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Timeline for BCCE 2024
  • February 28: Abstracts for oral and poster presentations due.
  • Mid-March - May 31: Early bird registration for conference and campus housing
  • Late April: Presenters notified of acceptance
  • June 1-July 21: Online registration at regular rate

We are working on an option for virtual attendance at a select group of symposia.  We do not have the capacity to accommodate virtual presenters.  As soon as we confirm the details about which symposia will be available, we will post registration for that option here.

Registration for BCCE 2024 is now live at  Early bird pricing is available until May 31!  The registration form includes workshops, on-campus housing options, and more.  Those who have submitted abstracts will be notified in April about their submission.

If you need to make a change to your registration (including housing and workshops), please send an email with your request to Please do NOT submit a separate registration.

(all registrations include lunch on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday)

Registration Type Early bird (by May 31) Regular (by July 21) Late (in-person)
Standard* $300 $325 $350
Two-year college faculty & staff $200 $225 $250
K-12 teachers $100 $125 $150
Student/Retired $100 $125 $150
Guest $50 $75 $100

*Standard registration is for faculty and staff of four-year colleges and universities, industry or government employees, and anyone not explicitly listed in the other registration types.

#Guest registration includes access to exhibits, poster sessions, and evening receptions. Meals are not included but individuals may purchase breakfast or lunch in Champions kitchen during regularly scheduled meal times.

Other fees
  • Parking: $12/week in Cornerstone Garage (available for those staying on or off campus).
  • Workshops: $10/each unless otherwise noted in the workshop description

Need a copy of the University of Kentucky's W-9 form?  Find it here.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Contact with questions or to cancel your registration

Before July 1
  • Conference registration, campus housing (residence halls), and workshops may be cancelled with a full refund.  
After July 1 
  • Conference registration and workshops may be cancelled with a full refund, minus a $50 processing fee. 
  • Campus housing will be refunded, less 25% of the cost.
After July 21
  • No refunds will be granted after July 21 for canceling registration, campus housing, or workshops.  Extenuating circumstances will be considered on a case-by-case basis by contacting