Conference Registration

Registration for the HNS2019 Conference in Oxon Hill, Maryland is open January 2-May 15, 2019

Come back on January 2nd for the link to register!

  • Early Bird Registration – Jan. 2-Feb. 15 – Save $100 by registering early!
  • Regular Registration – Feb. 16-Apr. 15
  • Late Registration – Apr. 16-May 15 – Some special add-ons not available during late registration period.

With your conference registration, you will receive:

  • two full days of programming (Friday and Saturday)
  • an opening reception Thursday evening with hors d’oeuvres
  • two $15 breakfast vouchers
  • buffet lunches on Friday and Saturday
  • a banquet dinner on Saturday night followed by a closing party

For additional cost, you will also have the option to add on:

  • preconference workshops on Thursday
  • a “Hooch Through History” tasting event on Friday
  • pitch sessions with agents and editors

Registration at the early bird rate is $425 for members, $495 for nonmembers. This year we also have a special student rate of $175 for currently enrolled university students (includes all programming, lunch buffets, and Thursday evening reception but does not include Saturday evening banquet). Rates increase by $100 after February 15.  If you need additional information, please contact Registration Chair Maryka Biaggio at

When you register please volunteer to help out at the conference! It’s a great way to network, mingle with others, and provide a service to our volunteer-run conference.

We look forward to seeing you in Maryland!

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