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Advance Registration Rates are available through January 27, 2017. Non-Members can also take advantage of a discounted rate to both become a AAAS member and register for the meeting.

Advance Registration

  • AAAS Member Ratesfor members in good standing
  • New MemberIncludes a year of AAAS membership
  • Non-Member Ratesfor all other attendees
  • Professional
  • $310
  • $380
  • $440
  • Postdoc
  • $85
  • $100
  • $380
  • K-12 Teacher
  • $250
  • $320
  • $380
  • Retired Professional
  • $250
  • $320
  • $380
  • Student
  • $65
  • $70
  • $95
  • One Day
  • $175
  • N/A
  • $220

Full access registration includes unlimited access to all symposia, seminars, topical lectures, plenary events, workshops, Family Science Days and the Exhibit Hall.

After January 27, 2017, on-site rates will be in effect and the New Member deal will no longer be available.

To qualify for the reduced rates:

• AAAS members are required to indicate their membership number;
• Postdocs and teachers are required to provide their institution and chair or principal investigator’s name;
• Students are required to indicate their institution’s name and graduation year;
• Retired Professionals are required to indicate their retirement year and institution;
• Members of registered groups will need their group code.

AAAS cancellation policy

Cancellations must be received in writing by January 27, 2017. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after this date. Refunds are subject to a $50 processing fee and will be issued no sooner than 4 weeks after the meeting. Written cancellations may be sent via e-mail to

AAAS reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the meeting due to unforeseen circumstances. Registrants will be notified.

On-site registration

Online registration is open and will remain open throughout the meeting. You are also welcome to register for the meeting on-site at the Hynes Convention Center, during the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, February 16
  • 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  • Friday, February 17
  • 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 18
  • 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 19
  • 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  • Monday, February 20
  • 8:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Press Registration

Online press registration for the Annual Meeting is available on EurekAlert! at

Free Events

Plenary lectures, career workshops, the Exhibit Hall, and Family Science Days are FREE. Family Science Days pre-registration is available online. Free registration for Science Careers Job Fair is available and highly recommended. Details of participating companies and registration instructions are available at
Other free event registrations must be completed on site.

Registration questions?

Information about our cancellation policy, substitutions, and other commonly asked questions are available on our registration FAQs. For further assistance in the registration process, please contact our registration provider Experient.

Toll-free telephone number: (800) 388-8507
International telephone number: (240) 439-2953

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