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The Full Registration Fee will include: access to three full days of technical sessions and symposia from Monday through Wednesday; Plenary Sessions on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday; and the following meals and networking events: Welcome Social on Sunday; Continental Breakfast Monday – Wednesday; Buffet Luncheon on Monday Only; Daily Coffee Breaks; Poster Social on Monday night; and Awards Banquet on Tuesday night.  Please note that lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday will be on your own; numerous, low-cost options are readily available near the hotel.

Registration Options: Prices increase by $50 after February 24, 2017. To receive the early registration discount, you must be registered by February 24th. Payment can come later in the form of a check or credit card. 

NOTE:  In an effort to keep this meeting affordable for all to attend, the registration fees will remain the same as the 2016 and 2014 Annual Meetings held in Asheville and Anchorage respectively.

When you register for the conference, you have the option of registered for the non-member fee ($525 and $300 for students) or the discounted member rate ($425 for non-members and $250 for students). Please note that memberships are by calendar year. Thus, if you have not renewed since December 1, 2016 for your 2017 membership, then your membership has lapsed! If you wish to avail of the member discount for the conference, please renew your membership. Membership fees remain low, at $55 for regular members and $30 for students.

In addition to a discount for the annual meeting, benefits of membership include: electronic subscription to the US-IALE Newsletter and IALE Bulletin; opportunities to stay 'in the loop' with the major players in the field; access to member-only communications (including job postings and teaching resources) via LISTSERV and web sites; professional development workshop resources for student members.

Please contact the Membership Liaison at if you have any questions about memberships. 

US-IALE Professional Member*
(In order to be eligible for the reduced member registration fee, you MUST be a current member of US-IALE with fully paid membership dues.)
$425 $475
Professional Non-Member $525 $575
US-IALE Student Member*
(In order to be eligible for the reduced member registration fee, you MUST be a current member of US-IALE with fully paid membership dues.)
$250 $300
Student Non-Member $300 $350
One-Day Registration
(Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday)
$250 $300

*Member Discounted Registration Rate: 

In order to be eligible for the reduced member registration fee, you MUST be a current member of US- IALE with fully paid membership dues.  Current memberships are those paid on or after December 1, 2016, for which individuals would have received an email containing information to log in to the members section of the website.  All who register at the discounted rate and do not have a current membership by the first day of the conference will be charged the difference between the member and non-member registration rate.  An invoice will be mailed to non-members registered at membership rates. If you are unsure of whether you have renewed your membership since December 1, 2016, please contact:  Also, members are able to log in to to view their payment history.


A number of Full- and Half-Day Workshops are available for additional fees. Learn more about the workshops

Full Day Workshop on Sunday, April 9 - Applications of the Telecoupling Framework and Hands-on Exercises with the Telecoupling Toolbox $60
Half-Day Workshop on Tuesday, April 11 - High resolution figures in R code: Statistics, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) maps and 3 dimensional plots for enhancing research and publications $35
Half-Day Workshop on Tuesday, April 11 - Student Organized Workshop: Unleash the Power of GRASS GIS  $0
Half-Day Workshop on Tuesday, April 11 - Integrating Science into Policy and Speaking the Language of Policy Makers $35

Field Trips:

A number of Field Trips are available for additional fees. Learn more about the field trips

Half-Day Field Trip on Tuesday, April 11 - National Aquarium – Sustainable Seafood Talk and Tour $65 
Half-Day Field Trip on Tuesday, April 11 - Olmstead-designed Parks and Wooded Areas $30
Half-Day Field Trip on Tuesday, April 11 - Restoration Efforts in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor $30
Full Day Field Trip on Thursday, April 13 - Smithsonian Environmental Research Center $80
Full Day Field Trip on Thursday, April 13 - The Baltimore Ecosystem Study Site Tour $75

Additional Social Tickets:

For Professionals:  Buy a student a drink for the “We’ll Pick up the Tab" Social on Tuesday evening  (covers 3 tickets; distributed to students during the reception)  $20
Guest Ticket for Welcome Social on Sunday, April 9, 2017
(one Welcome Social ticket is included with registration fee)
Guest Ticket for the Banquet on Tuesday, April 11, 2017
(one banquet ticket is already included with registration fee)

Payment Note: Conference attendees MUST pay in full for their registration BEFORE the conference begins. Should this not be possible, please call Delaney Meeting & Event Management at (802) 865-5202 to make other accommodations. 

  • If paying by credit card, the charge will appear on your statement as Delaney Meeting & Event Management
  • If paying by check, please make check payable to US-IALE and mail to: US-IALE Conference Office, c/o Delaney Meeting & Event Management, 1 Mill Street, Suite 315, Burlington, VT 05401 USA. 

Cancellation Policy: Refunds less a $50 administrative fee will be given prior to March 27. After March 27, no refunds will be given, but substitutions will be allowed. 

Questions? Contact the US-IALE Conference Office: