Registration Instructions

Early Registration opens at 9:00am on Monday, April 03, 2017 and closes at 6:00pm on Monday, October 16, 2017.

  • Late Registration opens at 9:00am on Tuesday, October 17 and closes at 6:00pm on Monday, November 6, 2017.
(by 10/16/17)
Pre-/Postdoctoral Students*
(by 11/6/17)

Acceptable forms of payment include VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, and Discover Card. Registration forms will not be processed without full payment. THE CONFERENCE IS DESIGNED TO ACCOMMODATE BETWEEN 15O AND 250 ATTENDEES, SO ADVANCED REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED    

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Registration includes three days of continental breakfast with continuous refreshment breaks (12/7-10/17), two days of lunches (12/8 & 12/9), admission to all of the scientific sessions, and to the Early Investigator Meet and Greet Reception (12/8/17).

Patient Advocates registering for the conference must upload with their completed registration form a scanned jpeg or pdf of their membership card or of a brief signed letter of introduction on official organization stationery indicating their membership or affiliation.     

A reduced registration fee will apply to full-time pre-/postdoctoral students that include Ph.D. graduate students in the biomedical sciences, medical students, postdoctoral research trainees/fellows and to physicians in training (interns, residents and fellows). Pre-/postdoctoral applicants claiming the reduced conference fee must upload with their completed registration form a scanned jpg or pdf letter of introduction signed by their Advisor or Department Chair certifying that they are currently enrolled in an accredited pre-/postdoctoral biomedical research or residency/fellowship program. Preference will be given to pre-/postdoctoral students who have submitted an abstract (see Abstract Submission).

NOTE: Applicants, please contact if you are experiencing difficulties with your registration.  

Cancellation/Refund Policy: The registration fee minus a $50 administrative handling fee will be refunded if a written request is received on or before November 1, 2017. After this date, no refunds can be given.