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Short Courses

As of December 5, 2017, there are eighteen short courses scheduled for presentation. Courses will be offered on Sunday, April 8, from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and on Tuesday afternoon, April 10, from 2:00-6:00 p.m., during the recess in the program. Courses are open to both Conference registrants and individuals who will not be attending the Conference technical program. Discounts apply for early registration and payment. 

See the Short Course Descriptions document for course descriptions, dates, times, and instructor information.

Prospective attendees should register by February 23. If insufficient registrations have been received for a given course by that date, the course will be cancelled, and registrants will have the option of transferring to other courses or having their fees refunded. 

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Paid by Feb. 23, 2018

Paid after Feb. 23, 2018

Half-Day Course (4 Hours)



Full-Day Course (8 Hours)



Short Course Registration Terms & Conditions

Payment is required to confirm registration. The registration discounts will apply only to payments received by the specified dates. Checks will be accepted for registrations made through February 23, 2018. Beginning February 24, 2018, payment can be made only by major credit card. Purchase orders will not be accepted.


For Short Course registration cancellations received by February 23, 2018, the registration fee will be refunded less a $50 service fee. No refunds will be made after February 23, 2018, but paid no-shows will receive all materials covered by their registration fees. Substitutions for registrants will be accepted, preferably with advance notice. If Battelle cancels the Short Courses due to circumstances beyond Battelle’s reasonable control such as, but not limited to, acts of God, acts of war, government emergency, labor strikes, and/or unavailability of the event or exhibition facility, Battelle shall refund to attendee his/her previously paid registration fee(s) less a share of event cost incurred by Battelle. This refund shall be the attendee’s exclusive remedy and Battelle’s sole liability for cancellation of the event for reasons generally described in this paragraph.

No one under 18 years of age will be admitted to any Conference event unless registered as a student, valid student ID required at check-in.