Registration will open mid-March.

Registration Types and Rates

All CRS registration fees are in U.S. dollars (USD). Early Registration is only available BEFORE May 12, 2017. All registrations after May 12 will be the regular price.

Member Rate 
Meeting PLUS
Non-Member Rate




























* Proof of graduate student or postdoctoral research status will be required: name of college/university, estimated date of graduation, and advisor name and email.

 Additional Registration Options

Early Rate

Regular/ Onsite

Faculty Member**
(Must be a current CRS Member with at least 75% appointment at a university)



Small Company** 
(Valid for employees of companies with fewer than 10 employees)



Single Day
(Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday)



Full Exhibitor (Program + Expo)
(After complimentary registrations according to booth size)



** By selecting Faculty or Small Company Registration, you verify that you meet the listed criteria. If not, CRS has the right to change your registration to Regular Member or Non-Member Registration, whichever is applicable to your membership status, and charge your card accordingly. 

Regular, Faculty, and Small Company Registration Includes:

  • Abstracts (available June 2017)
  • Closing Reception***
  • Exposition with lunch
  • Grand Opening & Welcome Reception
  • Meeting App
  • Poster Sessions
  • Technology Forums
  • Young Scientist Workshops (except as noted)

***Attendees who register as a student, postdoc, exhibitor, or single day must purchase a ticket to attend the closing reception

Student and Postdoc Registration Includes:

  • Abstracts (available June 2017)
  • Exposition only (no lunch)
  • Grand Opening & Welcome Reception
  • Meeting App
  • Poster Sessions
  • Technology Forums
  • Young Scientist Workshops (except as noted)

Events not listed require separate ticket purchase to attend.


The following events require a ticket purchase to attend:

  • Pre-Meeting Workshops
  • C&DP Luncheon
  • Closing Reception - (1) ticket included in Regular registration
  • Exhibitor Lunch - (1) ticket included in Regular and Exhibitor registration
  • Women in Science Networking Event

Exhibitor Registration

Each exhibiting company receives a specified number of complimentary annual meeting registrations based on exhibit size and type. Exhibiting companies will receive unique codes to use when registering online to take advantage of these complimentary registrations. All exhibitors, including complimentary registrants, must register online.

Workshop Only Registration

Pre-meeting workshops are open to anyone who wishes to register for workshops only, without full meeting access.  

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing and be received by CRS no later than June 6, 2017. Cancellations received by this date are subject to a $100 processing fee. Ticketed events will be fully refunded before this date. CRS Annual Meeting & Exposition registration and ticketed event cancellations received after June 6, 2017, are not subject to refund. CRS reserves the right to cancel any ticketed event should registrations not meet the minimum number of participants required. In the event of a CRS-cancelled event, CRS will fully refund registration fees for the cancelled ticketed event. CRS is not liable for nonrefundable airfares or ticket change penalties imposed by the airlines. By registering for this meeting, you agree to the cancellation and refund terms and conditions.

Workshop Cancellation Policy: CRS reserves the right to cancel the workshop if a sufficient number of registrations are not received by May 12, 2017. In the event CRS cancels this workshop, CRS is not liable for nonrefundable airfares or ticket change penalties imposed by the airlines.

Children and the CRS Annual Meeting & Exposition

The CRS Annual Meeting & Exposition is a professional, scientific meeting. CRS does not permit children under the age of 18 to attend the scientific sessions, poster sessions, the exposition, and social events. For safety reasons, only registered exhibitors and poster presenters are permitted in the exposition/poster hall during set-up and dismantle hours. Children 18+ must register and buy applicable individual tickets if not attending/registering as a student.

International Attendees

If you live outside of the United States, please visit this page for more information, such as visa requirements and how to receive a Letter of Invitation.

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