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  Three Ways to Register

SESUG has three ways for you to register for the 2008 conference.

  1. On-line registration will open June 2, 2008

  2. Registration forms (available June 2, 2008) can be mailed to the registrar

      Maribeth Johnson, SESUG Registrar
      4352 Neals Mill Rd SE
      Dearing, GA 30808

  3. Registration forms (available June 2, 2008) can be faxed to 919-882-9798

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  Registration Fees

  • Early Registration:  June 2, 2008 August 18, 2008
  • Regular Registration:  August 19, 2008 September 18, 2008
  • Onsite Registration:  September 19, 2008 October 22, 2008

On October 6, 2008 the online registration system will close.  Faxed registrations (919-882-9798) at Onsite Rates will be accepted after this date.

Registration Type Early
Registration
6/02/08 to 8/18/08
Regular
Registration
8/19/08 to 9/18/08
On-Site
Registration
9/19/08 to 10/22/08
Business/Government $425 $475 $565
Group Rate* $395 $445 $565
Academic** $355 $405 $565
Weekend Workshop Only*** $25 $25 $25
Weekend Workshop $125 $125 $150
Guest $150 $150 $150

* Group rate is available to groups of 4 or more from the same company who register at the same time.  There is no group discount for Academic registrations.  All members of the group must be paying conference fees. Workshop-only registrations or those receiving waived conference fees cannot be considered part of a group.  Group rate is available only for Early and Regular registration.

** Academic rate is available to full-time students, faculty and staff of an accredited degree-granting institution.  Academic rate is available only for Early and Regular registration.  Verification of eligibility for the reduced rate will be required by the Registrar.

*** A processing fee of $25 is charged for those who attend weekend workshops but do not register for the conference.

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  Payment Policy

Payment of registration and weekend workshop fees may be made by credit card or check.  SESUG does not accept purchase orders.  If payment is made by check, the check must be postmarked on or before the end date for the corresponding registration fee under which the registration was made (i.e. a check for a registration made within the early registration time period must be postmarked on or before August 18, 2008.)   If payment is not received or postmarked by the end date for the corresponding registration fee, registration fees will be increased to those of the next registration time period.

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  Cancellation / Refund Policy

Conference registrations that are cancelled in writing by September 18, 2008 will receive a refund of the conference registration fees MINUS a $25 processing charge.  Conference registration cancellations received after September 18, 2008 will not be refunded.

If you are unable to attend the conference, your registration fee can be transferred, at no charge, to another attendee with the approval of the conference registrar.

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  Scholarships

Thanks to the support of SAS, SESUG is pleased to offer 10 scholarships to qualified students.  Scholarships include free conference registration and a special reception for scholarship winners.  The Scholarship Application Form (hyperlink to the online Scholarship Application Form when available) will be available February 18, 2008 and is due by March 24, 2008.  Winners will be notified by April 7, 2008.

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  Weekend Workshops

On Sunday, October 19, 2008, SESUG plans to conduct six 4-hour workshops; 3 in the morning and 3 in the afternoon.  These workshops will cost an additional $125 per workshop if registered by September 18, 2008.  After September 18, 2008, the on-site rate of $150 per workshop applies.

These workshops will offer an in-depth look at a topic of interest to SAS users.  Workshop descriptions will be available in mid-May.

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