Online registration is preferred and highly recommended. Electronic registrations must include complete credit card information. Member rates for registration are available to members of any of the sponsoring societies.

Transactions are protected and encrypted using a secure socket layer (SSL) certificate provided by Verisign, Inc.

However, meeting organizers assume no liability for your credit card information when it is transmitted electronically. All credit card transactions will be processed through the conference web site. SSL technology is the industry-standard method for protecting web communications. The SSL security protocol provides data encryption, server authentication, message integrity, and optional client authentication for a TCP/IP (internet) connection. Credit card verification and debit services will be provided by, a leading provider of Internet-based transaction services.

If registration by electronic means is not possible, please complete the registration form and send to the address listed below with payment or charge card information. Please return mailed-in registrations to:

2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting
5400 Bosque Boulevard, Suite 680
Waco, Texas 76710-4446

Please make checks payable to: OSM (All payments must be in U.S. dollars drawn on a U.S. bank.)

Registrations complete with purchase order, or credit card information not accompanying an abstract submission, can be faxed to: 254-776-3767 or via email to:

The full registration fee includes admission to all sessions, exhibits, evening town halls and workshops (unless otherwise specified), Sunday welcome reception and poster receptions, coffee breaks, and the program book. Optional events such as any special organized activities are not included. Abstracts will be available on line.