Registration Information

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, book of abstracts, and the program book. Optional events such as any special organized activities are not included.

Online registration is now closed.

Every attempt has been made to allow secure transmissions of your credit card information and transaction, but ASLO and the Ocean Sciences Meeting assume 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.

Registering by Mail

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

2008 ASLO Summer Meeting
ASLO Business Office
5400 Bosque Boulevard, Suite 680
Waco, Texas 76710-4446

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 not accompanying an abstract submission, can be faxed to: 254-776-3767.

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 that you will not be able to attend the 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 8 May 2008. Due to the limited number of enrollments available, registrants who cancel on or after 8 May 2008, will be not be eligible for any part of a refund. Abstract submission fees are non-refundable.

To provide cancellation notice and request a refund, please send a letter to: Helen Schneider Lemay, ASLO Business Office, 5400 Bosque Boulevard, Suite 680, Waco, Texas 76710-4446, fax your request to 254-776-3767, or via e-mail to

Special Needs

If you have a disability or limitation that may require special consideration in order to fully participate, please contact ASLO to see how we can accommodate your needs.  Call 800-929-3756 (USA, Canada & Caribbean) or 254-399-9635 (All other countries) or contact via e-mail at

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