2010 Alternative Media Services Conference

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Registration opens Friday, October 1st - check back for registration link


  • FREE to AMAC members (up to 2 attendees/member institution)
  • $250 for non-AMAC members or additional (after 2) AMAC members


  • Pre-conference: New Member Orientation - Monday, November 8th, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Main Conference - Tuesday, November 9th - Wednesday, November 10th, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Location / Directions

New Member Orientation

1st floor boardroom

Centergy Building - Technology Square

75 Fifth St NW

Atlanta, GA

Driving and Parking directions: http://www.gtisc.gatech.edu/pdf/directionsCentergy.pdf

AMAC Conference

Room 222 (2nd floor)

The Georgia Tech Global Learning Center

84 Fifth St. NW

Atlanta, GA

Find driving and parking directions or instructions for taking MARTA to the conference center here: http://www.gatechcenter.com/directions.php


Several large, city-wide events are taking place during our conference dates, and hotel space is filling up. Go ahead and book your room now to guarantee availability!

Option 1: Group hotel block

Fairfeld Inn and Suites Atlanta Perimeter Center - 15 minutes north of midtown Atlanta

walk to Perimeter mall, restaurants, and the Dunwoody MARTA station

AMAC conference group rate $69 (must book before Oct. 23rd)


Book the Fairfield Inn group rate on-line at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/atlpf?groupCode=amaamaa&app=resvlink&fromDate=11/7/10&toDate=11/10/10

Please note: If you stay at the Fairfield and do not have a car or do not want to drive in to midtown, an efficient and economical solution is to take MARTA from the Dunwoody Station to the Midtown Station on the red line. Find a subway map and more information from MARTA here: http://www.itsmarta.com/rail-schedules-or-route.aspx

Option 2: If you prefer to be closer in to the city and within walking or shuttle distance to the conference facility, you may want to book your hotel reservation individually (no group block). These are great options that are available as of 9/24:

Georgia Tech Hotel - connected to the Global Learning Center, 2 minute indoor walk to conference

gov't rate $132 | standard rate $229


Book the GA Tech Hotel on-line at http://www.gatechhotel.com/

Hotel Indigo Midtown Atlanta - across from the Fox Theater in midtown, 10 minute walk to conference

gov't rate $129 | standard rate $234


Book the Hotel Indigo Midtown Atlanta on-line at http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/in/1/en/hotel/ATLFX/welcome?start=1

Courtyard Marriott Atlanta Midtown/GA Tech - 1 mile from the conference, free parking and shuttle

gov't rate $192 | standard rate $209


Book the Courtyard Marriott Atlanta Midtown/GA Tech on-line at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/atlmn-courtyard-atlanta-midtown-georgia-tech/

Schedule of Events

  • See Agenda for Conference Session and New Member Orientation details
  • Tuesday, November 9th at 5:00 PM - Open House at the new AMAC offices 512 Means Street, Suite 250 | Atlanta, GA
  • Tuesday, November 9th at 6:30 PM - Dialogue in the Dark group excursion at Atlantic Station