March 19 - 21, 2020

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

General Information
Welcome to the 33rd Annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference being held at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in March! Our special session theme this year is the role of linguistic theory in psycholinguistics. We especially invite work that brings together linguistic theory and psycholinguistics in a range of areas, including pragmatics, semantics, syntax, morphology, and prosody. Our goal in the special session is to showcase the most exciting, ground-breaking new work that highlights the interdisciplinary spirit of our community.

Click the Register Now button above to complete your registration. You will first be prompted to login to our registration system (Iris Registration) 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), or you can select to mail payment by check. For additional registration/payment related assistance, please contact the UMass Conference Services Registration Office (413-577-8102,
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be sent in writing to the UMass Conference Services Registration Office ( Cancellations received by the close of business on March 11, 2020, will receive a full refund less a $60.00 cancellation-processing fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations received after 5 p.m. EST on March 11, 2020.


EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION  - through February 29th
   Student  $115.00
   Non-Student  $265.00
REGULAR REGISTRATION - after February 29th             
   Student  $150.00
   Non-Student  $320.00
   Corporate $425.00
OPTIONAL ADD-ONS (see below)        
   Student Conference Party Ticket $15.00
   Non-Student/Corporate Conference Party Ticket $25.00
   Conference T-Shirt $25.00
   Conference Tote Bag $15.00
   Carbon Offsets for Individual Flights $20.00

Optional Add-Ons

Attendees may add a ticket to the Conference Party. The Conference Party will begin at 7PM in the Campus Center Auditorium on Friday, March 20, 2020. Tickets are available for student attendees at the price of $15.00 and for non-student and corporate attendees for the price of $25.00. 

Conference t-shirts and tote bags may be purchased during registration and can be picked up upon arrival at the on-site registration desk. Additional t-shirts and tote bags may be available on-site if availability permits, but attendees are encouraged to purchase these items in advance to ensure availability. The cost is $25.00/t-shirt and $15.00/tote-bag. 

CARBON OFFSETS FOR INDIVIDUAL FLIGHTS is leading the fight against climate change, making it easy and affordable for any individual, business or organization to reduce & offset their climate impact and hasten the transition to a clean energy future. Attendees may make an optional carbon offset donation for individual flight for $20.00. Please see the website for additional information.

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