2019 Fall Advanced Conference

  • 28 Oct 2019
  • 7:00 AM
  • 29 Oct 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC


Registration is closed


A block of rooms has been reserved at $249/night until Monday, October 15, 2019 or until sold out, whichever occurs first.  You can book your room ONLINE or by calling 1-800-228-9290 or 703-920-3230 and ask to book under the SIA Roomblock

Click here for the Conference Agenda  (Updated: Oct 7, 2019)


There is a $35 fee for all cancellations and bank returned checks.  Refunds will not be provided for cancellation requests received after Friday, October 18, 2019.

Online Payments

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Please use a non-VPN device such as at Home or Library, etc., or contact the SIA Business Manager for assistance at SIA@SIAED.ORG

Check payments

Please make checks payable to "Society for International Affairs" or "SIA"and mail to:

2019 Fall Conference
PO Box 9466 | Arlington, VA 22209

SIA Member & Attendee Code of Conduct

Membership in SIA and attendance at SIA functions is subject to the observance of SIA’s Code of Conduct.  Any member or attendee who violates this Code is subject to expulsion from membership and may be excluded from future SIA events.   The meetings and functions of SIA are designed to facilitate the free exchange of ideas and information.  Information from these sessions is not for attribution or publication. Recording devices may not be used. SIA members and attendees are expected to uphold the highest standards of personal conduct at all SIA functions.  Members and/or attendees shall not solicit business or otherwise seek any private or personal financial gain in attending or participating in any SIA meeting or function; including the distribution of material not approved in advance by the SIA Board.  Membership/event attendee lists shall not be used or sold for any commercial or promotional purpose. 

Registration Substitutions 

You must notify SIA’s Business Manager by email at least 48 hrs in advance of the conference if you wish to send a substitute participant. Registered attendees may not "share" a single registration between multiple company personnel without prior coordination (at least 48 hours) and authorization from SIA’s Business Manager.

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