ACCI 2018 Annual Conference

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May 17-19, 2018 ~ Sheraton Sand Key ~ Clearwater, FL, USA





Frustration Busters

  • Registration will open in October, 2017. Estimated registration fees are likely to be:
    • $500 Early Bird Professional Member
    • $250 Early Bird Student or Retiree
  • Registration Terms & Conditions (Coming soon)
  • ONLY use Google Chrome! Edge or Internet Explorer will simply not work correctly.
  • Plan enough time to do all of these things as an incomplete registration will not be saved for later editing.
  • #1 Make your hotel reservation first and make a note of the confirmation number. 
  • You must be a member to register. If your membership is not up to date, you will be able to become a member at the beginning. You will receive two receipts, one for membership and one for conference. We can, upon request, provide you with a consolidated receipt. There is a "check box" to request a consolidated receipt. Kindly do not request a consolidated receipt if you are not doing both a membership and a registration fee.
  • When you answer "Yes" to staying at the site hotel, the box to input your hotel confirmation number will then show AND the discount code will also show. WRITE DOWN the discount code or "Copy" so you can "Paste" it at the on the summary page before you pay.
  • Before you go to the payment page, be sure that the $100 discount has been removed from the total fee. 
  • If you have trouble, call us right away. We can save you frustration. We will not be able to refund the $100 discount if you do not follow these instructions. 
  • Site hotel: Sheraton Sand Key Resort - Clearwater, FL, USA
  • Rate is $194 plus 13% tax until April 15, 2018.
  • Receive $100 discount off registration for staying at the site hotel.
  • To make hotel reservations, you must call the hotel directly at (727) 595-1611 and use reservation code AA13AA for ACCI's Annual Conference.
  • -OR- make your reservation online by clicking HERE
  • A small block of rooms at the Federal Per Diem is available. Call the ACCI office for details.
  • Students needing to share a room, please contact the ACCI office for more information.

Notes: You may extend your stay at ACCI's contracted rate up to three (3) days either side of the contracted dates of May 15-21, 2018, subject to availability. There is no resort fee and no charge for parking at the hotel or for internet anywhere on property. A one night's deposit will be charged at the time the reservation is made.


Exhibit / Sponsor
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Featured Speakers

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Presenter Information
  • Read detailed presenter information (Coming soon)
  • We respectfully request that you use these templates
    • Slide Template (Coming soon)
    • Poster Template The maximum size this year is 4 ft. high by 8 ft. wide. The template has been set to dimensions that can print up to this size, though you do not need to print it this large. (Coming soon)


Conference Committee

  • Sheri Worthy, Ph.D., Chair, Professor and Head, University of Georgia
  • Robin Henager-Greene, Ph.D., Board Liaison, Assistant Professor, Whitworth University
  • M.J. Kabaci, Ph.D., Instructor, Montana State University
  • Kristi Warran Scott, Ph.D., University of Georgia
  • Lorna Saboe Wounded-Head, Ph.D., 2018 CIA Editor, Assistant Professor, South Dakota University
  • Ann Woodyard, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Georgia
  • Andrew Schmulow, Senior Lecturer, University of Western Australia
  • Jessica Parks, Student Representative, Ph.D. Student, University of Georgia

About ACCI

  • The mission of ACCI is to enhance consumer and family economic well-being by promoting excellence in research and educational programs.
  • Board of Directors

Goals of the Conference

  • Learning about programs and research in the wide field of consumer science,
  • Networking to learn what others are doing,
  • Motivation to become refreshed, stimulated in your own work, and to keep up the new connections made here.

Conference Objectives: At the end of the conference, participants will be able to: (1) name at least three new research projects of which they were unaware; (2) describe at least three new professional contacts; and (3) explain ACCI’s mission and vision, and identify at least one way in which you could become active in support of work in the consumer's interest.

For More Information: Contact ACCI Office, 2840 West Bay Dr #141, Belleair Bluffs, FL 33770, (727) 940-2658 x 2002,