Your registration includes the following food and beverage:

  • Monday - boxed lunch, all day beverage break, afternoon reception
  • Tuesday - continental breakfast, alliance luncheon, morning and afternoon beverage breaks
  • Wednesday - continental breakfast and lunch
  • Chocolate bars!

Registration for the 2024 conference will open in February.

Early Bird Registration
Feb. 20 - March 27
$175 This registration rate will expire Monday, March 27
Standard Registration
March 28 - April 12
$190 Begins Tuesday, March 28
First-Time Attendee $160 To receive this discounted rate, plan to join the virtual Alliance Orientation prior to the conference (date TBD) and join first-timers for a special breakfast on Monday, April 17 at 8:00 a.m. After you register, a member of the GP IDEA staff will contact you with details.
Monday Only: April 17 $110  
Tuesday Only: April 18 $110  

Will there be a virtual option?

No. The 2023 conference is neither virtual nor hybrid. It is a fully, in-person conference. If you cannot attend but would like to join your program meetings virtually, contact your program's faculty coordinator.

Payment Information

Payment is encouraged prior to the conference to expedite your check-in process. Questions about payment can be directed to Kathryn Harth.

Registration Confirmation

You should receive an email confirmation of registration and receipt of payment or invoice within 72 hours of registering. If you do not, please contact Kathryn Harth.

Cancellation or Changes to Registration

If you must cancel your registration, please do so as soon as possible by sending an email to Kathryn Harth. Substitutions are encouraged. A full refund, minus a $25 administrative fee, will be made if notice of cancellation is received by 5 p.m. CST on April 7, 2023. After April 7, due to guarantees, we must provide, refunds are not available. Registrants who do not cancel their registration in writing by April 7 are responsible for paying the registration fee even if they do not attend the meeting and have not paid the registration fee.

Great Plains IDEA may cancel or postpone the meeting because of insufficient registration or other unforeseen circumstances. If canceled or postponed, Great Plains IDEA will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for other costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies.  Registration fees will not be canceled and refunds will not be issued if the meeting is held but the registrant is unable to attend due to travel delays or cancellations caused by inclement weather, or due to other extraordinary circumstances beyond the control of Great Plains IDEA.

Publicity Statement

Registration for this event gives consent for photographs, publicity, and inclusion on the participant list unless Great Plains IDEA is notified in writing at prior to the start date.

Special Assistance

A conference participant who needs accommodations due to a disability or special dietary requirements should indicate services needed at the time of registration. If you have further questions, please contact Kathryn Harth, meeting coordinator, at Early notification is requested to ensure that accommodations can be provided in a timely manner.

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