Conference Information

The conference registration fee does not include meals. There are two author lunches available at an additional $35 fee each. For participants not attending the Author’s Luncheon, you will have ample time to secure lunch at locations at or near Tan Tar A.

Conference Fees:
Early Conference Registration Fees:

Autographing Sessions
Don’t miss your opportunity to buy books by our speakers and our featured children's authors and have them autographed! Autographing will take place following lunch, before afternoon sessions begin.

Are you interested in exhibiting at the 2015 Missouri Early Learning Conference? This is your opportunity to get your wares in front of 400-600 (last year we had 550 in attendance) pre-K to third grade teachers. Whether you are a textbook publisher's rep, sell classroom materials, are a non-profit organization, or sell retail goods (bags, clothing, jewelry, etc.), we would love to have you as part of our exhibit hall! Click here for a printable exhibitor registration form (pdf) and mail or fax to:

(Make check or money order payable to University of Missouri, include credit card number)

Missouri Early Learning
MU Conference Office
348 Hearnes Center
Columbia, Missouri, USA 65211
Fax: (573) 882-1953

Participants will be able to browse exhibits inside Tan-Tar-A on both days. Times for browsing the exhibits are found in the conference schedule. Exhibits open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 4:30 p.m. each day.


If you have questions about registration
, please contact the MU Conference Office at (573) 882-9554, or toll-free, (866) 682-6663 or via e-mail at

If you have questions about the program for the Missouri Early Learning Conference, contact Willy Wood at Educational Solutions International at (573) 356-1572 or e-mail him at

Anyone attending this conference who requires auxiliary aids or services should contact the MU Conference Office, (573) 882-9554, or toll-free, (866) 682-6663 or via e-mail at Or contact RELAY MISSOURI, (800) 735-2966, TT users; or (800) 735-2466, voice users, by October 30, 2015.

Refund Policy
We would be happy to refund your registration fee if your written request is received by the MU Conference Office by October 30, 2015. You will be held responsible for payment on purchase orders and invoices unless cancelled in writing by October 30, 2015. No refunds will be issued after this date; however, substitutions are welcome. Please contact the MU Conference Office at (573) 882-9554 for information on sending a substitution.

Weather Policy
The Missouri Early Learning Conference will be held regardless of weather conditions, and no refunds will be given due to inclement weather.  We regret that we must adhere strictly to this policy.

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