How do I register for the Symposium?

Register for the meeting by visiting the Symposium website

What is included in the cost of my registration?

Registration includes access to the plenary session and all technical sessions and short courses. Breakfast, lunch, and light receptions will be provided on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Breakfast will also be provided on Friday. Additionally, you receive log-in credentials to use the mobile event app to help navigate your Symposium experience.

Are meals included with my registration?

Breakfast, lunch, and light receptions will be provided on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Breakfast will also be provided on Friday. Several coffee breaks will also be provided throughout the week. The evening receptions include a cash bar. 

Can I cancel my registration?

Please find our cancellation policy here.

Can I purchase my registration when I get to the meeting?

Yes, attendees will be able to register on-site. We do encourage all attendees to register for the Symposium in advance, if possible, to help quicken to check-in process. This also allows us to plan accordingly for the appropriate number of attendees and manage any accommodations needed.

Are speakers and poster presenters required to register?

Yes. Please register for the meeting by visiting the Symposium website.

How do I submit an abstract for the technical poster presentations?

You can submit an abstract here. Calls for submissions were released early June. Submission closes on Sunday, August 6. Selected posters will be notified in early September.

Can I see what sessions will be presented before I arrive on site?

Yes. The program is posted online here. The agenda will be populated with more speaker details and the schedule of presentations for each session closer to the Symposium.

Where can I find guidelines and information about poster presentations?

Once selected posters are notified, the Poster page will be updated with poster guidelines and setup/tear down times.

What are featured project presentations?

The plenary session will feature a few presentations on projects funded by the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP), the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), the Operational Energy Capability Improvement Fund (OECIF) and the Operational Energy Prototyping Fund (OEPF). More featured project presentations will occur after breakfast each day. Each presentation will last about 5-8 minutes to provide attendees a snapshot of their efforts and project impact.

Is there a hotel room block?

Yes. We reserved a hotel room block that attendees can book their rooms under here. The room block will close on Friday, November 10.

Symposium Details

Dates and Location
November 28 - December 1, 2023
Arlington, VA

Code of Conduct

Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Richmond Highway
Arlington, Virginia 22202