Resources for parents and families at the SC Conference include the Parents Room, On-Site Child Care, and Family Day.

Everyone involved did an amazing job. We are grateful for their care and attention. Their professionalism allowed us to focus on our work and not worry about our son. Thanks! I felt much more comfortable at this conference because my child was on-site.

 

Registration for Children

All children (of any age) must be registered at Assisted Registration located in the registration area on Level 2, Lobby D. This information is needed in the event of an emergency or if a child needs to be reunited with a parent.

Access policies differ according to the age of the child and the particular conference venue involved.

 

Child Access to Exhibits

To keep family members safe and comply with our insurance, child access to the Exhibits Hall is restricted based on age:

  • Only children 16 years of age or older are allowed in the Exhibits Hall during installation, dismantling, or outside of Exhibits hours.
  • Children ages 12–16 are allowed in the Exhibits Hall during regular hours, provided they have their own Exhibits Hall Only pass. Each child must wear (gets to wear!) a badge and must be accompanied by a registered adult at all times.
  • During the Family Day session (Wednesday, 4–6 pm), parents and children of all ages are invited to walk through the Exhibits Hall. No additional fee is required, though all family members must register at Assisted Registration in the registration area and obtain a wristband. Registration is located on Level 2, Lobby D.

 

Child Access to Sessions

Children 6 months and under may be brought into all conference sessions. If the child begins to fuss or becomes a distraction to other attendees, the parent should step out to address the needs of the child. Reentry will be permitted once the disruption is resolved.

For children 6 months and older, on-site child care is available with a licensed vendor, for a nominal fee. See On-Site Child Care.

 

Parents Room

Sometimes you just need a quiet place to be with your child. At the convention center, we will have a Parents Room with private feeding areas, refrigerators, changing tables, lockers to store your personal items, and plush chairs. We hope this room provides you a comfortable place to spend time with your child while you are away from home.

The Parents Room is intended for parents with infants. This will ensure peace and quiet for parents caring for their babies.

Level 1, Room D160

Sunday, November 11, 8 am–6 pm
Monday, November 12, 8 am–9 pm
Tuesday, November 13, 8 am–7 pm
Wednesday, November 14, 8 am–7 pm
Thursday, November 15, 8 am–6 pm
Friday, November 16, 8 am–noon

 

On-Site Child Care

Provided by KiddieCorp, child care services are available in the convention center to registered attendees and exhibitors. For a small fee, children between the ages of 6 months and 12 years can participate.

We recommend registering children for childcare in advance as space may fill up.

On-Site Child Care Registration

There may be limited availability for drop-ins depending on the day, time, and age. Attendees are welcome to drop by the Child Care room and check the schedule.

Level 1, Room D162/164

Sunday, November 11, 8 am–6 pm
Monday, November 12, 8 am–9 pm
Tuesday, November 13, 8 am–7 pm
Wednesday, November 14, 8 am–7 pm
Thursday, November 15, 8 am–6 pm

 

Family Day

Welcome families! Any registered attendee can register for a Family Day pass. Wednesday from 4–6 pm, come to the Exhibits Hall and show your family around. Pass on your love of SC and HPC! Take pictures and share with @SCInclusivity!

Attendees must check in their family members at Assisted Registration in the registration area located on Level 2, Lobby D.

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