registration fees & timeline

The full conference registration fee covers all meals from dinner on day of arrival (Saturday, 3/28) through lunch on the day of departure (Tuesday, 3/31) this includes drinks at the two evening receptions. Upon arrival, check in at the front desk in the Hearst Social Hall to receive your hotel keys and meals tickets (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).


Guest meals are not included in the guest registration fee. Guest meals can be purchased separately at the front desk. Individual meals are available for purchase. Guest registration fees do include the 2 evening receptions.

$506   Early Bird Registration | Ends February 21, 2020 

$582   Standard Registration | After February 21, 2020

$250    Student/Resident/Fellow Registration | With valid student ID only 



 $50/Each Workshop  MERC Workshops 

$47  Personal Guest for Receptions on Sunday, March 29 and Monday, March 30

*This Fee reflects the actual cost of attendance at the receptions - Guests will not have access to meeting sessions. Personal guests will not receive meeting materials. Please note that "personal guest" is not a business associate or staff member. Guests are required to be registered and wear badges at all functions; individuals without badges will not be admitted.