Online Registration Is Now Closed

 Registration Types  Group Rate  Individual Rate
 Advance Discount (Ends Friday, September 1st) (closed) $109 $129
 Regular Registration Rate (Deadline: Friday, Dec. 15th) $130 $160
 Late Registration Rate (Deadline: Friday, Feb. 2nd, 2018) $225
 Walk-ins Wednesday – Friday (Cash or Credit Card only) $325
 Walk-ins SATURDAY ONLY (Cash or Credit Card only) $50

If you have a group of 25 or more, or would like to pay with a Purchase Order, please call us at 312-427- 5399, or email us at

  • Schedule Subject to Change.
  • Opening Minds is a Gateways Registry Verified Conference.
  • By entering the event premises, you consent to photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for webcasts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, or any other purpose by Opening Minds. By entering the premises, you waive all rights you may have claims for payment or royalties.
  • The Opening Minds Conference is about children not for children. For safety reasons, we cannot allow children at the conference.
  • Your wristband must remain on your wrist for all four days of the conference. It is okay to get them wet. If your wristband is removed or tampered with, you will be required to purchase another wristband for $325.
  • No Refunds