5th Annual Association of Academic Support Educators (AASE) Conference

AASE Logo2017 Annual Conference
May 23-25, 2017
Texas A&M University School of Law
Fort Worth, TX

The 2017 Conference of the Association of Academic Support Educators will bring together colleagues interested in legal education and academic support. In this collegial and collaborative environment, colleagues will have a chance to meet, reconnect and share ideas about pedagogy, scholarship and professional growth.

Wednesday Night Dine Around Sign Up

Discover the flavor of Fort Worth. Please sign-up for a dine-around location that interests you.
Restaurant options:
  • Risky's Barbeque
  • Taverna (Italian)
  • Brewed
  • Rodeo Goat (hamburgers)
  • Taco Diner
  • Spice (Thai)
  • Del Frisco's Grill
  • P.F. Chang's Asian Bistro
  • Spiral Diner (vegetarian/vegan)
    Dine Around Sign Up

    AASE Invite Welcome ReceptionMonday Night Welcome Reception

    We are hosting a welcome reception on Monday night from 6-9 p.m. at a local restaurant, The Bird Café. The Bird Café is in the heart of Sundance Square and is about a 5-minute walk from the Hilton hotel. We will have drinks and appetizers on the patio, and it will be a great place to visit with colleagues. Download a walking map to The Bird Café.   

    Hilton Hotel FWHotel Information

    Conference Hotels:
    • Hilton, 815 Main Street, Fort Worth TX, 76102
    • Sheraton, 1701 Commerce Street, Fort Worth TX, 76102, 817-335-7000

    Texas A&M School of LawDirections & Map

    Driving directions to our campus located at 1515 Commerce Street can be found using the map below. The main entrance to the law school is on Commerce Street, across from the Fort Worth Water Gardens.


    Airports:  Texas A&M University School of Law is located in downtown Fort Worth, Texas, just 30 minutes from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). The second largest airport in the ​United States, DFW has direct flights to over 200 locations around the world and is a hub for American Airlines (AA). The Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL), about 40 minutes from the Law School, is a hub for Southwest Airlines (SWA).

    To and From the Airport:  The ​​​hotel does not offer a shuttle from the airport, but ground transportation options, such as taxi, SuperShuttle, shared ride (Uber, Lyft, etc.) and rental cars, are available.

    Rental Cars:  All downtown hotels are within walking distance ​of the Law School. So, there is no need for a rental car or other transportation between the Law School and the hotel.

    Parking:  Free parking for conference attendees is available in the Law School parking lots.

    Navigating Downtown Fort Worth

    Molly the TrolleyFree Trolley:  "Molly the Trolley" offers free trolley routes throughout downtown Fort Worth to Sundance Square and picks up directly in front of the Hilton and Sheraton hotels, as well as most other downtown hotels.

    Free Shuttle:  AASE has paid for a shuttle that will be revolving from the Hilton Hotel to the Law School during the following times:
          • Tuesday, May 23:  9 ​a.m. – 1 ​p.m. and 4 ​p.m. – 6 ​p.m.
          • Wednesday, May 24:  8:00 ​a.m. – 11 ​a.m. and 3​ p.m. – 6​ p.m.
          • Thursday, May 25​:  8 ​a.m. – 12 ​p.m.

    Enjoy the walk!:  Download a walking map of Downtown Fort Worth showing the quickest way from the Hilton Hotel to the Law School.

    Fort Worth Bike Share:  https://fortworth.bcycle.com/

    Shared Ride:  Uber and Lyft service this area.

    Explore Fort Worth

    Sundance SquareDiscover "Where the West begins" in the city of cowboys and culture. Experience world-class museums, restaurants, entertainment, outdoor activities and sports (Go Rangers!). Explore one of the best downtowns in America, complete with a visit to Sundance Square or venture to the vibrant West 7th area or Near Southside Magnolia District. ​Find your zen in the Water Gardens directly across the street from the law school or explore your wild side at the Fort Worth Zoo, one of the top 5 zoos in the nation.