Important updates

April 20, 2018
Information about Keynote Speaker Philippe Cousteau has been posted.

April 19, 2018
Information about Town Hall Events has been posted.

April 10, 2018
The deadline for special reduced hotel room rates is extended to April 27. Rooms are limited! Make your reservations today.

April 3, 2018
1-day Poster Session has been scheduled.
All Posters will be displayed on June 6.

March 28, 2018
Media page has been added.

March 19, 2018
We are collecting information about sessions/workshops/poster session participation please fill out "Workshop Session Participation" spreadsheet of this file and send it back to us.

March 14-15, 2018
1 day of the Poster Session has been cancelled. There will be ONE poster session ONLY.
All Posters will be displayed on June 6 or June 7 with the date to be finalized soon. Check schedules frequently.

March 11, 2018
Lunches are included into the registration fee payment and will be provided during the Session days only (June 4-8). If you have any Food Restriction please fill out this table and send it back to us.

March 11, 2018
Detailed Schedules for all sessions have been posted.

March 5, 2018
Detailed Schedules for all sessions except for S6, S8, and S11 have been posted.

March 5, 2018
Detailed Schedules for S2, S5, S10, S13, S15, S16 have been posted.

February 14, 2018
Grant notifications will start to go out starting Feb. 14 and will continue for a few days as we confirm some last funding sources.

February 14, 2018
Additional Travel Funding (NSF) is available for US citizen and residents
Requests for travel funds are due 16 March 2018.

February 7, 2018
Abstracts Acceptance info has been posted
Check Granted Type of Presentation column to find out the status of your paper (Oral, Poster).
Please note, "Pending" Session means that the decision about placements of these abstracts is still in a process.

February 2, 2018
Draft Schedule has been posted

January 24, 2018
Poster size information has been posted

January 19, 2018
Hotel and Transportation Student Reservation is now available at dicounted rate

January 11, 2018
Visa information has been posted

January 5, 2018
Hotel and Transportation information has been posted

December 18, 2017
Publication information has been posted posted

December 15, 2017
Plenary S1, S3, S10, S15 Speakers and Invited S6 Speaker posted

December 12, 2017
Online Early Registration, Abstract Submission, and Financial Support Application deadline extended to Jan 12, 2018

Important Dates
September 20, 2017
Session and Workshop themes will be finalized.
October 27, 2017
  1. Early Registration Fee
  2. Abstract submission
  3. CV and Financial support application
February 13, 2018 (extended)
Abstract Notification Deadline
  1. Abstract acceptance notification
February 14-19, 2018 (extended)
Financial Support Grant Notification Deadline
  1. Financial support grant notification
    NEWS, Feb. 14