|Thu, March 21|
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. or later
|Fri, Mar 22|
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
5:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
|Sat, Mar 23|| 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (approx)|
|8 Feb||Abstract & Student Travel application deadline|
|28 Feb||Abstract acceptance notices emailed|
|8 Mar||Last day to book hotel room under Meeting block|
|8 Mar||Last day to cancel meeting registration|
STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD PROGRAM
Midwest SETAC has established a program to support student travel to our annual meeting. The purpose is to encourage student participation by defraying the cost of attending the annual meeting. All students, including Chicago-area students, are encouraged to apply. A limited number of travel awards (up to approximately $250) will be made for this meeting. Students from the local Chicago-area will be eligible for up to approximately $50. Student Travel Award applications are due 8 February (Friday) 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Central. Awards will be announced by mid-March 2018 and will be awarded directly to the students at the meeting. Interested student applicants should submit the following package of information:
Note: All student travel award applicants must also be members of Midwest SETAC. For more information (including joining/renewing your membership, application requirements, and limitations), please visit the menu above titled Student Awards. Applicants must meet one of the following criteria: 1) submit an abstract for the upcoming meeting, 2) officially serve as a student representative on the Midwest Board of Directors, 3) represent a student affiliate chapters at the business meeting (1 student/chapter).
ANNUAL MEETING OVERVIEW - The program consists of technical presentations and posters, a short‐course, and social activities.
Watch this space for updates
MONDAY BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING
The Board of Directors’ meeting will be held on Thursday, March 21, 6:30 to 8:00 PM (location TBD). All Midwest SETAC members are welcome and encouraged to attend, and we encourage everyone to attend and volunteer with us!
INFORMAL GATHERING THURSDAY EVENING
Please join fellow meeting attendees at an informal “Meet‐n‐Greet” on Monday evening. Check back for the exact location, we are working locate a pub that is within walking distance o campus. This event is not included in the registration fees (food and beverages are on your own).
The meeting registration fee includes meeting attendance (Thursday & Friday), beverage breaks, lunches, and the Tuesday evening poster social. Monday’s tour of Argonne National Lab is free but a head-count is needed. Note: Registration does not include annual chapter membership dues. Membership can be purchased during the registration process, but is not required. Visit the Midwest SETAC Membership web page for more information.
Midwest SETAC has secured a limited number of hotel rooms at the Courtyard by Marriott located at 500 Front Street S, Downtown La Crosse, about 1.5 miles from the meeting location. Nightly rates start at $94 plus tax (currently 17.4%). To receive the conference rate, reservations must be made by March 8, 2019 or until the room block is sold out, whichever comes first. To make a reservation, use the link below or call 608-782-1000 and request the “Midwest SETAC” room block.
CAMPUS MAPS & PARKING
A map of the University of Wisconsin La Crosse campus can be obtainedwith the button below.
QUESTIONS / SUGGESTIONS
If you have questions or suggestions, contact Tham Hoan at firstname.lastname@example.org (773-508-8194) or any of the members of the executive committee of the Board of Directors.
|MEETING REGISTRATION RATES:|
|Regular MW Chapter Member||$160.00||$180.00|
|Non-Member MW Chapter||$180.00||$210.00|
|SHORT COURSE RATES||Early Bird||After March 8|
|Regular MW Chapter Member||$60.00||$85.00|
|Non-Member MW Chapter Member||$80.00||$120.00|
Terms and Conditions / Cancellation Policy: The registration fee less $50 handling fee will be refunded if the cancellation request is received in writing (email or fax) before 8 March 2018. No refunds are made after this date nor will any refunds be made for non-attendance. However, substitutions for attending may be accommodated. To cancel your existing registration, please contact Terresa Murdoch at the SETAC office (email@example.com). To withdraw any presentation, please notify the Midwest SETAC Chapter President as soon as possible.