Registration for the 2014 Crosstie and Fastening System Symposium is open!


Full registration: $400
One-day registration: $295
(includes technical tours, access to conference sessions, most meals, and downloadable conference files).
Registration is now closed.


Conference Location: The 2014 International Crosstie and Fastening System Symposium will be held at the M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Student Center in the Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory (205 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801).

Local Transportation: The Newmark Lab is within walking distance from the Hampton Inn and the Illini Union.

Parking : Parking on campus is extremely limited. We do have a small number of parking passes for $20 daily, available through the registration website. If you register for a parking pass you should receive an email with the pass 1 week before the conference. Please contact if you have any questions or did not receive your pass.

Airport Transportation: The Champaign-Urbana (Willard) airport is located on Rt. 45 (Neil St. in Champaign) approximately 6 miles south of downtown. Allow 25 minutes to drive there from campus. Taxis can be used for about $12: Yellow Cab 217-355-3553, Illini Taxi 217-359-8634.

Attire: The recommended dress for the conference is "business casual".

Cancellations: 100% refund on or before May 1st. 50% refund on or before May 23rd. Please contact with any questions about refunds.