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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: When and where is the conference?
A1: The conference is June 13-19, 2006, in Santa Fe, New Mexico at Santa Fe's Lensic Theater.

Q2: When does registration start?
A2: Registration begins on this website November 15, 2005.

Q3: What is the registration fee for conference participants?
A3: Registration fees are determined by type of registration (regular or student) and when the registration is completed. Student registration is $475 and regular registration is $575.

Q4: Who do I contact with questions?
A4: Please use our contact form if you have any questions about the conference.

Q5: When do plenary sessions begin and end?

A5: Plenary sessions are 8:30 am-12:30 pm and 2:00-6:30 pm.

Q6:  How do I apply for a scholarship?

A6: The National Science Foundation will supply a limited number of scholarships for students.  To apply complete the Scholarship application form under Student Scholarships and submit it by January 31.   

Q7:  How do I submit a poster abstract?

A7: To submit a poster abstract, use the Poster Abstract Submission Application form. Submit your abstract by the deadline (March 15). The organizing committee will review submitted abstracts and choose those that will be invited to present at the meeting by about April 1. The number of accepted abstracts will be limited by the available space for the presentations.

Q8:  I'm confused about when the poster abstract is to be submitted.  I've seen both January 15 and March 15 on the web.l
A8:  The deadline for submitting poster abstracts is March 15.  It was moved from January 15 because of some unavioidable delays in getting the application forms on line.

Q9:  I've applied for a scholarship but haven't received any notification and the last day for the early bird registration is February 17.  I'm afraid I'll have to pay a higher registration fee.
A9:  Everyone who applied for a scholarship will be able to register at the early bird rate of $475 after February 17.  You will not be penalized for a later registration fee submission. 

Q10:  When will we know about the scholarship?
A10:  Final decisions should be made by mid-March.  Many of you applied and the committee needs time to determine those most in need.

Q11:  I lost my email for hotel registration.  Now what do I do?
A11:  If you lose that email, you can get another copy of it via the Send me Hotel Info button on their control panel.

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