By Amee Bearne, National Coordinator, The Democracy Commitment

Registration is now open for The Democracy Commitment’s 3rd and the American Democracy Project’s 11th Annual National Meeting June 6-8, 2013, in Denver, Colorado. You’ll find important information below about dates and registration fees, how to reserve a room at the Marriott City Center, and how to submit a proposal.

Each year, the American Democracy Project (ADP)/The Democracy Commitment (TDC) Joint National Meeting brings together a community of individuals committed to civic renewal, while also envisioning together new signature pedagogies and practices to strengthen our democracy. In a time of bitter partisanship and deep concerns about the future of our country, our work today is more important now than ever!

Registration Open for Annual Meeting

June 6-8, 2013 | Marriott City Center | Denver, Colorado

“21st Century Citizens: Building Bridges, Solving Problems”

The annual meeting begins on Thursday, June 6 with day-long pre-conference workshops and an opening plenary at 3:30 p.m. The meeting culminates with a closing speaker followed by a closing reception with dinner from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 8.

Registration Fees:
The registration fee includes all program sessions and materials; wine and cheese reception on Thursday; breakfast on Friday; and lunch and closing reception on Saturday.

  • Individual Fee: $545
    Register as an individual if only one person from your ADP/TDC campus is attending.
  • Team Member Registration Fee: $485
    If more than one person from your ADP/TDC campus is attending the meeting, you may use the Team Member Registration Fee.
  • Student Registration Fee: $395
    Registration rate for full-time undergraduate and graduate students at AASCU/ADP/TDC colleges and universities.
  • Non-Member Registration Fee: $625
    Register as a non-member if you or your organization are not AASCU/ADP/TDC campus members.

How to Register:
Please select among the three options below:

Call for Proposals (CFP)

Read the CFP (download pdf)

Submit a proposal online
(Please Note: You will not be able to save your proposal, please copy and paste your responses into a Word document for your own records.)


Denver Marriott City Center
1701 California Street
Denver, Colorado 80202

Phone: 303-297-1300
Toll-free: 800-228-9290
Fax: 303-293-3736

Hotel accommodations for the 2013 ADP/TDC National Meeting can be booked directly with the hotel by calling 506-474-2009 or toll-free 877-303-0104 and referring to the group rate for the ADP/TDC Annual Meeting (please use the acronyms for the group name).

You may also reserve your room online here

Room Rate

The special conference rate is $169 (single/double/triple/quad) plus 14.85% tax (current tax rate may change). To obtain this rate, you must call the hotel by May 14, 2013.

  • Check-in at the hotel is at 4 p.m., and check-out is at Noon.
  • High-speed internet is available in your guest room at $12.95 a day. There is free wireless internet in hotel’s public areas.
  • Valet parking fee: $29/day.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellation Fee: $150
If you must cancel your registration, you will receive a full refund if the cancellation is before 5 p.m. EST on Friday, May 31. There will be a $150 cancellation fee after that date. Special circumstances will be handled on an individual basis. Guest meals should be cancelled by 5 p.m. EST on Friday, May 31 for a full refund; no refund is available after that date.

Posted in TDC Opportunities for Members on May 29, 2012
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