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Conference Registration Fees


Please join us for the 2018 Rudd Adoption Research New Worlds of Adoption Conference, "The Future of Adoption: Beyond Safety to Well-Being," which will take place on
Friday, April 13th on the campus of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

This year's conference will mark the Rudd Adoption Research Program's 10th anniversary and will feature Dr. Gary Mallon as keynote speaker. Dr. Mallon is the Julia Lathrop Professor of Child Welfare and Executive Director of the National Center for Child Welfare Excellence at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College in New York City. The keynote address will be followed by a discussion led by Panel Chair April Dinwoodie, Creator, Adoptment and the Born in June, Raised in April Podcast.

Early Bird registration period
(November 14 - January 16)
General: $95
Seniors/Students: $60
UMass Faculty & staff: $60


Regular registration period
(January 17 - March 29)
General: $125
Seniors/Students: $80
UMass faculty & staff: $80


Late registration
(March 30 - April 6)
General: $165
Seniors/Students: $120
UMass faculty & staff: $120

Registration fee includes: Continental breakfast, lunch, breaks, discounted parking voucher and registration materials. Wi-fi access will be provided.

Please visit Planning Your Visit for information on booking your trip to Amherst.