Conference Rates

By becoming an STLHE/SAPES member, you will save on the conference registration.

STLHE MembersNon-STLHE MemberStudent
Early Bird by April 30th $546.25 $713.00 $287.50**
Regular $603.75 $770.50 $287.50
One-day $230 $396.75 $172.5
Pre-Conference (half day) $57.50 $57.50 $57.50
Banquet (Kitchen Party)*** $74.75 $74.75 $74.75

*All prices include 15% HST
**Only early bird registrants are eligible for student bursaries
***Not included in registration fee

Conference Refund and Cancellation Policy

Full refunds less a $100 (+tax) administration fee will be given before June 1, 2017. No refunds will be given on or after June 1, 2017.

  • All cancellations MUST be received in writing to Madine VanderPlaat (Madine.Vanderplaat@smu.ca).
  • In the event of cancellation or non-attendance due to an emergency, please submit your request in writing to Madine VanderPlaat (Madine.Vanderplaat@smu.ca) no later than June 30, 2017. Refunds will be granted on a case-by-case basis.
  • Cancellation of the Conference: In the event that the conference cannot be held or is postponed due to events beyond the control of the conference organizers (force majeure) or due to events which are not attributable to wrongful intent or gross negligence of the conference organizers, then conference organizers cannot be held liable by attendees for any damages, costs, or losses incurred, such as: transportation, accommodations, etc. Under these circumstances, the conference organizers reserve the right to either retain the entire registration fee and to use it for a future conference, or to reimburse the attendee after deducting costs already incurred for the organization of the conference and which could not be recovered from third parties.