Annual Conference

The AIRUM annual conference is where institutional research practitioners, scholarly researchers, and decision makers from AIRUM states meet to share research and learn from each other. Join us in a lively exchange of new ideas, time-proven techniques, and invaluable tricks of the trade.

IR for a Changing World

Pre-Conference workshops on Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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Registration Deadline: Friday, October 26, 2018

Main Conference Costs

Professional Member: $225 + $25 annual membership fee
Graduate Student or Retiree: $100 + $25 annual membership fee
Undergraduate: $60 + $25 annual membership fee

*Pre-conference registration fees are separate ($130 full-day, $75 half-day)

Accepted Presentations for AIRUM 2018: IR for a Changing World

A list of accepted presentations and panels appearing at AIRUM 2018 can be found HERE.


Hilton Minneapolis/St.Paul Airport-Mall of America
3800 American Boulevard East
Bloomington, MN 55425

Hotel Reservations

The 2018 AIRUM Conference will be held at the Hilton Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport/Mall of America on November 1-2. Guest rooms are $136/night and should be reserved by October 10, 2018.

RESERVE ONLINE or by calling the Hotel directly at 952-854-2100 or Hilton Reservations at 1-800-HILTONS. Identify as being with the group, Association for Institutional Research in the Upper Midwest, at the time the reservation is made in order to receive the special group rate.

NOTE: The AIRUM group rate is available to book online for the nights of Wednesday, 10/31 - Friday, 11/2. However, Hilton will honor the $136/night group rate up to 3 days before AND after the conference. To take advantage of this extended discount, including on Tuesday, 10/30, before the Pre-Conference Workshops, you must call Hilton directly at 952-854-2100.

Conference Sponsorship

AIRUM is a professional society representing 300+ members from 125+ colleges and universities across the Upper Midwest. At our annual conference, we offer a number of engagement opportunities for sponsors to interact with members, present their products, and increase their visibility. Please see our Sponsors page for details.


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