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Symposium Registration Fee Schedule*

Registrant CategoryOn or before Feb 16After Feb 16
Full-time Student**$180$200

* The symposium registration fee is for in-person attendance only. Short courses participation requires additional registration and fee.

** Requires full-time student status verification by either a current transcript or a letter from the school department.

Half Day Short Course Registration Fee Schedule***

Registrant CategoryOn or before Feb 16After Feb 16
One Half-Day Short CourseIndustry$240$280
Full-time Student**$50$70
Two half-Day Short CoursesIndustry$360$400
Full-time Student**$80$100

*** Short courses will be taught by instructors on-site but may include both on-site and virtual online attendees. The main symposium registration is not required for short course registration. The organizers and instructors reserve the right to cancel any short course (either the virtual on-line portion or entirely) for any reason with a full refund of the course registration fee.

Evening reception mixer (on 3/7)

Free for all on-site symposium participants.

Fee Waiver and Discount

  • Keynote speakers: must register and skip the payment step. All fees listed above will be waived.
  • All short course instructors: must register. Free registration for symposium but have to pay the short course fee if it is a different short course from the instructed short course.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation of any paid registration of short course or symposium fee must be made in writing (send an email to before or on Feb 4 for a full refund minus a $50 processing charge. No refund will be honored if the cancellation request is received after Feb 4, 2024.