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registration deadline: may 8, 2019


Conference Registration fees:

Pre-Conference only (Wednesday, May 15): $125 

Two-Day Conference (Thursday, May 16-Friday, May 17): $315

Thursday, May 16 only: $195

Friday, May 17 only: $155


Full-Time Student Fees:          

Contact Melinda DeJongh for student discount information (919-226-1880 x108 or mdejongh@shiftnc.org).


conference policies

Communications Technology

Audio and/or video recording of plenary sessions and workshops is prohibited. Please plan to mute mobile phones and other devices during presentations.

Photo permission

We will be taking photos at this event. By attending, you give permission to use images taken at the conference, as well as any written comments on our evaluation forms, in the educational, professional, or fund-raising activities of SHIFT NC.

Room Temperatures

Conference centers can be cold! Bring a sweater or jacket with you if you tend to get chilly.

Meals and Food Sensitivities

We will do our best to accommodate food allergies or dietary requirements that are indicated on your registration form. If you have allergies that are not listed on your registration, the hotel may not be able to accommodate you at the last minute. Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate preferences. 


We want our conference to be equally accessible and enjoyable for all attendees. If you need accommodations, please note them in the dedicated field on your registration form. We may reach out to you to follow up on how we can best meet your needs. If you do not list accommodations on your registration, the hotel may not be able to address them at the last minute. 

Refunds, Cancellations, and No-Shows

Refunds, less a $50.00 processing fee, will be given only if SHIFT NC receives cancellation requests in writing by May 10, 2019. After May 10, 2019, there will be no refunds for cancellations or no-shows. Substitutions are welcome, and can be made without penalty. Contact Melinda DeJongh at 919-226-1880 x108 with questions about refunds, cancellations, and substitutions.


Confirmation of your registration will be sent automatically when you register online. If you have not received confirmation of your registration by May 10, 2019, please contact Melinda DeJongh at 919-226-1880 x108, as you may not be registered.


Please be aware that the conference will contain content on sexual health. SHIFT NC retains the right to screen speakers and presenters based on the quality and accuracy of content. Speakers, presenters, and attendees do not necessarily reflect the views of SHIFT NC, its staff, or its board of directors.