Venue

Tempe Mission Palms

TEI 2019 will be hosted at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel in Tempe, Arizona. The conference rooms, AV services, catering, palm courtyard, and rooftop pool reception deck will offer a flexible meeting space for academic and social gatherings during the conference. Reflecting the surrounding area’s serene desert landscapes and rose-colored vistas, the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel also invites guests to relax while traveling. The beauty surrounding these Phoenix accommodations are mimicked in the décor and relaxing ambiance. Unparalleled service and spacious lodging accommodations and suites are iconic of Tempe Mission Palms.

Tempe Center for the Arts (TCA)

TEI 2019 will host a performance program at the Tempe Center for the Arts (TCA) to showcase selected work from the Arts Track. TCA overlooks the Tempe Town Lake and boasts a beautiful reception area and a 600-seat performance hall to accommodate a range of performances and interactive experiences centered around the conference theme. The auditorium incorporates four seating levels - an orchestra level, parterre and two balconies. To the sides of the auditorium, boxes extend and nearly connect to the stage. Above the forestage, an overhead grid allows suspension of scenery, lighting and sound equipment. A state-of-the-art computerized control system offers maximum flexibility for theatrical lighting and the latest in audio-video and communication systems technology.

Tempe Center for the Arts, by Lisa Harris