William B. Norton wbn at
Fri Aug 16 13:27:27 UTC 1996

At 04:14 PM 8/15/96 -0400, Paul Ferguson wrote:
>Can we register now and 'pay' on-site, similar to the IETF
>registration process?

We'd much prefer that you pay in advance; otherwise, there will be some
delay in getting you fully registered on site. We'd rather deal with on-site
payment as an exception.

>- paul
>At 03:58 PM 8/15/96 -0400, William B. Norton wrote:
>>Looking forward to seeing you at the next NANOG, to be held Oct. 24-25
>>in Ann Arbor.  Info about hotels, the University of Michigan, and Ann 
>>Arbor is available from:
>>At the past couple of NANOG meetings, we've discussed the possibility of
>>implementing a registration fee to help offset the costs of hosting and
>>running the meetings.  With the increasing size of the conferences, it's
>>become more and more difficult for organizations other than large
>>corporations to cover the cost of hosting a NANOG.  Our survey at the San
>>Diego meeting indicated that most of you wouldn't find it a problem to pay
>>a registration fee.  For these reasons, we'll be implementing a $100 fee
>>starting at the Ann Arbor NANOG.  Our hope is to help offset host expenses,
>>particularly for non-commercial hosting agencies. We will also use the funds
>>to improve the consistency of the meeting by, for example, providing a
>>high-power projector for laptop presentations.
>>When you register for the NANOG there will be four ways to pay the
>>registration fee:  1) by entering a credit card in the web form, 2) by
>>faxing the credit card info, or 3) by calling it in and reading the
>>necessary information, or 4) by mailing the registration information with a
>>check.  Details about how to do these are on the NANOG registration page.
>>Cheers -
>>William B. Norton			<wbn at>		(313) 936-2656
William B. Norton			<wbn at>		(313) 936-2656

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