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Registration & Merchandise Click the button to register for the SVP 2019 Annual Meeting.
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All registration fees listed below are in U.S. dollars. 
Click here to read SVP's Code of Conduct.
Click here for the fillable pdf registration form. 


There is a required 10% Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST) that will be added to your total registration amount. 

SVP 2019 Registration Fees
All registration fees listed below are in U.S. dollars. Discounted registration fees are offered until August 8, 2019 (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 12, 2019. PLEASE NOTE: if you would like to attend the banquet, you MUST select the option during the registration process.

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 svpmeetings@faseb.org.
 
Category Early (On or before August 8) Regular (After August 8 & before October 8) On-Site (On or after October 8)
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 8, 2019.  Cancellations received by August 8, 2019 will be subject to a $120 non-refundable processing fee.  No refunds will be issued after August 8, 2019.   Please mail requests for refunds to: The SVP Registration Office, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD  20814 or send by email to svpmeetings@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 2019 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 9, Thursday, October 10, Friday, October 11, and Saturday, October 12. 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. Please consult the circular or webpage for more details. Please look carefully at cost breakdowns for each field trip and locations and what to bring with you for each workshop.

All workshops will be held Tuesday, October 8, 2019.


 
Field Trips -- Please note that 10% GST will apply to all fees.
Field Trip Title Dates Cost
Exploring the Cretaceous of Central
Queensland, Australia: Dinosaur Tracks,
Bones and Marine Fossils
Begins: September 30, Longreach, Queensland)
Ends: October 6, 2019, Longreach
(flight from Longreach to Brisbane October 7)
$1220.00 USD (Note: not all transportation included in cost)
Rocks and Bones from the Red Centre Begins: October 4, 2019, Alice Springs
Ends: October 8, 2019, Uluru
$1200 USD (Note: not all transportation included in cost)
Australia’s Prehistoric Serengeti: Plio-Pleistocene Megafauna of the Darling Downs Begins: 7:30 am, October 5, 2019, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Ends: 5:00 pm on October 7, 2019, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
$290.00 USD 
Rocks and Fossils of Greater Brisbane Begins: 8:00 am, October 7, 2019, Brisbane Convention Centre.
Ends: 6:00 pm, October 7, 2019, at the Brisbane Convention Centre.
$55.00 USD 
Field Trip to Heron Island, Southern Great Barrier Reef Begins: October 14, 2019, Gladstone, Queensland
Ends: October 18, 2019, Gladstone, Queensland
$1725.00 USD 
(Note: not all transportation included in cost)
Walking with Dinosaurs and Swimming with Placoderms in the Kimberley: Dinosaurian Tracks of the Broome Sandstone and the Upper Devonian Gogo Fish Fauna Begins: Monday 14 October 2019, Broome, Western Australia.
Ends: Saturday 19 October 2019, Broome, Western Australia.
$2090.00 USD 
(Note: not all transportation included in cost)
The World Heritage Fossil Deposits of Riversleigh, Queensland Begins: Monday, October 14, 2019, Mount Isa
Ends: Thursday, October 17, 2019, Mount Isa
$710.00 USD 
(Note: not all transportation included in cost)
 
Workshops-- Please note that 10% GST will apply to all fees.
Workshop Title Location Time Cost
Women in Paleontology: a discussion on promoting gender equality Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Free
SVP 3D Workshop The Edge @State Library Queensland 9:00 am – 12:00 pm $45.00 USD
Best Practices in Paleontology: Fossil Laws, Global Perspectives and 50 Years of UNESCO 1970 Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre 10:00 am – 4:00 pm $15.00 USD
Neotoma Paleoecology Database: Facilitating transparent data curation in vertebrate paleontology Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre 9:00 am – 4:30 pm, with a break for lunch $20.00 USD
Australasian Paleontology on the World Stage: CAVEPS 2019 Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre 9:00 am to 4:00 pm $10.00 USD
Fossil Preparation, Conservation, Replication and Storage Techniques Queensland Museum Hendra campus, 122 Gerler Road, Hendra, Queensland 9:00 am to 4:30 pm $95.00 USD (Cost includes a BBQ lunch and morning and afternoon tea)
Developing Accessible and Inclusive Research-focused Paleontology Education Lesson Plans for K-12 Classrooms Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre 9:00 am - 5:00 pm $25.00 USD


Merchandise
Please note: All merchandise pricing is listed in U.S. dollars
Please note that 10% GST will apply to all fees.

 
Item Size Price
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S, M, L, XL, XXL
 
$15.00 USD
Lapel pin   pin-test.jpg 1 size $6.00 USD
Stubby holder   stubby-(1).jpg 1 size $4.00 USD

Please note: t-shirts for SVP 2019 ONLY will be sold in S, M, L, XL, and XXL.

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