Registration & Merchandise
At this time, registration can be done online with a credit card or you may register once you arrive onsite at the SVP Meeting. Please find the link below. Merchandise can be preordered online as well. Scroll down to see the SVP 2018 merchandise. 

Click here to register for the SVP 2018 Meeting.

Click here for the interactive PDF registration form.

If you would like to pre-order merchandise and have already registered, or would like to use a different payment method for your merchandise, you may fill out the pdf merchandise form by clicking here. Please return the completed pdf to leftwich@faseb.org

Press registration badges are granted 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 2018 Registration Fees
All registration fees listed below are in U.S. dollars. Discounted registration fees are offered until August 16, 2018 (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 a U.S. bank, in U.S. funds, and made payable to Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.  Purchase orders will not be accepted.

Registration fees (except One-Day and Spouse/Guest) include the option to attend the Awards Banquet Ceremony on October 20, 2018. PLEASE NOTE: if you would like to attend the banquet, you MUST select the option during the registration process.
 
Category Early (On or before August 16) Regular (After August 16 & before October 16) On-Site (On or after October 16)
Member $410 $495 $600
Member from a Developing Country $200 $250 $350
Nonmember $555 $695 $800
Student Member $220 $270 $370
Student Nonmember $300 $350 $450
Junior Member $220 $270 $370
One Day Member Registration $185 $215 $255
One Day Nonmember Registration   $240 $295 $335
Spouse/Guest Registration
(Does not include Banquet Ticket)
$85 $110 $140
One Day Student Registration  Member $110
Nonmember $150
 

Cancellation Policy
Notification of cancellation must be submitted to the SVP Registration Office in writing prior to August 16, 2018.  Cancellations received by August 16, 2018 will be subject to a $120 non-refundable processing fee.  No refunds will be issued after August 16, 2018.   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 2018 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.

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 (Does not include Awards Banquet Ticket)
One-Day Registration is available for Wednesday, October 17, Thursday, October 18, Friday, October 19, and Saturday, October 20. 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.

Spouse/Guest (Does not include Awards Banquet Ticket)
For guests of primary registrants only. The Social Functions Only badge includes admittance to all social functions and coffee breaks. This registration category does not include admittance to technical sessions or Awards Banquet.  Tickets for the Awards Banquet can be purchased onsite separately if space is available.  

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 (US$)
Pennsylvanian (Missourian) Vertebrates from the Kinney Brick Quarry Lagerstätte, New Mexico Tuesday, October 16, from 8:00 AM -- 6:00 PM $53.00
Where the Pelycosaurs Roamed: Tour of the Prehistoric Trackways National Monument Monday, October 15, from 7:00 AM -- 8:30 PM $75.00
The Triassic Deposits of Ghost Ranch: Chronicling the Rise of Dinos Near the Equator Monday, October 15, 7:30 AM -- Tuesday, October 16, 6:00 PM $256.00
A Traverse Across the K-Pg Boundary of the San Juan Basin, New Mexico Sunday, October 14, 7:00 AM -- Tuesday, October 16, 4:00 PM $390.00; Single supplement $160.00
Miocene Vertebrates from the Santa Fe Group, Española Basin, Northern New Mexico Monday, October 15, 8:00 AM -- Wednesday, October 16, 2:00 PM $210.00
Paleontology of Bears Ears National Monument Sunday, October 21, 7:00 AM -- Tuesday, August 29, at 7:00 PM $835.00
Exploring the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation at Petrified Forest National Park Sunday, October 21, 10:00 AM -- Tuesday, October 23, 12:00 PM $248.00
Pleistocene Vertebrate Localities From National Park Service Areas in Southern New Mexico and West Texas (CANCELLED) Sunday, October 21, 7:30 AM --  Tuesday, October 23, 7:00 PM $320.00


Workshop Registration Fees:
 
Title Date Time Fee
Amira-Avizo Software for Paleontology Tuesday, October 16 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Free  
An Introduction to Virtual Paleontology — Digitization and Visualization of Vertebrate Fossils with 3D Methods  (CANCELED) Tuesday, October 16 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM      $110.00
Techniques in Digital Scientific Illustration: A Guide to Improving Workflow Tuesday, October 16 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM $70.00
Expect the Unexpected: Best Practices for Field and Workplace Safety Tuesday, October 16 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM $65.00
Neotoma Paleoecology Database: Facilitating Transparent Data Curation in Vertebrate Paleontology Tuesday, October 16 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM $20.00
Science Through Multimedia Stories Tuesday, October 16 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM $25.00
Critical Thinking: Teaching the Observational and Tactile Skills Required for Fossil Preparation Tuesday, October 16 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM $100.00
Ethics in Paleontology Tuesday, October 16 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Free
Small Natural History Museums Resource Network Tuesday, October 16 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM $20.00
Diversity in Paleontology -- No Box Lunch Wednesday, October 17 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Free
Diversity in Paleontology -- With Lunch Wednesday, October 17 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM $5.00

 

Merchandise:
The following items are available for preorder during the online registration process. 
PLEASE NOTE ALL PRICES ARE IN U.S. DOLLARS

Items Sizes Price
Unisex Adult T-shirts
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$15.00
Unisex Adult Sweatshirts
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$20.00
Lapel Pin
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  $7.00
Scale Bar
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  $2.50

Size Charts
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