67th Annual Conference

When: 10/28/2012 to 10/31/2012
The Westin Diplomat Hotel - Hollywood, FL




TEI's room block at the Westin Diplomat is now sold out on Monday, October 29. Please see the following PDF for overflow hotel options. 12AC - Housing Update - Overflow Hotels.pdf
Please contact 954.602.8700 to make a reservation at The Westin Diplomat for the nights that are available and to be placed on the waiting list for Monday, October 29th.



The three-day educational portion of this conference will be held at The Westin Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood, Florida on October 28-31, 2012.


A preliminary program is now available (click Download Brochure above).  Please note that the early-bird discount expires on October 1.
The 3-day conference provides approximately 14.5 credits on a 50-minute hour basis, 12.0 credits on a 60-minute hour basis. There is also 1.0 hours of Ethics credit.  There are no prerequisites nor is any preparation necessary. Conference hours and technical topics are subject to change.
Conference materials will be posted in a searchable form on a secure website as they are received from the speakers.  Beginning two weeks before the conference, registrants will be to access the handouts via a secure link (requiring a password), so they can download or print them out.  No paper copies will be provided in your registration materials onsite, and onsite printing facilities will be extremely limited. TEI encourages you to print documents of interest in advance. (Regrettably, Wi-Fi will not be available in the meeting rooms.)  Materials will remain accessible by conference registrants for one month after the conference.


The hotel is conveniently located within a 15 to 45 minute drive from the two major airports in the region, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Miami International Airport (MIA).


Ft. Lauderdale International Airport (FLL)
Travel Distance: Approximately 12.87 km/8.0 miles
Options for getting to and from the hotel include:
Taxi - Fares range from $30 to $40 one way.
Go Airport Shuttle - $13 USD; per passenger - Travel Time:15 minutes - Contact: (954) 561-8888 (Reservation Required). Shuttle must be reserved 24 hours in advance for transport from the hotel to Fort Lauderdale International Airport.
Miami International Airport (MIA)
Travel Distance: Approximately 56.33 km/35.0 miles
Options for getting to and from the hotel include:
Taxi - Fee: Fares range from $60 to $80 one way.
Super Shuttle - Fee: 25 USD - Contact: (305) 871-2000
Parking Information
If you plan on renting a car, parking at The Westin Diplomat is $20 - $25 USD per day.






Click HERE to register online for this conference ($850 Member-Early / $900 Member-Regular & $1,050 Non-Member-Early / $1,100 Non-Member-Regular). Please note that the early-bird discount expires on October 1, 2012.
If you do not wish to register online or wish to register multiple registrants please print and fax this form in. 12AC - Registration Form - V2.pdf
* Our Group Registration function is not working properly at this time. If you wish to register more than one registrant from your company, please print and fax in a registration form for each person you wish to register.
** Please do not attempt to register a co-worker using your database record by simply changing the badge name to the person you wish to register. TEI's database does not work that way. Either your co-worker needs to register using their own record or you may complete and fax in the registration form and we will create a database record for them. **
Each week TEI posts an updated registrant list. 12AC - Registrant List - 10-22-12.pdf
** By registering for this meeting, you give TEI permission to post your name and company name in our registrant list.
All cancellations must be made in writing by 4:00 pm ET on October 12, and will be subject to an administrative service charge of $75 (U.S.); for cancellations after October 12 (the date handout materials become available) and before October 19, the charge will be $200. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after October 19 and for no-shows. To cancel please send an email meetings@tei.org. In the event of cancellation or oversubscription of the conference, TEI’s liability is limited to the return of the registration fee.