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2014 Important Dates

Housing Registration Opens January 15
Abstract Submission Opens April 9
Conference Registration Opens April 11
Deadline for Early (Discounted) Conference Registration May 22
Abstract Submission Deadline June 10
Conference Registration  & Housing Deadline July 24
Advertising/Exhibiting Contract Deadline (based on availability) July 1



Begin your Registration:


The deadline for receipt of early registration at the reduced rate HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 10! After that date, the program will continue to be available for online registration at the advance rate until midnight, July 24, 2014.


GSA members will benefit with discounted fees.  Neither submission of an abstract nor GSA membership is required for attendance at the meeting. To register at the lower member rate,has you must be a paid 2014 GSA member. Verify your current: GSA Membership Status Check. Apply or renew: GSA Membership. For membership assistance please e-mail:


Important information about your registration:



  1. You must enter a telephone number and an e-mail address to register on-line.
  2. Upon successful registration, you will be assigned a registration number. Please save this number for any future correspondence regarding your registration.



All Major Credit Cards Accepted:


To confirm address information and to access the registration form, please provide the following:


Registrant's Last Name:
Registrant's First Initial:




If you have difficulty in completing the form or questions regarding your registration, please e-mail Suzy Brown at



Registration Fees


All fees shown are in U.S. dollars

EARLY Registration


REGULAR Registration

June 11-July 24

GSA Member*

Faculty/Lab Tech $475 $712
Postdoc $350 $525
Graduate/Undergraduate Student** $300 $450

Non GSA Member/Affiliate

Faculty/Lab Tech $675 $912
Postdoc $496 $671
Graduate/Undergraduate Student** $395 $545
Guest Registration opening reception and banquet only.  No access to scientific sessions or other events. $90 $90
Meal Plan (for those not staying at Asilomar but registered for the meeting) begins with dinner on Aug 24 through lunch on Aug 28.  Includes opening reception and banquet. $340 $340



*GSA membership dues are current only if paid through the end of 2014.

**Those registering at the graduate and undergraduate student rate must provide proof of graduate or undergraduate level student status. See registration form for details.

All Major Credit Cards Accepted:




Payment must be made by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover).   Credit card payments will not be accepted by telephone or fax.



Registration List


The attendee list is available now.



Request for Receipt/Letter of Invitation


A confirmation/receipt will appear directly online after a successful submission. Confirmation of registration will include your registration number.  For questions about your registration, please contact


A link to your letter of invitation will be given in the confirmation/receipt. For security purposes, letters of invitation can only be sent to individuals that have registered for the meeting.


To confirm registrant information and begin the request process, please provide the following:

Last Name:
Email Address:




Cancellation of Advance Registration


A $50 processing fee will be charged for all registration cancellations. Registration cancellations will be accepted and refunds processed by sending a written request via e-mail to Cancellation requests must reach the GSA office by July 24, 2014. After that date, no refunds will be made.  If you have already received your namebadge, it must be returned to the GSA office (9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814-3998 Attn: Suzy Brown) in order to receive the refund.





Namebadges will be sent to all US and Canadian attendees who have registered by June 24, 2014.



Program Book


All registrants receive one complimentary copy of the Program Book, with full schedule information including platform and poster session date, time, title, authors, abstracts, etc. as well as the keyword and speaker/author indexes.



On-Site Registration Hours


The conference registration and book pick up area will be open according to the following schedule:

Sunday, August 24 4:00 pm-9:00 pm
Monday, August 25 8:00 am–4:00 pm
Tuesday, August 26 8:00 am–2:30 pm
Wednesday, August 27 8:00 am-2:30 pm