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GIML International Conference

Date and Location Information

Dates: July 30-August 1, 2019.

Location: Oak Park, IL (The Carleton of Oak Park Hotel)

Conference Theme: Audition for the Next Generation

GIML Conference Brochure 2019

Travel Details

We recommend flying into either Chicago-O’Hare (ORD) or Chicago-Midway (MDW). Sessions will begin on Tuesday afternoon/evening (July 30) and will conclude on Thursday afternoon, 5 pm (August 1). Numerous taxi/uber/lyft/public transportation options are available from airport to Oak Park. There is plenty of FREE hotel parking if you choose to drive.

Hotel Information

We have reserved a block of rooms at the conference hotel, The Carleton of Oak Park  There are numerous options, with details and pricing outlined below:

Motel (motor lodge): Special Conference Rate

$119 plus tax: 1 King bed or 2 Double Beds**

Main Hotel: Special Conference Rate

$129 plus tax: 1 Queen Bed

$149 plus tax: 1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds**

Please book your room as soon as possible as space at the conference hotel is limited. When making reservations, please mention GIML or the Gordon Institute for Music Learning. Additional fee may apply to groups of 4 or more in a room — please ask upon reservation. Rooms within this discounted block can only be booked by calling the hotel directly: 708-848-5000

Meals at the Conference

We encourage all attendees to arrive by Tuesday, July 30, and invite you to join us that evening for a free BBQ dinner at a historic Frank Lloyd Wright home, sponsored by GIA Publications, Inc. Other meals that will be provided include a buffet breakfast on Wednesday morning, the banquet on Wednesday evening, and boxed lunches on Thursday. All other meals will be “on your own.”

Session for the 2019 GIML Conference!

We are no longer accepting proposals for the 2019 GIML Conference. Anyone submitting a session has been notified regarding possible acceptance, and a complete list of conference sessions will be published here as soon as it is finalized.

Research Poster Session

The Development Commission of the Gordon Institute for Music Learning invites submission of recent research reports for review and consideration to be presented during the Research Poster Session at the Seventh International Conference on Music Learning Theory. Visit the Call for Poster Submissions, 2019 Conf. for more information. The submission deadline is May 1st.

Online Registration

Please use this secure form to register for the 2019 Conference!

Non-US residents, please include Country Code.