FAT* 2018 will be held February 23 and 24 in Vanderbilt Hall at the New York University School of Law. The address is:

Vanderbilt Hall, New York University School of Law (Google Maps)
40 Washington Square South (between MacDougal and Sullivan Streets)
New York, NY 10012
Keynotes and talks will be held in Tishman Auditorium; breaks, lunch, and poster sessions will take place in Greenberg Lounge.


The conference is currently at capacity. Please join the waitlist if you'd like to attend the conference should more spaces become available. If you have questions about registration or your place on the waitlist, please send an e-mail to The previous registration instructions are below, with the link changed to the waitlist.

The cost to attend FAT* is $40 per person. Registration is a three step process closed and you should join the waitlist:

  1. This link begins the registration process puts you on the waiting list. You will be taken to a page hosted by Cornell University.
  2. Once you have completed the first page, you will be directed to Paypal to enter your payment information.
  3. Once you have completed the Paypal form, you will be directed to a Google Survey to enter your name, affiliation, email address, and special accommodations (if any). This is the information that will appear on your badge at the conference.
Please make sure to complete all three steps join the waitlist! If you do not, you will not be registered able to attend FAT* if more spaces become available.

For questions about registration, please send an email to


The organizers have secured discounted rooms at several hotels that are conveniently located with respect to the conference. Options include:

Please reserve soon: space is limited, and we expect the conference hotels to fill up!

Student waivers and scholarships

Students can apply for registration fee waivers and a limited number of scholarships to help cover travel and lodging costs.