Who can attend?
Anyone between the ages of 18-35 is welcome to register. If you are 17 years old and will be turning 18 prior to the conference start date, you may register for the program. However, you must submit proof of identification to verify your birthdate in order to confirm your registration status.
What is included in the registration price?
The registration price includes your hotel accommodation for the entire duration of the conference, complimentary airport to hotel transportation, all meals, conference materials, and access to all of the general and group sessions.
Where is the conference venue?
The conference and attendee accommodations will be held in the same hotel. The hotel information will be released to all registered attendees.
Hotel check-in begins: Sunday, August 11 at 3:00 pm
Hotel check-out: Saturday, August 17 at 12:00 pm
How will I be assigned a room?
Upon registration, each attendee will be assigned to a double bed hotel room with one other roommate. Roommates will be selected based on age and gender. Room and roommate information will be emailed to attendees prior to arrival.
If you have a friend who will be attending the conference and would like to room with them, then kindly indicate so and provide their name on the registration form. Both you and your desired roommate are required to list each other in order to be matched.
Is transportation provided to and from the airport?
Yes, complimentary ground transportation will be provided from both Los Angeles International (LAX) and Bob Hope (BUR) airports to the hotel.
Due to traffic conditions, there will only be one scheduled pick-up from each airport. In order to qualify for transportation you must: (1) indicate that you will require transportation on the registration form and (2) plan your flight to arrive by 3:00 pm on Sunday, August 11 .
Pick-up Information for Sunday, August 11
- LAX: The bus will pick up participants at 3:30 pm by making rounds at each terminal.
- BUR: The bus will pick up participants at 3:30 by making rounds at each terminal.
Drop-off Information for Saturday, August 17
- LAX: The bus will pick up participants from the hotel at 12:00 pm.
- BUR: The bus will pick up participants from the hotel at 12:00 pm.
MTO GYC will not pay for ground transportation incurred by participants that do not use the provided transportation service, who arrive/depart out of another metro airport, or who arrive outside the aforementioned times. All transportation to and from scheduled MTO GYC events is included in the MTO GYC registration.
Is there a dress code?
Yes, there is a dress code. Please keep in mind that all participants are asked to adhere to a modesty policy. As a result, please
The dress code is as follows:
- Sunday, August 11 (Registration, Reception, and Dinner)
- From 6pm-9pm: Smart Casual
- Monday, August 12-Thursday, August 15:
- From 9am-5pm (Seminars and Workshops): Business casual
- From 6pm-10pm (Group session and Dinner): Comfortable, loose clothing
- Friday, August 16:
- From 9am-3pm (Seminars): Business Casual
- From 3-5pm (Team building Activity): Conference shirts and jeans or comfortable bottoms
- From 7:30-midnight (Farewell Gala): Semi-formal
What about health insurance?
Health insurance coverage is required for each attendee but is not included or provided in the MTO GYC registration.
If you would like to be considered for a scholarship then please write an essay explaining how you believe you will benefit from attending the conference. Email these forms to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to make a donation then please click the link above.
What is the conference language?
The conference language is English.
What if I registered for the conference but can no longer attend?
We’re sorry to hear that you will be unable to join us but there is a zero-refund policy.
Is my registration ticket transferrable?
What do I need to bring with me during the conference check-in?
In order to check-in to the hotel, you must present a valid government issued photo ID as well as a credit card.
Additionally, you will need to present a valid government issued photo ID during the conference check-in to verify that you are between the ages of 18 and 35. If you are not between 18 and 35 years old, you will not be permitted entry into the program.
Is it okay if the name on my registration does not match the person who attends?
No. You are required to present a valid form of identification that has both your photo, name, and date of birth listed. Failure to provide an ID during the conference check-in will result in dismissal from the program.
Code of Conduct
By attending any M.T.O. Global Youth Conference event in any capacity, including as a speaker, volunteer, or participant, you agree to abide by our code of conduct, and cooperate with the event organizers who enforce it.
M.T.O. Global Youth Conference is an inclusive event based on treating all individuals respectfully, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, ethnicity, religion, or race. We do not tolerate harassment in any form and we are committed to partnering with you to foster a healthy environment.
Individuals are expected to behave appropriately and professionally during their participation in all events. From the check-in to check-out, you must not consume any alcoholic beverage, non-prescription drugs, or partake in illicit drug use. Moreover, you must adhere to a modest dress code.
If an individual engages in any inappropriate behavior or violates the Code of Conduct, the organizer may take any action deemed appropriate, from warning the offender to immediately expelling the offender with no refund.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
No refunds will be provided at any time. Participants who do not cancel and do not attend will still be responsible for the full registration rate.
The organizer reserves the right to modify the content of the program, the speakers and the times of presentations.