IMPORTANT DATES & FEEs

Description

REGISTRATION ​IS ​REQUIRED ​FOR ​ALL ​PARTICIPANTS ​ 
Full ​2 ​Day ​Conference ​Registration ​Includes: 
*Registration ​includes: ​ ​2 ​breakfasts, ​2 ​lunches, ​1 ​dinner ​and ​coffee ​breaks.

Single-Day ​Conference ​Registration ​For ​May ​26th ​Includes: 
*Registration ​includes: ​ ​Breakfasts, ​lunch, ​and ​dinner ​and ​coffee ​breaks.
Single-Day ​Conference ​Registration ​For ​May ​27th ​Includes: 
*Registration ​includes: ​ ​Breakfasts, ​lunches, ​and ​coffee ​breaks.
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**The welcoming dinner and cruise tour on May 25, 2015, is an optional addition to the conference and is $50.00. The ​Welcoming ​Boat ​Cruise ​on ​May ​25, ​2015 ​(5:00-6:00pm ​Meeting ​reception ​at ​SwisOtel, ​6:00-6:30pm ​Trip ​to ​Navy ​Pier ​(Transportation ​will ​be ​provided), ​6:30-7:00pm ​Boarding, ​7:00-9:30pm ​Cruise ​& ​Dinner.
***Each networking reception on May 26, 2015 between 4:45pm – 5:45pm, is also an optional addition and is $10.00.
****Each educational trip on May 27, 2015 between 2:00pm – 4:00pm, is also an optional addition and is $10.00.
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REGISTRATION FEE:

If you register:
Before October 31, 2014 
US $150.00* (Early Bird Rate)
Between November 1, 2014 – May 4, 2015 US $200.00*
May 4, 2015 – May 18, 2015 (Registration closes at the end of the day on the 18th) US $250.00*

The attendee can book a room at the Swissotel, where the conference will be held, for $159 per night, before taxes. Click here to book your stay.

Flight fares can be found through either O’Hare or Midway airports in Chicago, and will vary depending on where the attendee is flying in from.

 

IMPORTANT DEADLINES: 

Abstract Submission October 1, 2014 November 26, 2014
Notification of Abstract Acceptance / Rejection 1/16/2015
Full paper submission for selected papers 2/28/2015
Registration Deadline for Authors 2/28/2015
Registration deadline for participants (a participant is an attendee that does not submit or present a paper, but attends sessions) 5/18/2015
Sponsorship & Exhibition Deadline 5/8/2015
Conference Dates May 26-27, 2015

 

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CANCELLATION ​POLICY!!

After registering for the event you can log into your account on regonline and change your attendance status at any time.  We do not offer full refunds at any time, and as the event gets closer the amount of payment refunded gets smaller.  This is due to the fact that the event is planned around the number of attendees registered and upon cancellation the changing number of attendees alters the conference as a whole.  The refund policy is as follows:
Attendees ​ ​canceling ​their ​registration ​before ​October 31, 2014 will ​receive ​a ​75% ​ ​refund.
Attendees ​canceling ​their ​registration ​between ​November 1, 2014 – May 1, 2015 ​will ​ ​receive ​a ​25% ​refund. ​
No ​refunds ​will ​be ​permitted ​for ​cancellations ​made ​after ​May 1, ​2015

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