Registration Information

Anyone attending GEER 2017, including speakers, poster presenters, moderators, session organizers and attendees, will need to register for the conference and pay the full registration fee to participate.

Registration Fee Schedule

GOVERNMENT OR NON-PROFIT ATTENDEE FEE Registration Fee Registration Deadline
Early Bird Discounted Registration $350.00 1 - Mar
Regular Reduced Registration $425.00 3 - Apr
Late Registration $495.00 AFTER April 3
COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRY FEE Registration Fee Registration Deadline
Early Bird Discounted Registration $450.00 1 - Mar
Regular Reduced Registration $525.00 3 - Apr
Late Registration $595.00 AFTER April 3
STUDENT* & RETIREE** ATTENDEE FEE Registration Fee Registration Deadline
Early Bird Discounted Registration $250.00 1 - Mar
Regular Reduced Registration $325.00 3 - Apr
Late Registration $395.00 AFTER April 3

*Photocopy of valid student ID required. The student fee does not apply to post-docs. Fee payments must accompany all registrations by the deadline to qualify for the applicable discount.

**The Retiree category applies to those who are fully retired.

OPTIONAL WORKSHOPS (Monday, April 17) Registration Fee Registration Deadline
Water, Energy and Carbon Cycling within Greater Everglades Ecosystems $25 April 3 or until workshop is full (attendance is limited to 50 people)
Enhancing Engagement: Skills & Strategies to Involve Stakeholders in Everglades Restoration Efforts $25 April 3 or until workshop is full (attendance is limited to 25 people)
GUEST FEE (16 years of age and older) Registration Fee Registration Deadline
Early Bird Discounted Registration $95 1 - Mar
Regular Reduced Registration $125 3 - Apr
Late Registration $125 AFTER April 3

NOTE: The Guest Fee is not for use by co-workers.

What Does the Registration Fee Include?

Attendee

The registration fee, combined with funds contributed by our generous sponsors, provides full participation in the conference, conference materials, along with almost all meals throughout the conference as delineated on the agenda, including daily morning, mid-day, and afternoon refreshments, an informal Welcome Social on Monday evening, a Poster Session Networking Reception on Tuesday evening, and a Networking Reception on Thursday evening. A lunch buffet will be provided on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Guest Fee

The guest fee allows guests 16 years of age and older to attend the Welcome Social on Monday evening, the Poster Session Networking Reception on Tuesday evening, and the Networking Reception Thursday evening. The guest fee does not include meeting attendance.

Refund Policy:

All refund requests must be received in writing by March 20, 2017 A processing fee of 50% will be deducted from all meeting attendee and workshop refunds and $25.00 from all guest refunds. After March 20, no refunds will be issued.

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 1-352-392-4044, 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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Important Deadlines

March 10
Hotel Reservation Deadline

April 3
Regular Registration Fee Expires




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