Conference Registration Deadline: September 25, 2009
Registration is primarily limited to the principal investigator, co-principal investigators, and team members of ATE-funded projects and centers. Additional attendees may register through association with an ATE project or center team.
ATE projects may register up to a maximum of five people to attend the conference. Each ATE project will receive two complimentary registrations. Projects may also bring up to three additional team members, each of whom must pay a $300 conference fee. For the purposes of this invitation, renewals or extensions of a previous grant count as only one project or center.
ATE Regional, Resource, and National Centers:
ATE centers may register up to a maximum of seven people to attend the conference. Each ATE center will receive three complimentary registrations. Centers may also bring up to four additional team members, each of whom must pay a $300 conference fee. For the purposes of this invitation, renewals or extensions of a previous grant count as only one project or center.
Multiple ATE Grants:
Please note that colleges or institutions with more than two ATE grants may register up to a maximum of 15 people to attend the conference. Multiple projects or centers will receive up to a maximum of six complimentary registrations. They may also bring up to nine additional team members, each of whom must pay a $300 conference fee.
Conference Registration and Grant Numbers:
To register for the conference either by paper form or online, you will need your ATE Grant Number. If your institution has more than one grant, please consult with your team members to determine who should register under which grant. AACC has coded a set amount of slots per grant in the online registration system so each participant must register with a grant number. For a list of grant numbers of projects and centers that are eligible to attend the conference, please click here. Please note that the grant number list is accurate as of the date of the document. As NSF awards new ATE grants, AACC will be in direct contact with new PIs regarding registration and conference information.
** Online Registration Is Now Closed **
To register for the conference online, please follow the instructions below.
To register for the conference by mail or by fax, please download the following forms.
If your conference registration requires a payment, you may pay by VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS, or check. POs are not an acceptable form of payment.
If you are paying by check, please fill out the appropriate registration form. When returning your form to AACC, please fax a copy and mail a copy with your check to the following address (due to potential delays in processing payments in the business office, it is helpful for us to receive a faxed copy to expedite your registration):
One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 410
Washington, DC 20036
Substitutions and Cancellation Policy:
Please note that you are responsible for payment if you do not cancel and do not attend the conference. Participant substitutions can be made at any time by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Refunds minus a $25 cancellation fee will be issued after the conference for cancellations received in writing by Friday, October 9, 2009. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after October 9.
Complete Conference Packet:
To download the complete conference registration packet with information on registration, pre-conference workshops, showcase sessions, and student applications, please use the following link: