Frequently Asked Questions
When will the 48th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning be held?
January 12 – 16, 2015
Where will the Institute be held in 2014?
Orlando World Center Marriott Resort & Convention Center
8701 World Center Drive
Orlando, Florida 32821
When does registration open?
Registration opens August 1st, 2014. If you would like your name to be included in the Conference Guide & Registration List, you must register by TBD.
How do I register for the 48th Annual Institute?
Registration opens on August 1st, 2013. You may Register Online (instant confirmation) or you may print the Institute Registration Form and mail or fax the completed form to the Heckerling Institute (allow up to two weeks for confirmation letter). The Institute does not accept registrations by phone.
How much is the registration fee?
Registration fee is TBD.
What does the registration fee include?
Access to 5 days of educational programming: Monday – Friday
Registrants receive Institute materials in Print (approximately 7 books), CD-ROM, or USB Flash Drive. Additionally, registrants will have complimentary onsite access to the conference materials on their iPad or Android tablets. Access will be available Monday – Friday of Institute week. (Registrants are required to enter their email address on the Institute Registration Form.)
Daily Continental Breakfast: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. in the Exhibit Hall
Monday Evening Reception: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall
Evening Transportation: Complimentary evening shuttle service to selected local dining and entertainment areas.
Do you offer Guest Programs?
Yes, please check back on August 1st for the details.
Will you offer complimentary evening shuttle service to Downtown Disney and Universal City Walk again this year?
Yes, free shuttle service will be available again this year Monday – Thursday evenings. Please check back on August 1st for the details.
Can I register onsite?
There is no cut-off date for registration. However, if you would like your name in the Conference Guide & Registration List you must register by TBD.
How do I confirm my registration?
Online registrations receive a confirmation email immediately.
You will receive a registration confirmation letter approximately two weeks after we receive your registration if you mail or fax you registration form to the Institute.
What is the cancellation / refund policy?/
Please check back on August 1st for the details.
How do I make a hotel reservation?
To make your hotel reservations online, please visit the Hotel page on our website. Reference “Heckerling Institute” if you are calling in your hotel reservation.
Orlando World Center Marriott Resort: 888-789-3090
How far is the airport from the hotel?
Orlando International Airport (MCO) – 18 miles (25 minutes)
How much is a taxi/shuttle from the airport?
From Orlando International to the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort Taxi: typical rate $45 one-way
Does the Institute offer any travel discounts?
Yes, please visit our Travel Discounts page for Avis and Mears discount codes.
What is the attire?
Will I be able to watch the General Sessions in my room?
Yes, you will be able to view the General Sessions at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort.
Will I be able to ship my materials from the Orlando World Center again this year?
Yes, FedEx will be onsite again this year on Thursday and Friday. The price will be announced at a later date.
Can I get a list of Institute attendees ahead of time?
A list of registrants will be published in the Conference Guide and Registration List and will be made available onsite.
When and where is next year's Institute?
The 50th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning will be held Januar 11 - 15, 2016 at the Orlando World Center Marriott.