Ascend North America will take begin on Sunday, October 23rd and end Wednesday, October 26th. The conference will begin with on-site registration beginning in the afternoon on Sunday (and a networking reception!), and session content concluding early afternoon on Wednesday. Official times and details will be announced in the coming weeks.

The 2022 users conference will be in New Orleans, LA, hosted at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans hotel.

Pricing is as follows:

  • Early Bird Rate (through August) – $1,095
  • Standard Rate – $1,295
  • Group Rate (per pass and must purchase at least 4 passes) – $970

Registration includes access to all general sessions, educational breakouts, MRI hosted networking events and reception, and all programmed meals.

MRI has room blocks at a variety of hotels close to the main host property at a variety of rates (shuttles will not be provided during conference hours). You can find more details and book your room on this page.  Hotels include:

  • Hyatt Regency New Orleans
  • Hyatt House New Orleans
  • Eliza Jane
  • Intercontinental New Orleans
  • Hyatt Centric

If flying into New Orleans, it is recommended for you to travel into the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

Yes, CPE credits will be available for eligible courses. Please refer to the conference agenda for a full list of eligible sessions. Please note that you must scan into each eligible session and attend the entire session to receive credits. Certificates will be emailed to attendees within 30 days of close of conference.

The health and safety of our attendees, staff and partners is MRI’s top priority. MRI will continue to monitor global health issues accordingly as we approach the event and will follow guidance from local health authorities and CDC. There are currently no restrictions in the city of New Orleans, LA on live events. However, we encourage all participants of Ascend to do what makes them feel comfortable (ie. Wearing masks indoors, social distancing, etc.).