We're so glad you'll be joining us at the AASHE Conference & Expo! For complete details on registration, attendance and presenter policies, please read the terms below.

AASHE Members

AASHE members receive a discounted registration rate. If you are a member, please select “Member Registration” and the discounted rate will automatically be applied to your registration. You may search the AASHE membership directory to see if your institution or company is a member. Please note that you must use the email address associated with your membership to register.

Presenters

Confirmed presenters for the conference receive a discount off the prevailing rates. You must register no later than August 20, 2017 to receive the discount. Please do not register until you receive the communication instructing you on how to register with the presenter discount.

Exhibitors/Sponsors/Host Institutions

Confirmed exhibitors, sponsors and host institutions for the will receive a special link to register for their allotted number of conference registrations. If you wish to purchase registrations over your allotment, you must register in the appropriate category and you may do this using the special link. Please do not register until you receive the communication instructing you on how to take advantage of your complimentary exhibitor registrations.

Media/Press

Complimentary press registrations are available to those that meet AASHE’s media accreditation guidelines. To request a complimentary press pass contact press@aashe.org. If you do not meet the requirements to obtain a press credential, you may be required to pay an admission fee to enter the event.

What’s Included

Registration includes admission to all educational sessions, access to the mobile app, AASHE Expo, entertainment and convention meals on the day(s) for which you register. Participation in supplemental events such as pre- and post-conference workshops or tours are not included and may be added for an additional fee. In addition, hotel accommodations are not included in your registration fee. 

Substitutions/Cancellations/Refunds

Substitutions: Registrants unable to attend the conference may send a substitute. Substitutions can be made until September 15, 2017 free of charge and the substitution will receive the same thing that the initial registrant received. If the substitute is not a member, the non-member fee will be required. For substitutions received after September 15, 2017 there will be a $25 processing fee for each substitution request. The fee will be waived for all categories of student registrations. Please email conference@aashe.org to request a substitution.

Cancellations/Refunds: Cancellation/refund requests will be accepted until September 8, 2017 and a 20% administrative fee will deducted. Please note that this fee will be incurred for all cancellation/refund requests regardless of when it is received. No refunds will be granted after September 8, 2017, however, you may send a substitute according to the substitution policies, above. Refunds will not be issued for no-shows.

Please note that once a registration has been charged to a credit card, AASHE is not able to change the credit card used for payment. All refunds will be issued back to the original payment type. Refunds may not be processed until after the conference. Please email conference@aashe.org to request a cancellation or refund.

These policies will be strictly adhered to and will not be altered for anyone or for any reason regardless of circumstances-please do not ask us to do so.  Please note that this policy is for attendee registration only.  The Exhibitor/Sponsor cancellation policy is found in the sponsor agreement. 

Payments

AASHE accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and checks (in US Funds) as payment for all registrations. If paying by check, AASHE must receive your check no later than August 31, 2017. AASHE reserves the right to charge the current registration rate in effect a the time of payment.  Please include a copy of the invoice or confirmation email with your check and mail to AASHE, P.O. Box 824583, Philadelphia, PA 19182-4583. 

Registration Confirmations

Confirmations are auto-generated and sent to the email address provided during the registration process. If you did not receive your confirmation, please contact:

Email: conference@aashe.org
Phone: 888-347-9997 ext. 108 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday – Friday)

General Policies

Fees for the AASHE Conference & Expo are not tax deductible as charitable contributions, but may be deductible as ordinary business expenses.

AASHE is not responsible for loss, damages or injury to persons or property occurring at or as a result of the conference. This also applies to any other related events if and to the extent you may be eligible to attend as part of your registration.

Onsite Badge Reprints: Please remember to bring your badge with you each day of the conference. There is a $10 fee for all badges that need to be reprinted.

Conference Attendee List Disclosure: AASHE does not sell attendee registration information to third-parties. We do share registration information with the current year’s conference sponsors/exhibitors and with whom we are partnered. If you prefer not to receive communications from our conference partners, you may opt out during the registration process.

Photography Disclosure: We reserve the right to use photographs taken at the AASHE Conference & Expo for marketing purposes including, but not limited to, posting the photographs on social media, on our various websites, and including them in print and/or email marketing campaigns. By entering the event, you authorize AASHE to include your likeness without additional permission for these purposes. Please note that photography or recording of events/performances is prohibited. Registration or ticket purchases is for admission purposes only, subject to other restrictions.

Badge Scanning: As an attendee of the conference, you may be asked to scan your badge at various exhibit booths. When your badge is scanned by exhibitors and/or sponsors during the conference, you are opting in to receiving communications from that entity. You will be subject to their communications and privacy policy and will have to opt out with them directly if you decide later to do so. 

Admittance and Soliciting: We want everyone to enjoy the AASHE Conference & Expo. In keeping with this goal, we reserve the right to refuse a new registration or cancel and refund an existing registration at our sole discretion; or to eject any registrant from the event without any prior notice or refund if while at the event their behavior is deemed disruptive, offensive, dangerous, illegal or if they are found to be distributing unauthorized material.

You're invited, and indeed, encouraged, to meet and visit with all of the great companies who will be joining us as official sponsors and exhibitors at the conference. However, keep in mind that "suitcasing" or "outboarding" is strictly prohibited at the AASHE Conference & Expo. We reserve the right to remove any individual if they are reported to be soliciting and are not an official AASHE exhibitor.

The views or opinions expressed by any event attendee, speaker or sponsor are not necessarily the views or opinions of AASHE. All event attendees, speakers and sponsors are responsible for their own content (including presentations, marketing collateral, advertising and online web content).

Thank You to Our 2017 Sponsors