2012 Sakai Conference - For Attendees

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Dear Faculty and Staff,

We're excited that you will be joining us at this year's 2012 Jasig Sakai Joint Conference in Atlanta, GA. In preparation for this year's event, we want to be sure that you have all of the key details.


Pre-conference: June 10
Conference: June 11, 12, 13, 14


Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta
210 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA  30303

Airport and Transportation

The nearest airport is the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL), 13 miles from the Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta. There is a rail system, called MARTA, as well as taxis or shared shuttles for hire.

For more details on transportation options to go from the ATL airport to the hotel, please click here.


If you choose to drive or rent a car in Atlanta as your own personal expense, the hotel parking rates vary from $22-$29/day depending on whether you select self-parking or valet. Valet offers same-day leave-and-return privileges while self-parking will require a fee for each visit.

Conference Program

Full Program: http://bit.ly/jasigsakai12program

Visual Matrix Program: http://bit.ly/jasigsakai12matrix

Attendee Gateway: https://wiki.jasig.org/display/JCON/2012+Jasig+Sakai+Conference

Pepperdine University Events at the Conference

We're very lucky to be sharing our experiences at the Sakai conference this year. Here are all of the events that include participation from Pepperdine University faculty or staff members.

Other Presentations For Your Consideration

We've compiled a few of the presentations that seem most appropriate for faculty members interested in learning how Sakai is used at other institutions for teaching and learning.

Dining and Fun Things to Do

While visiting Atlanta, you may want to enjoy opportunities to explore the city in the evenings. The conference has compiled options for restaurants, local activities, and local sites, recreation, and events.


We look forward to seeing you at the conference!


Technology and Learning


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