2017 Symposium Registration

Registration is set at $250 for professionals, and $50 for students/post-doctoral candidates. Registration includes the following:

  • Welcome packet for the 2017 symposium program.
  • Opening reception on the evening of June 7th.
  • Lunches and refreshments.
  • Conference materials in electronic format.
  • Campus tours of the Colorado State University campuses ( Foothills, South and Main).
  • Three-day pass for the MAX bus system (Fort Collins public transport).


Please note that attendees are responsible for their own hotel reservations and costs.

There are two options: nearby hotels or on-campus housing.

Nearby Hotels. There are two hotel options within simple walking distance of the 2017 symposium venue.

Hilton – Fort Collins ($149-$184 per night)
Located at 425 W Prospect Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80526.

Best Western University Inn ($142-$163 per night)
Located at 914 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524.

There are other hotels available in Fort Collins CO, however they not within walking distance of the 2017 symposium venue at Colorado State University.

On-campus housing at Academic Village – Honors Hall. There is limited availability of single ($55/night) or double rooms ($36/night per person) in this on-campus premier residence hall. See room options here. Rooms can be booked during the open registration period through the 2017 Symposium registration portal. CSU Conference Services required payment by credit card.


Denver International Airport (DIA), the major airport in Colorado, is located an hour and a half south of Fort Collins, Colorado. Upon arrival at DIA, there are several options for transportation to Fort Collins and Colorado State University, including a host of rental car companies. Regular and reasonably priced shuttles also run between DIA and all major hotels/locations along the Front Range, including the hotels we recommended above, through Green Ride Co.

Once you have arrived in Fort Collins, your symposium registration includes a three-day pass valid on the local MAX Bus Rapid Transit Service, which provides quick and convenient access to Fort Collins sights like Old Town and useful amenities.  Learn more about Fort Collins, Colorado.

Important Dates

March 1stRegistration Opens

May 15thRegistration Closes

May 30thWritten cancellations accepted minus a $100 Professional or $50 Student/Post-Doc cancellation fee.

After May 30th – No cancellations will receive a refund, although substitutions are allowed.