June 9-11, 2020 in Minneapolis, MN

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We have a new incentive this year to encourage student attendance at the Minneapolis conference. With one paid full registration, you will receive one free student registration. There will be a limit of one free student registration awarded per member institution on a first-come first-serve basis. Please send your name and your student’s name and contact info to Melissa May (melismay@siu.edu) to receive the free registration.


What does the Conference Registration Fee include?Full Registration Rate: All sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday; Breakfast; Refreshment Breaks; Welcome Reception; Awards Luncheon; Exhibits.Student Full Registration Rate:  All sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday; Breakfast; Refreshment Breaks; Welcome Reception; Awards Luncheon; Student Networking Session; Exhibits.  (Current student ID is required at check-in.  Post docs do not qualify) One Day Registration Rate:  All sessions on registered day; Breakfast; Refreshment Breaks; Exhibits; and Welcome Reception or Awards Luncheon on the day registered.Guests may attend the Welcome Reception and/or Awards Luncheon. Additional guest tickets may be purchased when you register and will be included in your registration packet.
Extra Welcome Reception ticket: $40 each
Extra Awards Luncheon tickets: $45 each

2020 Conference Registration Rates:

Note: All conference participants (presenters, moderators, panelists, etc.) must register at the appropriate registration rate.

                      Early-Bird – April 10                After April 10 – On-Site             
                                                     Member/Non-Member               Member/Non-Member

Full Registration                             $500/$600                                       $600/$700
One day Registration                        $275/$350                                         $325/$400

Student Full Registration                       $125                                                     $150
Student One day Registration              $100                                                    $125

The sharing of registrations and/or badges is not permitted – every person attending the conference must register. Participants and presenters are also responsible for paying their own travel expenses (UCOWR does not offer travel support).

Cancellation Policy: 
Cancellations must be submitted in writing to ucowr@siu.edu by April 10, 2020.  A refund, less a $50 cancellation fee, will be issued for cancellations received by April 10, 2020.  There are NO refunds for cancellations AFTER April 10, 2020, however, someone may attend in your place (please contact the UCOWR headquarters at 618-536-7571 to make these arrangements). No exceptions.