Conference FAQ


When and where will the Conference and Research Symposium be held?

  • The conference will be held at the Spokane Convention Center in Spokane, Washington.
  • The conference formally begins with the opening reception, welcome ceremony, and keynote address on the evening of Wednesday, October 10 and runs through mid afternoon on Saturday, October 13.
  • The Research Symposium requires separate registration and will be held on Tuesday, October 9 and Wednesday, October 10.
  • Full-day and half-day pre-conference workshops and field trips require separate registration and are offered on Wednesday, October 10.

How do I submit a proposal for the Conference or Research Symposium program?

When will I be notified if my presentation is accepted?

  • The review process begins in April and we expect to notify individuals of the review results by the end of June. 

When can I register?

  • Registration is expected to open in mid June.

How much is registration?

  • Fees for the 2018 conference are not yet set; they will be finalized in June.
  • The early bird, full conference registration for current NAAEE members is expected to be about $450 for professional members and $315 for student and retired members.
  • Nonmember rates will be about 30% higher than member rates.
  • Research Symposium registration is expected to be about $275 for professionals and $175 for students and retirees. 
  • One-day rates will also be offered for the Conference. There are no two-day rates.