Registration Information

The registration fee includes symposia, the ACT Awards Luncheon on Monday, continental breakfast Monday through Wednesday, all coffee breaks, and a Monday evening poster session with wine and cheese in the Exhibit Hall. Additional fees are required for Continuing Education courses and the Sunday evening Welcome Reception and dinner.

We encourage meeting attendees who are paying by credit card to register online

Registration Form

Registration forms can be sent by email, fax, or mail. If you prefer to not register online, please use the PDF version of the ACT Annual Meeting Registration Form. If you have registered prior to October 9 you will receive your name badge, course and welcome reception ticket(s), and qualifying ribbons in the mail. You will not need to stand in the registration line if you received your name badge in advance. Your Program and badge holder will be available for pick up near registration on-site.

Note: If you have already registered for the meeting and would like to add a CE course or the Welcome Reception and Dinner ticket to your registration please email (ACT Headquarters) with an additional registration form with what you would like added or call the Headquarters Office directly for assistance at 703.547.0875 x.1425.

Full Meeting Registration

Early Bird Registration Until September 15

Registration Begins September 16

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ACT Student/Postdoctoral Researcher Member



1-Day Registration

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ACT Student/Postdoctoral Researcher Member



Continuing Education (per course)

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ACT Student/Postdoctoral Researcher Member



Hey Speakers! Invited Speaker Extended Registration information is provided on the Presenter Information page.

Welcome Reception and Dinner Ticket—$50 (per attendee/guest)

If you would like to add a guest ticket for someone who is NOT attending the ACT Annual Meeting, please fill out a separate registration form with their information and send it to ACT Headquarters. The cost will only be $50 for the reception and dinner, guests will receive a badge for this event ONLY.

Meeting and Continuing Education Registration Refund Policy

Requests must be received at ACT Headquarters in writing.

  • $75 processing fee before September 15, 2017
  • 50% refund if canceled September 16, 2017–October 6, 2017
  • No refund beginning October 7, 2017

Please Note: ACT Annual Meeting registrants grant ACT permission to reproduce, copy, and publish photographs taken at the Annual Meeting unless written notification by the registrant stating otherwise is submitted to the ACT Headquarters prior to the meeting or while registering on-site.

The Palm Springs Convention Center is fully accessible to persons with special needs. Please indicate accessibility requirements and allergies and dietary restrictions on the registration form. For assistance contact ACT Headquarters at 703.547.0875 ext. 1890. 



ACT meeting attendees are asked to strictly adhere to the photography policy while participating in sessions and while in the Exhibit Hall and Exhibit Hall Foyer. As a courtesy to our speakers, poster presenters, and exhibitors, ACT asks that participants refrain from electronic capture of any and all presented material unless given written permission from the proprietary. Any person who does not comply with the policy may be asked to leave the event.


Posters should only represent scientific material and should not contain any marketing of a company, service, or a product. The presenter may not engage in product detailing and may not direct participants to a particular exhibit, meeting, or other company sponsored entity, website, activity, program, etc. Any and all handout material must be limited to a one-page photocopy of the poster or abstract. ACT reserves the right to remove any material deemed outside the guidelines and does not accept responsibility for the loss of this property. Posters will be removed if not placed in assigned poster number or if a poster contains material violating the guidelines expressed.


Solicitation on the show floor, at the ACT Annual Meeting, and/or to ACT attendees and exhibitors by anyone other than approved exhibitors and vendors, is strictly prohibited.

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