IMTAL 2009 Global Conference
 
Museum Theatre on the Edge
Hosted by the Monterey Bay Aquarium
Monterey, CA
August 23 - 27, 2009

Conference Registration has closed.





IMTAL Conference Host: The Monterey Bay Aquarium

 

Conference Sessions and Programs:

 

The tentative Program Schedule is now available! Please click HERE.

The 2009 Global IMTAL conference promises to be an exceptional program full of thought-provoking sessions, enlightening discussions, exciting performances, and of course, the breathtaking scenery of the California coast. The program includes a keynote address by Luis Valdez, founder of El Teatro Campesino, a field trip day in which attendees will visit the Steinbeck Center and historic San Juan Bautista, a festive Fandango event, and a Gala Dinner.

 

Read about our keynote speaker, Luis Valdez, HERE.

 

THANK YOU to our two conference sponsors, CORTINA PRODUCTIONS and GAM PRODUCTS, INC.

 

Conference Registration Instructions:

You may register in one of three ways:

  • To register online and pay with a credit card (via Paypal),click HERE. (International attendees are encouraged to use Paypal.)
    To register online and then mail a check separately,click HERE. (Mailing address will be provided.)
    To register through the mail and pay by check, a printable registration form will be available here soon. (Note: IMTAL cannot accept credit cards as payment for mail-in registrations.)

 

Information on paying with international bank transfer will be available soon.

 

For IMTAL's mailing address, click HERE.

 

Conference Registration Rates (in US dollars):



 

Member

Until April 15

Nonmember Until April 15

Member

After April 15

Nonmember After April 15

Full Conference Registration

(includes all events Monday-Thursday)

$370

$500

$420 (includes 1-yr membership)

$550 (includes 1-yr membership)

Speaker/Presenter

$270

$400

$270

$450

Single Day – Monday (includes Fandango)

$150

$200

$200

$250

Single Day – Tuesday (Field Trip Day)

$150

$200

$200

$250

Single Day – Wednesday

(does not include Gala Dinner)

$150

$200

$200

$250

Single Day - Thursday

$75

$100

$125

$150



Optional Sunday Night Social Events:
• Sunset Sail (5:30 PM-7:00 PM; optional): $45/person
• Trolley Ghost Tour - CANCELLED
 
The Aquarium will also remain open until 8:00 PM on Sunday night with free admission for attendees.
 
 
Notes on Conference Registration:
• "Early Bird" pricing is available through April 15, 2009 - rates will go up after this date so book early!
• Member prices are available to ALL current members of IMTAL-Americas, IMTAL-Europe and IMTAP (IMTAL-Asia Pacific) and are subject to verification. (Anyone wishing to join or renew their membership in IMTAL-Americas before registering for the conference, please click HERE.)
• Full-conference registration includes ALL events from Monday, August 24 through Thursday, August 27.
• Single Day registration for Monday, August 24 *does* include the Festive Fandango.
• Single Day registration for Tuesday, August 25 includes the entire field trip.
• Single Day registration for Wednesday, August 26 *does not* include the Gala Dinner.
• Guest tickets may be purchased for the optional Sunday events, Fandango, field trip and Gala Dinner.
 
 
Cancellation Policy:
Refunds may be requested through July 15, 2009 but will incur a $25 (US) cancellation fee. Refunds will be granted via check and mailed after the conference. No refunds will be granted after July 15, 2009.
 
Conference Location:
Monterey, CA is located on California's central coast about 125 miles south of San Francisco and 360 miles north of Los Angeles. In addition to the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, Old Fisherman's Wharf, and the scenic coastline, visitors will find ample opportunities for outdoor activities, museums, historic sites, wineries, and vineyards. Carmel and Pebble Beach are only a few minutes away. For more information about Monterey, please visit the Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau.  
 
Accommodations:
A block of rooms is being held at the Victorian Inn in Monterey for Sunday through Wednesday nights at $169(US)/night. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at 1-800-232-4141 or (831) 373-8000. To receive the conference rate you must mention that you are a part of the International Museum Theatre Alliance group. Please note if you are planning to rent a car, there is an additional fee of $12(US)/night to park at the hotel.
 
Instead of calling, you may also email the hotel at reservations "at" innsofmonterey "dot" com and include a credit card authorization form (download the PDF HERE.) The form can also be faxed to (831) 655-8174 or mailed to:
Victorian Inn
Attn: Stacy Lewis, Group Reservations Coordinator
487 Foam Street
Monterey, CA 93940 USA
 
If you would like to be matched with a roommate, please email the official IMTAL roommate-matcher, with your request. She will contact you if a match is located. 

 



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