This registration form is for Faculty, Postdocs, and other Guests who plan to attend the Conference. Please fill out both the RSVP and Payment forms below to complete your registration. By registering as an attendee of the Cosmic Controversies Conference, you agree to honor the KICP Community Values.

If you also plan to attend the Banquet, please register here >

If you are a student who wishes to attend the Conference, please register here >




Would you like to present a talk or a poster? There is a limited number of slots available and your submission will be considered for both types of presentation.

If your submission is accepted as a talk, which session (or sessions) do you think is most appropriate?


The registration fee for this conference is $300. To finish your registration, you MUST confirm your details here and complete payment when redirected to the University of Chicago’s secure payment portal. If you do not complete both forms, your registration will not be complete.

Cancellation and refund policy: Full Refund if requested before September 15.

First and last name must be the name associated with the form of payment. If this is not the attendee, please provide the atendee's last name as well.

First Name:      Last Name:

*It is not permitted to process the same credit card twice in a 10-minute window. This is a security measure.