Fee Structure

The registration fees will be posted soon; please check back. All fees will be in US Dollars.

  • Regular/Student (Full Symposium): Includes admission to Symposium sessions and Tick Summit, one poster session reception, three continental breakfasts, and refreshment breaks
  • One-Day: Includes Symposium materials and catering functions for the day you are attending
  • Tick Summit Only: Includes all Wednesday and Thursday morning sessions, Wednesday and Thursday continental breakfast, poster session reception, and refreshment breaks
  • Sysco Participant (code required): Includes optional field trip Monday morning (first-come, first-serve), supplier-only sessions Monday afternoon, Tuesday and Wednesday sessions, 2 continental breakfasts, opening session reception, and refreshment breaks
  • Sysco Participant - Extended Stay (code required): Includes Sysco supplier conference (above), Symposium materials, and catering functions for Wednesday afternoon and Thursday
  • Guest/Accompanying Person: Includes admission to the opening session and the poster session reception
  • Optional Add-on Activities

    These activities are available for Symposium participants and their guests. More information will be posted soon; please check back.


    Payment can be made via credit card, check, PO, wire transfer (via Flywire), or University of Illinois C-FOP. Checks and POs should be made payable to University of Illinois (FEIN: 37-6000511) in US Dollars. Checks should be drawn on a US bank and sent along with a copy of the invoice to:

        Michelle Marquart
        UIUC Conference Services
        1102 W. Gregory Dr.
        Urbana, IL  61801

    Once payment is received and deposited, you will be emailed a receipt

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    Cancellation Policy

    If you register for the symposium and find you cannot attend, a refund, less a $75 processing fee, will be made if you notify Michelle Marquart at by March 1, 2020.  No refunds will be issued after March 1, but you may send someone in your place (substitute).