Important Dates

December 2016
2017 Call for Papers opens

February 28th
Call for Papers closes

May 5th
Authors notified of acceptance or denial of submissions.

Mid May
Attendee registration opens.

May 22nd
Signed Speaker contracts due to VDF Management office.

June 5th
Presentation manuscripts, ready for publication, due to VDF Management office.

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

August 1st
On-line registrations only accepted.

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

August 15th
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.