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Basic Registration Information & Links

Before registering for the Conference, please make yourself familiar with the material on this page, and especially the information about the Cancellation/Refund Policy.

New Registrations

If you have not yet registered and want to begin the process, mouse over the REGISTRATION tab above and click on the NEW REGISTRATION item.

If you have already registered for the Conference and you now want to register a companion (Spouse/Domestic Partner), follow the same process. Mouse over the REGISTRATION tab above and click on the NEW REGISTRATION item.

Modifying Existing Registrations

If you have already registered and want to make changes or add items, mouse over the REGISTRATION tab above and click on the ATTENDEE SERVICE CENTER item. You will need to log in using the User ID and Password that were sent to you in your registration confirmation email message.

As the schedule of optional items is completed (almost all are already set), the registration form will be updated. Then you may use the ATTENDEE SERVICE CENTER to edit your record to select and to pay for those events.

Purchasing Audio Recordings As a Non-Attendee

If you are not registering to attend the Conference but want to purchase the set of audio recordings at the special Conference price, go to the Not Attending Registration page.

Getting Badges for Non-Registered Spouse, Caretaker, and Guests

Accompanying spouse/partners who are not registering for the Conference are allowed to purchase tickets to attend certain events, such as the Monday-evening Gala Banquet. Guest badges can also be obtained for a caretaker or for guests of a speaker-registrant to attend that one talk.

For information on ordering such badges, see the section Non-Registered Spouse, Caretaker, and Guests,

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Registration Types

We are offering several types of registration. You will be asked to select one of these options to start.

  • Full Conference (Primary, Spouse/Domestic Partner, Student)
  • Daily Conference (one or two days)
  • Audio Recordings Only (no attendance)

Primary registrants, including students, will receive a tote bag with, among other things, the Daily Planner. Spouse/Domestic Partner and Daily registrants will receive the Daily Planner, but not a tote bag.

Registration includes space-available admittance to open meetings, lectures, panels, and the Resource Village. New this year, registration for Primary and Spouse/Domestic Partner attendees includes a ticket for the Monday-evening Gala Banquet.

Daily registration for Sunday includes the SHARE Fair. Daily registration for Monday does not include the Gala Banquet.

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Some fees are discounted during early registration and are higher on site.

  • Early Online Registration:
    until 11:59 pm CDT on Saturday, May 16, 2020
  • Regular Online Registration:
    from Sunday, May 17, 2020
    to 11:59 pm CDT on Saturday, August 1, 2020
  • On-Site Registration:
    from Saturday, August 8, 2020
    through the end of the Conference, Friday, August 14, 2020
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Registration Fees

Why the Change in the Registration Fee Structure

For an expanation of the change in registration fees this year, see the item under the REGISTRATION tab or click HERE.

Full Conference — Including Monday Night Gala Banquet


Registrant Type
Early Online
(through May 16)
Regular Online
(May 17 through August 1)
On Site
(during Conference)
Primary Registrant $520 $570 $620
Spouse/Domestic Partner $420 $470 $520
Student* $125 $125 $125

* For full-time students 26 years old and younger with a student ID.


The daily registration fee is $200 for each of the six days of the Conference. (For more than two days, it costs less to register for the full Conference.)

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Getting a Receipt

If you need a receipt for your payment, log into the Attendee Service Center under the REGISTRATION tab. Once you are logged in, additional menu items will appear under that tab. Click on the “Registration Payment” item. At the bottom of the screen that appears, there is a link “Click to View Invoice/Statement”. Click on it to create the receipt.

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All Conference registrants will have access to the IAJGS Conference Online Family Finder using a password login procedure.

Conference activities, with the exceptions listed below, are open only to registered attendees.

  • Registrants may purchase a Gala Banquet ticket for up to three guests.
  • A speaker may request a special badge to admit one family member or guest to his or her talk only. The speaker also may purchase additional guest badges for her or his talk. The fee and procedure for obtaining these badges will be provided later.
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Payment Methods

Credit Card

We expect most fees to be paid by credit card using the registration system.


If, for some reason, you cannot use or do not want to use a credit card, payments may be made by check. However, please observe the note in the following box.


  • If you plan to pay by check, please do not submit the registration form until you are ready to mail the check to the Conference treasurer.
  • If we do not receive the check within one week, we may cancel the registration and/or the optional items ordered.
  • To take advantage of special pricing, the check must be received by the treasurer prior to the cut-off date.

Checks should be made payable to “IAJGS San Diego 2020” and sent to:

Douglas Cohen
IAJGS San Diego 2020 Treasurer
1800 Ben Franklin Dr A1002
Sarasota, FL 34236-2366

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Spouse/Domestic Partner Definition

The reduced “Spouse/Domestic Partner” registration fee applies only for spouses and domestic partners who reside in the same household. It does not apply for roommates, siblings, parents, children, or other relatives of the primary registrant, even if they live in the same household. The Conference reserves the right to verify the status of anyone registering in this category.

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Cancellation/Refund Policy


We regret if illness, family emergency, or other reasons prevent you from participating in some or all of the Conference. However, we incur financial obligations to others based upon your registration and additional fee items.


Cancellation Timetable

Refunds (if any) will depend on when we receive a cancellation notice.

On or Before May 7, 2020

  • A full refund of all fees paid less a $50 administrative fee will be made if a cancellation request is received by 11:59 pm EDT, May 7, 2020.

After May 7, 2020, and Before July 1, 2020

  • A 50% refund of all fees paid less a $50 administrative fee will be made if a cancellation request is received by 11:59 pm EDT, June 30, 2020.
  • If you wish to substitute other Conference items for any fees paid, you may do so. NOTE: Items are not transferable to another person.
  • If the substitution results in a net increase, you must pay the difference. If there is a net reduction, the difference will be refunded less a $50 administrative fee. If the difference is less than $50, it is forfeited in lieu of the administrative fee.

After July 1, 2020

  • No refunds will be made for requests received on or after 12:01 am EDT July 1, 2020.

Cancellation Procedure

To cancel your registration, you must

  • write to
  • send a letter (delivery confirmation recommended) to:

    Cheryl Shapiro, Registration Chair
    IAJGS San Diego 2020
    11025 Rossi Ave
    Las Vegas, NV 89144-4023

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Optional, Fee-Added Items

Various optional items and activities (with separate fees) are available only to those who have registered for the full Conference or for the day of the event (and in some cases to their guests). Such items include:

  • “Start Your Day with the Experts” Breakfasts ($42)
  • Affinity Group Luncheons (all-kosher, $68)
  • Gala Banquet Monday evening (included in registration fee for full-paying Primary and Spouse/Domestic Partner attendees; additional tickets for others and guests: $115 non-kosher or $135 kosher)
  • Computer Workshops ($35)
  • Audio Recordings with Slides (see price schedule below)

Audio Recordings with Slides

Fleetwood Onsite records audio and slides for most sessions, and the recordings can be purchased individually or at a discount for the entire Conference. The prices are listed below for the complete package of recordings. (Individual recording can be purchased only through the Fleetwood website.)

For more details about these recording and how the audio is synchronized with the slides, see the AUDIO RECORDINGS item under the PROGRAM tab.

If you are not registering for the Conference but want to purchase the package of audio recordings, go to the Not Attending Registration page.


Registrant Type
Early Online
(through May 16)
Regular Online
(May 17 through August 1)
On Site
(during Conference)
After the Conference
(via Fleetwood website)
Full Conference Registrant $195 $195 $225 $285
Daily Registrant
or Non-Registrant
$285 $285 $285 $285
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Caretakers, and Guests

If an attendee needs a personal caretaker to accompany them, a badge may be ordered for the caretaker at no cost.

Speakers may order guest badges to allow family and friends to attend their lecture only. The first such badge is free; additional guest badges cost $20.

On-Site Registration & Check-In Hours

On-site check-in, where you pick up your badge (required for attendance at most Conference functions) and other materials, will be open during the following hours. Those who have not preregistered online may register during these hours as well.

Saturday (August 8) 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sunday (August 9) 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday - Thursday (August 10 to August 13)    7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday (August 14) 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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