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How do I register for IRE24?

First, make sure you have a current IRE membership through July 1, 2024. You can do that by logging into your account on the website and going to Manage Memberships in your Member Dashboard. 

  • If you have a current membership, you will see a green ‘Yes’ in the Active column. 
  • If your membership has expired, click the ‘Subscribe’ button to go through the renewal process. (Note: If your membership expired before Dec. 1, 2020, you will not be able to log in to the website. Please create a new account on our website by filling out the Join form.)
  • If you have never been an IRE member, please apply from the Join page.

Next, go to the conference ticket page. The correct price for your membership level will show up in the ‘Get Tickets’ block. Click ‘Add to cart’ and follow the steps to check out.

If the ticket block is blank, please check that you are logged into your account with a current membership. If you still need help, email

What are the dates and times for the conference?

IRE24 will be June 20-23, 2024 (a Thursday-Sunday) in Anaheim, CA. The conference will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday and end at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.

What is the cost?
Professional, Academic, Associate and Retiree (in-person)
Early-bird: $350 through midnight (ET) on Monday, April 22, 2024
Regular: $425 through midnight (ET) on Tuesday, June 18, 2024
On-site: $475 beginning on Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Student (in-person)
Flat rate: $100
Does IRE offer fellowships to attend?

Yes! The application is not yet available but will be in the coming months.

More info here. 

How do I make a reservation at the conference hotel in the discounted room block?

The conference is taking place at the Anaheim Marriott. IRE has secured a discounted block of rooms. The room rate is $225 per night plus tax. This block is available until Monday, May 27, 2024 or until the block is full (whichever occurs first). If you need to cancel your reservation, you must do so 72 hours prior to your arrival to avoid any cancellation fees. A link to make reservations in the discounted block will be posted in mid-January 2024.

For any questions on lodging or travel, please email

Will there be a mentorship program?
Yes, there will be a mentorship program. Details and sign-up information will be made available here as the conference date nears.
What is the schedule like for the conference?
The in-person conference begins Thursday, June 20 at 9am (PT) and ends Sunday, June 23 at 12:30pm (PT). The conference runs all day on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Registration includes the welcome reception on Thursday evening, the IRE Awards luncheon on Saturday and the closing reception on Saturday evening.
Additional details and a schedule at a glance coming soon!
How do I keep up with all the news about IRE24?

Coming soon!

If I am interested in having a meeting/event during IRE24 what are the next steps?

If you are interested in having an event or meeting during IRE24, please reach out to to discuss options available based on availability during the time and date you are looking for along with any associated costs. IRE does ask that events do not overlap with educational programming.

Please keep in mind that no outside food or drink can be brought into meeting space per hotel contracts. 

What precautions is IRE taking due to COVID-19?

IRE takes the health and safety of all attendees at its events seriously and follows the guidelines of CDC, state/local health authorities and the conference venue.

All IRE attendees must be vaccinated against COVID-19. Masks aren’t required unless you receive a religious or medical vaccination exemption, but IRE encourages all attendees to use masks indoors to protect themselves and those around them. For more information and details, go here.

Will IRE24 will have a virtual option?

IRE24 will not include virtual sessions. Our goal is to provide the best possible experience and we have found, based on attendee feedback, that a hybrid event does not meet the highest level of standards that IRE members have come to expect. We instead have significantly bolstered our affordable and accessible virtual training opportunities scheduled throughout the year, including the all-virtual AccessFest conference taking place October 12-14, 2023. We’d love to hear from you about what else you’d like to see. Fill this form out any time you have an idea for an event.

What is IRE AccessFest?

AccessFest is an expansion of the DBEI Symposiums that were held in October of 2021 and 2022. We'll offer programming focused on diversity, belonging, equity and inclusion, and provide training options that you would see at a typical IRE or NICAR Conference. AccessFest will be held October 12-14, 2023.

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