Aida Tomeh Distinguished Service Award
August 10    online submission portal opens for all submissions
September 1   online 2018 membership payment portal opens
September 15 
online 2018 conference registration portal opens
November 15
hotel reservation link opens
December 8
  online submission portal closes for all submissions EXCEPT undergraduate papers
January 10
online submission portal closes for undergraduate papers
January 31   targeted date for announcement of preliminary program (days, times and rooms will not be assigned by this date) 
February 25   targeted date for announcement of final program with days, times and rooms assigned
March 1   deadline for all program participants to be registered for the conference and paid their 2018 membership dues
March 5   hotel reservation link closes
March 23   pre-conference registration closes
April 5   pre-conference retreat (by advance signup only)
April 6   conference opens
April 7   conference closes 

page updated August 10, 2017