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2023 SIDES Seminar

The State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) Seminar is a gathering for state workforce members, employers, and third-party administrators (TPAs) to discuss current and developing trends in the unemployment program and how SIDES can be used to enhance integrity measures, streamline claims processing, and reduce agency costs.

Schedule of Events

SIDES Seminar

The 2023 SIDES Seminar will be held at the Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Downtown Union Station in Indianapolis, IN from Tuesday, April 18, 2023, through Thursday, April 20, 2023.

  • April 18: SIDES Pre-Con
  • April 19 - 20: SIDES Seminar
  • April 21: SIDES Operations Committee Meeting

Committee Meetings


 

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Registration

Seminar Registration

There is NO COST to attend any of the SIDES Seminar sessions.

Registration Types

  • NASWA Member is an employee of a member state agency or NASWA staff.
  • Government Partner is a USDOL employee, Federal Agency employee, Federal Agency contractor, Congressional staff, or Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) state agency partner employee.
  • A Non-Member | NASWA Affiliate | Sponsor is someone who is not a NASWA Member or Government Partner, as described above. This includes Employers/PEOs/TPAs, Software Providers, Vendors, conference sponsors, and NASWA Affiliates.

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 27, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. ET, or earlier if capacity is reached.

NOTE: There will be NO onsite or late registrations.

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View An Existing Registration

Click "My Registration" to view, modify, transfer, or cancel your existing registration.
NOTE: To access your registration, click "Already Registered?" then use the Confirmation Number from the "Registration Confirmation" email (sent from NASWA Meetings).

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Cancellations

Cancellations

No cancellation fees will be applied.


Photography, Video, and Information Sharing Disclaimer

By attending the event, you acknowledge and agree as follows: (a) NASWA may use photographs or recordings of you at the event for social media, marketing, promotional activities and for any other lawful purpose in the ordinary course of its business; (b) due to the prevalence of mobile recording devices in today’s world, NASWA disclaims all liability for the capture of your image in any multimedia format by other attendees at the event; (c) NASWA has your permission to share your limited personal information (in this instance, limited personal information is defined as: your name, organization, title, and email address) with our conference sponsors for marketing and networking purposes limited to this specific event.

Travel Information

Hotel Information

Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Downtown Union Station

123 West Louisiana Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225
United States

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Downtown Union Station located at 123 West Louisiana Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225 at a per diem rate of $127.00 per night (plus tax).

The deadline to reserve a room is Monday, March 27, 2023

 

NOTE: To receive the per diem rate of $127.00, please set your arrival and departure dates for any time between April 16, 2023, through April 22, 2023.

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Travel Reimbursement - STATES ONLY

NASWA will provide up to $2,000.00 to each participating state to help cover travel costs. Allowable travel costs include transportation, hotel lodging, per diem costs (consistent with the General Services Administration schedule or the state’s out-of-state per diem requirements, whichever is less), and minor incidental costs like parking. NASWA will reimburse states only for accommodations on the nights of April 18– 21, 2023.

After the seminar and upon receipt and approval of a single invoice summarizing travel costs incurred, NASWA will issue one reimbursement check per state for all participants from that state. The invoice to NASWA should include the name of the attendees, total travel expenses paid per attendee, the total requested reimbursement amount, and copies of all corresponding receipts to support the reimbursement, as required by the state’s travel policy.

The invoice and documentation, including mailing instructions for the check (attention of individual or department, and address), must be scanned and emailed to accounting@naswa.org. Each attending state should submit its invoice no later than July 31, 2023. NASWA will not honor invoices submitted after July 31, 2023.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Please view the sponsorship/exhibition opportunities below, then select the "Sign Up" button to sign up as a sponsor. Send your questions to NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org.

Conference Attendance Registration:

  • Staff from your organization attending the conference should register as "Non-Members" by going to the "Registration" tab above.

  • After completing the sponsorship/exhibition registration, you and/or your company representatives must still register to attend the conference. The conference registration is a separate, standalone registration from the sponsorship/exhibition registration.            

Payment Deadline

Payment is due no later than March 6, 2023​​​​​​. If payment is not received by March 6, 2023, any signed sponsorship agreements are null and void.

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Cancellation and Refund Policy

Receipt of your signed Sponsorship / Exhibition Agreement is a commitment to sponsor/exhibit at the Event. Therefore, notification of sponsorship/exhibition cancellation must be submitted in writing to NASWA and the Sponsor is required to pay its sponsorship as outlined below:

  • For sponsorship/exhibition cancellations received by NASWA on or before March 6, 2023, the Sponsor will be responsible for 50% of the total sponsorship payment.
  • For sponsorship/exhibition cancellations received by NASWA after March 6, 2023, the Sponsor will be responsible for 100% of the total sponsorship payment.

If sponsoring promotional items, once this Agreement is signed and the item is in production, there shall be no refunds.

Content Deadline

  • Company description, logo, and website URL should be submitted during registration or sent to NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org as soon as possible.

A la Carte Items  

  • Exhibit Table - (one 6' exhibit table and two chairs) Limited availability - $750.00

  • Attendee List (Pre-conference) - $750.00

  • Photo Studio Sponsorship* - $1,000.00

    • Face-to-face interaction with conference attendees during photo booth hours, i.e. during the Welcome Reception. Option to send a professional headshot, provided by NASWA Photographer, to conference attendees; option to provide branded handout*; branded photo studio signage.

  • Keynote Speaker Sponsorship - $3,500.00

    • Sponsorship of the keynote speaker and logo in the event program next to the keynote's biography.

 

*Price listed is for sponsorship only. Purchase of item(s) is sponsor's responsibility. All items are subject to availability at the time of the request.

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Conference FAQs

How do I cancel my registration?

In the Registration Confirmation email you received from NASWA Meetings after registering for the conference, follow the instructions to modify your registration. You'll need your confirmation number and the email address used to complete the registration to access your registration. Click, "Cancel Registration" and follow the instructions to complete your cancellation.

If you do not have your confirmation email, please contact NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org to request a duplicate.

How do I transfer my registration to someone else?

In the Registration Confirmation email you received from NASWA Meetings after registering for the conference, follow the instructions to modify your registration. You'll need your confirmation number and the email address used to complete the registration to access your registration. Click, "Transfer Registration" and follow the instructions to substitute an attendee. 

If you do not have your Registration Confirmation email, please contact NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org to request a duplicate.

How can I download a copy of my registration invoice/receipt?

In the Registration Confirmation email you received from NASWA Meetings after registering for the conference, click the link to view/print your invoice/receipt.

If you do not have your confirmation email, please contact NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org to request a duplicate.

What are the cancellation and refund policies?

There is no cost to attend this event, therefore no cancellation fees will be applied.

I have a question about a NASWA event. How do I contact NASWA?

If you have a question about a specific NASWA meeting or event, please contact NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org.

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