Registration

Online registration is scheduled to open February 1, 2018.

Meeting Registration Fees

NOTE: If you are a student who is currently not a member of the CMS, please consider joining the Society for only $35 per year! By becoming a student member, you will save at least $100 towards your conference registration. If you are a non-member professional, joining the society will save you $175 in registration fees. A professional membership fee is only $95/yr. Click here for more information about becoming a member.

Early Registration Fees: On or Before April 6, 2018

Professional Registration

CMS Member: $400
Non-Member: $575
One-Day: $250

Student Registration

CMS Member: $200
Non-Member: $300
One-Day: $200

Registration Fees: After April 6, 2018

Professional Registration

CMS Member: $500
Non-Member: $675
One-Day: $250

Student Registration

CMS Member: $300
Non-Member: $400
One-Day: $200


Workshop Fees

Early Registration Fees: On or Before April 6, 2018

Professional Workshop Registration

CMS Member: $195
Non-member: $295

Student Workshop Registration

CMS Member: $145
Non-member: $200

Registration Fees: After April 6, 2018

Professional Workshop Registration

CMS Member: $225
Non-member: $325

Student Workshop Registration

CMS Member: $175
Non-member: $230


Field Trip Fees

Sunday, June 10: Starved Rock and Matthiessen State Parks

On or before April 6, 2018
Professional Registration: $100
Student Registration: $65
Guest Registration: $100

After April 6, 2018
Professional Registration: $125
Student Registration: $75
Guest Registration: $125

Sunday, June 10: Kaolinite in the Keokuk Geodes

Professional Registration: $125
Student Registration: $125
Guest Registration: $125

The registration fee includes: roundtrip transportation; lunch, snacks, and drinks; a maximum of one 5 gallon bucket of geodes; field guide; safety gear and digging tools

If you want us to provide a special meal (vegetarian, gluten-free, kosher, etc), please contact the field trip organizer at freiburg@illinois.edu at least 3 weeks before the field trip event.

We will leave at 7am and return by 6pm. The bus ride is approximately 3 hours one way. The trip will occur rain or shine. Please bring insect repellant and sunscreen. There will a 300-500 ft hike from the tour bus to the collecting outcrop. Digging for geodes can be very laboring. For easier collecting, we will have some of the outcrop "loosened" before the dig. Be prepared to get dirty.

Tuesday, June 12: Critical Zone Observatory

On or before April 6, 2018
Professional Registration: $45
Student Registration: $35
Guest Registration: $45

After April 6, 2018
Professional Registration: $65
Student Registration: $45
Guest Registration: $65

Thursday, June 14: Fithian Illite and Morrow Plots

On or before April 6, 2018
Professional Registration: $40
Student Registration: $25
Guest Registration: $40

After April 6, 2018
Professional Registration: $60
Student Registration: $35
Guest Registration: $60


Social Program Fees

Monday, June 11 - Amish Tour: $60
Wednesday, June 13 - Springfield Lincoln Sites: $60


Cancellations

If you register for the meeting and find you cannot attend, a refund less a 10% cancellation fee, will be made if you notify Scott Randall at svrandal@illinois.edu by May 18, 2018. No refunds will be issued after May 18, but you may send someone in your place.


Registration Questions

If you have questions regarding your registration or the registration process, please contact Nancy Simpson at nsimp1@illinois.edu.