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Special Events Reminders

(Full Schedule Overview)

AAAI Fellow / Student Lunches 
Thursday – Sunday, February 9 – 12
12:30 – 2:00 PM
First held in 2006, the AAAI Fellow / Student Lunches program provides an opportunity for a small number of students to chat with a AAAI Fellow over an informal lunch during the conference. Sign-up sheets will be available AFTER 3:00 PM on Wednesday, February 8 at the onsite registration desk on the 1st Floor of the Convention Center. Students should meet their designated Fellow in onsite registration on their assigned day.

AIHub Presents: Science Communication Tutorial
Wednesday, February 8
8:30am – 12:30pm
West Overlook Room, Level 2
Would you like to learn how to communicate your AI research to a general audience? In this hands-on tutorial you will learn how to turn your research articles into blog posts, how to use social media to promote your work, and how to avoid hype when writing about your research.

Undergraduate Consortium
February 7, Room 209BC
8:45am – 5:00pm
All undergraduates are invited to attend the 2023 AAAI Undergraduate Consortium – no additional registration necessary! Click here to learn more.

Registration and Badge Pick-Up

Location and hours of badge pick up: Come early and allow enough time to make it to your sessions!

East Salon, Level 1

  • Monday, February 6: 3:00 – 6:00pm
  • Tuesday, February 7 – Monday, February 13: 7:00am – 6:00pm
  • Tuesday, February 14: 7:00am – 12:00pm

Marriott Marquis Convention Center Connector

If you are staying at the host hotel, follow these directions to access the convention center indoors via the connector

  • Take the lobby escalator down to level M1
  • Take the next escalator down to level M2
  • Follow the hotel signs for the Convention Center Connector
  • Take the escalator up to enter the convention center to arrive on the Lower-Level, Concourse A
  • Follow to the right to take escalators up to Level 1, Grand Lobby
  • Registration & Badge Pickup are located in the East Salon across the Grand Lobby

Event Wi-Fi*
Password: Vancouver2024
*Please be courteous and limit multiple devices on network

Social Media – Post all about your experience at AAAI-23!
Use this link to access personalized tools to share your involvement with your social media channels.

Speaker Ready Room
Need to prepare? Visit Room 302, Level 3
Open Thursday, February 9 – Sunday, February 12 from 7:00am – 6:00pm

Poster Printing
WEWCC Business Center offers convenient poster printing services for a fee. You can take a look here.

Other local printing options include FedEx Office and UPS Store locations.

Recommended sizes for portrait or landscape:

  • Nightly poster receptions in Exhibit Hall D: no larger than 40” x 40”
  • All others: no larger than 30” x 40”

Local parking options map is attached here.

Technical Conference Break Times & Locations
Thursday, February 9 – Sunday February 12
Exhibit Hall D, Level 2
Morning break – 10:45-11:15am
Afternoon break – 3:15-3:45pm

Breakfast & Lunch Are on Your Own: Food & Beverage Options
Good Eats Guide is attached here.

Various concessions will be available to event attendees from Tuesday, February 7 – Tuesday, February 14
Check these locations during the week:

  • Grand Lobby
  • Level 2, outside Exhibit Hall D
  • Inside Exhibit Hall D during exhibit hours

Gender Neutral Restroom Locations:

  • Level 1, near room 146
  • Level 2, inside Exhibit Hall D
  • Level 2, near room 202

Save the Date!
AAAI-24 is coming to Vancouver, BC!
February 22-25, 2024

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