2018 Annual Conference Information

Planning to attend the HAPS 2018 Annual Conference? Here is some last minute information for you before you arrive in Columbus, Ohio!


On-Site Registration

The registration desk will be located in the Union Station Ballroom Foyer of the Greater Columbus Convention Center (click here for a map). Registration will be open on Saturday, May 26th from 1:00 to 5:00 PM in the Union Station Ballroom Foyer and from 5:45 to 7:30 PM in the North Atrium (near the North Entrance of the Center) during the Welcome Reception.

Make sure to wear your name badge! Name badges are required for all HAPS events. You may be asked to show your name badge if it is not visible.

View the HAPS Schedule Here


Welcome Reception & Social

The Welcome Reception will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the North Atrium (near the North Entrance of the Convention Center) on Saturday, May 26. Registration will be available from 5:45 to 7:30 in the North Atrium.

The Social will be from 6:00 to 9:00 PM in the North Atrium (near the North Entrance of the Convention Center) on Monday, May 28. Registration will be available from 5:45 to 8:30 PM in the North Atrium.


 Workshop Information

The workshop shuttle will pick-up/drop-off in the circle drive between the Greater Columbus Convention Center and the Hyatt Regency Columbus. See map below.



The shuttle will pick-up/drop-off at The Ohio State University will be located on W. 9th Ave (near the buildings that will be used for workshops sessions). Breakfast and lunch will be served in the tent. There will be student volunteers on campus to assist you to the correct building(s). See map below.


Workshop Only Registrants: Registration packets will be available during the Monday Night Social from 5:45 to 8:30 PM in the North Atrium (near the North Entrance of the Greater Columbus Convention Center). If you are unable to pick up your packet on Monday, packets can be picked up in the 150 Meiling Hall Conference Room at The Ohio State University on Tuesday. 

Shuttle Schedule for Tuesday, May 29:
*Please note that HAPS will not send buses in the morning and evening until they are full*

 
7:00 - 9:00 AM             
3 Shuttles will be running between the Greater Columbus Convention Center and The Ohio State University
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM                 
1 Shuttle will be running between the Greater Columbus Convention Center and The Ohio State University
 4:00 - 5:30 PM 3 Shuttles will be running between the Greater Columbus Convention Center and The Ohio State University


Shuttle Schedule for Wednesday, May 30:

*Please note that HAPS will not send buses in the morning and evening until they are full*

 
7:00 - 9:00 AM             
 3 Shuttles will be running between the Greater Columbus Convention Center and The Ohio State University
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM                  
 1 Shuttle will be running between the Greater Columbus Convention Center and The Ohio State University
 2:00 - 4:00 PM  3 Shuttles will be running between the Greater Columbus Convention Center and The Ohio State University


View the Workshop Presentation Chart


Need a Ride From the Airport?

 The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) AirConnect provides direct bus service between the airport and downtown for only $2.75! Purchase your ride pass with a credit card at the bus stop, which is just to the right of the taxi station. COTA's AirConnect service runs every 30 minutes, 7 days a week. The Hyatt Regency (HAPS Official Host Hotel) is stop number 11. Click here to view the COTA AirConnect Map.

For Taxi and Rideshare Information, click here

Addresses:
Hyatt Regency Columbus - 
350 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215

Greater Columbus Convention Center- 
400 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215

The Ohio State University - 
Hamilton Hall, 1645 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210


Don't forget to participate in the Show Your Badge program!

Show your HAPS badge at any of these locations and receive a discount!