2017 Conference
San Diego, CA - Westgate Hotel

March 1-4, 2017

HERA Registration and Membership Form 2017

Submission Deadline Extended to January 25, 2017

Print out this page (or click on this .pdf registration link) and register by filling in the appropriate information. If you are not a HERA member (membership runs from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31), you must join by checking membership on this page. Send your completed registration form with a check made out in U.S. Dollars to: HERA, PO Box 715, Pacifica, CA 94044-4206.

Whether you plan on attending as a presenter, a panelist, an observing member, or a guest, you will need to fill out the following conference registration form.

Name ____________________________________________________________

2017 MEMBERSHIP FEES (Check appropriate category)

(check appropriate category)

_______ Individual 1-year membership: $125

_______ Joint 1-year membership is open to two individuals sharing the same household: $185

_______ Full time student membership: $70

_______ Retired: $70

Member Registration (All attendees must register for the conference.)

_______Member Early Discounted Registration [ends 10-15-16]: $150

_______Member Registration [10/16/16 to 11/16/16]: $175

_______ Late Member Registration [11/17/16 to 12/31/16]: $200

_______ Member Conference Registration [after 1/1/17 through Conference]: $225

Graduate/Undergraduate Student Member Registration

_______Graduate Student Early Member Discounted Registration [ends 10/15/16]: $70

_______Graduate Student Member Registration [10/16/16 to 11/16/16]: $75

_______ Graduate Student Member Late Registration [11/17/16 to 12/31/16]: $80

_______ Graduate Student Member Conference Registration [after 1/1/117 through Conference]: $90

_______For a registered member to bring a guest for one day only, the fee for a one-day guest pass is $40. Plenary Session Reception and Closing Luncheon fees are included in the conference registration fees for attendees. Please check if you will be attending one or both.
_______ Reception Friday, March 3(after Plenary Session)

_______Lunch Saturday, March 4- 12:30-2:00

_______Guest Fee for Reception: $30

_______Guest Fee for Lunch: $45


2017 Convention Participant: Registration fees must be postmarked by February 7, 2017, and must be in U.S. currency. Your postmark will be the ultimate determinant of your registration rates. We aim to post an online program sometime in mid-February. Schedule change requests disrupt the plans of those already registered. HERA is not able to process changes to the program. Participants who have not paid the convention registration fee and membership dues by February 7, 2017, will be deleted from all versions of the convention program. HERA does not provide laptops or online connections. All presenters must be members of HERA.
           Refunds: Requests for refunds must be made in writing and postmarked no later than February 7, 2017. Email requests for refunds to A $55 service fee is deducted from all refunds. There will be no refunds for any reason after February 7, 2017. HERA is not responsible for any cancellations or other charges assessed by airlines, travel agents, online booking agencies, or other institutions.

>Click for HERA's 2017 Conference Paper and Panel Proposal Portal. Papers and panel submissions must be sent via the portal. Submission Deadline: Jan. 25, 2017.

Registration and Membership

We will process submissions on a flow basis. We will send out decision notifications within one week of submission. All proposals are due on the portal on or before January 10, 2017. After receiving this confirmation, you must fill out a registration form (downloadable from the HERA website - see below for a .pdf), and mail the form with a check made out to HERA, in U.S. currency.

HERA, PO Box 715, Pacifica, CA 94044-4206

IMPORTANT: There are a limited number of discounted hotel rooms available. Please make your hotel registrations one of two ways:
          1. On our website’s link to The Westgate Hotel’s dedicated HERA website; or
          2. Directly with the hotel by phone at (800-522-1564) and mention that you want the HERA rate of $153.
Make these reservations as early as possible to receive the discounted rate. The Westgate Hotel requires that you make your reservations by 02/07/2017. Your credit card will be charged in advance for the first night. However, hotel cancellations made at least 72 hours (3 days) before your arrival night are fully refundable. The $153 rate is applicable 3 days before and 3 days after the conference based on availability.

Make your reservations on line at: or phone the hotel at: 800-522-1564 and mention that you want the HERA rate.

Specific questions may be directed to HERA's executive director, Marcia Green (

>Click here for a .pdf 2017 registration and membership form

>Click here for a .pdf 2017 Conference Flyer

Questions may be directed to Marcia Green at






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