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American Translators Association
43rd Annual Conference
Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, Georgia
November 6-9, 2002

General Information

Hotel Information
The Hyatt Regency, the host hotel, is conveniently located in downtown Atlanta at 265 Peachtree Street, NE. Conference attendees can register at the discounted rate of $160 single/$165 double/$175 triple/$185 quad, plus tax per night (Regency Club accommodations are offered at an additional charge of $35 per room based on availability). This rate is good until October 15, or until all rooms in the ATA block are reserved, whichever comes first.  To make your hotel reservations, contact the Hyatt Regency directly at (866) 333-8880 or (404) 577-1234.  Be sure to specify you are attending the ATA Annual Conference
.

Registration Desk Hours:  

Tuesday, November 5
Wednesday, November 6
Thursday, November 7
Friday, November 8
Saturday, November 9

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 12:00 noon

Job Exchange
The Job Exchange is one of the most popular features of ATA's Annual Conference. This year's conference offers the largest Job Exchange area yet. The Job Exchange offers freelance and independent contractors an excellent opportunity to network and market their services while agency owners and employers peruse résumés and meet prospective contractors and employees. Companies may reserve tables through Brian Wallace, McNeill Group, Inc., (215) 321-9662, ext. 38 or (800) 394-1517, ext. 38, bwallace@mcneill-group.com.

Staying Connected
The Hyatt Regency charges a fee of $1.00 per local, credit card, calling card, and data call. Data ports are available in all rooms for dial-up Internet access. (Remember to bring your ISP's local access number.) The hotel does not offer broadband or Wi-Fi access in rooms. Please make your telecommunications arrangements accordingly. (Rates as of June 1, 2002. Click here for more information.)

Smoking Policy
Smoking is not allowed in any meeting rooms or reception areas.

Airport
Hartsfield International Airport is approximately 15 minutes from the hotel.

Ground Transportation
Located outside the bag claim area. Taxi: $24; Shuttle (every 15 minutes): $14.

MARTA subway stop is located inside the airport. Take a northbound train to Peachtree Center Station: $1.75.

Special Travel Discounts Air Travel:
ATA offers the services of Stellar Access, Inc. to help you with your travel arrangements. Conference attendees are eligible for the following:

  • Delta Airlines: Save 5% off lowest fares anytime and 10% off lowest fares 60 days prior to departure. An additional 5% may apply on certain unrestricted fares with a 60-day advance purchase. All rules and restrictions apply. Travel between November 3-12, 2002.

Car Rentals: Conference attendees are eligible for discounts through Avis Rent A Car. Discount rates with unlimited free mileage available for this event.

Reservations:

  • Telephone: Call Stellar Access at (866) 929-4242, and ask for ATA Group #505. Outside the U.S. and Canada, call (858) 451-8150. A $30 transaction fee will be applied to all tickets purchased by phone ($35 from outside the U.S. and Canada). Reservation hours: Monday-Friday 6:30 am - 5:00 pm Pacific Time. If you call directly or use your own agency, refer to the following codes:

Delta: (800) 221-1212, DMN186623A
Avis: (800) 331-1600, J949146

  • Website: Visit www.stellaraccess.com and book your reservations from your home or office anytime! First-time users must register and refer to Group #505. A $15 transaction fee will be applied to all tickets purchased online.

Orientation Session
Thursday, November 7, 11:15 am - 12:00 am
. Join fellow first-time conference attendees in learning helpful strategies to make the most of your experience in Atlanta.

Accreditation Exam
Saturday, November 9, 8:30 am - 12:00 noon and 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
(See the Registration Form. You must pre-register to take an exam.)

Exhibit Hall Hours

Wednesday, November 6
Thursday, November 7
Friday, November 8
Saturday, November 9



5:00 pm - 8:00pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Conference Registration Fees      
  ATA
Member
Non-
Member
Student
Member
Early Bird (by October 1) $245 $335 $110
One-day $125 $170 n/a
After October 1 $305 $420 $130
One-day $160 $220 n/a
Onsite (after October 25) $380 $525 $150
One-day $195 $270 n/a

Note: Student and one-day participants do not receive a copy of the Proceedings.

All speakers must register for the conference.