Thank you for your interest in iNOW 2018.  The registration deadline has passed. 

Registration Deadlines

  1. Early Registration closes at the end of Friday, June 1, 2018

  2. Regular Registration closes at the end of Friday, June 15, 2018

Registration Fees

Attendees are encouraged to participate for the full duration of the workshop. A full duration admission fee provides for admission to all technical sessions, lodging, most meals, a half-day excursion, and the conference proceedings.  The workshop program will also provide free time for the attendees to explore Berkeley and beyond by themselves.

An option without lodging is available for local attendees.  Single-day passes are available for those whose schedule does not permit participation at the entire workshop.


The online registration process offers the choice of online payment by credit cards or offline by wire transfer. For both payment methods, please complete the online registration first. However, choosing the wire transfer payment option at checkout will result in an outstanding balance in the registration account when you complete the online registration process.  The registration will only be final when the balance is cleared after the iNOW 2018 local organizing committee is in receipt of the registration fees. Wire transfer instructions are given during the registration process and HERE.
If payment is not received by the iNOW 2018 local organizing committee within five (5) business days after registration or by June 15, 2018, whichever comes first, your registration will automatically be cancelled. 

Visa Letter Request

Upon request, the iNOW 2018 local organizing committee will provide a visa letter after you have registered.
Please email a completed VISA REQUEST FORM to with a copy of your registration receipt that shows your account balance to be zero.  A visa letter to a registered attendee will only be issued after all registration fees are paid in full.

Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

All students and young scientists are expected to:

  • Attend all the technical programs over the full duration of the workshop, and participate in all excursion and events.

  • Submit an extended abstract by the deadline and present a poster in English.  See the requirements in the Call for Papers.

  • The registration fee includes admission to all technical programs, lodging, most meals and local transportation.

  • Lodging will be shared in twin rooms, arranged by the iNOW 2018 local organizing committee.

  • No accompanying guests will be accommodated for students or postdoctoral scholars.

By June 1 By June 15
Full Admission for Graduate Student / Postdoctoral Scholar (with lodging) $1,200.00 $1,400.00
Full Admission for Berkeley Student / Postdoctoral (no lodging) $550.00 $700.00

General Admission

We welcome the participation of nanoscale materials and optoelectronics researchers and developers from academia and industry. General admission as single day passes with a discount rate for participation for the full duration are available. The single day pass is available with or without lodging. Lodging will be in single rooms with queen beds, arranged by the iNOW 2018 local organizing committee.

By June 1 By June 15
Single-Day General Admission with Lodging $350.00 $400.00
Singe-Day General Admissions without Lodging $120.00 $150.00
7 Day Pass with full access to technical sessions with lodging, some meals, excursion and conference proceeding $2,200.00 $2,450.00
7 Day Pass with full access to technical sessions with some meals, excursion and conference proceeding (without lodging) $790.00 $940.00


Invited Speakers

Invited speakers will also have to register online.  Lodging will be arranged by the iNOW 2018 local organizing committee. Further instructions will be send to the invited speakers by the conference local organizers.  If instructions are needed earlier, please email tbsi@berkeley.eduWe encourage invited speakers to register by the Early Registration deadline.

Accompanying Guests of the Invited Speakers

We welcome invited speakers to be accompanied by guests who will share the same room.  The companions are welcome to be part of the iNOW 2018 community by joining at meals, including banquets, and enjoying the excursion based on the following fee schedule for each accompanying guest. 

Sharing room with invited speaker
Full Duration (Meals & Excursion) $550.00
Excursion Only $180.00

Refund and Cancellation Policy

All requests for refunds must be received in writing by June 18, 2018. A $300 service charge will be assessed for processing refunds. Cancellation requests received after June 18, 2018, WILL NOT be accepted.  No refunds will be given for no-shows.