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Catered meals included

A delicious variety of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and mid-day coffee and snacks will be provided to delegates at no additional cost (delegate registration fees cover the costs of meeting rooms and meals). Catering is provided by the Hyatt Fair Lakes and George Mason University. Many snack and meal options are also available on campus and at or around the Hyatt.

Travel & Lodging extra

Rooms at the 3-star Hyatt Fair Lakes have been reserved for this event (at competitive rates). Delegates are strongly encouraged to stay here in order to participate in breakfasts and other networking opportunities. Delegates will be bused to and from the Hyatt to the Mason campus free of charge. Lodging costs and arrangements at the Hyatt, as well as additional travel arrangements and costs (such as to/from the airports, or for tours) are the responsibility of delegates.

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Conference fee

See the “Payment Notes” section below for details.

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  1. Delegates who have requested a fee waiver are automatically registered—no further action is necessary.
  2. If you’ve requested a fee reduction (such as two delegates for the price of one) simply select the correct fee.
  3. PayPal accounts are not required to pay via PayPal—credit cards can be processed as “guest.”
  4. If you require an invoice, please email Glenn Hampson at
  5. Payments by check can be mailed to the National Science Communication Institute (nSCI), 2320 N 137th Street, Seattle, WA 98133, USA. Checks should be made payable to the National Science Communication Institute.
  6. nSCI is recognized for tax purposes as a 501(c)3 non-profit charity. The organization’s federal EIN number is 27-46900007. The organization is incorporated in Washington state; the Washington state UBI number is 603-081-988. nSCI’s DUNS number is 967982856. The GuideStar profile for nSCI can be reviewed online at