PKAL Faculty for the 21st Century National Assembly

Logistics, hotel and travel

The eleventh annual Project Kaleidoscope Faculty for the 21st Century (F21) Assembly will be held at the Dallas Marriott Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, from Friday, October 15, to Sunday, October 17. Pre-conference activities include the PKAL Networks Meeting and the luncheon for new members of Faculty for the 21st Century. See the agenda for more information.

Registration Information

The assembly registration fee is $300 per person. It includes assembly materials, admission to all sessions, and meals and breaks throughout the weekend. Participants or their institutions pay the cost of travel and lodging. Non-F21 members are welcome to attend.

Registration Deadline: September 15, 2004
After September 15, registrations will be accepted on a space available basis.

To register for the assembly, download the registration form.

Cancellation & Substitution Policy

Cancellation requests must be received in writing (email by Friday, October 8, 2004, to qualify for a full refund, less a $15.00 processing fee. After October 8, full assembly fees will be charged (no refunds will be given). No-shows will also be charged the full registration fee. Refunds will be processed based on the original form of payment within 60 days after the close of the meeting. Registrations are transferable within an institution.

Pre-Assembly Network of Networks Convocation

The PKAL Networks meeting will be held on Thursday, October 14 to Friday, October 15. A separate registration fee applies and includes Thursday dinner, Friday breakfast, lunch and breaks.

Hotel Reservation Information

To reserve your room, call the phone number listed below or make your reservations online. Be sure to mention the "Project Kaleidoscope" conference or the group code "HUT" when you call. The reservation deadline for the hotel is Tuesday, September 21, 2004. Reservations made after that date will be accepted on a space- and rate- available basis.

Dallas Marriott Las Colinas
223 West Las Colinas Blvd.
Irving, Texas 75039

Phone: 972-831-0000 (Reservations) or 1-800-Marriott

Single or Double Occupancy: $99 per night/plus tax

To find out more about the hotel or make online reservations by going to:

  1. Enter your desired check-in and check-out dates, and the number of guests attending.
  2. In the box entitled Group Code, enter HUTHUTA
  3. You will then proceed to checkout.


Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport
Dallas Love Field

Ground Transportation:
Project Kaleidoscope has negotiated special rates for airport transfers with area shuttle services. Both airports are 15 - 20 minutes from the hotel.

Attendees are responsible for their transportation arrangements between the airports and the hotel. Discount travel options available with advance ticket purchase. Go to the Airport Shuttle Information for more information.

Driving Directions to the hotel available at the hotel's website.

Call for Posters

PKAL invites all F21 members, whether participating or not in the 2004 PKAL F21 National Assembly, to submit a poster relating to topics relevant to one of the ten 2003 PKAL Assemblies. For more information, click here.