The Forum’s 16th Annual Conference will now be offered in a virtual format on April 21-23, 2020. The conference will utilize a state-of-the-art interactive platform that allows us to deliver the high quality sessions, opportunities for discussion, and networking with exhibitors that are all hallmarks of this event. Attendees will be able to access all session recordings and the virtual exhibit hall for 90 days after the event.

We are now accepting new registrations for the virtual conference at the regular full conference price of $600 for members and $700 for non-members. Please note that the system allows only one login to the event per email address. No refunds or credits will be made for new registrations made on or after March 23, 2020.


Register for the Virtual Conference


Conference Registration Rates

Registration Type Early Bird Registration Regular Registration Late Registration
Full Conference (Member)* $550 $600 $675
Full Conference (Non-Member)* $650 $700 $775
One-Day (Thursday OR Friday) $350 $375 $425
Full-Time Graduate Student** $275 $300 $350
Additional Reception Guest $50 $50 $50

Pre-Conference Event Fees

Registration Type Early/Regular Registration Late Registration
Critical Dialogue $45 $45
Half-Day Workshop (Member) $275 $350
Half-Day Workshop (Non-Member) $355 $430

*Full conference registration includes: Session and plenary attendance, admittance into the Exhibit Hall, Wednesday reception, Thursday and Friday lunches, and all coffee breaks.

**Graduate Students

The Graduate Student fee has been established as a means to provide full-time graduate students, who are not gainfully employed full-time, access to The Forum’s Annual Conference. The Forum kindly requests that only full-time graduate students who are not employed full-time utilize this registration.

People talking in front of the registration table at The Forums 15th Annual ConferenceRate Schedule

  • Early bird registration fees are effective: October 24, 2019 – December 20, 2019
  • Regular registration fees are effective: December 21, 2019 – February 28, 2020; March 23, 2020 – April 23, 2020
  • Late registration fees are effective: February 29, 2020 – March 22, 2020

Group Rate (Forum Members Only)

A special group discount is available for members only. Groups of 5 or more full conference registrations receive a discount of $50 per person off the full conference registration rate. The discount will automatically be applied when all 5 (or more) individuals are included in one registration. If individuals have or will be registered separately, please call The Forum for further assistance: +1 717 245-1031

Changing a Registration

After completing registration, please request any changes (for example: adding a pre-conference workshop or changing contact information) by emailing them to:

Refund Policy

Requests for refunds must be made in writing to The credit card used to pay will be refunded if the refund is requested within 60 days of payment. After 60 days, a refund check will be issued. Please view The Forum’s general refund and cancellation policy.

Upon written request, refunds for withdrawal from the full conference and conference events will be made based on this schedule:

  • Requests made on or before December 24, 2019: Fees will be refunded minus a 10% service fee.
  • Requests made from December 25, 2019 – March 3, 2020: Fees will be refunded 50%.
  • No refunds will be made on or after March 4, 2020.

No refunds or credits will be provided for new virtual conference registrations made on or after March 23, 2020.