OU EDI Spring 2019 Institute ~ Indianapolis, Indiana

April 27 - May 2, 2019


Registration for OU EDI in Indianapolis is now open. 

The registration fee includes premium continuous break service, continental breakfast Monday through Thursday, lunch Monday through Thursday, an evening reception, and the use of the conference center.

EDI Registration

Early Bird Registration (SAVE $100) - Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2019

  • IEDC members            $1,725
  • Non-IEDC Members    $1,775

After Early Bird Registration

  • IEDC Members            $1,825
  • Non-IEDC Members    $1,875

(The $50 IEDC non-member fee may be credited toward the first year’s membership in IEDC provided this opportunity is exercised within a 12-month period after the completion of a week-long OU EDI Institute.)

Institute Schedule

Attendee General Information




NOTE: CEcD Exam Prep Course is intentionally scheduled just prior to the Institute for attendees taking the exam who wish to attend both.

CEcD Exam Prep Course - Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, 2019

$625 for OU EDI CEcD Exam Prep Course only. 

$450 if taken in conjunction with OU EDI week-long courses.

$750 for the Exam Prep Course and Ethics Course or Primer to the CEcD Course.

Registration fees are payable to the University of Oklahoma. To qualify for the Early Bird registration rate, both a completed registration form and full payment must be received prior to Friday, March 15, 2019.  Payments not received by this date will be charged the normal registration fee (see fee structure under "Registration"). Conference attendees with a balance due will be required to remit payment before being admitted to the conference, with the exception of those attendees paying by government purchase order. A credit card or check will be required on site for attendees with balances that have not provided government purchase order or check.


Qualified substitutions will be accepted at any time. Cancellations received after the close of business on Friday, March 29, 2019, will be required to pay a $150 processing fee.

There will be no refunds for cancellation after Friday, April 12, 2019, or for non-attendance at the Institute. If registration fees are not paid prior to the cancellation or no-show, you will be billed.

Cancellations must be received in writing by mail or email at edi@ou.edu. Telephone cancellations are not accepted.

Exterior of Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
Exterior of Indianapolis Marriott Downtown


OU EDI will be held at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown

Newly-renovated! With newly redesigned rooms and meeting spaces, Indianapolis Marriott Downtown is the perfect home base for your next trip to Hoosier country. Our hotel boasts extensive event space to bring meetings and celebrations to life. Take our skywalk to Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium. After a busy day in Indianapolis, break a sweat in our renovated fitness center appointed with new cardiovascular equipment and free weights. Our redesigned hotel rooms and suites are modern luxury with rich furnishings and expansive windows. The newest hangout spot in downtown is Conner's Kitchen + Bar where we serve up elevated comfort food and local craft brews. For a nightcap, stop at Rye Bar for a classic, handcrafted cocktail. A quick, healthy meal on-the-go can be found at Loaf + Vine Market where we've stocked locally made snacks, treats, and meals. 


Interior Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
Indianapolis Marriott Downtown resdesigned lobby sitting area


Book Your Room Now

OU EDI room block at the conference facility, Indianapolis Marriott Downtown.  The room Rate is $161 per night (plus taxes and fees).   We encourage you to book your room via online link below to ensure you receive group rate, though you can also book by calling (877) 640-7666.   If you call, be sure to specify “OU EDI” or “OU Economic Development Institute” when booking your hotel. 

Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
350 West Maryland Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225
(877) 640-7666

Overflow Hotel

We are experiencing a high volume of reservations at our host hotel for the first weekend of OU EDI (April 26th – April 28th). The city of Indianapolis is hosting another large event the same weekend and sleeping rooms in downtown area hotels are at a minimum. In order to respond to this need, we’ve set up an overflow block of rooms available at: 

Courtyard by Marriott Indianapolis Airport 
2602 Fortune Circle East 
Indianapolis, IN 46241 

Rooms are available on April 26th, 27th and 28th at a rate of $159.00 plus taxes and fees. If you’re unable to make a reservation at our host hotel, visit the following link or call 1-888-811-8164. If calling, make sure to reference the University of Oklahoma/OU EDI Spring Institute Overflow and the hotel name when making your reservation.

Overflow hotel bookings


Materials may be downloaded from the OU EDI database. Log into OU EDI and select Course Schedule from the View Your Info dropdown. You will be able to download course materials upon payment and print your schedule.

Materials can also be purchased for an additional fee of $60 prior to the event. At an OU EDI Institute, printed materials can be purchased for $70.