The fee covers all instruction, refreshment breaks, and lunch at the conference. Registrants are responsible for all other meals and lodging. Group rates are not available for this conference.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday April 3
Registrations received after April 3 will be assessed for an additional $30 processing fee.

Early Registration (by Friday, March 15)

  • $200 — In-person + Virtual
  • $150 — Virtual Only
  • $0 — Student participant

Late Registration (March 15–April 3)

  • $230 — Late In-person + Virtual
  • $180 — Late Virtual Only
  • $0 — Student participant


  • Accepted credit cards: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and VISA.
  • If you are registering someone else, an account must be created with their name and information — You may not use your Penn State account to register anyone other than yourself.
  • Penn State departments wishing to use SIMBA JE payment and/or group registration may request a group code by emailing to receive a Group Code Form.

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Penn State Conferences and Institutes will confirm your registration. You will be alerted promptly of any cancellations or changes. If some unforeseen event forces Penn State to cancel or postpone the program, you will receive a full refund of your registration fee; however, the University cannot be held responsible for any related costs, including cancellation fees assessed by airlines or travel agencies.


If you need to cancel, a partial refund may be assessed at the discretion of conference leadership, minus a $50 administrative fee. To request a refund, cancellation requests must be received in writing by Monday, April 1, 2024, by email at


Anyone who is registered but cannot attend may identify a substitute. A full refund will be issued after the substitution registration has been completed. A registration form and full payment by the substitute are required. Substitutes are eligible to register at the same fee.


Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing special accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please call 814-863-5100 at least two weeks prior to the conference.