% of their travel costs with a maximum of $200 USD per individual. Funds for travel stipends are limited. Click here to learn more. 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 20. 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 5. 

Any other questions?

Please contact conference@humanityinaction.org with any other questions.