Poster Presentations are always encouraged.  Please submit your poster abstract for approval by the organizing board one month prior to meeting date.  Poster size should be no larger than 3 feet high by 6 feet long.  Abstracts of posters will be included in the conference materials and will be available on the ISC website. The conference materials will be posted on the basis of availability from the author or presenter.  There is no formal poster presentation scheduled.  All posters will remain displayed throughout the conference.  Please be prepared to display your poster during registration on on the first day of the conference before the first session.  Poster presenters will have ample time for discussion during breaks and Panel discussions. Submit posters abstracts for approval to Nola Mahaney, ISC; 9221 Rumsey Road, Suite # 8; Columbia, MD 21045 or email files attachment to [email protected]. Approved poster applicants are responsible for completing a conference attendance registration form and payment of fee – visit   – and for the shipping of the poster itself.  Please contact Nola Mahaney for any questions or comments.  Please refer to “Travel Information” for hotel address and shipping information.


The conference will be held at

Husky Union Building, University of Washington;

4001 NE Stevens Way, Seattle, WA 98195

(206) 543-8191



Watertown Hotel is conveniently located just four blocks from the University of Washington. There’s no better home base if you’re checking out campus, visiting a nearby medical facility, hosting a business event or simply want to see everything that makes Seattle a world-class city. Here you’ll enjoy the kind of service that only a boutique hotel can offer including 102 smoke-free rooms, complimentary breakfast bar and a warm, inviting staff at your service 24 hours a day.

Amenities: Complimentary Shuttle Service; Bicycle Checkout Program; Dog Friendly Seattle Hotel; Earth-Friendly Seattle Hotel. Please click on more details.

4242 Roosevelt Way NE

Seattle, WA 98105

telephone: (425) 974-7133

fax: (206) 547-4937


Conference Registration Payment

Payment may be made by check or credit card.  Checks should be made in US $, payable to Institute for Scientific Communications, Inc.  Mail to: ISC, Inc., 9221 Rumsey Road, Suite # 8, Columbia, MD 21045, USA

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations are subjected to a $250.00 cancellation fee. Longer than 30 days, 100% refund (less cancellation fee). Less than 30 days, no refund but registration may be transferred to another person.  All refund requests must be in writing.  All refunds will be issued after the meeting has occurred. No refunds requests will be accepted after May 29, 2015. Please submit cancellation and refund requests including transferring of registration to: Fax:  410-869-9560; E-mail: [email protected]; Cancel Deadline: May 14, 2018

 Registration Form AVAILABLE ONLINE AT WWW.IFSCOMM.ORG  Email to [email protected]  with remittance to: ISC, Inc. 9221 Rumsey Road, Suite # 8; Columbia, MD 21045, USA; FAX No:  (410) 869-9560.  Payment may be made by check in US$, payable to Institute for Scientific Communications, Inc. or by credit card.

Academic/Government participants will receive a 50% discount. 

Contact Nola Mahaney for Exhibitor or Sponsorship Opportunities at [email protected] or phone (410) 869-9166); or visit