2013 Annual Conference Registration Policies

Cancellation

Notice of cancellation must be received in writing by March 4, 2013. A $75 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds. Cancellations will not be accepted after the date above for any reason, including medical and travel complications, due to the many costs associated with planning and organizing the conference. All refunds will be issued after the conference ends.

Registration

All attendees, including speakers and poster presenters, are required to register by January 30, 2013, for the conference and pay the registration fees. One-day fees are available on-site.

ADAA members: To receive discounted rates, your membership must be current through April 30, 2013.

Students, trainees, postdoctoral fellows, and residents:
You must include a letter from your institution to be eligible for special reduced fees.

Guest fees, for nonprofessional adults (family members and guests) who accompany registrants, provide access to nonticketed meals and receptions. Guests are not eligible for continuing education credits.

Consumers:  You must register by phone (240-485-1030) or by mail* by March 28, 2013, or on-site. (*Mail to ADAA, 8701 Georgia Ave., Suite 412, Silver Spring, MD 20910)
Health professionals, faculty, and research staff are not eligible for consumer rates.

Continuing Education

Only registered professional attendees can receive CE or CME credits; those paying guest, student, trainee/resident/postdoc, or consumer fees cannot apply for CE or CME credits. CME and CE verification forms and evaluations must be submitted by May 15, 2013, for credit to be awarded. No exceptions.

Confirmation and Badges

Registrants will receive confirmation by e-mail. Badges and conference information will be sent out three weeks prior to the meeting. You must bring these items with you to the conference. Replacement badges will be provided on-site for a $5 fee. Badges are required for admission to sessions and must be worn at all times. Badge holders and conference programs will be distributed on-site.

Payment

Your registration form must include payment in full. ADAA accepts VISA or MasterCard, and checks or money orders in U.S. dollars ($30 charge for checks returned for insufficient funds). No purchase orders.
ADAA does not accept American Express or Discover.