Registration Information

Registration is now open!

Registration for CERF 2017 began in February 2017. You do not have to be a member to attend our conference. However, CERF members receive a discounted registration rate which more than covers the cost of membership. Join or renew now!

Registration Fees

 Early Bird
Ends May 15, 2017
Ends Oct. 6, 2017
Late One Day Only 
Member $425  $450  $530  $265 
Non-member $560  $585   $660   $400 
Student  $180  $200  $200  $95 
Early Career Member  $360  $380  $400  $200 
Early Career Non-member  $420  $440  $460  $250 
Emeritus Member $360 $380 $400 N/A
Developing Nation Rate* $375  $375  $375   N/A

*Based on list of developing economies as determined by the International Monetary Fund's Economic Outlook Report

Registration FAQ

Do I have to be a CERF member to register/attend?
No, you don't have to be a member; however, CERF members receive a discounted registration rate which more than covers the cost of membership. Plus you get a full year of CERF membership benefits! To take advantage of the discount, join or renew now if your membership has expired.

What is the cancellation/refund policy?
All cancellations must be submitted in writing to CERF. A $75 processing fee will be charged for all cancellations received by  October 12, 2017. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after October 12, 2017. Substitute attendees will be permitted. No refunds can be made by CERF for lodging, airfare, abstract submission, or any other expenses related to attending the conference.

I need to obtain a travel visa.  How can I receive an official letter of invitation?
To request an Official Letter of Invitation, please email your full name, address, institution/affiliate name and email address to If you are making an oral or poster presentation, please include the title and presentation date/time for your abstract. Once processed, a signed letter will be emailed to you. If you need an original sent to you via post, please indicate so in your email request.

Whom can I contact if I have further online registration questions?
Please contact the CERF office at, or call 206-209-5262 if you have additional questions. 

Please visit the CERF 2017 Conference Policies for more information about 
Special Consideration for Federal Employees