The registration fees are:

General Registration
(before midnight EDT on 1 September)
Late Registration
(2 September onward)
Student Registration
(before midnight EDT on 1 September)
Late Student Registration
(2 September onward)

You will be assessed late registration fees if payment in full is not received by the 1 September deadline.

Students: please submit a letter from the department chair indicating that you are currently enrolled and therefore qualify for the reduced registration rate. The letter may be sent either by email or post; contact information is located in the blue site navigation bar.

Visa Information: if you will need a letter of invitation in order to obtain a Visa to attend the symposium, please let us know as soon as possible by email ( Be sure to include your mailing address with the request; note that the address cannot be a P.O. box since the letters are sent via FedEx.

Cancellation Policy: There will be a $50 processing fee for all cancellations prior to Friday, 9 September and no refunds thereafter.

Symposium Dinner

On Thursday, 3 November, there is a symposium dinner at the Boston Museum of Science. Included in this event is a private viewing of the museum's special exhibit Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination.

All attendees receive a ticket for this event as part of the symposium registration. If you would like to bring your family or other guests to the dinner and exhibit, the ticket prices are:

adult (18+) $65
young adult (13-17) $40
child (12 and under) free; must be accompanied by an adult

These tickets must be purchased at the time of registration.