DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: January 31, 2015
How to Register for the Sarasota Conference
For the 2015 conference
IT&FA will use the electronic Conference Maker software for submitting registration materials and abstracts, reviewing
submissions, and communicating with prospective attendees. Payments can also be made through Conference Maker’s
PayPal system, or submitted directly to the IT&FA office as in past years. Registration begins November 1,
- Go to Conference Maker http://editorialexpress.com/conference/ITFA2015/
- Scroll down to the May 17-20, 2015,
Silver Jubilee Conference of IT&FA
- To register, submit requested information as well
as a 1-to-3 page abstract of one or two papers by January 31. IT&FA will consider panel proposals
and proposals for sessions involving three to four papers.
- The Program Committee
will review submissions promptly, and if accepted send an email of conditional acceptance by February 15.
The Program Committee will seek to process any submissions received after the January 31 deadline in a timely manner.
- Hotel Registration and the Conference Registration Fee are due by April 17.
All presenters are required to stay at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota, unless they have a Sarasota-area residence.
Because April 17 is the deadline for hotel rooms at the discounted conference price ($139), attendees are advised
to make hotel reservations early.
The Registration Fee for the IT&FA Conference in Sarasota is:
US (for those registering and submitting abstracts by January 31, 2015)
US (after February 1, 2015)
Payment is due by April 17, 2015
fee covers the opening reception, two lunches, one banquet, coffee breaks, and 2015 membership dues in IT&FA. Additional
tickets for spouses or guests will be available on a limited basis for the opening reception ($30 each), lunches ($30 each)
and banquet ($75).
Participants are encouraged to make payments using PayPal, accessible through the
conference registration site.
Others wishing to pay IT&FA directly may contact the
IT&FA office at firstname.lastname@example.org for alternative instructions. IT&FA accepts personal checks drawn on a U.S. bank or Visa and MasterCard (with
at least a May 31, 2015, expiration date)
After April 17, 2015, there will be no
If you have any questions, please contact the IT&FA office at email@example.com or Professor Alfred E. Eckes, the Executive Vice President, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadlines are as follows
November 1, 2014, to January 31, 2015 – Registration and Abstracts submitted via Conference Maker. http://editorialexpress.com/conference/ITFA2015/
February 1, 2015 on - Late fee applies for abstracts
submitted from this date
February 15, 2015 - Notification of Acceptance by this date
April 17, 2015 – Last day for Hotel Registrations at Discounted Conference Rate. Deadline
for submitting conference Registration Fee. No refunds after this date
May 1, 2015 - session/conference
schedule listed online