Fee and Registration / Poster Presentation

Conference Fees

The fee covers all instruction, program materials, continental breakfasts and lunches on Thursday and Friday, and refreshment breaks. Registrants are responsible for all other meals and lodging.

  • $295 Full Registration (on or before September 14)
  • $325 Full Registration (after September 14)
  • $95 Student Registration - must be full-time student – (on or before September 14)
  • $125 Student Registration - must be full-time student – (after September 14)

How to register

Advance conference registration has ended. However, walk-in registration (additional $30 fee applies) will be available 7:00 – 8:05 a.m., Thursday, October 11, at the on-site conference registration desk in the lobby/rotunda of The Nittany Lion Inn.

Poster Presentation Information:

Abstracts of poster presentations submittal has been closed.


Poster boards are 4’ x 4’ and double sided (useable area is 46” x 46”). Velcro tabs will be provided on-site for poster participants to hang their poster. Posters should be hung promptly at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, October 11, in the poster/reception area. All posters should be removed by 8:00 p.m. Oct. 11, following the poster reception.


All registrations must be received by 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, October 5. After this date, please call the conference planner at 814-863-5100 for information about on-site check-in; if space permits, you can register for an additional $30.


Penn State Conferences will confirm your registration. You will be alerted promptly of any cancellations or changes. If some unforeseen event forces Penn State to cancel or postpone the program, you will receive a full refund of your registration fee; however, the University cannot be held responsible for any related costs, including cancellation fees assessed by airlines or travel agencies.


If your request to withdraw is received by September 20, 2012, we can issue a partial refund. Send your written request by fax to 814-863-5190 or by e-mail to ConferenceInfo1@outreach.psu.edu. A $50 administrative fee will be charged for each withdrawal. Anyone who is registered but cannot attend may send a substitute.


Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing special accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the conference planner at 814-863-5100.