Important Dates

November 2017
2018 Call for Papers opens

February 28th
Call for Papers closes

May 30th
Authors notified of acceptance or denial of submissions.

Mid May
Attendee registration opens.

June 15th
Signed Speaker contracts due to VDF Management office.

June 29th
Presentation manuscripts, ready for publication, due to VDF Management office.

August 15th
Early-bird registration fees end. Registration fees increase to full price.

September 15th
On-line registrations only accepted.

October 15th
Deadline for cancellation refunds (see cancellation policy)

October 1st
All pre-registration closes. Walk-up registration will be available on-site. (Note: Walk-up registration rates will increase by 20%.)
Lab presentation handouts due.