Conference Fee:   The conference fee  of  $295 U.S. covers all instruction, materials, refreshment breaks, lunch, and access to the conference reception for the duration of the conference on Tuesday, September 9, and Wednesday, September 10. Registrants are responsible for all other meals and lodging.

How to register: You can register online or by mailing the printable registration form with a check, money order, purchase order, or letter of authorization from your employer or sponsoring organization.

Credit card payment can be accepted only with online registration.  

Deadline: All registrations must be received by 5:00 p.m. EST on August 15th, 2008. 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.

Confirmation: The conference planner will confirm your enrollment and provide additional information. 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 get a full refund of your registration fee; however, the University cannot be held responsible for any other related costs, including cancellation fees assessed by airlines or travel agencies.

Refunds: If your request to withdraw is received by August 22, 2008, we can issue a partial refund. Send your written request by fax to 814-863-5190 or by e-mail to A $50 administrative fee will be charged for each withdrawal. Anyone who is registered but cannot attend may send a substitute.

Access: 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 before your visit.

For more information about registration:

Carolyn Andersen, Conference Planner

Phone: 814-863-5100