Frequently Asked Questions

Can I register for the conference online?
Yes, only online registrations are accepted. You can select payment by check, purchase order, money order or credit card. Please go to the “Registration" tab or click here. International attendees are eligible for the discounted rate of $395 with an early bird registration before November 17, 2017. If you have questions, please contact the registration coordinator or call 858-966-4972.

How do I register for the conference as a Group?
Please contact the Registration Coordinator at or call 858-966-4972.

Who do I contact for questions about registration?
Contact Registration Coordinator at or by phone at 858-966-4972.

Do you offer scholarships or financial aid?
Since we are a non-profit, we do not offer scholarships or aid. However, we offer a discounted rate if you register before November 17, 2017.

Boy and GirlDo I need to select which workshops that I want to attend prior to the conference?
Attendees are not required to select their workshops prior to the conference. All sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Do you provide special accommodations?
For disabled participants, please contact the hotel directly for any special needs.

Will there be Internet Access at the conference?
There is complimentary internet access in the Sheraton San Diego hotel sleeping rooms and at the internet café in the Exhibit hall. Also, for a fee, the hotel has a business office with internet access.

How can I obtain an Invitation Letter?
Email Registration Coordinator at and provide all pertinent information such as to whom the letter should be addressed and your contact details. If you provide an email address, an email version of the invitation will be sent to you electronically. If you require the original with official signature, it can be mailed to you via U.S. Postal System only. Note: International mail is slow so this may take some time. We do not contact any U.S. Embassy within your country.

What meals are provided at the conference?
Continental breakfast will be provided Wednesday through Friday mornings. Morning and afternoon breaks with refreshments are provided.

How do I get my CEU/CME/Contact Hours certificate?
Be sure your daily sign-in sheets are returned at the end of each day. Cost is $100 for preconference/San Diego Conference attendance at sessions. A certificate for Preconference Institutes and daily attendees is $30 (per day).

Other San Diego Related Questions:

Weather/What to wear:
A light jacket is recommended. Dress in layers. Temperatures usually range from the low 50’s to the high 70’s.

• San Diego Zoo
• Sea World
• Seal/Sea Lion Water Tour
• Shopping in Old Town, Downtown, Fashion Valley Mall (behind the hotel), Seaport Village, and Horton Plaza
• Gaslamp Nightlife and restaurants
• Balboa Park Museums
• Coronado to sightsee, shop, and eat. Hotel del Coronado is a major attraction. Transportation needed to get to the downtown Harbor Drive Bayside area; then catch the ferry to Coronado
• Old Town restaurants and shops
• Tour of USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum
• Old Town Trolley Tour

Other Sheraton San Diego Hotel Information:
• 5 Restaurants
• 3 Swimming Pools, Jacuzzi
• Spa & Fitness Room
• Tennis Courts
• Watercraft & Bicycle Rentals
• Walking/Jogging Paths