Know Before You Go to #2021APPAM
Thank you again for registering for the 2021 APPAM Fall Research Conference. We're excited to host you and over 1,200 of your colleagues this week in Austin, Texas!

Below is some helpful information we wanted to share with you before you arrive so you can make the most of your experience at #2021APPAM.
Hotel & Transportation Information
All #2021APPAM in-person sessions and events will take place at the JW Marriott Austin located at 110 E 2nd St., Austin, Texas 78701. The hotel desk can be reached at (512) 474-4777.

Attendees should plan to use the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) when traveling to the conference.

Ground Transportation
Car Rentals: The airport is located about 9 miles or a 15-25 minute drive from the downtown area. You can find driving directions here. Those wishing to rent a car may do so with most major rental companies at the Austin Airport. 

Parking: The JW Marriott offers parking rates of $49/day for self-park or $54/day for valet. 

Ridesharing & Taxis: Taxis, Uber, and Lyft are all readily available in the Austin area and can be taken from the airport to the hotel. 

Registration Information
When you arrive at the hotel, please proceed to the APPAM Registration Desk to pick-up your conference name badge. The APPAM Registration Desk is located on the second floor of the hotel in Griffin Hall, inside the Exhibit Hall.

Registration Desk Hours
  • Saturday: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Sunday: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Monday: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration for the 2021 Fall Research Conference includes access to all sessions, daily morning and afternoon refreshment breaks, Sunday and Monday receptions, the Tuesday poster luncheon, and all other non-ticketed conference activities.

COVID-19 Safety
At APPAM, your safety is our number one priority. Attendees are required to wear masks in the meeting spaces at the JW Marriott Hotel. Vaccination is required to attend. If you haven't uploaded or sent us a copy of your registration card, please bring a copy to registration onsite. Learn more about our safety precautions.
Virtual and Hybrid Sessions

Links: View this page for the Zoom links for virtual, hybrid, and live streamed sessions. All of these sessions will be broadcast into an Austin meeting room. The Zoom links will also appear in the Online Program 15-minutes prior to the start the session.

Time Zone: All sessions are listed in US Central Time. Please plan accordingly if you are not in the same time zone.

Passwords: Please check your email for Zoom passwords.

Tech Support:  APPAM staff will be in Austin and will not be regularly monitoring emails during the conference. If you require technical support during the conference, please email [email protected] or call 401.334.0220, extension 278.
Connect Online

Download the Conference App
The APPAM Conference app provides the most up-to-date session information, allowing you to build your personal schedule, browse paper abstracts, and take notes. Plus, you can connect with fellow attendees via the app, enhancing your networking opportunities at the conference.

Download the 2021 app by searching your app store for "APPAM " or click this link from your mobile device.

Join the Conversation using #2021APPAM!
Connect with your fellow attendees via social media by following us on Twitter at @APPAM_DC and using #2021APPAM. You can also locate us on Facebook at APPAMDC or tag us on Instagram at appam_dc.

WiFi Information
During #2021APPAM, attendees may connect to WiFi in all meeting spaces.

Network Name: JWMarriott_Conference
Password: APPAM2021
Weather and Dress Code

The temperature during the Fall Research Conference has a predicted average temperature of 75*F high/54*F low. Find the full forecast here.

The dress code for the 2021 Fall Research Conference is business casual so be sure to check the weather before you pack your bags!
Have questions about #2021APPAM?

We're here to help! Many answers to common questions can be found in our FAQ page. Not finding an answer above? Please feel free to email the APPAM staff.
Thank you to our 2021 APPAM Fall
Research Conference Sponsors!
We look forward to seeing you in Austin!