Registration Information

Registration provides access to all official scientific sessions, scheduled breakfasts, refreshment breaks, receptions and a digital program copy. It also includes entrance to the banquet on Thursday and any related activities, such as the Riverboat tour and museum entrance. Entrance to these activities is for the registrant only. A substitute can be named, but his/her name must be submitted at least one week in advance of the conference.

Registration Rates

  • Early Registration: $650 – register by midnight September 12, 2019
  • Standard Registration: $700 – register cut off October 31, 2019

Early Investigator Awards will be presented to eligible and selected candidates. For this award, “early investigators” are candidates who, at the time of application, are graduate students, post-doctoral fellows or Assistant Professors (or equivalent position) within the first 3 years of appointment. The award will consistent of reimbursement of registration costs ($650) and $850 to assist partially with lodging and travel expenses, for a grant total of $1,500 for each award.


Cancellations and refund requests received on or after October 31, 2019 will be subject to a $75 administrative processing fee. We regret we are unable to offer a refund for cancellations after October 31, 2019. If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute in your place. We ask that you give notification of the substitution at least one week in advance of the conference start date. Send cancellation or substitution requests to Helen Hawn at *protected email*.