Annual Meeting

Fees & Registration

Registration Fees


Everyone entering the 2019 SSR meeting space must be registered for the Meeting and wear a 2019 meeting badge; there will be no exceptions.

The cost of registering for the Annual Meeting depends on your membership or career status. Members of the Society are eligible for discounted registration. Non-members have the unique benefit of registering for the Annual Meeting and gaining a FREE membership through December 31, 2019. If you are unsure of your current membership status, please
 contact the SSR Membership Department.

Registration fees cover:

  • Attendance at all scientific sessions.
  • Attendance at the Opening Reception 
  • Attendance at the Trainee Forum (Trainees only, attendees must indicate attendance on the registration form to receive refreshments).
  • Attendance at the Closing Ceremonies 
  • Breakfast and afternoon beverage breaks, Friday – Sunday.

Optional Events/Items

Meeting participants may register for a variety of educational and special events in addition to the scientific program. 

  • Trainee Forum
  • NICHD Pre-Meeting Workshop: 
    • This session will explore NIH funding mechanisms in support of the typical post-doc to faculty pathway, as well as other types of post-post-doc career trajectories, and how NIH support can factor in.
  • Media Training Pre-Meeting Workshop
  • Trainee/Mentor Luncheon
  • Heritage Luncheon
  • Fun-Run/Walk
  • Diversity Symposium Lunch
  • New This Year! Science Communication Post-Meeting Workshops (Made possible by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) - Monday July 22nd: The SSR is proud to present, with support from the Gates Foundation, a two-part workshop on science communication to    be presented by instructors from the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science.    This workshop will highlight features of the "Alda Method," honed by Alan Alda himself through his 11 years of hosting the PBS television series "Scientific American Frontiers" and improvisional techniques he developed in his 50 years of acting on stage and on screen.

Printable Registration Form

Whenever possible, please register online (click on purple button at the top of this page) as it is a faster and easier way with an automated email confirmation. If you need to use a printed form, please click on the link below to download it and send it back to the business office at

On-site registration will be available at the meeting at the Registration Desk.

Single-Day Registration

Single-Day Registration will be available on-site at the meeting. Single-day rates will be:

Meeting Check-in

All attendees must check in at the Main SSR Registration desk to obtain their name badge for entry into the conference and other meeting materials.


Refunds, less a $50 service fee, will be issued for cancellations received in writing on or before June 3, 2019. Cancellations received after June 3rd and before June 21st will be subject to a service charge of USD $150. No refund will be issued for cancellations received on or after June 21st, 2019 Registration may be transferred to another individual.

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, the SSR Annual Meeting and related special events constitutes an agreement by the attendee to allow the free use and distribution of the attendee’s image or voice in various media forms, including but not limited to photographs, videotapes, and electronic reproductions, in print or electronic format.


Please visit the 2019 Annual Meeting’s Frequently Asked Questions page.