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Magnetic Reconnection Workshop 2022

Registration and Visa Information


Registration Deadline: March 15, 2022

Housing Deadline: Friday, April 1, 2022

Abstract Deadline: Friday, April 29, 2022

Registration Information

Please use the link immediately below to register. Please read the information below for information about visas and the workshop code of conduct.

Registration (currently closed; please contact organizers if you are trying to register)

The registration fee is currently set at $650. This includes meeting facilities, breakfast and two refreshment breaks daily, a reception, a banquet, and likely an excursion.

COVID-19 Policies

All meeting attendees and any guests participating in any meeting functions must be fully vaccinated, following the definition of the CDC. Please email your proof of vaccination to Holly Legleiter at the email address at the "Contact us" page. Policies of the venue, The Portola Hotel and Spa, including those of the state of California and federal mandates must be followed. Currently, the Portola Hotel and Spa includes COVID 19 testing on site for those requiring a negative test for travel. They employ the biohealth technology group, Virus Geeks, onsite to operate and oversee COVID 19 testing for guests. Please bring your insurance card for testing. The normal turn around time on testing is 24 hours. For more information on Virus Geeks, visit their website.

Please see the following references for other COVID guidelines that will be followed at the workshop:
The Portola Hotel and Spa health and safety page 
Monterey, CA, Health Department page
The State of California COVID Guide

This pdf file contains a summary of COVID policies for the workshop.  PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW ALL POLICIES.

Visa Information

To request a letter in support of a visa application, please contact Holly Legleiter at the email given on the " Contact us" page. Please supply your name, address, passport number and country, telephone number, and email address.

Workshop Code of Conduct

The following is the code of conduct for the meeting, modeled after the American Geophysical Union's code of conduct. Acknowledgement and agreement to abide by the Code of Conduct is required at registration for any online or on-site event.

The MR workshop is welcoming, respectful, inclusive, and collaborative. The following Code of Conduct applies to all MR-associated events, as well as affiliated events connected with the meeting or event, whether in public or private facilities.

Expected Behavior:

  1. Treat everyone with respect.
  2. Respect your fellow participants by using good practices for intercultural collaborations.
  3. Be mindful of your surroundings and of your fellow participants.
  4. Provide your true professional identity, affiliation, and, where appropriate, contact information, at registration, and during attendance and participatory sessions, as required.
  5. Respect the rules and policies of the meeting venue, hotels, contracted facilities, online platforms, or any other venue.
  6. Be Accountable: If meeting organizers or participants fail to meet these guidelines, work together to identify problems and adjust policy and practice together.
Anyone not meeting expected, collaborative, respectful behavior can be immediately removed from the current online or physical meeting depending on the specifics of the unwelcomed disruptive behavior.

Examples of unacceptable behavior
  • Promoting or participating in harassment, bullying, discrimination, or intimidation on-site, online, and/or on social media.
  • Verbal, written, or other forms of abuse of any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, staff member, service provider, or other guest.
    • Examples of abuse include, but are not limited to, verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, national origin, inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces or in presentations.
  • Threatening or stalking in-person or online.
  • Disruption or disallowing participation by others.
  • Criminal offenses.
  • Failure to follow meeting protocol.
  • Physical or verbal abuse, including attacks on ideas vs. respectful, disagreeing dialogue.
  • Use of social or mainstream media to target individual actions of participants in a way that could harm their privacy or professional status or open them to slander or libel.
  • Knowingly violating copyright, or copying presenter information without obtaining permission, if necessary.
Consequences and reporting unacceptable behavior

Anyone requested to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately. Anyone violating the Code of Conduct may be removed from the current meeting. 

If you experience or witness behavior that constitutes an immediate or serious threat to public safety at an on-site meeting, contact 911 or if in a convention center, locate a house phone and ask for security. Please report other incidents or suspected incidents to the meeting organizers or security.