Full registration includes:

  • Entrance to all sessions and workshops
  • Meeting program, commemorative pint glass, and lunch each day
  • Airport Shuttle from Nashville, Monday, May 18 (2 time options)
  • Welcome reception, Monday, May 18
  • Poster session and reception, Tuesday, May 19
  • Field excursion, Wednesday, May 20
  • Dinner, tour, and local music, Hidden River Cave, Wednesday, May 20
  • Closing Banquet, Lost River Cave, Thursday, May 21
  • Airport Shuttle to Nashville, Friday, May 22 (2 time options)


shown in USD
Early Bird After January 31, 2020
Full Registration $450 $500
Student Registration $225 $275
Single-day Registration $150 $200
Guest Registration $350 $400
Low Income Economy Registration* $350 $400

*For residents from low or lower-middle income economies as defined by the World Bank.

Student registration offers full registration at a discounted rate for any person enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program. Single-day registration allows entry to all events for that day only. Guest registration allows entry into evening social events only, field excursion with lunch, and airport shuttle. Guest must accompany a full registrant.

Please note: Your conference registration will not take effect until payment is
received by the GWS office.  If you want to take advantage of the early bird discount, your payment must be received on or before January 31, 2020.

Are you or your organization interested in sponsoring a student or low income economy registration? See our call for sponsors for more information.

Registration opening soon!