2017 Fall Courses - Chicago, Illinois

Speaker Compensation Policy

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  • Speakers are paid a $300 honorarium for their first talk and $150 for each subsequent.
  • NEW! Speakers who do not submit their presentations at least 30 days before the meeting are no longer eligible to receive an honorarium. If speaker slides remain outstanding 15 days prior to the meeting, neither the speaker nor the director of that speaker’s course are to receive an honorarium.

Travel & Housing

ACNS will reimburse speakers’ travel expenses as follows:

  • Two (2) nights’ hotel stay (at meeting hotel rate or below). For the Fall Courses, ACNS staff typically makes reservations on behalf of each director/speaker and room/tax charges are paid by ACNS directly. See Housing Request Form on the Resources page.
  • Coach airfare, up to $750, no upgrades.
  • No meals


Course speakers will be registered for their respective course(s) at no cost.