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Wifi, E-mail & On-site Information

Email/Internet Access

Complimentary wireless Internet access is limited but is available at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in all public areas. To connect to Wi-Fi at the convention center you should enable your wireless access on your device and look for ASLO13. This is the network you will connect through. No password is necessary after you connect to the network, if you click on your browser, it will take you directly to the Internet.

Note: Wireless cannot be used for networking purposes.

Most hotels have Internet access available to guests.  Check with your hotel to see what charges may apply.

Conference Registration and Check In

Registration and check in for the meeting will be available all week in the Prefunction Area of Exhibit Hall E on the first floor. Please check in upon your arrival at the meeting in order to receive your name badge and other important materials and information.

Registration Hours:
Sunday, 17 February 2013 13:00 to 20:00
Monday, 18 February 2013
through Thursday, 21 February 2013 07:00 to 18:00
Friday, 22 February 2013 07:00 to 16:00

In order to facilitate easier check in at the meeting, it is very important that you bring a copy of the email confirmation that you received when you registered. This will allow us to locate your name badge quickly and efficiently.

Message Boards

There will be a message board located near the conference registration desk in the Exhibit Hall E lobby area where you may post or check for messages throughout the conference.

Business Services

Located in Lobby F of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center,  The UPS Store is both a self-service and full-service operation, depending on the customer’s needs. A wide range of office supplies and services including shipping, high volume copying, and faxing are available.

For more information regarding their services, please contact:

The UPS Store
Phone: (504)670-8941
Fax: (504)670-8887
Email: store6216@theupsstore.com

FedEx Office Center is located just across the street from the convention center. For more information about the services they provide, please contact them directly:

FedEx Office Print & Ship Center
901 Convention Center Blvd, Suite 100
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 585-5750
Fax: (504) 585-5742
E-mail: usa2153@fedex.com

Coffee Breaks

Coffee breaks are planned Monday through Friday from 09:30 to 10:00 immediately following the plenary and award presentation sessions and in the afternoon from 15:30 to 16:00. Complimentary coffee and tea will be served. Bottled water will not be served. Water will be provided in coolers, and attendees are encouraged to bring their own water bottles. Breaks will be set in Exhibit Hall E Monday through Thursday and will be in the foyer area of La Nouvelle Ballroom C on Friday.

Lunchtime During the Meeting

12:00 to 13:30 Monday through Friday

We encourage you to stay at the convention center during the 1 ½ hour lunch break each day. This meeting offers many events that take place over lunch including several informative workshops, meetings, and plenary sessions that you will enjoy. The convention center offers a number places to purchase a quick lunch along with many other dining options nearby. You will also find comfortable places to relax and visit with fellow attendees and colleagues.