Dates & Policies

Registration Dates and Times


Early Bird Registration

Available through 5PM, September 16, 2015

Advance Registration

Available through 5PM, October 9, 2015

Onsite Registration (not available for meal events)

Thursday, November 5: 7:30AM-5:30PM

Friday, November 6: 7:30AM-5:00PM and 6:30PM-8:30PM

Saturday, November 7: 7:30AM-2:00PM

Payment Policies

Early Bird registrations must be paid in full by check or credit card no later than 5PM, September 16, 2015. Early Bird registrations unpaid as of 9AM, Monday September 21, 2015, will be changed to Advance registrations and the Early Bird discount will be lost.

Advance registrations must be paid in full by check or credit card no later than 5PM, October 9, 2015

Any registrations that remain unpaid as of 9AM, Monday October 12, 2015, will be cancelled.

Cancellation and Refund Policies

All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to no later than 5PM, October 23, 2015.

Phone requests for cancellations must be followed up with a written request.

No cancellation and/or refund requests will be accepted AFTER the deadline.

Qualifying refunds will be issued after December 1, 2015.

Refunds will be issued in the same format as payment: checks for payments made by check, credit card refund for payments made by credit card. An administrative processing fee of $25 will be applied to all refunds. Please note: the application of the processing fee may result in no refund being issue.

Conference Badges

Name badges and meal tickets must be picked up onsite at the conference registration desk.

Conference badges must be worn at all times. Entrance to workshops, conference activities, or the Exhibit Hall will not be permitted without the appropriate badge. Lost badges can be reprinted but a small fee may apply.

Attendance Policies

All attendees must be registered to attend conference.

All poster and program presenters are required to obtain a full conference registration by the close of the Early Bird registration period in order to participate at conference. A full one-day registration for the day you are presenting is acceptable; an Exhibit Hall pass does not constitute a full registration.

To maintain a professional atmosphere throughout the conference, as well as to ensure the safety of CLA members, speakers, personnel, and exhibits, CLA does not allow children under the age of 16 years, including infants, in educational programs, conference activities, or in the Exhibit Hall at any time.

Your attendance at the conference constitutes permission to utilize photos and video taken of you at the event for news, promotion, and similar purposes.


Don’t forget your tote! CLA is a BYOB conference.

Conference Code of Conduct

CLA has adopted a Statement of Appropriate Conduct expected of all attendees, presenters, and exhibitors.