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Do I need to register for the conference?
  • Yes, all people attending must register and pay the registration fee to attend the conference.

Do I register and pay separately?
  • No, registration and payment are part of the same process. 

Do I submit my abstract separately?

  • No, you will submit your abstract at the time you register. All abstracts are accepted upon submission (no separate review is required).

What if I am a first author of a presentation and a co-author of another presentation?
  • Only register ONCE--as a first author.  You also only have to pay once!

Is there a word limit for the abstracts?
  • Yes, there is a limit of 400 characters (about 65 words), which includes spaces.

When does the conference begin and end?
  • Beginning and ending times may vary, but typically the first presentations are scheduled for 8:00 or 8:30 in the morning, following the continental breakfast. The conference usually concludes by 5:00 in the afternoon.

When will the conference program be posted on the web site?
  • Usually about 5 days before the conference.

What should I wear when I give my presentation?
  • Business attire or business casual attire is appropriate. 

Are meals provided?
  • Yes. The registration fee includes the cost of light refreshments Friday evening, a continental-style breakfast Saturday morning, and lunch on Saturday.

Can I get a refund if I cancel my registration?
  • Cancellation requests prior to registration deadline: 100% refund

  • Cancellation requests after registration deadline, but before conference: 50% refund

  • No refunds after the start of the conference

Will a computer with PowerPoint and a projector be available?
  • Yes.

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