Registration Information

Join us as BICSI celebrates its 40th Anniversary at the 2013 Winter Conference & Exhibition at the Tampa Convention Center. Registration is now closed.  Onsite registration will be open on Sunday January 20 at 8 a.m. at the Tampa Convention Center.

To view the Exhibit Hall schedule, click here. To view the Exhibit Hall floor plan, click here.

Click here to view the cancellation policy.

All prices are listed in U.S. dollars.

Conference Registration Categories
Attendees
Registration for the 2013 BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition includes all conference materials, admittance to conference sessions (general and concurrent) and exhibitions and receptions, as well as:

  • Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall on Tuesday, January 22
  • Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall on Wednesday, January 23
  • Lunch in the Exhibit Hall on Wednesday, January 23
  • Annual Awards Banquet on January 23
  • E3 - Enhanced Education & Exhibits from Sunday-Tuesday, January 20-22

The registration fee does not include admittance to the BICSI courses being offered before or after the Winter Conference & Exhibition, exam fees or Pre-conference Seminars.

Guests
Guests of attendees may include a spouse, significant other, family member or friend NOT in the information technology systems industry. Registered guests may attend Exhibit Hall functions, as well as enjoy presentations and breakfast in the Guest Hospitality Lounge. Each attendee may register an unlimited number of guests at $50 each. Guests must wear their guest badges for admission into the Guest Hospitality Lounge and to the evening Exhibitions and Receptions. In addition, guests may attend the Awards Banquet for an additional $90.

Registration Policies
Conference registration is discounted for BICSI members, Installers and Technicians, students, military and seniors.

Registration is open at the Early Bird Rate through December 14. Registration at the Regular Rate will run December 15 through January 17. After January 17, online registration will be closed. Registration at the On-Site Rate will be available at the conference beginning January 20.
 


2013 BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition Registration Rates
All prices listed in U.S. dollars. 

 

Early Bird Rate (Available through Dec. 14) 

Regular Rate
(Dec. 15-Jan. 17)
 

On-Site Rate (Begins Jan. 20) 

BICSI Member

$575

$625

$675

Nonmember

$675

$725

$775

BICSI ITS Installer/Technician Member

$375

$405

$435

BICSI ITS Installer/Technician Nonmember

$435

$465

$495

Student

$305

$330

$355

Active Military
BICSI Member

$330

$355

$380

Active Military
Nonmember

$380

$405

$430

Senior (65+)
BICSI Member

$415

$455

$490

Senior (65+)
Nonmember

$485

$525

$560


Important: RCDDs and RITPs only qualify for the member, nonmember, military and senior rates.

To see the Cancellations/Refunds Policy, click here.

Registration Requirements
Students
All attendees registering at the Student Rate must include official documentation from either their high school or university/college registrar, dean or professor verifying current full-time student status. Please note that student identification cards WILL NOT be accepted.

Military
All attendees registering at an Active Military rate must be on active duty in any branch of the military services to qualify. Military I.D. is required.

Pre-conference Seminar Registration
The conference registration fee does not include admittance to the BICSI pre-conference educational seminars. Additional fees and CEC information are listed below. A full list of descriptions for each seminar can be found on the conference schedule. You may register for any of these seminars while registering for the conference.

Please note: All Pre-conference Seminars are $105 for members and $115 for nonmembers.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 20
Pre-conference Seminar (choose one)
9 a.m.-noon
"Analog Video In-Depth—Understanding Composite, Component, VGA and Related Audio and Video Ideas—Part 1"
3 CECs—RCDD, RITP, RTPM, DCDC, ESS, OSP, ITS Installer/Technician

9 a.m.-noon
"Body of Work: Effective Metrics for Evaluating the Contributions of Your Project Management Team"
3 CECs—RCDD, RITP, RTPM, DCDC, ESS, OSP, ITS Installer/Technician

1:30-4:30 p.m.
"Analog Video In-Depth—Understanding Composite, Component, VGA and Related Audio and Video Ideas—Part 2"
3 CECs—RCDD, RITP, RTPM, DCDC, ESS, OSP, ITS Installer/Technician

1:30-4:30 p.m.
"Wireless Trends Driving Demand for Distributed Antenna Systems"
3 CECs—RCDD, RITP, RTPM, DCDC, ESS, OSP, ITS Installer/Technician


MONDAY, JANUARY 21
Pre-conference Seminar(choose one)
9 a.m.-noon
"Managing the Digital Connection: Strategies to Build Successful Systems"
3 CECs—RCDD, RITP, RTPM, DCDC, ESS, OSP, ITS Installer/Technician

9 a.m.-noon
"Advanced Fiber 101: Are You Up to Speed?"
3 CECs—RCDD, RITP, RTPM, DCDC, ESS, OSP, ITS Installer/Technician

9 a.m.-noon
"Writing Proper Specifications and Key Criteria for Sound Masking, Paging and Mass Notification Systems"
3 CECs—RCDD, RITP, RTPM, DCDC, ESS, OSP, ITS Installer/Technician

9 a.m.-noon
"BICSI 004 and Healthcare ITS Design"
3 CECs—RCDD, RITP, RTPM, DCDC, ESS, OSP, ITS Installer/Technician

1:30-4:30 p.m.
"The Inherent Challenges in Pursuing GC/CM Projects"
3 CECs—RCDD, RITP, RTPM, DCDC, ESS, OSP, ITS Installer/Technician

1:30-4:30 p.m.
"Introduction to IP Video System Design and Megapixel Camera Technology"
3 CECs—RCDD, RITP, RTPM, DCDC, ESS, OSP, ITS Installer/Technician

1:30-4:30 p.m.
"Turn Up the Heat: How to Reduce Costs Through Airflow Containment and New ASHRAE Guidelines"
3 CECs—RCDD, RITP, RTPM, DCDC, ESS, OSP, ITS Installer/Technician 


Cancellations/Refunds
Prices listed in U.S. dollars.

If cancellation of your Winter Conference registration is necessary, you must send written notice (email or fax is acceptable) to BICSI. All cancellations must be received in writing on or before December 14, 2012, and are subject to a $99 cancellation fee. Confirmed Winter Conference registrants who do not attend or who cancel after December 14 are responsible for the entire registration fee. Transfer of registration fees to any future conference is not allowed.

A Winter Conference attendee may substitute another person at no additional charge. The substitution request must be received by 3 p.m. on Monday, January 21.

Pre-Conference Seminar registration is refundable less a $20 cancellation service charge until December 14. Those who registered for a Pre-Conference Seminar and cancel after December 14 or who do not attend the seminar are responsible for the entire seminar registration fee. Substitutions may be made prior to the seminar.

For exhibitor-related cancellations/refunds, please refer to page four of the 2013 BICSI Conference & Exhibition Rules and Regulations.

For registration questions, please contact:
BICSI Membership Services
Tel:
+1 813.979.1991 or 800.242.7405 (USA & Canada toll-free)
Email: bicsi@bicsi.org