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       2009 Research Conference | June 7–9

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) hosted the Fourth Annual IES Research Conference Sunday, June 7 through Tuesday, June 9, 2009, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC.
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Road, NW
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Registration and Poster Information

The poster submission deadline has passed. However, you may still register until March 20.


  • Please be advised that due to the increased number of grant and contract awardees and the growing popularity of this conference, registration is by invitation only.
  • Early registration is strongly encouraged.
  • If you do not have access to the registration website, please contact your IES program officer for more information. There is no link to the registration site from these conference pages.
  • You must be registered for the conference in order to submit a poster abstract. Registration and Poster Abstract Submission processes are combined functions. As such, they must be completed in tandem.
  • Federal regulations preclude IES payment for meals and refreshments at meetings. Therefore, a direct-cost payment is required at the time of registration.

Dates to Remember

January 16, 2009 Registration and Poster Abstract Submission Website Opens
February 16, 2009 Poster Abstract Submission Deadline
March 20, 2009 Registration Deadline
April 3, 2009 Poster Abstract Notification Letters Disseminated
May 13, 2009 Hotel Accommodations Deadline

Poster Presentation Sessions Overview
There will be three poster presentation sessions on IES-funded research from Sunday, June 7, 2009 through Tuesday, June 9, 2009. All posters will be available for review throughout the conference. However, presenters will only be available during their scheduled poster session times for discussion.
PDF File View, download, and print the Poster Presentation Guidelines as a PDF file (544 KB)

Poster Abstract Submission Guidelines
Proposed posters should present information about IES-funded research and evaluations, and provide a basis for discussion and interaction.
PDF File View, download, and print the Poster Abstract Submission Guidelines as a PDF file (618 KB)