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Registration for WISE 2014 is now open. The early bird rate will be available through December 9, 2013. Information about the conference registration fees appears below. Information about reserving a hotel room appears on the Hotel Information page.

Registration for the conference will be available through the PDC website, at

Early Bird registration Regular registration
Full conference $340.00 $390.00
Wednesday Pre-conference workshop with M. Vande Berg $300.00 $340.00

Early bird registration fees are in effect October 10, 2013 – December 9, 2013;

Regular registration fees are in effect December 10, 2013 – February 6, 2014;

All registration includes continental breakfast on Thursday Feb. 6 and Friday Feb. 7; lunch on Thursday Feb. 6 and Friday Feb. 7; coffee service; and snacks. Dinner on Thursday Feb. 6 is on your own.

The full conference 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.

No charge for Wake Forest University Faculty and Staff.

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


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 2014, Center for International 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 8, 2014: Registration and workshop fees will be refunded minus a 20 % service fee
  • Requests made January 9 – 23, 2014: Registration and workshop fees will be refunded 50%
  • Beginning January 24, 2014: No refunds will be made