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Registration will open on January 3, 2017. Reduced early bird rates will be available until March 17, 2017.

Reduced early bird rates will be available until March 17, 2017.


Registrant TypeEarly Bird (until March 17, 2017)Regular Registration (beginning March 18, 2017)
TRF Members:$200$260
TRF Student Members:$100$130
Student Non-Members:$130$160
Chicago Area Residents:Please click herePlease click here


Registration fees include admission to all sessions at the main conference and the graduate-student focused sessions on Thursday afternoon. The fee also includes coffee breaks, the networking reception, light breakfast on Friday, and the awards luncheon. The Friday evening social event is available at an additional fee of $30. There is no charge for the Saturday tours, but participants will be responsible for their own local transportation to and from the tours.


Registration Refund Policy

Cancellations and requests for refunds should be sent to [email protected]:

Until March 17:  Full refund less a $10 administrative fee
March 18 – April 3: 75% refund
On or after April 4: no refunds

Speakers who have to cancel should also inform Ian Savage at [email protected].