The conference venue is located along I-88 in the Western suburbs of Chicago.  The Northern Illinois University campus at, NIU Naperville, provides continuing education and accreditation classes in a variety of academic programs, as well as training and conference facilities for suburban businesses and organizations.

Most classes are offered during the evenings and on Saturdays. During the day, NIU Naperville’s meeting spaces and events rooms serve as a professional development, training, meeting, and conference facility. NIU Naperville offers multi-media learning environments, on-site technological assistance, library, food and beverage services, and free parking.

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Amenities that SLATE Conference attendees will enjoy include:
  • Free parking
  • Free wireless Internet access throughout the conference facility
  • Sun-lit meeting rooms with ergonomic furniture and individual climate controls
  • Networked computer labs featuring high-speed Internet access for hands-on workshops
  • Onsite café offering freshly brewed coffee and food featuring organically grown ingredients
  • Free shuttle from local conference hotels to the train stations, conference center, and downtown Naperville
  • NIU Naperville is just minutes from downtown Naperville.
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NIU Naperville