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17th Annual
Qualitative Research
Summer Intensive

Gyre by Thomas Sayre, North Carolina Museum of Art

July 27 - 31, 2020
The Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill, NC

Join us for five days of qualitative research professional development courses and networking opportunities.

Take advantage of a unique opportunity to gain both theoretical and practical understanding of qualitative inquiry.
Continuing our tradition of integrating foundation courses with new topical courses, ResearchTalk and the Odum Institute are proud to feature:

  • 7 new courses
  • We are proud to welcome 2 new qualitative scholars to our team:
    • Sharron Docherty
    • Matt Omasta

Event Details

Course Schedule

Monday-Tuesday (July 27-28, 2020)

Two-Day Courses
(9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

*Participants can choose one of the courses listed in this section

Wednesday (July 29, 2020)

One-Day Courses
(9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

*Participants can choose one of the courses listed in this section

Thursday-Friday (July 30-31, 2020)

Two-Day Courses
(Thursday 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)

*Participants can choose one of the courses listed in this section

Daily Schedule

Monday July 27, 2020 through Thursday July 30, 2020

  • 9:30 am – Classes begin
  • 12:00 pm–1:20 pm – Complimentary lunch buffet
  • 4:00 pm – Classes end

Friday July 31, 2020

  • 9:00 am – Classes begin
  • 11:30 am–12:30 pm – Complimentary lunch buffet
  • 3:00 pm – Classes end

Coffee and tea served at a morning break each day.
Coffee, tea and a snack served at an afternoon break each day.

Registration and Pricing

Early Registration

  • All payments must be made to “ResearchTalk”
  • $285.00 per one-day course
  • $570.00 per two-day course
  • Early registration ends Monday, April 20, 2020.

Standard Registration

  • All payments must be made to “ResearchTalk”
  • $340.00 per one-day course
  • $680.00 per two-day course
  • Standard registration ends Monday, June 22, 2020.
  • Registration includes coffee and tea, lunch buffet and afternoon snack each day.
  • To obtain early registration pricing, full payment or payment guarantee via organization PO (purchase order or equivalent), must be received by April 20, 2020.
  • If you register before April 20, 2020 and do not pay by April 20, 2020, you will be invoiced at standard registration rates on April 21, 2020.
  • Your seat is not officially held until payment is received in full. If full payment or payment guarantee via organization PO (purchase order or equivalent) is not received by July 8, 2020, your registration will be canceled.

Venue, Travel Info, and Accommodations

Event Venue

The Carolina Inn
211 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516
(919) 933-2001

Closest Airport

Raleigh-Durham Airport (RDU)
2400 John Brantley Blvd
Morrisville, North Carolina 27560
RDU Ground Transportation info is available here.

Primary Hotel for Sleeping Rooms

The Carolina Inn
211 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516
1-800-962-8519 or 1-919-933-2001
reservations@carolinainn.com
Group Booking Code: G-1995
Online reservations

QRSI rate: $184.00 (plus tax) per night – plus parking if applicable
NOTE: This QRSI room rate will be available until the group block is sold out. Once the group block is full, the room rate will be $194.00 (plus tax) per night.

Secondary Hotel for Sleeping Rooms

Hampton Inn and Suites Chapel Hill/Carrboro*
370 E Main St #100
Carrboro, NC 27510
(919) 969-6988
Group Booking Code: QUA
Online reservations
Reserve hotel rooms before June 29, 2020.
* ~1 mile from Carolina Inn; scheduled transportation to and from the secondary hotel will be provided for you.

QRSI rate: $144.00 (plus tax) per night – plus parking if applicable
NOTE: The QRSI room rate will be available until June 29, 2020 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.