Register for the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting

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Registration Rates

Because some of our community faced serious challenges due to the partial U.S. federal shutdown, AAAS has extended its advance registration rates until the reopening of the entire U.S. Government. With the return of the full federal workforce, AAAS closed the advanced rates on February 1st at 5:00pm ET.

  • Advance Rates for AAAS Memberfor members in good standing
  • Advance Rates for Non-Memberfor all other attendees
  • On-site Rates (after 2/1, 5PM)AAAS Member / Non-member
  • General Attendee
  • $310
  • $440
  • $380 / $480
  • Postdoc
  • $135
  • $360
  • $135 / $380
  • K-12 Teacher
  • $135
  • $360
  • $135 / $380
  • Retired Professional
  • $250
  • $360
  • $295 / $380
  • Student
  • $65
  • $95
  • $75 / $105
  • One Day
  • $175
  • $220
  • $200 / $240

Full access registration includes unlimited access to all scientific sessions, seminars, topical lectures, plenary events, workshops, Family Science Days, and the Expo.

To qualify for the reduced rates:

• AAAS members are required to indicate the email address associated with their account;
• 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.
• If you are ineligible for discount, the prevailing rates will apply.

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AAAS cancellation policy

Cancellations must be received in writing by January 22, 2019. 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 Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, during the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, February 14
  • 7:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, February 15
  • 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 16
  • 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 17
  • 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Registering to attend just the free public events must be done on-site for the plenaries, career development workshops, and the Expo. Pre-conference workshops require registration as space fills up.

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
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST

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