2013 ASI Annual Conference


2013 ASI Annual Meeting 



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2013 ASI Annual Meeting

ASI's 2013 Annual Conference April 17-19, 2013 in San Antonio, TX at the Hotel Contessa

This year's theme: Using the Art and Craft of Indexing to Bring Order to the Digital Age

Keynote Speaker
Judith Pascoe

Professor of English at the University of Iowa and author of "My Last Index"

Meeting Announcements:
ASI Letter From the President. 04/10/13
ASI 2013 Conference Update 03/25/13
ASI 2013 Conference Update and News - Fiesta San Antonio Part 2 03/15/13
ASI 2013 Conference Update and News - Fiesta San Antonio Part 1 03/14/13
ASI 2013 Conference Update and News 02/28/13
ASI 2013 Conference Update and News 02/13/13
ASI 2013 Conference Update and E-News 02/05/13
ASI 2013 Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas 01/31/13
ASI 2013 Conference Update and E-News 01/25/13
Preliminary Program Now Available 01/08/13
Save the Date! ASI 2013 Annual Conference 10/17/12
ASI 2013 Exhibitor Prospectus is Live, Please click here to view. 10/03/12
DEADLINE IS FRIDAY - ASI 2013 Call for Proposals 08/22/12
REMINDER - ASI 2013 Call for Proposals Deadline 08/06/12
ASI and Fiesta San Antonio 07/11/12
ASI - 2013 Call for Proposals 07/09/12









Annual ConferenceREGISTRATION

2013 Conference Rates


Registration Fees:
Mar 29nd
Mar 29nd
ASI Members: $410 $510
Other Indexing Organizations: $410 $510
Non-Members: $610 $710

Workshop Fees:WS01: Successful Subheadings - Member$140$190Non-Member$190$240WS02: The Art and Craft of Using PDFs in the Indexing Process
- Member$140$190Non-Member$190$240WS03: Your 21st Century Marketing Strategy: Preparing to Not Only Break the... - Member$140$190Non-Member$190$240WS04: Intro to XML Indexing in DocBook - Member$140$190Non-Member$190$240WS05: Patterns in CINDEX - Member$140$190Non-Member$190$240WS06: Approaches to Embedding:Indexing for Cambridge University Press - Member$140$190Non-Member$190$240WS07: Practical Introduction to Indexing - Member$250$300Non-Member$300$350WS08: Taxonomy Essentials: Start Here! - Member$250$300Non-Member$300$350


One-day Thursday registration fees are:

  • ASI Members: $250
  • Non-Members: $335

One-day Friday registration fees are:

  • ASI Members: $200
  • Non-Members: $285


How to register:

  • Online with credit card information. Confirmations will be sent by e-mail.
  • Fax the registration form to (480) 777-9270 with payment information.
  • Mail the registration form to ASI Headquarters with payment information.

Cancellations received in the ASI office by April 3, 2013 will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee. Cancellations must be made in writing and faxed to (480) 777-9270 or emailed to gwen@asindexing.org. No refunds after April 3, 2013.




Conference Location:
Hotel Contessa
306 W Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

Phone: 210-229-9222

By Phone: 1-866-435-0900

Reservation Deadline: March 26, 2013
Let the reservation agent know that you are with the American Society for Indexing group.

ASI has reserved a block of sleeping rooms at a discounted rate. This allows ASI the use of the meeting and exhibit space at a great discount. Your support in staying at the Hotel Contessa helps to keep ASI's meeting and membership costs down.




Air Travel

The closest airport to the Contessa Hotel is the San Antonio International Airport (SAT).

The San Antonio International Airport (domestic and international flights) is located 10 miles from the hotel.

Ground Transportation

Driving from San Antonio Airport

Take Hwy 281 South into San Antonio. Exit at 141A/Commerce St. and the turn right onto Commerce St. Drive 5 blocks and turn left onto St. Mary's Street, then turn left again onto Market St. Move to the right hand lane. The hotel Contessa is located on the corner of Market St. and Navarro St. Hotel entrance is on the right hand side, immediately past Navarro.

Airport Transfers

Airport Transfers are available through GO Airport Shuttle, the official airport transportation provider for San Antonio International Airport and the City of San Antonio.GO Airport Shuttleprovides airport shuttle service from 7 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. daily. Shuttles depart the airport for the downtown hotels approximately every 15 minutes.

GO Airport Shuttle tickets are accessible through the ticket kiosk located at the airport, or reservations can be made in advance through their website atwww.goairportshuttle.com. Tickets must be paid for at the time service is provided.

Taxi Service

Taxi service is readily available at the San Antonio Airport. The average taxi fare from the airport to downtown is $29 - $33, one way.