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CERF 2013 San Diego Meeting Registration Form

The full registration fee for CERF members and non-members includes admission to the Keynote Address & Scientific Awards, President's Welcome Reception, all plenary, oral and poster presentations, all workshops, both Ignite Sessions, the CERF Bowl, all exhibits, all breaks, and the Close-Out Party & Student Awards Presentation. The full student and early-career registration fee includes all of these events, plus the Student & Recent Graduate Career Networking Dinner on Monday, November 4. The social registration fee includes admission only to the President's Reception, the Close-Out Party & Student Awards Presentation, and breaks. Additional events such as the field trips, Women in Science Networking Lunch, and Cruising San Diego social event are an additional cost.

Optional events such as the field trips and the Women in Science breakfast are not included in the conference registration fee. If these optional events are of interest to you, we urge you to sign up when you register for the conference. Space is limited.

On-line registration and payment is preferred. Please fill out both the registration information and the fee worksheets. Please note: Registrations cannot be accepted without payment. Credit card charges are debited by Schneider & Associates, not CERF.

If you wish to register by mail or fax, please download the printable registration form and follow all of the included instructions.

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Personal Information

Your Abstract/Control ID number is a crucial part of your registration information if you have successfully submitted a paper. If you do not have access to your Abstract/Control ID, please e-mail and be sure to include the title of your abstract in the body of your message. You may also call sg Meeting & Marketing Services (the conference management office) at 1-254-776-3550 in the United States to locate your Abstract/Control ID via phone.

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Contact Information

Mailing Information

Judging of Student Presentations

We encourage established professionals and graduate students to consider judging student presentations. Graduate students will be assigned to judge undergraduate presentations.

I am willing to volunteer to judge student presentations, and I prefer to judge on the following days (check all that apply):
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

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I am confident judging the following checked categories:
Benthic Ecology
Biogeochemistry and Eutrophication
Climate Change and Adaptation
Coral Reefs
Ecosystem Stressors, Responses and Trends
Fisheries and Upper Trophic Levels
Food Webs
Geomorphology and Sediments
Habitat Mapping and Assessment
Hydrology and Hydrodynamics
Integrated Ecosystem Assessment
Macroalgae and Benthic Algae
Management, Planning and Policy
Microbial Ecology
Plankton Ecology
Population Ecology and Invasive Species
Seagrass Ecology
Socio-Economics and Ecosystem Services
Technology and Methods Advancement and Application
Tropical Ecosystems
Watershed and Estuarine Restoration
Watershed-Estuarine Coupling
Wildlife and Marine Mammals

Roommate Information Request

Please check here if you are interested in receiving information about the conference roommate service. The purpose of this service is to connect students and other attendees with those who wish to share a room at the conference. Neither CERF nor the CERF conference management organization is responsible for individual roommate choices or referrals.

Student Workers

I am interested in participating as a student worker.

Emergency Contact Information

Please note that this is for informational purposes only. You must make your hotel reservations directly with the appropriate hotel or facility. Please provide this information even if you are not staying at one of the CERF conference hotels.

Hotel Mission Valley Town and Country Resort & Conference Center

ADA StatementIf you have a disability or limitation that may require special consideration in order to fully participate, please contact the conference manager, Helen Schneider Lemay, at 254-776-3550 or to discuss how we can assist you during the conference.

Mentorship I am interested in participating in the mentorship program as a volunteer mentor
I am interested in participating in the mentorship program as a mentee

All of the CERF 2013 workshops are free to attend, but please indicate your intention to attend using the checklist below so conference organizers can appropriately prepare. Workshops will be held on Sunday, 3 November. Workshop descriptions and start/end times can be found on the Workshops page at

Real Time Data Retrieval and Storage Methods in Coastal Data-logging Applications
Data Infrastructures for Estuarine and Coastal Ecological Synthesis
Ocean Acidification Monitoring Instruments
Integrated Ecosystems Assessment: From Concept to Practice
Advancing Expert Judgment of Ecosystem Health for Science-Informed Ocean Management Decisions
Creating Mutually Beneficial Links Between Citizen Science and Ocean and Coastal Resources
Linking Knowledge with Action: Empirical Evidence of What Works and What Doesn't
How to Optimize Chances for Success in Publishing a Paper in Estuaries and Coasts
Graduate Student Mentoring of Undergraduates
SCOR Working Group 137, Global Patterns of Phytoplankton Dynamics in Estuarine and Coastal Ecosystem
In Situ Nutrient Monitoring and Long-Term Water Quality Monitoring in Coastal Applications

Review Personal Information

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