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Here are the key dates, rates, and policies:

Date Item
 Still accepting abstracts  Abstract Deadline – now extended
through 31 October Early Bird Registration at $225
 through 18 November $30 cancellation fee
 through 20 December Regular Registration at $275
 after 20 December Late (and on-site) registration at $300
 through  1 January 50% cancellation fee (no refund after 1 January)

Step 1: Register below. Once registered, on future visits just login with the email address and password you used to register. If you have trouble with registration here (, email

Step 2: Go to the Manage Abstract page. You can update your abstract until the due date.

Step 3: If you need an invitation letter to the conference (e.g., to obtain a business visa for entry into the US), please e-mail If you are not sure, please consult the US consulate in your country.

Step 4: Pay.

  • DO NOT pay if we have told you in writing that your fee is waived. Just check the correct box when registering.
  • You are not registered until you have paid or we have waived your fee.
  • After you have registered or logged in, a payment link will appear here.