REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THE 2014 CONFERENCE. We have reached our limit for registration.

Limited registrations are still available for Federal Employees, please email Devany Pressley ( to register. Lunch will not be included for any Federal Employees registering after December 19.

Note: no registration requests will be processed until January 2.


Conference Rates & Early Bird Cut-off Dates

Regular registration:

Early Bird (through December 3, 2013): $400 (now extended to December 9)
Full (after December 3, 2013): $500

Student registration:

Early Bird (through December 3, 2013): $150 (now extended to December 9)
Full (after December 3, 2013): $200

Note: Registration is limited to 700, so you are advised to register as soon as possible. After 700 registrations, we will no longer accept new registrations. Due to the uncertainty of travel authorizations within the Federal government, we will hold 50 spaces for Federal employees until the date of the conference.

Registration fees include 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 2 receptions.
If a registration is cancelled on or before December 9, 2013, a full refund will be issued, minus a small processing fee based on payment type. After December 9, no refunds will be made.
If maximum registration has not been reached, onsite Registration will be available at the conference.

Some student travel support is available, please see the Student page of this website for more details.


Abstract submission is now closed. You may make edits to authors or presenters on existing abstracts only until December 3 by visiting the submission site and logging in using the log-in and password you created when you submitted your abstract. Click here to visit the submission site.

For more details on abstract submission, please visit the Abstracts webpage.

For questions about Registration, please contact Devany Pressly at or 228-215-3597.
For questions about Abstract submission, please contact or 202-448-1244.