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Registration Information

How to Register

Pre-registration is closed. Walk-ins are welcome!

Registration Fees

Personal Members

Please note that if you are a lapsed member, your dues must be paid before you can access the member rates.

thru 12/2
12/2 - 1/10
After 1/10
Full-time employee $440 $515 $565
Part-time/retired $275 $325 $375
Student $175 $225 $275
Guest: Both evening receptions $100 $200 $225
Guest: One evening reception $50 $100 $125
Interview only $225 $260 $285
Daily rate $225 $260 $285



Thru 12/2
12/2 - 1/10
After 1/10
Regular $575 $650 $700
Student $275 $325 $375
Guest: Both evening receptions $200 $300 $325
Guest: one evening reception $100 $150 $225
Interview only $310 $330 $355
Daily rate $310 $330 $355


International Attendees 

Thru 12/2
12/2 - 1/10
After 1/10
Regular $325 $400 $450

Registration Includes:*

  • Continental breakfast (Wednesday - Friday)
  • Coffee/snack breaks (Wednesday - Thursday, morning and afternoon breaks; morning only on Friday)
  • Evening receptions with appetizers and cash bar (Tuesday & Thursday)
  • Conference programming: juried papers, juried panels, SIG presentations and more
  • Conference program materials and tote bag
  • ALISE Academy
  • Pre-conference workshop
  • Admission to the Awards Lunch on Thursday (must pre-register)

*For full-time, student, part-time/retired and international registrants. For inclusions for daily, guest and interview rates, please see the descriptions under "General Information" below.

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Payment must accompany your registration. You may pay by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover or check (payable to ALISE) or money order. Payments must be in US Dollars, and free of bank charges.

On-Site Registration Center Hours

  • Tuesday, January 17: 8:00 am- 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday, January 18: 8:00 am- 6:00 pm
  • Thursday, January 19: 8:00 am- 6:00 pm
  • Friday, January 20: 8:00 am- 12:00 pm

General Information

All cancellations must be submitted in writing and emailed to the ALISE office at [email protected]. Cancellations received before 11:59 p.m. on December 20, 2016, are subject to a $50 fee. After December 20, 2016, ALISE will give refunds only for documented medical emergencies. Refunds will be processed within 6 weeks after the conference.

Daily Rate
Those who choose to attend the conference for just a single day will receive all coffee/snack breaks, the evening reception, and the conference programming for the day of attendance.

Guest Attendance
Registrants wishing to bring a guest to the evening receptions may do so. Please register your guest at the time of conference registration. To attend all conference events, guests must register independently.

Interviews Only
ALISE recognizes that some members and guests wish to attend the ALISE conference to conduct interviews only. For those that fit into this category, please register using the daily rate. This will allow you to be present for your interviews and join other attendees at our coffee breaks and evening reception for your day(s) of attendance.

All children must have badges. Complimentary badges are available at the ALISE Registration Desk.

Upon completion of registration you will receive a confirmation email within minutes. Please print the confirmation for your records.

Dietary Requirements
ALISE strives to address all reasonable dietary requirements of our conference attendees. Please indicate any special dietary needs during online registration. 

Special Services
If you have a legal disability or require special accommodations please indicate your needs during online registration. Please describe your needs in detail. Please indicate any mobility concerns on your registration form or call the ALISE office at (206) 209-5267 with your needs. ALISE must receive your request by December 16, 2016.

For registration and meeting-related questions, please email [email protected].