Aloft Hotel will host this year's conference.
Located just outside the French Quarter, the hotel is
within walking distance of everything the French Quarter
has to offer. It's also within an easy walk of
Harrah's Casino, the Aquarium of the Americas, Audubon
Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, the
Mississippi River and Riverwalk, Warehouse District, and
World War II Museum, to name a few.
Within a 10
minute walk of the hotel you can...catch a
streetcar...take a riverboat cruise on the
Mississippi...find countless dining options to suit any
taste and any budget...listen to live jazz...eat
beignets and drink cafe au lait...stroll the French
Market...shop for antiques...tour art galleries and
museums...join a walking tour...join a second line
parade...explore countless bars, pubs, and
taverns...watch people from all over the world...take a
carriage ride or hail a pedicab...dance in the
street...catch some beads (or throw some)...and enjoy
the architecture, history, music, food, and social
milieu that makes New Orleans one of the most unique and
enjoyable cities in this hemisphere.
half-hour streetcar ride along scenic St. Charles Avenue
will take you uptown to Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, and the historic
campuses of Tulane and Loyola Universities. A
different streetcar line will take you to mid-city where
you can visit CIty Park -- one of the most beautiful
public parks in the country -- and the New Orleans
Museum of Art await.