Registration will open on November 15th

Conference Registration Fee

This Mid-Year Conference begins on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 6:00 pm with a Welcome Reception and ends on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 with a closing lunch. You will receive a copy of the conference proceedings.  As long as you are staying at the Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort, all of your meals and beverages will be included.  If you choose to stay elsewhere, there will be a daily fee assessed by the hotel in order for you take part in our conference events/meal functions.

PRELIMINARY REGISTRATION FEES have not been set at this time.

Payment Options

Registration opens on November 15, 2020.  Links to the online registration system and the registration form will be available on this page at that time.  If you need to split your registration fee into two payments (ie. if you need to use two different credit cards), you must register using the printable registration form.  You will not be able to use two methods of payment when registering online.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

  • Prior to March 10, 2021, all requests for refunds must be made in writing and emailed to There will be a $50 cancellation fee assessed. No refunds, for any reason, will be made after March 11, 2021.
  • The $100 late fee will be added to all registrations received after 12:00 am on March 11th.
  • Pre-registration closes on April 1st. After this date, registration must be completed at the VCS registration table at the Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort and the $100 late fee will be assessed on site.
  • If you registered as a VCS member but have not paid your 2021 dues, you will be asked to do so onsite at the registration table. Please contact Sandi to check the status of your VCS membership if necessary or please pay prior to arriving.
  • Please Note: By registering you give your permission to distribute your name and contact information to the conference attendees and vendors. If you prefer not to be included in these distributed lists, please send a request via e-mail to Sandi Strother at