Registration Information

Registration is now open! Click on the blue “Register Now” button on the sidebar.

2019 Registration Fees are listed below:

The standard fee includes participation in symposium sessions, lunches, daily refreshment breaks, Tuesday evening poster session with hosted reception, and symposium program book.

The student volunteer registration fee is available to currently enrolled, full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree, graduate degree, or PhD. Participants registering at the student volunteer rate means that you agree to assist session moderators and help where needed during the duration of the Symposium. Student participants receive the same items listed above under standard fee.

Note: We are unable to offer financial assistance to support registration or other costs associated with attending the conference. Our organization is non-profit and registration fees are the primary source of revenue.

All accepted presenters (oral or poster) should register and pay to attend the Symposium.

 Registration type: Registration Fees:
Early Registration $350
Standard Registration (beginning March 21,2019) $425
Student Volunteer Registration (see requirements above) $25
Retiree $175


If you have questions, please contact:
Mary Jane Shirakawa
Symposium Coordinator
UW Conference Management
University of Washington
Box 359490
Seattle, WA 98195-9490

Cancellations, Substitutions, and Policy

Cancellations and refund requests received on or before March 20, 2019 will be subject to an administrative processing fee of:
$75 for Early and Standard Registrants
$10 for Student Registrants
25% of total Sponsorship fee for Sponsors and Exhibitors
Cancellations after March 20 will not be refunded. If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute in your place. Please submit your cancellation in writing to

Hotel Cancellations: You must contact the hotel directly to cancel your reservation. Hotel Murano, Tacoma 253-238-8000 or 866-986-8083

PLEASE NOTE that the Washington Hydrogeology Symposium holds no responsibility or liability for those participating in Symposium field trips. All field trip registrants must complete and sign a liability waiver form.

University of Washington reserves the right to cancel the conference in the event of low enrollment or other circumstances beyond its control. The total amount of liability of the University of Washington will be limited to a refund of the registration fee. Attendees who purchase non-refundable airline tickets do so at their own risk.

The University of Washington provides equal opportunity in education without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran in accordance with University policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations.

The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance of the event: 206-543-6450 (voice); 206-543-6452 (TTY); 206-685-7264 (fax);

*Fees for this self-sustaining conference are estimated to cover the costs, which include salaries, registration, conference program, record keeping, planning and evaluation, and may include food, alcohol, taxes, and gratuities to vendors.