Conference registration is significantly more affordable for members of either SMM or ECS. All are welcome to become members of either society.
Early-bird registration – March 13, 2019–September 4, 2019
- Member $400.00 USD
- Non-member $550.00 USD
- Student member $150.00 USD
- Student non-member $220.00 USD
- Low income country member $225.00 USD
- Low income country non-member $325.00 USD
Regular registration – September 5, 2019–December 5, 2019
- Member $500.00 USD
- Non-member $650.00 USD
- Student member $200.00 USD
- Student non-member $270.00 USD
- Low income country member $275.00 USD
- Low income country non-member $375.00 USD
Late & Onsite registration – December 6, 2019
- Member $600.00 USD
- Non-member $750.00 USD
- Student member $250.00 USD
- Student non-member $320.00 USD
- Low income country member $325.00 USD
- Low income country non-member $425.00 USD
Daily (same price for all deadlines)
- Member $100.00 USD
- Non-member $140.00 USD
- Student member $40.00 USD
- Student non-member $60.00 USD
- Low income country member $60.00 USD
- Low income country non-member $80.00 USD
Frequently Asked Questions
When does registration open?
Registration for the World Marine Mammal Conference opens March 13, 2019. Abstract and workshop proposal submission also opens on March 13, 2019.
How much does it cost?
Registration fees vary depending on a several variables including when you register (i.e. early bird, regular or onsite registration) and whether or not you are a member of the SMM/ECS. Conference registration is significantly more affordable for members of either society. All are welcome to become members of either society to enjoy the discounted rate.
Please note that member rates are the same for SMM and ECS members.
Does the reduced conference member rate apply to associate and full members?
Yes, a reduced conference member rate applies to all levels of members (e.g. associate members, full members, etc.).
When is the early bird deadline for registration?
Sign up before 12PM (noon – GMT+2) September 4, 2019 to receive a $100 USD early bird discount on your conference registration.
What about cancellations and refunds? Is there a cancellation policy?
There will be a $100 USD handling fee for cancellations prior to September 4, 2019. After September 4, 2019, there will be no refunds. Registrations are non-transferable. Requests for refunds must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org and refunds will be issued to the same method of payment used to secure payment.
I’ve recently graduated. Can I still register as a ‘student’?
If you are no longer a student, but are planning on presenting work at the conference that you conducted as a student, and you graduated less than one year ago, then you can still register as a student! You will also be considered for student awards.
Note: A letter from your professor/institute verifying that you completed the work you will be presenting as a student will be required.
I have a abstract question. Who do I talk to?
For more general abstract questions, contact our abstract submission team at email@example.com
I have a workshop question. Who do I talk to?
More general workshop questions should be directed to our workshop leads for the conference at firstname.lastname@example.org