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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the meeting? The 2013 SE Regional IDeA Meeting will be held at the Peabody Hotel in the River Market District of Little Rock, Arkansas.

When is the meeting? The 2013 SE Regional IDeA Meeting is November 15-17, 2013.

How do I find information about the hotel? You can find the information about the hotel for the 2013 SE Regional IDeA Meeting on our website Accommodations page

Is there a group code for the hotel guest room? Yes, SE Regional IDeA Meeting 2013

When is the deadline for the abstract submission? The deadline for submission of abstracts, poster and oral presentations, for the 2013 SE Regional IDeA Meeting is August 2, 2013 (Extended to September 2)

What is the maximum poster size? Maximum poster size is 4 feet wide x 4 feet tall. Recommended poster dimensions are 48" x 36".

What are the registration deadlines? Online registration for 2013 SE Regional IDeA Meeting is open until November 1, 2013. The deadline for early registration is September 20, 2013

How much are the registration fees? The Early Registration, (faculty, post doctoral fellows, staff, NIH officials, etc.) fee is $375. The Early Registration fee for student’s (undergraduate and graduate students only) is $150.  Registration fees after September 20, 2013 for Regular Registration (faculty, post doctoral fellows, staff, NIH officials, etc.) is $450 and the Student Registration (undergraduate and graduate students only) is $200.

What do the registration fees cover? Registration fees for the 2013 SE Regional IDeA Meeting include meeting costs and materials and planned food and beverage functions (Friday evening reception; Breakfast: Saturday & Sunday; Refreshment breaks; and Saturday lunch). Fees do not cover transportation, lodging, parking, dinners, and other incidentals.

Is there a reduced rate or one-day meeting rate for attending only a portion of the meeting? We do not offer reduced rates for the meeting registration. The registration fee is the same regardless of the number of sessions you attend or the number of attendees from an institution.

Are all sessions included in the registration fee? Yes, all sessions (general and scientific) are included in your registration fee.

How do I register for the meeting? You can register for the meeting by visiting the 2013 SE Regional IDeA Meeting website registration page. There is a link to the online form.

Can someone else register another person? Yes, as long as they can provide all of the necessary information and credit card information.

Can I pay by credit card? Yes, you may pay for registration fees by credit card. MasterCard, Visa, and American Express are accepted.

How do I confirm that I'm successfully registered? Once your registration is finalized, you will receive a confirmation email indicating that you are officially registered. Please make sure is exempt from your spam filters. You will receive a registration fee receipt, via email again, as proof of payment. If your credit card is charged and you still have not received a receipt, please contact us at

Do I have to register and pay the registration fee if I submitted an abstract? Yes.

Will I receive my meeting badge and materials prior to traveling to the meeting? No. You will receive your meeting badge and materials for the meeting during registration on Friday, see the agenda for details.

Can I attend just the General Sessions without registering for the meeting? Meeting registration is required to attend any part of the meeting including the General Sessions.

What is your refund and cancellation policy? If for any reason you cannot attend the meeting and would like to cancel your registration you must E-mail your cancellation request to  no later than October 18, 2013. See Refund and Cancellation Policy