The SEC Symposium is designed to appeal to a wide variety of individuals interested in the event topic. Corporate representatives are invited to attend alongside academicians and government officials. The SEC also encourages all levels of student participation. Anyone wishing to attend the 2014 SEC Symposium should be cognizant of the registration structure described in the table below.


(June 30 - July 11)

(July 12 - Sept. 3)

(While Space is Available)

Corporate $400 $500 $600
(Academic, Government, Non-Profit, etc.)
$175 $225 $275
Graduate/Post-Doctoral Student $50 $75 $100
Undergraduate Student $20 $25 $30

NOTE: Some information collected during the online registration process may be used in the SEC Symposium attendee list, which is only available to other registered SEC Symposium attendees, event sponsors and event organizers.


Individuals may cancel a registration with full refund until June 30, 2014. There are NO REFUNDS after June 30, 2014. In order to cancel, individuals must return to and login to access their registration information. (A registration confirmation number may be required.)


Individuals must check-in at the SEC Symposium registration desk on the lobby level in the International Tower of the Hyatt Regency Atlanta prior to attending an SEC Symposium session. Individuals will be asked to present valid identification (e.g., driver’s license, faculty ID, student ID, etc.) and their registration confirmation number. If supplies become limited, some event materials may only be provided to pre-registered (i.e., online registrants) attendees. The registration desk will be open for check-in at the times listed in the table below (all times are eastern).

Day Open Closes
Sunday, September 21, 2014 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Monday, September 22, 2014 7 a.m. 5 p.m.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7 a.m. 11 a.m.


In order to encourage undergraduate student participation in the SEC Symposium, all SEC universities will be eligible for the “Excellence in Student Attendance Award.” This award will be presented at the end of the SEC Symposium to the SEC university with the most registered undergraduate students. Students will be required to show a student ID when checking in at the SEC Symposium registration desk at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta to verify undergraduate student status.

Previous Winners

  • 2014 – Mississippi State University
  • 2013 – University of Florida