What Happens in the Learning Center, Leaves the Learning Center!

‘April 20 – April 23, 2016

Conference at a Glance


Wednesday, April 20, 2016


ACTLA Board Meeting                                                         2:00pm – 5:00pm


ACTLA Board Dinner                                                           5:00pm – 6:00pm



Thursday, April 21, 2016


ACTLA Conference Registration                                  7:00am – 4:00pm


Full Day Pre-Conference Sessions                               9:00am – 2:00pm


AM Pre-Conference Sessions                                      9:00am – 12:00pm


PM Pre-Conference Sessions                                        1:00pm – 4:00pm

PM Concurrent Workshops                                           1:00pm- 4:00pm

Exhibit Hall Set Up                                                         1:00pm – 4:00pm


Conference Kick-Off                                                       5:00pm – 6:00pm


Event: Tour of the Strip                                                 6:00pm – 9:00pm



Friday, April 22, 2016


Conference Registration                                                   7:00am – 5:00pm


Exhibit Hall                                                                         7:30am – 5:00pm


Welcome Breakfast                                                            8:00am – 9:00am


AM Concurrent Workshops (15 Breakout Sessions)  9:00am – 12:20pm


Keynote Luncheon                                                            12:30pm – 2:00pm


PM Concurrent Workshops (10 Breakout Sessions)    2:10pm – 4:20pm


ACTLA Board Meeting                                                       4:30pm – 5:30pm



Saturday, April 23, 2016


Conference Registration                                                        7:00am – 10:00am


Exhibit Hall                                                                              7:30am – 12:30pm


Breakfast                                                                                    8:00am – 9:00am


AM Concurrent Workshops (15 Breakout Sessions)       9:00am – 12:20pm


Lunch on Your Own                                                               12:30pm – 1:00pm



Post-Conference Workshop:                                                  1:00pm-3:00pm


“Why S.I.?” by Kate Gold of UMKC


ACTLA Board Meeting



To view the concurrent session schedule, click here!


To register for the conference, click here! While registering, be sure to sign up for our special bus tour of the Las Vegas strip! 


Hotel, Parking and Transportation


                      • CONFERENCE HOTEL

The official conference hotel is the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino at 3700 W. Flamingo Road

Las Vegas, NV 89103; (888) 746-6955. ACTLA’s special group rate of $119/night (not including tax and resort fee) is available until March 20, 2016 (or until our room block is sold out!). Come early or stay longer to enjoy the Las Vegas area (the special room rate is available from April 17th through April 25th). Parking during these dates is FREE. Register online using this link: Rio Hotel

                      • PARKING

Parking is free during the conference dates April 17-24, 2016.

                      • TRANSPORTATION


McCarran International Airport

5757 Wayne Newton Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

(702) 261-5211


Shuttle Bus from the Airport

Super Shuttle

1. 800.258.3826


Airline Shuttle

1. 702.444.1234



There are various taxi services available at the airport. Please use a reputable taxi service such as Ace Cab, Checkered Cab, etc.


To register for the conference, click here!

Registration fees include a one-year ACTLA membership.

Refund Policy:

• Written requests for refunds of 75% of conference registration fees must be received or postmarked prior to Monday, December 29, 2015.
• Written requests for refunds of 50% of conference registration fees must be received or postmarked prior to Sunday, February 15, 2016.
• No refunds of conference registration fees will be issued after Sunday, February 15, 2016. Extenuating circumstances such as serious illness or injury, death of a family member, or unforeseeable emergency will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Documentation may be required. There will be a charge of 50% of conference registration fees to cover unrecoverable food and hotel costs.
• All written requests for refunds of conference registration fees must be sent to the ACTLA President, Ms. Tabitha Villalba (Tabitha.villalba@fresnocitycollege.edu)