​​​​​​​​​2018 Symposium Registration Fees

​April 10 - May 21
​May 22 and later
​​​​​Symposium (Includes Advocacy Day)
​Join CFGI Now + Registration
For first time members only.
​​​​Symposium + "U.S. Employment-Based Visa Management" Workshop
​CFGI/SHRM​ Member
​​​"U.S. ​Employment-Based Visa Management" Workshop
​​CFGI/SHRM Member & Non-Member
Advocacy Day Only*
* Not subject to cancellation policy. No substitutions or refunds. 
​Not Registered for Symposium

Register Now

To register, please click on "Register Now." Once you reach the registration portal, you must login using your current User ID (your email address) and current system password. Once you have logged in, you can register by selecting the "Symposium Registration" option on the left side of the Welcome screen.  If you encounter any issues with the registration process please contact us.

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Payment Methods

We accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.  

Cancellation Policy

Substitutions for individuals originally registered will be subject to a $50 processing fee. Written cancellations prior to May 1, 2018, will incur a cancellation penalty of $250, and a refund of the balance of payment will be made by check within 4-6 weeks. Cancellations received between May 1, 2018, and May 22, 2018, will be subject to a $500 fee. No refunds will be issued after May 22, 2018.​​

SHRM Members

Individuals who are current members of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) are eligible to receive the member rates listed above.  In order to receive the member rate, you must select “SHRM Member” as your “Individual Type” when creating your online profile on our Symposium registration portal.  SHRM members that have questions or need assistance with the registration process should contact us​.


Not a Member?

Consider joining the Council for Global Immigration to realize substantial savings with our "Join CFGI Now" rate.  Non-members who join will get a $100 savings on their first membership year plus member pricing for Symposium!  Eligible Corporate Organizations must have at least one operating location outside of the United States; CFGI gives special consideration to colleges, universities, and research institutions with international programs.  Please note that organizations seeking membership to participate in our J-1 Program must meet a 250 employee requirement and at least one operating location outside the United States.  For all CFGI members, membership benefits extend to all employees who can benefit from our services and to any subsidiary or affiliate of our member organizations.

Annual membership dues are per employer at the rate of $1,090, and cover all in-house professionals involved in immigration, global HR and mobility matters. For membership information, please go to: http://www.cfgi.org/membership.

Symposium Scholarship

CFGI and the SHRM Foundation are pleased to offer two scholarships to attend the 2018 Symposium. Professionals new to the field of employment-based immigration are encouraged to apply. They will benefit from learning the latest changes in immigration policies, benchmarking, and networking with top U.S. and global immigration experts from the legal, corporate and government sectors.

The scholarship will be awarded to immigration, HR, legal, or global mobility professionals who are able to demonstrate: a strong sense of commitment to the field, innovative ideas for handling challenging immigration issues, and a clear vision for how they would apply the newly gained knowledge to their professional career.  

Application period is closed for 2018.

Special Assistance

If you might require any special assistance during the 2018 Symposium, please notify the Council for Global Immigration via email or via phone at 703-535-6365 by May 15th. If you have any dietary restrictions, please indicate these on your registration form when registering.  Special assistance regarding hotel room accommodations should be communicated with the hotel directly during the reservation process.


Guest tickets for networking after hours’ events are available at an additional cost of $125/person and may be purchased on-site.