1) What is the target audience for this event?
Geared towards those working in the sculpture community. Panels will address the current economic climate with an emphasis on creative solutions and positive strategies being implemented.
2) Will there be optional activities or tours available?
Optional activities and tours are available. Please see our Registration Page for more details. Additional fees apply.
3) Will there be dinners provided?
You will have time each night to explore the local restaurants in Downtown Princeton, NJ, most of which are within walking distance of the Nassau Inn hotel. A full list of local restaurants will be given to each attendee at the symposium. Please visit the Area Attractions for more information about restaurants in the Princeton/Hamilton area.
4) Can I bring a guest to social activities?
Registered symposium attendees may register a “Symposium Companion” to attend symposium social activities included in symposium fees. Additionally, attendees may purchase up to two tickets (for yourself and a guest) for optional tours and events. Guest tickets for sessions will not be available and full registration is required to attend keynote and panel events. More details on optional tours are available on the Registration Page.
5) What else is there to do in Hamilton and Princeton?
Hamilton, Princeton, and neighboring cities and towns have a lot to offer! Please check out the
Area Attractions menu bar above for more information.
Hamilton and Princeton are also on the North East Corrider train line and are approximately 1 hour from New York City. For more details on NJ Transit train schedules and fairs please visit their website at www.njtransit.com.
Philadelphia is only a short train ride away on the SEPTA line, which you can access from Trenton. For more information on the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, please visit their website at www.septa.org.
6) Where are symposium events being held?
All panel events will be held at the symposium headquarters at Grounds for Sculpture's conference facility, Johnson Center for Arts & Education. Social events will be held in venues throughout Princeton, NJ.
7) Do I need to be a member?
No, you do not need to be an ISC member to attend. However, members do receive discounted registration fees. To get the member rate you must enter your membership number when you register for the conference. Your membership must be current through October 31, 2009. Not a member? Click here to join.
8) Where do I find the member number?
You can find your member number on your magazine label; it is the 5-digit number located in red box on the left, as pictured below or contact membership at firstname.lastname@example.org or (609) 689-1051 x301:
1) What is included in my registration fee?
Registration includes admission to all panels and keynotes, the Opening Reception, admission to Grounds For Sculpture’s Fall Opening, boxed lunch each day, and transportation to and from the Grounds For Sculpture and the Nassau Inn, the official conference hotel located in downtown Princeton.
2) Will there be a student rate for this symposium?
No, this symposium does not offer a student rate
3) Will there be Friend Member benefits for this symposium?
Yes, this symposium offers a Friend Member Package for those with a Friend Membership Level. This Friend Member Package includes priority seating at panels and luncheons, and the first chance to register for Optional Activities (restrictions may apply).
4) Will On-Site registration be available?
No, On-site Registration will not be available at the symposium.
1) Are there any travel discounts available?
Yes, the ISC has arranged for discounted rates with Continental and American Airlines, Olympic Airporter, Amtrak, and Hertz and Avis car rentals. The conference hotel, The Nassau Inn, is offering attendees a discounted rate. See the Travel page for more details.
2) What is the best way to get from the airport to the hotel?
Olympic Airporter maintains a daily shuttle service (shared ride) between Newark and JFK airports and downtown Princeton. Reservations are necessary and should be made in advance or at the Airport Ground Transportation counter at either Newark or JFK airport. To register online, please click on the following porthole: International Sculpture Center Airport Transfers Online. Or, you may call 1-800-822-9797.
Hamilton and Princeton, NJ are also on the North East Corrider train line and are approximately 1 hour from New York City. For more details on NJ Transit train schedules and fairs please visit their website at www.njtransit.com.
3) Do I need to rent a car?
The ISC will provide transportation for all symposium events at Grounds For Sculpture, as well as for any optional activities that you may register for through the ISC. You may, however, wish to rent a car for free time to explore some of the great sites nearby which are not included in the program. Please note that parking a car in Princeton over a few days is only possible by leaving your automobile in nearby parking garages with hourly fees. Metered, hourly street parking is also available. Cars can be rented on a day basis from Hertz or Avis car rentals. See the Travel page for more details