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Please note: due to capacity limitations, walk-in and day-of registrations will not be available for NAMRC 44/MSEC 2016.

The NAMRC/MSEC Conference in Blacksburg, Virginia will begin on Monday, June 27, 2016 with registration open each day (Monday – Thursday). Please check back for additional information on registration times and locations.

Full conference registration fees include admission to all sessions, luncheons, receptions, conference breaks, and conference materials.

Registration Fees

Optional Session Fees

Optional Guest Fees

Optional Excursion Fees
All tours are subject to participation levels and weather on Friday, the day of the tour and excursions. All trips will included a boxed lunch.


A designated "presenter" of the technical paper, poster, or presentation only must be identified, and the designated “presenter” must pay the appropriate registration fee by the established deadline of April 25, 2016. If the presenter has not registered by the April 25, 2016 deadline:


Exceptions to the registration requirement for presenters will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Requests for an exception to this requirement must be sent to the Technical Program Chair, Frank Pfefferkorn, University of Wisconsin-Madison, at by April 18, 2016. Only requests submitted via e-mail will be considered; please do not submit requests by other methods. The Technical Program Chair is the only authority who can grant exceptions to the registration requirement. Submission of an exception request does not guarantee approval. Authors will be notified by April 22, 2016 regarding the status of their requests.

Additional Publication Information


Registration is now closed as we have reached conference capacity.

Refund and Cancellation Policy: Requests for refunds will be honored when received fourteen calendar days prior to the program. However, another person may be substituted at any time for this program. A $100 administrative fee will be deducted for cancellations. In the unlikely event that this program is cancelled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the university will fully refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.

For weather or disaster-related program cancellation or postponement information, please call (540) 231-9489.

If you need assistance, please call
Virginia Tech Continuing and Professional Education at (540) 231-5182.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Ashley Barker at 540-231-2188 or email or TDD 1-800-828-1120 during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to an event.​

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