Press registration badges are given only after acceptable press credentials have been presented and registration has been processed. SVP reserves the right to refuse press registration to an applicant for any reason. Photographers must have a press registration. To apply for Press registration, please email Josie Leftwich at leftwich@faseb.org.

SVP 2016 Registration Fees
Discounted registration fees are offered until August 16, 2016 (11:59 PM, EST).  Online and fax registrations must be paid by credit card (Master Card, Visa or American Express only).  Registrations sent by mail must be accompanied by credit card information or check for payment.  Checks must be drawn on U.S. bank, in U.S. funds and made payable to Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.  Purchase orders will not be accepted.
 
Category Early (On or before August 16) Regular (After August 16 & before October 25) On-Site (After October 25)
Member $385 $470 $575
Member from a Developing Country $200 $250 $350
Nonmember $530 $670 $775
Student Member $220 $270 $370
Student Nonmember $300 $350 $450
Junior Member $220 $270 $370
One Day Member Registration $160 $190 $230
One Day Nonmember Registration   $215 $270 $310
Spouse/Guest Registration $160 $200 $240
One Day Student Registration  Member $110
Nonmember $150

Additional tickets for the Awards Banquet may be purchased at the following rates:
Adults: $75
Children: $30

Cancellation Policy
Notification of cancellation must be submitted to the SVP Registration Office in writing prior to August 16, 2016.  Cancellations received by August 16, 2016 will be subject to a $120 non-refundable processing fee.  No refunds will be issued after August 16, 2016.   Please mail requests for refunds to: The SVP Registration Office, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD  20814 or send by email to leftwich@faseb.org.

Substitutions are allowed at any time but must be requested in writing and be of the same membership status.

SVP Members – Regular, Emeritus, Member from a Developing Country (MDC), Junior, Student:
SVP Members may register at a special member rate. Student, Junior and MDC members all may register as a special rate.

Nonmembers
Become a full member of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology and register for SVP 2016 at the discounted member registration rate. Membership in the Society is open to all persons who share the stated purposes of the Society and who sign the SVP code of ethics statement. All members have electronic access to the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. For more information about SVP membership, visit the SVP website at http://vertpaleo.org/.

Nonmembers and Student Nonmembers registration includes admittance to all educational sessions, exhibits, poster viewing, and social activities.

Student Nonmembers may register at a special student nonmember rate.

Student Nonmembers*
Student Nonmembers must e-mail or fax a copy of their current valid student ID within five (5) business days of registration to the SVP Registration Office in order to secure the appropriate registration rate. If a copy of the current valid student ID is not received within five (5) business days, the applicant’s credit card will be charged for the full registration rate.

Email:  leftwich@faseb.org
Phone: +1-301-634-7010
Fax: +1-301-634-7008

Junior Members
Junior Members may attend SVP annual meetings at the Junior Member rate only if a parent or guardian (if the student is not emancipated) accompanies them. The parent/guardian must be a registered attendee at the meeting (at the guest attendee rate if not a member). In order to pick up their registration materials, the Junior Member and guardian/parent must be together at the meeting registration desk (at the meeting venue) and show a valid photo ID. The parent or guardian MUST accompany the Junior Member to all SVP social functions, and sit at the same table with the Junior Member while at the event. Social events include, but are not limited to: The Welcome Reception, Student Roundtable Forum and Reprint Exchange, guest speaker events, and Auction.

One-Day Registration
One-Day Registration is available for Wednesday, October 26, Thursday, October 27, Friday, October 28, and Saturday, October 29. It includes admission to all educational sessions, exhibits, and social events scheduled for the day purchased. You may register at this rate for one day only.

Social Functions Only (Guest)**
For guests of primary registrants only. The Social Functions only badge includes admittance to all social functions, coffee breaks, and the Awards Banquet. This registration category does not include admittance to technical sessions.

Field Trips and Workshops
Advance registration for Field Trips and Workshops is required using the online registration system ONLY.  Registration will be processed on a first come, first served basis until maximum capacity is reached.

Field Trip Registration Fees:
 
Title Date/Time Fee
Mid Mesozoic Dinosaur Faunas of Central Utah Begins Sunday, October 23, at 7:30 AM. Ends Tuesday, October 25, at 6:00 PM $315.00
Bonebeds of the Morrison Formation Beings Monday, October 24, at 7:30 AM. Ends Tuesday, October 25, at 8:30 PM $225.00
Rise of the Erg: Paleontology & Paleoenvironments of the Triassic-Jurassic Transition in Northeastern Utah Begins Sunday, October 23, at 5:00 PM. Ends Tuesday, October 25, at 7:00 PM $235.00
Fossil Lake Deposits of the Green River Formation: Not All Fish Are Preserved Equal Begins Monday, October 24, at 7:30 AM. Ends Tuesday, October 25, at 7:30 PM $190.00
Brigham Young University Earth Science Museum and North American Museum of Ancient Life Tuesday, October 25, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM $65.00
Shorelines of Pleistocene Lake Bonneville Sunday, October 30, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM $70.00
Vertebrate Paleontology, Stratigraphy and Paleohydrology of Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument (Canceled) Begins Sunday, October 23, at 7:30 AM. Ends Tuesday, October 25, at 6:00 PM $285.00
Vertebrate Paleontology, Stratigraphy, Biochronology, and Paleoecology of Middle Eocene Rock Units in the Green River and Uinta Basins, Wyoming and Utah Begins Sunday, October 30, at 8:00 AM. Ends Tuesday, November 1, at 8:00 PM $390.00
The Upper Triassic Chinle Formation of Southern Utah Begins Sunday, October 30, at 7:00 AM. Ends Wednesday, November 2, at 7:00 PM $515.00
Tracking Dinosaurs in BLM Canyon County (Canceled) Begins Sunday, October 30, at 8:30 AM. Ends Tuesday, November 1, at 8:00 PM $405.00
Late Cretaceous Stratigraphy and Vertebrate Faunas of Southern Utah Begins Sunday, October 30, at 8:00 AM. Ends Tuesday, November 1, at 7:00 PM $210.00


Workshop Registration Fees:
 
Title Date Time Fee
Air Abrasion – Preserving the Smallest Details Tuesday, October 25 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM $75.00  
Diverse Approaches to Paleo Outreach Programs: Ideas, Strategies, and Logistics Tuesday, October 25 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM      Free
Photogrammetry: Efficient Use of Digital Photography for 3D Data Collection in the Lab, Collections and Field Tuesday, October 25 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM $30.00
Archiving and Analyzing Vertebrate Paleoecological Data: Best Practices and Current Resources Tuesday, October 25 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM Free
Morphological Evolution in Deep Time: Calculating Disparity and Rates from Discrete Phenotypic Data Tuesday, October 25 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM $25.00
Filling the Expectation Gap: Paleontologists as Teaching Professors—Professional Development for Paleontologists Working Outside of Research-intensive Universities Tuesday, October 25 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM $65.00
Advanced Moldmaking (Canceled) Tuesday, October 25       1:00 PM - 4:00 PM $50.00

 

Merchandise

The following items are available for pre-order during the online registration process or via the PDF registration form:
 
Items Sizes Price
Men's/Unisex T-Shirt
 
(Black, short-sleeved with the 2016 meeting logo on the front and the SVP logo on the shoulder)
Men's/Unisex XS
Men's/Unisex S
Men's/Unisex M
Men's/Unisex L
Men's/Unisex XL
Men's/Unisex 2XL
Men's/Unisex 3XL
Men's/Unisex 4XL
$14.00
Women’s T-Shirt

(Black, short-sleeved with the 2016 meeting logo on the front and the SVP logo on the shoulder)
Women’s XS
Women’s S
Women’s M
Women’s L
Women’s XL
Women’s 2XL
Women’s 3XL 
Women's 4XL                      
$14.00     
Lapel Pin
 
(Die-struck soft enamel pin with low-relief skull design. The size is 1.0"x1.4". The actual pin design may change slightly from this image)
  $4.00
Patch
 
(The size is 2.25"x3.00". The actual patch design may change slightly from this image)
  $4.00
Water Bottle

(Silver colored bottle with the meeting logo on one side and a 10cm photo scale bar and SVP logo on the other side)
  $15.00
Limited Edition of Letterpress Print
 
(Hand-numbered 8”x10” letterpress print of the iconic SVP logo. Printed on acid-free heavy cotton paper. )
  $10.00


Men's/Unisex T-Shirt Size Chart


Women's T-Shirt Size Chart