Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) Program

With funding from IMLS, FAIC is beginning the process to hire two CAP staff members and create the CAP Steering Committee. New forms and procedures will be developed in the coming months in consultation with IMLS, and assessments will begin in 2017. Program updates will be provided regularly. 

Upcoming Deadlines

• Elections - April 15
• PA/Fellow Applications - May 1
• Scholarships - May 15

Register Today

Thank you for your interest in AIC's 45th Annual Meeting in Chicago, May 29 to June 1, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency. If you have questions about our refund policy, please see here.

All prices below are in USD.

*Member Pricing

Registration Rates

Early Rates (6/1/16-1/1/17)
Regular Rates (1/2/17-2/29/17)

Advanced Rates (3/1/17-4/15/17)

Late and Onsite Rates (4/16/17 and after)


One Day Rates (Sunday-Tuesday)

Friday or Saturday Only

General Information

Cancellations and Refunds

Please see our Refunds Policy page for a full timeline and explanation of AIC's policies regarding refunds for attendees. The refund policy for exhibitors is different and can be found here. Note: AIC is not responsible for any penalties (including airline or hotel) incurred if changes are made as a result of an event schedule change or cancellation.

Smoking Policy

AIC practices a non-smoking policy at all meeting sessions and events.


The attire for all annual meetings events is business casual.

Registration Information

The registration fee includes name badge, registration materials, tote bag, meeting program and abstract book, general and specialty sessions, opening reception, coffee breaks, and exhibit hall. The registration fee does not include hotel accommodations, transportation, meal functions, tours, or workshops.

Registration must be postmarked by February 29th to qualify for regular rates. Make your reservations early, as space is limited for tours, workshops, and meal functions. AIC membership dues for 2017 must be paid in full to qualify for member rates. Ticketed events are only available to individuals who are registered for the overall meeting. Daily registrants are entitled to register for ticketed events happening on the same day only; attendees planning to register for sessions or ticketed events scheduled on different days must register for the full meeting. AIC will be cashless on site. If you wish to purchase tickets onsite, please bring a credit/debit card or check book.