August 11-13, 2017
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Conference Registration

Register online for SIGDOC 2017

IMPORTANT: ​Register for the conference by July 10, 2017 to avoid $100 late registration fees.

Registration fees:

  • Faculty/Professional SIGDOC or ACM member ($250)
  • Faculty/Professional & $35 SIGDOC membership ($285)
  • Faculty/Professional & $35 SIGDOC & $99 ACM membership ($384)
  • Faculty/Professional – Non-member ($325)
  • Student – SIGDOC or ACM member ($160)
  • Student & $15 SIGDOC membership ($175)
  • Student & $15 SIGDOC & $19 ACM membership ($194)
  • Student – Non-member ($200)
  • One-day registration for SIGKDD Attendees ($80)

If ​registering ​as ​a ​SIGDOC ​or ​ACM ​member, ​please ​locate ​your ​membership ​number ​on ​a ​previous ​ACM ​email ​receipt ​or ​by ​contacting ​ACM ​member ​services ​at ​ ​ ​You ​will ​need ​to ​renew ​your ​annual ​membership ​again ​this ​year ​if ​you ​became ​a ​member ​for ​last ​year’s ​conference.

Conference registration includes two keynote events:

  • Keynote Breakfast with 2017 Rigo Award Winner Dr. Karen Schriver, President of KSA Communication Design & Research (included with registration)
    Saturday, August 12, 2017 8:30-10:00 AM (Atlantic Time)
  • Keynote Coffee Hour with Karel Vredenburg, Director of IBM Design (included with registration)
    Sunday, August 13, 2017 9:00-10:30 AM (Atlantic Time)

Registration also includes four workshop options and the SIGDOC Research Network (note that two workshops and the research network are offered at the same time):

  • Pre-Conference Workshop: Social Media Data Mining for Communication Research with Aaron Beveridge: $10.00
    Date: Friday, August 11, 2017 9:00-11:30 AM (Atlantic Time)
  • Pre-Conference Workshop: Content Auditing—How to Improve Your Organization’s Most Valuable Asset with Guiseppe Getto and Suzan Flanagan: $10.00
    Date: Friday, August 11, 2017 9:00-11:30 AM (Atlantic Time)
  • Pre-Conference SIGDOC Research Network (free)
    Date: Friday, August 11, 2017 9:00-11:30 AM (Atlantic Time)
  • Academy/Industry Workshop and Lunch: Preparing Students to be Leaders and Innovators in Technical Communication with Carlos Evia and Rebekka Andersen (free)
    Date: Friday, August 11, 2017 12:00-3:00 PM (Atlantic Time)
  • Workshop on Data Communication with Katherine Hepworth and Claire Lauer (free)
    Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017 2:30-4:30 PM (Atlantic Time)

The Women in Technical Communication Breakfast and Harbour Hopper Excursion promise to be bit hits as well:  

  • Women in Technical Communication Breakfast (Student: free, Faculty or Professional: $15.00)
    Date: Sunday, August 13, 2017 7:30-8:45 AM (Atlantic Time)
  • Harbour Hopper Excursion ($32/ticket)
    Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017 6:00-8:00 PM (Atlantic Time)

Join SIGDOC attendees on Saturday evening for a historic land and sea exploration of Halifax. Details