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Registration for WISE 2016 will open in mid-October.

For your planning timeline, information on last year’s conference is available for your reference.

The early bird rate for WISE 2015 will be available through December 10, 2014, after which the regular rate will apply. Information about the conference registration fees appears below. Information about reserving a hotel room appears on the Hotel Information page.


Item Early Bird registration Regular registration
Full conference $360 $410
Full-day Pre-conference workshops (Bennett or Vande Berg) $320 $320
Half-day Pre-conference workshops (Engle or La Brack/Smith) $200 $200


Early bird registration fees are in effect October 9, 2014 – December 10, 2014,

Regular registration fees are in effect December 11, 2014 – February 6, 2015.

All registration includes continental breakfast on Thursday Feb. 5 and Friday Feb. 6, 2015; lunch on Thursday Feb. 5 and Friday Feb. 6; coffee service; and snacks. Dinner will be on your own. This year, we will coordinate voluntary group dinners at local restaurants for WISE conference participants. More information about those group dinners will be posted closer to the conference.

Register Now using Event Brite

Note: EventBrite uses the terminology of “tickets” for your conference registration, plus any additional pre-conference workshop you may wish to register for.

Wake Forest University Faculty and Staff: please Register here

Faculty and staff from UNC-Greensboro should coordinate their registration and payments with Dr. Nell Pynes.


Conference registration does not include accommodations. A block of hotel rooms has been reserved with the Winston-Salem Marriott Hotel and the Embassy Suites Hotel. Visit the Hotel Information page for additional information.


After completing registration, please request any changes (for example: adding a pre-conference workshop or changing contact information) by emailing them to Nancy Metcalf,  Phone: 336-758-5938.



Requests for refunds must be made in writing to WISE 2015, Center for Global Programs and Studies, 116 Reynolda Hall, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27109.



Upon written request (via email to: Nancy Metcalf,, refunds for withdrawal from the full conference will be made based on this schedule:

Requests made on or before January 7, 2015: Registration and workshop fees will be refunded minus a 20 % service fee

Requests made January 8 – 22, 2015: Registration and workshop fees will be refunded 50%

Beginning January 23, 2015: No refunds will be made