"The Gift of Words"

Indiana College English Association Conference

Friday, 27 October 2017

9 am to 4 pm

Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus and Ivy Tech College Columbus, Columbus, Indiana

$50 registration, postmarked by Oct. 13, 2017

$25 graduate student registration, postmarked by Oct. 13, 2017

$60 regisration; pay on-side after Oct. 13, 2017.

Click here for registration form. Please print and mail. We do not offer online registration at this time.



Lodging: We have a block of rooms at The Hampton Inn, 12161 N. US 31, Edinburgh, 812-526-5100, for $129; to receive the conference rate, tell them you are with the ICEA, and place your reservation no later than September 25.


Driving Directions to our campuses:

Parking is available in the lot off Central Avenue in front of the Columbus Learning Center (CLC).

Map of our campuses:

Map of the CLC:


Registration is in the solarium in the Columbus Learning Center. Enter the CLC from the parking lot off Central Ave., and you’ll find the solarium to your right, the room designed around our Chihuly sculpture, before you enter the Lecture Hall and Student Commons.


Breakfast:  Dancing Goat Café, located in the CLC, will be open for us.

Lunch will be served in the Student Commons.


Downtown Columbus has a variety of dining options. Local favorites include:

Zwanzig’s, 1038 Lafayette Avenue

Zaharako’s Ice Cream Parlor, 329 Washington Street

Joe Willy’s, 1034 Washington Street

Columbus Pump House, 148 Lindsey Street

4th Street Bar & Grill, 433 4th Street

The Columbus Bar (The CB),, 322 4th Street

Tre Bicchieri, 425 Washington Street

Henry Social Club, offers a fine dining experience at 423 Washington Street.


Tour art and architecture:

Columbus has a special city-wide exhibition—the town is full of art you can see. Don’t miss this installation.

Hotel Indigo, 400 Brown Street, has a small art gallery and a lobby bar.

The Columbus Area Visitors Center, 506 Fifth Street, lists additional exhibits and attractions.




New website for ICEA

Other Links

  • Call for Papers
  • Conference Registration and Travel
  • Information for the Board of Directors