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School of Continuing Studies and Academic Outreach

East Tennessee State University


 Registration Costs

Click HERE to view registration costs for the ISBS conference.

All registrants will receive:

  • Admission to all scientific sessions, applied sessions, and industry exhibitions
  • ECO bag with water bottle, sun screen and social event tickets
  • Breakfast and lunch at the Millenium Centre
  • Transportation to and from the Tri-Cities Airport
  • BBQ Night
  • Congress program
  • USB drive (with abstracts of all accepted papers and applied program)
  • Name tag
  • Local transportation and restaurant information
  • Continuing Education Credit

Online Registration Procedures Document

Click HERE to register online!

Student Mentorship Program: ISBS Students will have the opportunity to get in contact with the experts in our field! Building on the last ISBS Student Mentor Program, this year will again provide two mentoring sessions where well-versed scientists donate their time to discuss research questions, career goals, and other topics of interest with our ISBS Student Members. The sessions as scheduled will not interfere with the scientific program and participation is free of charge. Use the change and sign up for the program when you register for the conference online! Deadline will be May 1st (this is also the early registration deadline). If you have questions about the program, please contact Dr. Gerda Strutzenberger ( or see the following link to the Newsletter 2013 ( & Newsletter 2012 (

The session times are: Lunch meeting (7/13) from 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. & Breakfast meeting (7/15) from 7:15 - 8:10 a.m.

Those students who are interested in participating in this event, please INCLUDE it (it is FREE) during your online conference registration AND fill out this form and send it to


Student Travel Grant Information: ISBS is offering up to 500 euro of student travel grant (total 6,000 euro available).  There will also be additional student travel grants awarded by our Conference Sponsors (mentioned in 2014 ISBS Conference home page).

The award will be provided at the closing banquet.  Applicants:

1)     are currently ISBS student member OR newly signed up the student membership at the time of conference registration

2)     must be present and present their papers in oral or poster session as first author at the conference

Notification to the applicants will be given shortly after acceptance of the paper for presentation.

Those students who are interested in applying for the student travel grant:

Please prepare the following information and send it to
Your full name
 Your contact information (email address)
 Your affiliated university (enrolled)
 Your graduate enrollment type (are you a Master or Doctoral student)
 Names of your research supervisors
 The title of the research you are presenting (as a first author)
 Proof of current full-time enrollment (Student ID or your mentor's letter)
 A summary breakdown of the estimated travel (e.g. flights, transfers) costs for you to attend the conference

 A maximum of 500 words outlining why you are applying for the grant

* Please note that awardees will be notified / announced AFTER the paper is officially accepted for presentation.

Accompany People: Partners and children will have daily trips to local and regional areas for shopping and sightseeing during the conference.

Potential sites to visit:

Greenville- Andrew Johnsons Home (

Bristol Caverns (

Tipton-Haynes Historic Site (

Shopping at outlet mall (

Social event with delegates





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