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Registration Prices

  • Early-bird Non-student Full Conference
  • $43500*†
  • Non-student
    Full Conference
  • $50000†
  • Student
    Full Conference
  • $24500†
  • Non-student
    Single Day
  • $27500†
  • Student
    Single Day
  • $12500†

*Earlybird pricing available through January 1, 2017.

†PLEASE NOTE: Online registration will end after midnight on May 12. All late registrations must be done in person at the conference and will be subject to an additional $25 late registration fee.

Payment Methods

Please register before submitting payment.

Payment by Credit Card

We accept Visa and Mastercard through TouchNet. The registration process will prompt you for payment.

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Payment by Check or Purchase Order

If you are paying by check or purchase order, you must send payment May 6. 2016 to allow for processing. Please make checks, money orders, and purchase orders out to:

The Water Institute at UNC

and mail to:

Attn: Courtney Andrews
CB 7431, 4114 McGavran-Greenberg
135 Dauer Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7431

If you are paying for more than one person, please list each individual somewhere on the check, money order, or purchase order.

Payment by Wire Transfer

In case payment via check or credit card is not available to you, you may make a payment by wiring money to our conference bank account using the necessary details found in the PDF here.

Refund Policy

Please review our refund policy before submitting your registration and payment. Refunds must be processed by 5:00 PM EDT on May 10, 2016 for a full refund, minus any transaction fees. All requests must be submitted in writing, via email, fax, or postal mail. No refunds will be issued after 5:00 PM EDT May 10, 2016, with the exception of visa denials. We will issue full refunds for those that are denied a visa to enter the U.S., provided the registrant can provide proof of declination from the U.S. State Department/U.S. Embassies. Please note that you are responsible for cancelling any other reservations (airfare, hotels, etc.) you may have made in preparation for the conference. Water Microbiology Conference hosts are not responsible for any fees associated with those cancellations.

UNC or The Water Institute reserves the right to retain all or a portion of registration fees to offset unrecoverable costs if the event is cancelled due to causes beyond the control of either UNC, The Water Institute or its suppliers including, but not limited to: war, sabotage, insurrection, riot or other act of civil disobedience, acts of the Customer or a third party, failure or delay in transportation, acts of any Government or any agency, or subdivision thereof, Government regulations, judicial actions, labor disputes, strikes, embargoes, illness, accident, fire, explosion, flood, tempest or other acts of God. In any such event, UNC and The Water Institute may without liability cancel or vary the terms of the event including, but not limited to, extending the time for performing the event for a period of at least equal to the time lost by reason of such event.