Conference Participant Guidelines


■ Membership dues must be paid by deadline listed on website. Chairs should ask panelists to make sure their membership is paid by the deadline.

● Chair membership submission or renewal deadline is June 9, 2017
● Panelist membership submission or renewal deadline is August 31, 2017

■ Failure to submit membership materials by these deadlines will result in the participant’s name being removed from the program. 



■ Registration may be paid at any time up until conference attendance.
■ Registrations submitted by September 22 will receive a discounted registration price of $140.00 for individuals and $85.00 for student/adjunct/retired members.
■ Beginning September 23, registration will be $175.00 for individuals and $105.00 for student/adjunct/retired members.
■ All participants must sign-in at the corresponding registration desk (pre-registration or on-site registration) to receive name tag and program.
■ Participants must be present and must pay registration in order to present their scholarship at the conference; no papers may be read on behalf of a panelist.
■ Any participant who fails to complete registration (including membership) at the SAMLA Conference will receive an invoice from SAMLA following the conference detailing the charges owed.


Cancellations and Refunds

■ All cancellation requests received by October 27 will receive a full refund of the conference registration fee.
■ NO refunds are available for cancellations on or after October 28, 2017. Please note SAMLA does not offer refunds for membership dues.