Registration

Registration Fees

Full Conference*

 EARLY REGISTRATION (postmarked on or before February 5, 2018)REGISTRATION (after February 5, 2018)
Industry $405$455
Academic$295$345
Student$200$250
USC SPTE Alumni$200$250

*Full conference registration includes all panels, speakers, career fair, exhibitors, research presentations, and one ticket to all meals and social functions noted in the conference program.

Faculty Incentive

Faculty who register 10 or more students for the full conference will receive a complimentary full conference registration. The faculty member should complete the Mail-in Registration Form and fax to 803-777-8788. Please write "comp" in the total amount due.

Single Day*

 REGISTRATION (postmarked on or before February 5, 2018)LATE REGISTRATION (after February 5, 2018)
Industry $185$210
Academic$165$190
StudentNot AvailableNot Available
USC SPTE Alumni$135$160

*Single Day Registration includes one ticket to the luncheon on the registered day. Tickets to the other social functions may be purchased in advance at the costs listed below.

Special Event Tickets* - purchase tickets HERE!

 RATESTUDENT / USC SPTE ALUMNI RATE
Opening Reception$75$50

Thursday Awards Dinner and Reception

*20Th Anniversary*

$75$50

*Additional tickets for conference attendees and/or guests may be purchased in advance at the above costs. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door, unless there is space available.

Information

Online Registration will close at 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, March 5, 2018. If registering by mail or via fax, please ensure that your registration form is received by this date. Individuals interested in registering after this date can register on-site at the conference beginning Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 12:00pm.

Individuals who register by mail or via fax will receive a confirmation email once the registration form has been processed. 

Allowable forms of payment include check and credit card. If you plan to pay by credit card, you will either have to register online by end of day March 5, or register on-site at the conference beginning March 7, 2018. Credit card information will NOT be accepted if mailed, faxed, or hand-delivered. Also, if you register on-site, access to meal functions may be limited.

Attire for the conference sessions and Opening Reception is business casual. Attire for the Awards Banquet is business.

Cancellation Policy

  1. All cancellations, substitutions, and switching of registrations (including switching from full conference to single day or switching between single registered days) must be received in writing. The following are acceptable formats: mail or e-mail to KBoone@mailbox.sc.edu or faxed to 803-777-8788. See the Contact Us page for our mailing address.
  2. Written cancellations received by 11:59 PM (EDT) on February 5, 2018 will receive a full refund less a $30 administrative fee.
  3. All written cancellations made between February 6, 2016 and 11:59 PM (EST) on February 21, 2018 will receive a 50 percent registration fee refund less a $30 administrative fee.
  4. Cancellations after February 21, 2018 will not receive a refund.
  5. Substitutions or switches may be made prior to 11:59 PM (EST) on February 21, 2018. Substitutions or switches will not be allowed after this date.
  6. Switching from full conference to single day: individuals who notify SEVT in writing by 11:59 PM (EST) February 21, 2018 will receive a refund of the difference less a $30 administrative fee.
  7. Switching single days: individuals who notify SEVT in writing by 11:59 PM (EST) on February 21, 2018 will not incur an administrative fee.
  8. Refunds will be issued in the form of original payment.