2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition


EXHIBITORS: Register your booth personnel using this form.

Thanks to our host schools San Diego State University and University of San Diego.

ACUTA thanks Conveyant Systems for sponsoring the Annual Conference meeting website.

Registration Fees

Registration if postmarked by March 1 / after March 1, 2013

  • ACUTA Member - $749 / $824
  • Emeritus Member - $479 / $479
  • Non-Member - $919 / $1,011
  • Student - $409 / $409
  • One-Day Conference Attendance (Mon, Tues, or Wed) - $369 / $369
  • Special Sunday Workshops (DAS Bootcamp / Internet2 Net+ SIP in the Cloud Workshop) - $325 - Note: class size is limited and a separate registration fee is required.

ACUTA Forum for Strategic Leadership in Communications Technology
"The New IT Organization - Are You Ready?"

Leadership Forum - Members: $749 / $824 after 3/1/13 - Nonmembers: $919 / $1,011 after 3/1/13

Registration brochures for the Forum will be mailed in December, but the agenda is available online now. If you are not a current member and wish to receive a brochure, please email your mailing address to Joanie Profitt or call her at 859-278-3338.

Exhibiting & Sponsoring

If you wish to exhibit and/or sponsor at the conference, the Annual Conference Prospectus is available or you may email Amy Burton or call her at 859-278-3338 Ext. 240.

Conference Hotel

Manchester Grand Hyatt

Reservations Toll Free: 800-233-1234
Reservations Local Phone: 619-232-1234

ACUTA rate deadline has passed and prevailing hotel rates will apply.

Check in: 4:00 p.m./ Check out: Noon

Located in Downtown San Diego, the Manchester Grand Hyatt is a beautifully appointed urban resort with stunning views of the bay. Amenities include two restaurants, two bars, a spa, and a pool, and it’s within walking distance of some of San Diego’s most popular attractions. You’ll enjoy your stay at this magnificent property that offers you much more than just comfort and convenience.

Travel & Transportation

ALTOUR (800/274-7135 or 859/277-7135) will help you find the lowest fare and most convenient flights when you identify yourself as an ACUTA attendee. An agent will also assist with upgrades and monitor your reservation for advance changes and any new policies the airlines may put into effect. ALTOUR has a per-ticket transaction fee of $35 (at the time of printing).

Transportation to and from the Airport
The Manchester Grand Hyatt is approximately 3 miles (10 minutes) from the San Diego International Airport (SAN). Shuttle Service: SuperShuttle provides shared shuttle service at the rate of $8 each way (at time of printing). Advanced reservations are requested. Call 800/BLUE VAN) or visit www.supershuttle.com. Taxis are approximately $10-13 each way.

Rental cars are available at the airport and the hotel. Overnight self-parking is $26; overnight valet parking is $36.

You’ll Love Sun Diego! - http://www.sandiego.org

Great weather, sandy beaches, Sea World, and the world-class zoo—that’s what comes to mind when you say “San Diego.” A truly eclectic blend of food, fun, and culture awaits you in this delightful destination. Plan ahead to see such local attractions as the U.S.S. Midway Museum, the boutiques of Gaslamp, nearby vineyards and wineries, and, for the kids, Legoland! Visit San Diego online to learn how much this city by the Bay has to offer. (www.sandiego.org)

Start Date: Sunday, April 14, 2013
End Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Address: Manchester Grand Hyatt
San Diego, CA

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