2005 PKAL National Colloquium

Registration Procedures & Logistics

Translating How People Learn into a Roadmap for Institutional Transformation
Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza & the Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Kansas City, Missouri
September 30 - October 2, 2005

Schedule Overview

Registration: 12:00 noon - 3:00 pm, Friday, September 30, 2005, Grand Ballroom Foyer
Colloquium Begins: 3:00 pm, Friday, September 30, 2005, Grand Ballroom DEFG
Colloquium Concludes: 11:30 noon, Sunday, October 2, 2005

Registration Information

The Colloquium registration fee is $350 and the registration deadline is Tuesday, September 6, 2005. It includes event materials, admission to all sessions, and meals and breaks throughout the weekend. Participants or their institutions pay the cost of travel and lodging.

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be made in writing (letter, fax or email) by Friday, September 23, 2005 to avoid penalty. Cancellations after that date will be charged the full registration fee.

Download the Registration Form

Event Hotel

Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza
4445 Main Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64111

Reservations: 800-810-3708 or 816-531-3000

Reduced Conference Rates: Single $119 | Double $119
Colloquium Rate Deadline: Thursday, September 8, 2005
Reservation Code: Project Kaleidoscope

The conference rate is available through September 8 as space allows. We encourage you to make hotel reservations as soon as possible. Once the Project Kaleidoscope room block is sold out, the discounted rate may no longer apply.


Kansas City International Airport - MCI
Distance from hotel: 23 miles south; Estimate ground travel time: 35 - 45 minutes

Ground transportation:
KCI Shuttle Service
Phone: 816-471-2015, transfer fee: $16 USD one-way; $27 USD round-trip
Advance reservations not required

Curb-side taxi:
Estimated taxi fare from airport to hotel: $35 USD one-way

Distance from hotel: 2.5 miles N

Driving Directions from Airport:
Take I-29 South to I-35 South. Take I-35 South to 27th and Broadway (which is a left hand exit). Take Broadway to 31st Street, which is the 1st stoplight. Make a left on 31st, go to the next stoplight, which is Main Street, make a right on Main. Hotel is 14 blocks on the left hand side of Main Street.


If you have questions, please e-mail us at applications@pkal.org.