2016 Fall Conference

Date & Time

October 10, 2016 - October 11, 2016
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

The Aeries Software Users' Conference is an opportunity for clients to enhance their existing foundation of knowledge and share their experiences to better meet the needs of their schools. Topics are presented using a lecture format with a single computer and a projection unit. The conference workshops are NOT designed to replace training for new clients and hands-on environment is limited to an open forum question and answer area.

Conference location

Sacramento Convention Center

1400 J Street

Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 808-5291


Registration Packets

To download a list of conference sessions being offered, please click here.

In congruence with the announcement regarding transitioning to the web version of Aeries® SIS, all sessions will be presented in the Aeries Web Version (with a few exceptions indicated).

Registration fees

DeadlineFinal Date1-day2-days
Early Bird 09/02/2016 $300 $525
Regular 09/16/2016 $350 $625
Late/Final 09/30/2016 $425 $775

Registration Deadline

* Registrations will not be accepted after September 30, 2016 or when conference capacity has been reached (first come, first served). Late registration fee WILL apply after September 16, 2016

Cancellations will not be accepted or refunds given after October 03, 2016

Cancellations MUST be received in writing

Transfers of registration will not be accepted after October 03, 2016

Confirmation will be sent to the mailing address provided on the registration form prior to the conference. Your registration is not complete until you have received a confirmation! If you have not received your confirmation by September 30, please verify first with your district that the registration was sent before contacting Connie Castillo at (888) 487-7555.


Aeries Software is not responsible for room reservations and/or accommodations. We will be securing a block of rooms at a reasonable rate, but have no connection with the hotel for securing reservations. You must mention Aeries Software and make your reservation by 9/16/2016 and before capacity has been reached to receive the group rate.   If you require any special accommodation, please notify the hotel when you make your reservation.

Sheraton Grand Sacramento - Sold-out Monday night

1230 J St.

Sacramento, CA 95814

General: (916) 447-1700

Reservations: (800) 325-3535

Link to book at group rate online.

Best Western Sutter House

1100 H St.

Sacramento, CA 95814

General: (888) 256-8040

Residence Inn Marriott

1121 15th St.

Sacramento, CA 95814

General: (916) 443-0500

Link to book at group rate online.

Citizen Hotel

926 J St.

Sacramento, CA 95814

General: (916) 447-2700

Reservations: (877) 781-8559

Link to book at group rate online.

Hyatt Regency Sacramento (no group rate)

1209 L St.

Sacramento, CA 95814

General: (916) 443-1234

Partners Attending

Adrylan Communications is the designer of the Educator’s Assessment Data Management System (EADMS), a next generation local assessment and data management solution optimized for online and traditional plain-paper assessment. Adrylan will be presenting session #800 on Monday and #805 on Tuesday.
Certica Solutions offers school districts Certify™, a K-12 enterprise data quality solution which automatically validates databases for quality, business rule integrity and policy compliance – and alerts schools daily. Certica will be presenting session #880 on Monday.
Clever keeps educational applications rostered and up-to-date. Clever will be presenting session #840 on Monday.
Davis Demographics & Planning is the premier firm providing demographic analysis and long-range planning and ESRI-based GIS software applications for K-12 school districts. Davis Demographics & Planning will be presenting session #895 on Tuesday.
DecisionInsite provides the nation’s school district leaders with the technology, analytics and expertise they need to understand how enrollment impacts their District – past, present and future. DecisionInsite will be presenting session #890 on Tuesday.
SchoolCity helps districts across the country create their own success stories with revolutionary assessment, accountability and data management solutions. SchoolCity will be presenting session #810 covering their online assessment management, analysis, and reporting system on Monday.
Tools4ever develops and provides standardized and affordable Identity Governance & Administration (IGA) solutions that can be implemented within a few weeks and are easily managed. Tools4Ever will be presenting session #845 on Tuesday.


Join the conversation and connect with other attendees. The Users' Conference is on Facebook.


Afterhours Monday

CALPADS Outlook 4:10 - 5:00PM A look at what is planned for CALPADS in the current and future school years, presented in conjunction with CDE/CSIS staff.
Student Data Privacy Forum 4:10 - 5:00PM A moderator-led discussion regarding common obstacles, best practices, and informative insight into complying with the various Federal and State laws and policies involved with Student Data Privacy, including FERPA, COPPA, HIPAA, SOPIPA, and California AB-1584.
Casino Night Client Mixer 5:30 - 8:00PM Hosted at the Sheraton Grand hotel next door to the convention center, clients are encouraged to attend this free event that features appetizers, cash bars, casino games, and raffle prizes.

Future Conferences

Aeries Users' Conference are held every March in Ontario, CA and every October in Sacramento, CA. Here are some future Conference dates:

Ontario - March 6 & 7, 2017

Sacramento - October 9 & 10, 2017