Where is the 2012 TEDxHanRiver event being held?
The event is being held at The Field Museum in Chicago, IL.
1400 South Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60605
What is the attire for the TEDxHanRiver conference?
The attire at the TEDxHanRiver Conference is business casual.
What is the weather like in October in Chicago?
When packing, keep in mind that the weather in Chicago is typically cool during the day and cold at night. The average high is 63°F (17°C) and the average low is 44°F (7°C). Convention Centers are also cool, and thus, TEDxHanRiver highly recommends that you bring a sweater and/or dress in layers with you when attending sessions.
Is my child allowed at the conference?
For health and safety considerations, children under the age of 16 years will not be admitted to the conference.
Who should I contact if I require assistance during the meeting?
For translation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org at the time of registration so that we can accommodate your needs.
Does the museum have public parking if I am planning to drive to the conference?
Parking at The Field Museum is arranged through Soldier Field and Standard Parking. The lots operated by Soldier Field are located on the museum campus and are easily accessed by guests from Museum Campus Drive. We recommend you to bring cash for a fee.
How does the registration work?
Once you have purchased tickets, you are good to go. You will need to pick up your badge on the day of the event. You are planning to purchase multiple tickets for your friends, please select number of tickets you wish to purchase. You will still need to provide with the information about each attendee. This way, the badges will have correct names.
Where can I register?
To register, view the registration page.
Do you provide any hotel accommodations?
TEDxHanRiver does not offer hotel accommodations at this time. If you would like us to recommend hotel stay, please indicate on the registration form and we will gladly recommend a place for you at a reasonable price. We will also arrange for roommates upon request. Many participants come from different states such as Wisconsin, Michigan, California, Washington, etc. We will be able to help you to find roommates.
When is the registration due date?
There is no such official due date, but if tickets are sold out and you still want to join, then you will be on a wait-list. Just for your information, we have early purchase discount on general admissions which will end on Oct 6.
Where can I pick up the information booklet and name badge?
The information booklet and name badge will be available in front of the conference room. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to pick up.
What are the conference hours?
Saturday, October 20, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm. Optional dinner session will be also included in the ticket price.
Where can I find details of the agenda?
The agenda is located on the registration page.
Information on our speakers are located on the speakers page or simply go to Speakers section.
Can I bring a guest to meeting?
Yes, guests are welcome; however, to attend the sessions and networking luncheon, individual should have a badge. Badges can be purchased in the Registration area for a fee.
Who attends the TEDxHanRiver conference?
TEDxHanRiver is open to anyone who wants to be inspired by innovative ideas and creative thinking, and to those who have the passion to share their light with the community. We would like to invite all Korean students and working professionals that are living in the states overcoming barriers of language and stereotypes. Together we can help each other grow.
Can I bring in my resume for the speakers?
Yes. For the comfort our guest speakers, we would like to politely ask that you hold on to them until the networking dinner or during the long intermission after lunch session.
What is the closest airport to the convention center?
There are many hotels available in downtown Chicago. You can simply search for those, but if you fly from the different states, then check out the Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
How far is the airport from the convention center?
It takes approximately 27 minutes (18.7 mi) by car.