August 8, 2017 - Proposal Submission Deadline.  Proposals are not accepted after this date.

Week of September 25th - Proposal Decisions emailed.  All organizers and panel participants will receive a notification via email of the program committee proposal evaluation decision.

December 1, 2017, 5:00pm E.S.T. - Panel Participants Registration Deadline.  All individuals accepted to participate on the formal program (Chair, Presenters & Discussants) MUST register for the conference by this date.  If registered by this date your name WILL appear in the Program Book.  If you are not registered by this date your name WILL NOT appear on the Program Book.

December 1, 2017 - Panel and Paper Titles edits due.  Any edits to a paper or panel session title must be submitted by this date.  This date is tied to the print program production dates.  Titles updates submitted by this date will appear on the Program Book.  Submit any Title updates to

January 15, 2018.  Late Registration deadline - All Program Participants register not registered by the December 1, 2017 participant Registration deadline, may still have the opportunity to ensure your name is printed in the Program Addendum.  Panel Participants registered between December 2, 2017 and January 15, 2018 will find their name printed in the Program Addendum.

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Important Dates

December 1, 2017
Last day for
Panel Participant Registration »
Panel Participant Refund »

December 31, 2017
Last day for
Early Bird Hotel Discount »

February 23, 2018
Last day for
Making Hotel Reservations »

February 26, 2018
Last day for
General Attendee Registration »