The 71st Annual General Meeting of the
American Society of
Questioned Document Examiners
Executive Assistant: Nanette Davis
Registration for the 71st Annual General Meeting of the
American Society of Questioned Document Examiners has begun. Use the form
linked to this page to register with a credit card for the 2013 AGM, make
your banquet selections, and order extra banquet tickets. The same form is
used by both members and invited guests. Registration for the ASQDE AGM includes admission to all
ASQDE social receptions, scientific sessions, one banquet ticket, and a
compilation of the 2013 conference papers on DVD. Registration fees
This year, you can also use the form to register for a separate Advanced VSC Workshop that will be taught at the Embassy Suites on Saturday, August 24 from 8:30 to noon. A separate registration fee of $100 applies. Foster + Freeman Application Engineers Michael Zontini and Owen Lang will teach attendees little known information on features of the VSC to enable them to take full advantage of this complex instrument. The class is limited to 25 attendees, so you should register early to ensure you receive a seat. Preference will be given to ASQDE members and the class seats will be filled in the order the registrations received.
In addition, use the registration form to register for a special activity that has been planned for spouses and family accompanying ASQDE members and guests. For only $25 per person, attendees enjoy a catered lunch, a creative art project, and exploration of a beautiful Victorian mansion, just a short seven-minute ride from the hotel on Sunday, August 25 at noon (transportation provided). Space is limited. Click here for additional information.
The ASQDE uses PayPal for all credit card transactions. You do need a PayPal account to use this form. If you are having problems with the PayPal transaction, click here for possible reasons. If you don't want to use PayPal, and want to pay by check or need to use a purchase order, you can complete our PDF Registration Form, which can be mailed to the address on the registration form. Credit cards can only be used when registering online through PayPal.
Attendance at the ASQDE AGM is limited to members and invited guests. Regular, Life, and Corresponding Members of the ASQDE may request a guest invitation from the Secretary.
Trainees and students may register at a reduced rate. Trainees are individuals who have not yet completed their basic training as a forensic document examiner. Students are full-time college students who have not yet entered the field of forensic document examination. If there is a question as to whether an individual qualifies for this reduced rate, the decision of the ASQDE Executive Committee is final.
Registration rates appear below. All prices quoted are in U.S. dollars.
|Early (by 7/8/13)||$425.00||$575.00||$250.00|
|Late (7/9/13 - 8/9/13)||$475.00||$625.00||$400.00|
|Door (8/10/13 or later)||$550.00||$700.00||$450.00|
All requests for cancellation must be sent to the Nanette Davis, ASQDE Executive Assistant in writing via fax or e-mail. Telephone cancellations are not accepted. If registration is cancelled, fees will be refunded as listed below. The ASQDE refund policy and deadlines applies to the ABFDE workshop registration as well.
Prior to 7/8/13 - Full refund, less $25.00 administrative fee
7/9/13 - 7/22/13 - 75% refund
7/23/13 - 8/5/13 - 50% refund
After 8/6/13 - No refunds
After completing the registration form fields, click on the
"Add to Cart" button. The PayPal website will open in a new window. Check
to make sure that your registration information is correct.
To register for the Advanced VSC Workshop, the family activity, or order extra banquet tickets, click on the "continue shopping button" to return to the registration form. Make your additional selections from the appropriate menu and then click the "Add to Cart" button below that menu. Once your order is complete, click the "Proceed to Checkout" button in the PayPal shopping cart to complete the remainder of your registration.
If you are registering on behalf of someone else (such as an agency representative registering their employee(s) for the meeting), please note that this form does not provide for a space to enter the name of the registrant. You will need to enter the attendee's name as it is to appear on the nametag once you go to the PayPal screen. If for some reason you do not see this field, please send a confirming email to Nanette Davis, ASQDE Executive Assistant and advise her of the name of the person attending so she can match it to the registration.
If you are not an ASQDE member, do not register for
the ASQDE meeting until you have received a written invitation from the
ASQDE Secretary. Registrations made without a written invitation from
the Secretary will result in a cancellation of the registration and a $25.00
administrative fee will be deducted from the amount refunded to the credit
When you have read the contents of this page, click the button below to proceed to the registration form.