REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Walk-in registrations will be available at the event. We look forward to seeing you in Leominster!


No longer available

Full Conference (two days): $225
Partial Conference (one day): $125  
Pre-Conference Short Courses: $50
Local Food Dinner: $40


Registration is now closed

Full Conference (two days): $250
Partial Conference (one day): $150  
Pre-Conference Short Courses: $50
Local Food Dinner: $40


The scholarship application is now closed

Please read the following information before you purchase your ticket:

WEDNESDAY: If you are attending the pre-conference on Wednesday, please choose only one short course or field trip per person. Note - each short course and field trip has a minimum and maximum number of participants. Once registration meets the maximum, registration will be closed. If the minimum is not reached by March 3rd, we will cancel the course or trip and provide full refunds to those who had signed up

REFUNDS: Our general policy is that all sales are final. However, we understand that life sometimes presents unpredictable scheduling challenges. We will assess refund requests on a case-by-case basis. All requests must be submitted through EventbriteNo refunds will be offered after February 28th.

FEES: You will notice as you go through registration that each ticket has associated fees. We have done our best to keep registration costs as low as possible and minimize these fees. We thank you for understanding that these additional charges are the cost of doing business with credit card companies and registration services.

PARKING: There is ample parking at the DoubleTree hotel: 99 Erdman Way, Leominster MA 01453.

OTHER QUESTIONS? There are answers to other frequently asked questions below. If you don't find what you're looking for there, please contact conference organizer Dana Stevens at

See you at the summit!


Does registration include meals?

Yes, registration includes light breakfast and full lunch for Thursday, April 6th and Friday, April 7th. The special local food dinner on Thursday, April 6th costs $40 extra and is optional. No meals will be served on Wednesday, April 5th aside from a reception with light hor d'oeuvres at 5 pm.  

Where is the confirmation of my registration?

Upon registering, you should receive an email confirmation from Eventbrite. If you don't, try logging into your Eventbrite account to find your confirmation. 

How can I confirm my order? 

Here are instructions for confirming your registration order

How do I update my registration information? 

Here are instructions for updating your information

What is this charge from Eventbrite (EB *charge)? 

See above for fee details. View Eventbrite for more detail.

How can I get a refund? 

We will offer refunds through February 28th. Here are instructions for requesting a refund