Registration Information

Online registration is preferred and highly recommended. Electronic registrations must include complete credit card information.

Every attempt has been made to allow secure transmissions of your credit card information and transaction, but ASLO assumes no liability for your credit card information when it is released electronically. All credit card transactions will be processed through the conference web site. Transactions are protected and encrypted using a secure socket layer (SSL) certificate provided by Verisign, Inc. 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 with thousands of online and traditional business customers around the world.

You will receive a separate electronic confirmation for each online form you submit.

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

ASLO 2005 Summer Meeting
ASLO Business Office
5400 Bosque Boulevard, Suite 680
Waco, Texas 76710-4446, USA

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

Registrations complete with purchase order or credit card information and not accompanying an abstract submission can be faxed to: 1-254-776-3767.

The full registration fee includes admission to all oral and poster sessions, exhibits, evening workshops (unless otherwise specified), receptions, coffee breaks, book of abstracts, and the program book. Optional events such as any special organized activities, field trips, workshops, and the Wednesday evening event are not included.

Substantial savings apply if the payment and registration form are received on or before 20 May 2005.

Substitutions or Cancellations

We understand that occasionally other responsibilities and personal obligations prevent you from attending a program for which you have registered. If you find you will not be able to attend the ASLO meeting, we encourage you to send a substitute. Substitutions can be made at any time, even on-site at the conference.

If you find it necessary to cancel after you have already paid, we can refund your conference fee (less an $80 USD processing fee) if we receive notice in writing on or before 20 May 2005. Due to the limited number of enrollments available, registrants who cancel on or after 20 May 2005, will be not be eligible for any part of a refund.

To provide cancellation notice and request a refund, please send a letter to:

Helen Schneider Lemay
ASLO 2005 Summer Meeting
ASLO Business Office
5400 Bosque Boulevard, Suite 680
Waco, Texas 76710-4446, USA

Fax your request to 1-254-776-3767 or send via e-mail to

Registration Fees

Fees are stated in U.S. dollars and must be paid in U.S. dollars.

In order to register and submit your abstract as an ASLO member, you must be a current member of ASLO at the time you submit your abstract. Registration fee refunds will not be issued to those who register as a non-member and then later join the society. We encourage membership in ASLO. Attendees who join ASLO at the time of registration will be allowed to register for the meeting at the ASLO member rate and maintain their membership through the 2005 membership year.

  • ASLO Members: $350.00 USD on or before 20 May 2005 ($410.00 USD after 20 May 2005)

  • Non-members: $450.00 USD on or before 20 May 2005 ($510.00 USD after 20 May 2005)

  • ASLO Student Members: $250.00 USD on or before 20 May 2005 ($310.00 USD after 20 May 2005)

  • Non-Member Students: $350.00 USD on or before 20 May 2005 ($410.00 USD after 20 May 2005)

  • One-day registrations: $200.00 USD on or before 20 May 2005 ($260.00 USD after 20 May 2005)

  • Spouse/Guest: $100.00 USD on or before 20 May 2005 ($160.00 USD after 20 May 2005)
    Spouse and guest fees cover only the conference social events, such as receptions and coffee services. Optional events are not included. However, spouses and guests are encouraged to register and attend these special activities. Spouses and guests cannot be admitted to the sessions without paying the appropriate full registration fee.

  • A late fee of $60.00 USD will be added to all registrations received after 20 May 2005.

Fees to attend the ASLO 2005 Summer Meeting must be paid in advance. Registrations are not considered guaranteed until a check, money order, purchase order, or charge card information is received. All fax registrations must include complete credit card information, including number, expiration date, and cardholder name. VISA, MasterCard, and American Express are accepted. Organizations can be billed only if a purchase order accompanies the registration either by fax or by mail.

Registration and any other fees listed on the conference registration form are payable in U. S. currency only.

Confirmation will be sent to attendees upon receipt of each completed and paid registration.

Conference Check-In and Registration

Registration prior to the meeting is strongly encouraged. By doing so, you will greatly reduce the amount of time necessary to complete the on-site registration process and pick up your meeting materials.

Meeting materials and name badges can be picked up on Sunday, 19 June 2005, at the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones de Galicia from 06:00 to 21:00. Registration will be opened each day at the conference centre during conference hours.

Name badges will be included in your registration packet and must be worn at all times throughout the meeting. Your conference receipt will be included with your badge.

Maps showing the various session and meeting room locations will be included either in the program or abstract book.

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