Registration & Abstracts

2019 KAS Annual Meeting
Friday Nov. 1 and Saturday Nov. 2,  Berea College

New for 2019
KAS has purchased Carbon Offsets for our Annual Meeting. Thank you to those who made voluntary contributions toward the offset.
Early Registration and Abstract Submission deadline was Oct 1.

 Online Registration after Oct 1
Students $45
Professionals $70
Non-Members $95

Registration Payments are due by Oct 22 or an additional $25 surcharge will be assessed. This includes walk-up registrations.
October 22 is also the deadline for canceling your registration and requesting a refund.

Meeting Registration

What does registration include?
All sessions Friday and Saturday
Friday President's reception (over 21)
Friday Night of Science for students
Saturday business meeting and Luncheon, if you are a KAS member
Saturday outing to the Berea College Forest

Optional items that you can register for separately:
Teacher workshops

How can I pay for my registration?
  • Pay when you register using the link provided
  • If someone else is paying for your registration choose the "Bill me" option & see instructions on the form. Foward the email AND the link to pay to the person who is paying for you.
  • KAS Members can Log in and find invoices with "Membership Info / Other Info"
  • Pay before October 22 or you will be assessed a $25 surcharge. This also applies to everyone registering or paying ON SITE.

Abstracts and Presentations

Abstract submission deadline was Oct 1.
Abstracts must be uploaded following the KAS format. KAS publishes abstracts in our Journal following the Annual meeting and if your abstract does not meet our formatting requirements we may not publish it.


Authors must be registered for the meeting before they can submit an abstract. Abstracts received with an unregistered first author will be rejected.
Please review the  KAS Abstract Guidelines and the KAS Plagiarism Policy.
Oral presentations have 15 minute time slots.  We recommend you leave a few minutes for questions at the end of your talk.
Posters are limited to a size of no larger than 3' x 4'. Please review the KAS Poster guidelines.

Undergraduate Student Competitions

Students are permitted to submit multiple abstracts, however, only one abstract may be judged for competition. If you are submitting multiple abstracts please email us.
Undergraduates and high school students will automatically be entered in the competition for their section. 

Students choosing to enter a competition, please refer to the KAS Student Competition scoring form.
All questions about abstracts and presentations should be directed to KAS Program Coordinator Melony Stambaugh.