ACES
2008: Using Science for Decision Making in Dynamic Systems

December 8-11, 2008

Naples, Florida

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Registration Fee Schedule

MEETING ATTENDEE FEE
Registration Fee
Registration Deadline
Early Bird Discounted Registration $295 By October 10th
Regular Reduced Registration $345 By November 7th
Late Registration $395 AFTER November 7th
STUDENT ATTENDEE FEE*
Registration Fee
Registration Deadline
Early Bird Discounted Registration $175 By October 10th
Regular Reduced Registration $220 By November 7th
Late Registration $265 AFTER November 7th
*Photocopy of valid student ID required. The student fee does not apply to post-docs.
GUEST FEE
(10 years of age and older)
Registration Fee
Registration Deadline
Early Bird Discounted Registration $125 By October 10th
Regular Registration $150 By November 7th
Late Registration $175 AFTER November 7th
*The Guest Fee is not for use by co-workers.
OPTIONAL EDUCATIONAL TOURS:
Thursday, 12/11/2008 
(1:00pm - 5:30pm)
Registration Fee
Registration Deadline
Tour 2 -- Big Cypress National Preserve
– Limited to 20 ppl.
$50 By November 14th
Tour 3 -- Florida Panther Conservation Bank
– Limited to 15 ppl.
$50 By November 14th
Tour 4 -- U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge
– Limited to 11 ppl.
$50 By November 14th
*Educational Tour Fee includes lunch and transportation.
*Advance registration by November 14th required.
WORKSHOP ATTENDEE FEE*
Registration Fee
Registration Deadline

Monday, 12/8/2008 -- 9:00am-12:00pm
Workshop #1 Introduction, Evolution, and Valuation of Ecosystem Services

$50 By November 14th
Monday, 12/8/2008 -- 9:00am-12:00pm
Workshop #2 Florida's Cooperative Conservation Blueprint:  A Scientifically Based State-wide Ecosystem Services Program for Private Lands
$50 By November 14th
Monday, 12/8/2008 -- 1:00pm-4:00pm
Workshop #3 Drivers of Integrated Agricultural Systems
$50 By November 14th
Monday, 12/8/2008 -- 9:00am-4:00pm
Workshop #4 Land Use Codes and Ecological Services:  Actively Engaging the Opportunities and Constraints of Restoring Ecological Function through Responsible Site Design – Limited to 30 people
$50 By November 14th
Monday, 12/8/2008 -- 1:00pm-4:00pm
Workshop #5 Providing Multiple Resource Benefits and Economic Opportunities through Biomass Utilization
$50 By November 14th
Monday, 12/8/2008 -- 9:00am-4:00pm
Workshop #6 Building the Ecosystem Services Approach: New Directions, Case Studies and Tools in Use within DoD and Partnering Organizations
$50 By November 14th

*Advance registration by November 14th required.
*Workshop Fee Includes lunch
*Participants may choose one morning and one afternoon or a full-day workshop for the $50 fee.

Fee payments must accompany all registrations by the deadline to qualify for the applicable discount.

What Does the Registration Fee Include?
 
Conference & Student Attendees: The ACES 2008 registration fee provides full participation in the conference including registration materials, an abstract book, customized conference portfolio and canvas tote. As well as morning, mid-day and afternoon refreshments; Tuesday’s Welcome Reception, Wednesday’s Poster Session & Networking Reception and lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday.
 
Workshop Fee: This fee includes full participation in the pre-conference workshop of your choosing, morning, mid-day and afternoon refreshments, and a boxed lunch.

Educational Tour Fee: This fee includes lunch, refreshments, transportation and access to tour sites by private guides. Please refer to the web site for detailed field trip information.
 
Guest Fee: The ACES 2008 guest fee allows guests 10 years of age and older to attend the Tuesday Welcome Reception, and the Wednesday Poster Session & Networking Reception.
 
Before clicking on the Register Now! link below, we recommend that you have payment information on-hand, such as credit card, check number or purchase order number, if we are to invoice your institution.

We are delighted you wish to register for this event. Advanced registration is closed, however, we will be happy to register you onsite and look forward to your participation.

THANK YOU!

Defer Payment: Should you need to defer registration payment in order to work with your agency’s accounting practices please select the invoice option when prompted for payment. This will allow you to register your attendance while providing the flexibility to pay by Check at a later date or contact OCI at 352-392-5930 with Credit or P-Card information once travel funds are authorized.

Refund Policy: All refund requests must be received in writing by November 14, 2008. A processing fee of $100.00 will be deducted from all meeting participant refunds, $25.00 from all student and guest refunds and $10 from each educational tour and workshop refund.
 
Special Needs: Participants with special needs can be reasonably accommodated by contacting the Office of Conferences & Institutes at least 21 working days prior to the conference. We can be reached by phone at 1-352-392-5930, by FAX at 1-352-392-9734, or by calling 1-800-955-8771 (TDD). The TDD number can only be accessed from within the State of Florida.

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