Conference Registration



Early Bird Rate / Regular Rate:

SPNHC/NSCA Members:  $270 / $300

Student Members:  $135 / $150

Regular Non-members:  $315 / $350

Student Non-members:  $200 / $225



Please click here to register:






Guest Registration:

1. To register a guest for any of the social events (Icebreaker, Wednesday Wild, Banquet), please make selection(s)/addition(s) on your own registration form. 


2. To register a guest for a field trip, the guest must complete a separate registration form for the field trip only.







Payment Policy
Payment is due in full at the time of registration. Conference registration includes a tote bag with conference materials, access to all programmed sessions and symposia (SPNHC & NSCA), the Icebreaker SoirĂ©e, the Wednesday night mixer at the California Academy of Sciences, coffee breaks & continental breakfast planned as part of the Wednesday to Friday programmed activities.  Field trips, tours, the banquet, and workshops are optional.

VISA, MasterCard, American Express are accepted.

Confirmation of your registration and payment will be delivered by e-mail upon submission of the online registration form. For registration and payment by mail, please contact Rebecca Peters at  A hard copy of the registration form will be mailed to you which can be returned with your check. We encourage you to register as soon as possible due to the limited number of available places for event/activities. 

Substitution Policy
The California Academy of Sciences and the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) are not responsible for any loss or damage as a result of a substitution, alteration or cancellation/postponement of an event.

The LOC reserves the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or topics if necessary without any liability to you whatsoever. Any substitutions or alterations will be updated on our web page as soon as possible. 


Cancellation/Refund Policy
You may transfer your registration to another person at no additional cost at any time by providing reasonable advance notice to the Conference Local Organizing Committee (LOC).

Cancellations received in writing by the Conference Local Organizing Committee (LOC) not less than eight (8) days prior to the conference will result in reimbursement for paid registration fees minus a $50 administration fee. No reimbursement will be issued for cancellations occurring within seven (7) days (inclusive) of the conference.

In the event that a scheduled event/activity is canceled for any reason, you will receive a 100% reimbursement of the fee paid. The LOC will, when possible, do its very best to offer an alternative event/activity.


Sponsors and Vendors register here.


Additional information for sponsors and vendors available here!

SPNHC 2011 Sponsors























The Hotel Kabuki


Click here for SPNHC rate reservations at Hotel Tomo! 





SPNHC rate is sold out at Hotel Kabuki! (rooms are available at their website at the market rate) 



The Hotel Kabuki in Japantown



Contact Information for SPNHC 2011

Debra Trock

Chair of the Local Organizing Committee


Rebecca Peters



Rebecca Morin



Jean Demouthe



Dave Catania

Field Trips


Moe Flannery



Charlotte Pfeiffer

General Information, Web Pages