Registration Information

Conference Fees:

Fees will cover participant access to all conference sessions, morning and afternoon refreshment breaks, and lunches on October 24th and 25th, 2017. Due to space constraints, registration will be limited 160 attendees. Please register early to guarantee your space at the meeting!
There will also be a poster reception with hors d’oeuvres on the evening of October 24th, 2017. Participants will receive an electronic proceedings that will be produced after the meeting.

Professional: $300 before October 3rd ($375 walk-in registration fee)
Student: $150 before October 3rd ($215 walk-in registration fee)

Field Tour Fee (Optional):

Thursday, October 26th, 2017- 7:30 am to 1:30 am. Fee includes box lunch, snack, and transportation to and from tour from Hilton Hotel.

$40 (no walk-in registrations for Field Tour)

Registration deadline:

On-line registration will close October 3rd, 2017
Walk-in registration for conference will be accepted on site.

Registration Completion and Payment

Electronic registration and payment by credit card are available by registering on this website. All major credit cards accepted. Registration is complete and a seat will be reserved for you only when payment is received.

University of Tennessee Employees

The University of Tennessee Conferences and Non-Credit Programs is responsible for processing all registration fees for this event. NOTE: University of Tennessee employees must check out with the invoice option and submit a department account number to to pay registration fees. Please do not use a procurement card for your registration fee. 

Refund, Cancellation, and Substitution Policy:

If you require a special accommodation for a disability, please contact Wayne Clatterbuck at .


A $30 administration fee will be charged for cancellations before October 3rd, 2017. Please send an email to cancel your reservation. No refunds will be granted after October 3rd, 2017. Substitutions may be made at any time, but please let us know of the change in name and contact information of the participant by emailing Wayne Clatterbuck at