Attendee registration for SAF2023 is now open! Visit the SAF2023 event site to explore our schedule and what's on the horizon for the event. View pricing information below.

Become a Member and SAVE!

Membership has its privileges. SAF Members save 25% when registering for SAF2023. Not currently a member? Join SAF today, save on convention, and enjoy benefits all year. 

Convention Registration

Registration to SAF2023 includes access to big stage sessions, concurrent technical sessions, poster symposium, people, policy, and popcorn, town hall, expo hall events, refreshment breaks, and most receptions and parties as outlined in the Schedule-at-a-GlanceRegistration also includes complimentary access to SAF2023: On Demand, where many of the educational sessions will be available online to view after the in-person event. 

Registration Types

Registration Fees 

 Early Rates
(through Aug. 31)

 Regular Rates
(Sept. 1-Oct. 20)

On-Site Rates
(after Oct. 20) 





Member - Retired & Golden 




Students (Nonmember and Member)








Classroom (group rate - up to 25 students at one school)




Agency (group rate - up to 5 employees of a single government agency)




One-day (includes attendance to any receptions/parties offered that day)




Guest (only attending receptions)





Field Tour & Workshop Registration

Registration for field tours and workshops is now available! Don't wait to register -- spots are limited and fill up fast. Visit our SAF2023 website for more details on technical tours and workshops.  

Field Tours & Workshops Registration Fees 
Wednesday Tours
Blodgett Forest Tour - Full Day  $90 
East Bay Hills Vegetation Management & Fire Risk Reduction Urban Forestry Tour - Full Day  $90
Urban Forestry in Sacramento - The City of Trees - Full Day  $90  
Caldor Fire - Full Day  $90 
Sierra Pacific Industries Mill & Bioenergy Tour - Half Day   $90 
Wednesday Workshops
A Shared Stewardship: Connecting Forestry and Wildlife Conservation - Full Day  $45 
Data Science for Forestry Applications - Half Day  $45
Saturday Tours
Urban Forestry in a Grand Setting - Capitol Park - Half Day  $35
Institute of Forest Genetics & Placerville Nursery - Half Day  $90 
Oaks & Wine - Half Day - SOLD OUT!   $90

Convention T-Shirt (Pre-Order with Registration)

This year’s convention t-shirt will celebrate Sacramento: The City of Trees as an aerial view of the tree cityscape printed on a grey shirt. Convention T-shirts will be available for pre-order with registration and on site at convention in a limited supply. SAF2023 T-shirts are $20 for members and $25 for non-members and available in sizes XS-XXXL. We recommend that you pre-order your shirt to guarantee your shirt and size. To pre-order your convention-themed T-shirt, add the shirt to your convention registration via the "Program" options in the registration form. All shirts will be available for pickup in person at convention.


Please ensure you read the policies below prior to registering.


COVID-19 Policy

The health and safety of everyone attending the 2023 SAF National Convention (attendees, sponsors, exhibitors, staff, vendors, and volunteers) is a top priority for SAF. As such, we are undertaking preventative measures to reduce the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus in accordance with public health guidance from the City of Sacramento. We will update you reflecting our ongoing efforts to ensure the safety and comfort of those joining us at convention as it gets closer, based on government guidance available at the time. If public health requirements change prior to the event, we will inform you about these changes and their implications on your attendance at this event.

By attending SAF2023, attendees, partners, and SAF agree to engage safely while adhering to public health guidelines in place at the time of convention. This commitment further includes not attending the event if you are experiencing any signs, symptoms or have recently been exposed to, or diagnosed and not yet cleared by health authorities as non-contagious with COVID-19.


Cancellation & Refund Policy

You may cancel your registration and request a full refund until October 1, 2023. A $75 administrative fee will be deducted from the total refund due. Refund requests received after that date will not be accepted except in the case of a personal emergency occurring on or before October 25, 2023. SAF reserves the right to request verification prior to issuing a refund.

Consent Clause

Registration and attendance at, or participation in the 2023 SAF National Convention (SAF2023) constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs and audio/video recordings for SAF's marketing and promotion of this event and SAF as an organization. SAF reserves the right to record entire presentations. SAF's use and distribution of recordings is contingent upon prior presenter approval and not attendee approval.