Registration


 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7
AT 12:00PM EASTERN TIME


CONFERENCE REGISTRATION RATE INFORMATION

BMES Members (all levels): Discounted conference registration rates are offered as one of the many benefits of BMES membership. In order to qualify for a discounted member registration rate, the registrant must be a BMES member in good standing at the time of registration, and their membership must remain current through October 14, 2017. If your membership is expired or is due to expire ahead of this date, please click here to renew your membership prior to beginning your registration.

Expired members and members who do not log in ahead of registering for the conference will be charged at the appropriate Non-Member rate.

Non-Members: This registration rate applies to non-student registrants that are not members of the Society, as well as inactive (expired) Members, Fellows and Early Career Members. If you are not a BMES member, join now to become eligible to receive substantial savings on your 2017 BMES Annual Meeting registration fees!

Student Non-Members: This registration rate applies to student registrants that are not members of the Society, as well as inactive (expired) Student Members. To qualify for the Student Non-Member registration rate, you must be actively seeking a degree (undergraduate, graduate or doctoral) in Biomedical Engineering or a related science at the time of registration, and you must not be a current member of the Society.

 

FULL REGISTRATION FEES Full Registration Fees include access to all sessions, the exhibit hall, poster sessions, 1 BMES Bash ticket, admittance to the Welcome Reception and program book.  
 
FULL REGISTRATION EARLY BIRD
Received by 08/30
ADVANCED
Received 08/31 - 09/27
ON-SITE
Received 10/11 - 10/14
BMES Member/Fellow
$455

 
$580 $765
BMES Early Career Member
$305

 
$395 $530
BMES Student Member
$250

 
$315 $400
Non-Member
$765

 
$965 $1275
Student Non-Member
$360

 
$440 $550
 

ONE DAY REGISTRATION FEES - One Day Registration Fees include access to all sessions, the exhibit hall and poster sessions for the selected day(s) only -- BMES Bash ticket is not included in One Day Registration Fee, but is available for separate purchase. One Day Registration is available for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday only. To see the schedule of events for each of these days, refer to the Program and Agenda.
 
ONE DAY REGISTRATION (Rate Per Day) EARLY BIRD
Received by 08/30
ADVANCED & ON-SITE
Received 08/31 - 10/14
BMES Member/Fellow THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SATURDAY
$300 $400
BMES Early Career Member THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SATURDAY
$200 $275
BMES Student Member THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SATURDAY
$175 $200
Non-Member THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SATURDAY
$480 $640
Student Non-Member THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SATURDAY
$250 $300
 

TICKETED EVENTS - Ticketed Event information can be found here. Tickets are limited, and admittance to these events is restricted to conference attendees only. Purchase of the items below is available during the online registration process, on-site, or can be added onto an existing registration record by contacting registrar@bmes.org.
LGBT Dessert Social - Wednesday, 10/11/2017 - $10 each
Celebration of Minorities in BME Luncheon - Thursday, 10/12/2017 - $35 each
Women in BME Luncheon - Friday, 10/13/2017 - $35 each

BMES Bash - One BMES Bash ticket is already included with each Full Registration. Additional Bash ticket purchase is available for one-day registrants, and to gain admission to the Bash for an accompanying party to a Bash attendee. Additional Bash tickets will be available for purchase on-site, or may be added on to your registration by contacting registrar@bmes.org.
 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION GENERAL INFORMATION


CANCELLATION POLICY - Requests for registration cancellation must be received by August 30, 2017 in order to be eligible to receive a refund. These requests must be sent in writing via email to registrar@bmes.org. Phone cancellations are strictly prohibited. All refunds are subject to a $50 cancellation fee. Substitutions are not permitted, and meeting registrations cannot be transferred to another person. Membership dues payments are non-refundable. 

PAYMENT POLICY - Registration fees can be paid by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover or Check/Money Order made payable in US dollars to BMES. CHECK PAYMENTS SUBMITTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED REGISTRATION FORM FOR EACH ATTENDEE WILL NOT BE PROCESSED AND WILL BE RETURNED TO SENDER. Check payments for registration must be postmarked prior to the advanced registration cut-off date (09/27) and payment must be received in our office no later than 10/04; check payments received after this date will not be processed or applied towards a registrant's balance until after the Annual Meeting has concluded. Individuals without a registration record showing as paid in full prior to the meeting will be required to pay on-site at the on-site rate. 
We do not accept wire or bank transfers for registration payments at this time.

RECEIPTS - Receipts and registration confirmations will be automatically sent to the registrant's email address. If additional copies of receipts are needed, please contact katherine@bmes.org and include the registrant's name and date of transaction to submit your request. 

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS - Want to earn $125 towards the cost of your registration fees?  Click here to sign up online to be a volunteer at the Annual Meeting.