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Pre-Registration Discount Deadline: OCTOBER 6, 2014

Registration is now open. Registration Fees must be paid by the respective deadline in order for discounts to apply. Attendees are responsible for their own expenses related to travel, parking, lodging, and any other incidental charges. Please visit the Travel Awards page for eligibility requirements.

Registrant Type
See table footnotes
Early Bird Registration
Before 9/1/2014
Pre-Registration
9/1/2014–10/6/2014
On-Site Registration6
10/7/2014 & Thereafter
General 1 $550 $625 $725
Student 1,2 $250 $325 $450
Guest 3 $300 $375 $450
One-Day 4 $200 $250 $250
Exhibitor (non-profit) 5 $1,200 $1,500 N/A
Exhibitor (for-profit) 5 $1,800 $2,250 N/A

1 Includes all meeting materials and activities.

2 Post-Doctoral Fellows, Undergraduate, Graduate, Research Assistants, etc. In order to obtain the student rate, please provide documentation that confirms you are currently a student receiving academic credit. Acceptable proof of student status includes valid student ID, letter of enrollment on school letterhead, OR registration/enrollment receipt from your school. The document must show your name, the full name of your school, and an unexpired date (showing that you are currently a student).

3 Includes access to open admission meal events; excludes continuing education credits.

4 Includes access to meeting activities, program at-a-glance, and venue floor plan.

5 Includes Conference Registration for one attendee, opening ceremony reception for one attendee, booth descriptor in program syllabus, 10'x10' space for lease, one 6' table, one waste basket, two chairs, and carpet.

6 Onsite registrants will receive abbreviated conference materials.

Payment Instructions

When registering online for the 2014 Conference, you have the opportunity to pay by Credit Card or Institution Check. If payment is not received by the respective discount deadline, then your balance due will be adjusted according to the timeline and corresponding rates as noted above. Please make checks for Conference Registration payable and mail to:

The 1Joshua Group, LLC
FBO 2014 MHDGC
1513 East Cleveland Ave.
Bldg. 100-B, Suite 202
Atlanta, GA 30344-6947

Mailed checks for registration payments must arrive at the aforementioned address by close of business on November 17, 2014. All other check payments are due at check-in for the Grantees' Conference.

Please note that neither Purchase Orders nor Personal Checks will be accepted on-site. Attendees must provide a valid Credit Card or a Business/Institution Check at the time of check-in to cover all Registration fees. When paying on-site, please note that ON-SITE RATES WILL APPLY.

Cancellations

Notification of registration cancellations must be submitted in writing to the Conference Secretariat. Registration cancellations occurring prior to October 7, 2014 will be assessed a 50% cancellation fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made on or after October 7, 2014. Refunds will be distributed no later than 30 days after the close of the Conference. Neither the Conference nor its agents will be liable for canceled or delayed flights. The request for registration refund must include the tax identification number of payor.

Conference Administrators reserve the right to cancel activities prior to the scheduled date should uncontrollable circumstance make it necessary. Each registrant will be notified via the email address(es) provided during the registration process. In the case of activity cancellation, the liability of the Conference is limited to the registration fee.

Conference Administrators reserve the right to limit the number of participants in a program and is not responsible for any expenses incurred by an individual or institution whose registration is not confirmed and for whom space is not available.

Meals Included with Registration *

Monday, December 1, 2014

  • Breakfast during the Frederick C. Greenwood Memorial Lecture
  • Heavy hors d'oeuvres during the Scientific Poster Session I

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

  • Breakfast during the Networking Session (Peer-to-Peer Collaborations)
  • Lunch during Scientific Poster Session II
  • Dinner during The Power of Research Networks and Collaborations session (pre-registration requested)

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

  • Breakfast during the Networking Session (Meet the Experts)
  • Lunch during Scientific Poster Session III
  • Heavy hors d'oeuvres during Networking Event

* Day Attendees have access to meals on the days for which they have registered. Local HHS Staff are responsible for all meals and can be prepaid with registration.