Important Dates & Deadlines
March 28 Early-bird registration ($230) for annual conference opens.
April 11 Letters of Intent are due from laity who would like to be considered for General Conference and Northeastern Jurisdiction delegates in 2020

Petitions to General Conference 2020 desiring the approval from the annual conference shall be in the hands of the conference secretary eight weeks (April 11) before the convening date of the annual conference.
April 25 All annual conference reports (not more than 700 words), resolutions and petitions to appear in Pre-Conference Booklet due (Rule 27); send to The reports, resolutions and petitions will be periodically posted online beginning late April.
May 5 Late registration ($255) for annual conference opens
May 23 Last day for annual conference registration. Note: NO onsite REGISTRATION AT HOFSTRA
May 23 Request to be excused from Annual Conference: It is Bishop Bickerton’s expectation that all clergy and lay members will be in attendance at the 2019 Annual Conference Session. If an absence is necessary, the individual – clergy, laity, provisional members and local pastors – must report by letter (written; email acceptable) to the Conference Secretary ( the reason for the absence. Book of Discipline ¶602.8.
Registration cancellation due in order to receive refund — send email to
June 6-9 New York Annual Conference, Hempstead, NY