These dates are subject to change once the final program is available.

January 1st
Call for Papers opens

February 25th
Call for Papers closes

April 21st
Authors notified of acceptance or denial of submissions.

May 12th
Attendee registration opens

May 23rd
Signed Speaker contracts due to VDF Management office

June 30th
Speaker manuscripts due to VDF Mangement office

September 15th
Early-bird registration fees end. Registration fees increase to full price.

September 26th
On-line registrations only accepted.

October 2nd
Lab presentation handouts due.

October 10th
Pre-registration closes. Walk-up registrations will be accepted on-site for an additional fee.

October 15th
Deadline for cancellation refunds. (See cancellation policy).


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