Planning Your Conference

Schedules

The Conference, Virtual Ticket, and Pre-Conference schedules will be finalized and available by September 1, 2021. Professional Development event schedules will be finalized about 4 weeks before each event. Tentative schedules can be viewed by clicking a link below:

General Conference  |  Virtual Ticket  | Pre-Conferences  |  Professional Development


Registration 

Registration for the General Conference, Virtual Ticket, and Pre-Conferences will open on May 4, 2021, with an early registration discount deadline of August 31, 2021. Professional Development event registration will open on July 1, 2021.

Flights

While most flights will be more than 3 hours, affordable options are offered on most major airlines. Below we've collected price information for major airlines in major cities as of 5/10/2021. We encourage members to set alerts through flight tracking services such as flights.google.com or www.skyscanner.com.

The following flights are based on a departure date of Nov 3 and return on Nov 7.

Departure City Airline/Price
Las Vegas United: $324 (https://www.google.com/travel/flights/s/qybD)
Seattle American: $384 (https://www.google.com/travel/flights/s/E6XY)
Detroit American: $494 (https://www.google.com/travel/flights/s/HXL6)
DC United: $501 (non-stop) (https://www.google.com/travel/flights/s/fBzM)
Miami American: $279 (non-stop) (https://www.google.com/travel/flights/s/FqK8)
Atlanta American: $384 (https://www.google.com/travel/flights/s/4UG8)
Denver American: $489 (https://www.google.com/travel/flights/s/ZinR)
Indianapolis American: $413 (https://www.google.com/travel/flights/s/Hoqx)
Raleigh-Durham American: $552 (https://www.google.com/travel/flights/s/aqcT)
Houston United: $385 (https://www.google.com/travel/flights/s/rbpf)

Arriving and Departing San Juan


Puerto Rico Travel Guidelines

Puerto Rico is enforcing local measures developed by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), alongside U.S. Travel Association (USTA) guidelines, such as social distancing, mandatory face coverings in public areas, and a variety of mandates for businesses – including, but not limited to, reduced capacities and high standards of cleanliness in accordance with CDC and EPA guidelines. The Department of Health has increased resources to ensure travelers are abiding by local guidelines.


Hotels

ASHE has secured discounted rates at our headquarters hotel, the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino, as well as the Hyatt House. ASHE highly encourages conference attendees to stay in one of the ASHE hotels. This helps us meet our contractual commitment to the hotels and avoid paying a penalty fee.


Meals and Dining

Casual dining out of the hotel can be found at places such as The Distrito where meals are under $20.

Those staying at the Hyatt House will have the opportunity to join the Hyatt Club, which includes a free daily breakfast.

Evening receptions typically provide a variety of hors d'ouevres.

There are a variety of dining options at the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino:

Restaurants at Distrito T-Mobile (across from the Sheraton Puerto Rico) Restaurants within 5 minutes of the hotel: 
  • Patio San Juan (Puerto Rican-owned; 4 minutes walk from the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino). $10+. 
  • Casita Miramar (12 minute walk from the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino). $10+. 
  • Eter Rooftop and Lounge (12-minute walk from the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino). $7-30

Things to do and see in San Juan


Higher education institutions in San Juan

  • Carlos Albizu University (10-minute drive from the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino). https://www.albizu.edu/

  • Colegio Universitario de San Juan (7 minute drive from Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino). Enrollment over 1,000 students. http://www.cunisanjuan.edu/.
  • EDP College of Puerto Rico Inc (10-minute drive from the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino). Enrollment over 1,000 students. http://edpuniversity.edu/.
  • Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Metro (20-minute drive from Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino). Enrollment over 9,000 students. https://www.inter.edu/.
  • The Inter American University of Puerto Rico - School of Law (9-minute drive from Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino). 
  • Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music (5-minute drive from Sheraton). http://www.derecho.inter.edu/uipr-law-school/.
  • University of Puerto Rico Medical campus (9-minute drive from Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino). Enrollment over 2,000 students. https://md.rcm.upr.edu/.
  • Escuela de Artes Plasticas de Puerto Rico (11 minute drive from Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino). https://www.eap.edu.