Welcome to AKBC 2019!

Schedule
MONDAY, MAY 20
   Morning: Key note and conference sessions in the Old Chapel
   Lunch: On your own (Blue Wall food court in the Campus Center suggested)
   Afternoon: Conference sessions in the Old Chapel
   Evening: Poster session with hors d'oeuvres in the Marriott Center; dinner on your own

TUESDAY, MAY 21
Morning: Conference sessions in the Old Chapel
Lunch: Provided
Afternoon: Social event hike
Evening: Banquet dinner provided

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22
Morning: Workshops at the Computer Science Building
Lunch: On your own (Blue Wall food court in the Campus Center suggested)
Afternoon: Workshops at the Computer Science Building
Evening: Dinner on your own


Registration
Registration is limited to 150 people. We recommend that you register early in order to secure your place.

Registration includes all conference, workshop, and poster sessions; continental breakfast and breaks each day; hors d’oeuvres reception on Monday evening; and lunch, social event hike and dinner banquet on Tuesday. Click the Register Now button above to complete a registration. You will first be prompted to login to our Iris Registration system either by using an existing account or by creating a new account. Once you login you will be brought through the registration form, where you will select one of the registration options below. Payment is accepted online by credit or debit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover). For additional registration/payment related assistance, please contact the UMass Conference Services Registration Office (413-577-8102, registration@umass.edu).

REGISTRATION TYPE     BY APRIL 5       AFTER APRIL 5  
Student Registration $250.00 $350.00
Non-Student Registration $350.00 $450.00

OPTIONAL
Extra person for dinner banquet $50.00
Extra person for social event hike  $20.00


Late Fees and Cancellation Policy
All registrations and payments received after the close of business (5:00 p.m. ET) on May 6, 2019 will be assessed a $40.00 later fee. Cancellations received in writing by the close of business (5:00 p.m. ET) on May 13, 2019, will receive a full refund less a $60.00 cancellation-processing fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations received after this date. To cancel send a written confirmation of cancellation to the UMass Conference Registration Office by fax (413-577-8130) or email (registration@umass.edu).

Registration/Check-in
Exact registration times and location will be provided to all attendees as the event approaches. Be sure to stop by the registration table to pick up your materials and, if needed, a parking coupon for the Campus Center Parking Garage.