SLAS2017 Registration

Registration Fees:

  On or Before
October 31, 2016
Between October 31 &
December 19, 2016
After December 19, 2016
  SLAS Member: Non-Member: SLAS Member: Non-Member: SLAS Member: Non-Member:
Industry Participant $810 $1075 $900 $1075 $1110 $1275
Academic/Government Participant $810 $1075 $900 $1075 $900 $1075
Student Participant $75 $125 $75 $125 $75 $125
Exhibition Only Participant
Registration is required. Those without badges will not be allowed access to the Exhibition.)

Full Conference Registration Includes:

  • Scientific Presentations
  • Keynote Speakers
  • Exhibitor Tutorials
  • Late Night With LRIG
  • SLAS Career Connections
  • Entry to Exhibition
  • Access to Conference App
  • Coffee Service on Conference Days
  • Lunch on Conference Days
  • Monday Evening Reception
  • Tuesday Evening Party
  • Pocket Guide

Short Course Registration:

Short course registration is not included in the conference fee schedule above. You may add short courses to your conference registration using the Online form.

Short Course Only registration is available and you need not be registered for the SLAS2017 Conference and Exhibition to attend. Short Course registration is available using the ‘Register Now' button at the top of this page.

For a complete list and schedule of SLAS2017 Short Courses and course fees, please click here.

Student Registration:

SLAS is pleased to offer discounted registration to students. Student registration is available Online, but students should be prepared to upload a copy of their valid and current student ID at the time of registration. Student registrations will not be confirmed until a valid copy of student ID is received by SLAS. Please see the registration grid above for student registration pricing.

Student conference registration does not include short course registration though a discounted rate for short courses is also available to students. For a complete list and schedule of SLAS2017 Short Courses and course fees, please click here.

Student registration is available using the 'Register Now' button at the top of this page.

Discounted Registration for Groups:

SLAS is pleased to offer a discount of 20% off each full conference SLAS2017 registration for groups registering individuals increments of five (5) registrants from the same company. To qualify:

All registrations must be entered at the same time to qualify for the group discount rate.

Register Your Group Now

Online registration (Credit Card Only): Online registration is the only method of registration available to groups wishing to register at the group rate.

Short Course and student registrants are not eligible for this group discount program. Discounts are available only in increments of five (5). Discounted registrants may also register for SLAS2017 Short Courses, but only the full-conference conference registration fee will be discounted. Short Course registration fees are not discounted as part of this program.

Registration Discount Details

In order to register at a discounted rate(s) as noted above, SLAS2017 Registration must receive all registration forms and payment by the appropriate date, as listed below. Forms received by SLAS2017 Registration without payment (i.e. fax copies of a check) will not be accepted. Registrations are not honored until payment is received.

*Note Regarding SLAS Membership Discount: If your SLAS membership will expire prior to December 31, 2016, you must first renew your membership prior to taking advantage of the member discounts for the conference. You may renew your membership during the conference registration process.

Unemployed Individual Registration Wavier

Registration waivers are available upon request and qualification for those individuals wishing to attend SLAS2017 whom are currently unemployed. The Unemployment Waiver is available for qualifying participants who are unemployed as of November, 2017. To request a registration waiver, please complete the waiver request form and submit to Amy McGorry via email at [email protected]. Requests will be confirmed upon review.

Click here to download the PDF waiver request form.

Methods of Registration


Those participants whom register Online will receive a confirmation email immediately upon successful completion of the registration.

Those whom register via Fax or Mail will receive a confirmation email within three (3) weeks; if not, please call SLAS2017 Registration at +1.508.743.8572.

Badge Pick Up

Badges will not be mailed in advance of SLAS2017. Please bring a copy of your email confirmation or a copy of your photo ID to SLAS2017 Registration when you arrive at the Walter E Washington Convention Center. Registration hours are listed below. You should plan to pick up your credentials and badge holder prior to entering the conference and/or exhibition.

Registration will be located in the Exhibition Hall A Lobby of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Registration hours are as follows:

Saturday, February 4 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 5 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday, February 6 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 7 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 8 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Changes to Registration:

Conference Refund Policy:

Conference and/or Short Course registration cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to:

SLAS2017 Registration
c/o Convention Data Services
107 Waterhouse Road
Bourne, MA 02532
Phone: +1.508.743.8572
Email: [email protected]
Fax: +1.508.743.3640

Please note that all refunds will be issued in the same format as payment was received. All cancellations will be processed and refunds distributed within 30 days of the close of the conference. The following cancellation request deadlines apply:

Membership dues refunds for dues purchased via SLAS2017 registration must be approved by SLAS and are not refundable via SLAS2017 Registration. To request a membership dues refund, please contact Mary Geismann, Manager of Administration and Member Services, [email protected].

In Case of Emergencies:

SLAS will utilize the official SLAS2017 conference app to push emergency notifications out to participants. Additionally, a detailed emergency procedures plan is in place developed in partnership with the facility. Announcements will be made as appropriate at all official SLAS2017 events should an emergency arise.

Terms and Conditions:


I, the undersigned, desire to participate in the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening's ("SLAS") SLAS2017, Annual International Conference and Exhibition in Washington, DC, USA on February 4-8, 2017 ("Event"). In exchange for being permitted to participate in and enjoy the benefits of the Event, I acknowledge and agree to the following:

  1. ASSUMPTION OF RISKS. I acknowledge my Event participation may expose me to various risks and dangers. I hereby assume all risks associated with my Event participation, including for personal injury, death, loss of or damage to my property, or any other loss.
  2. WAIVER AND RELEASE OF CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, AND ACTIONS. To the extent permitted by applicable law, I hereby waive all claims against, release from all liability (including for negligence), and agree not to bring any action against, SLAS or its directors, officers, employees, agents, volunteers, representatives, contractors, successors, and assigns (collectively, "Released Persons") for personal injury, death, loss of or damage to my property, or any other loss related to my Event participation.
  3. DEFENSE AND INDEMNIFICATION. I shall defend and indemnify SLAS and the Released Persons from all losses, liabilities, claims, and actions (including reasonable attorney's fees and litigation expenses), related to: (i) my acts or omissions; (ii) my Event participation; (iii) the rights granted by me to SLAS under this Agreement; or (iv) my breach of this Agreement.
  4. PUBLICITY PERMISSION. I grant SLAS a worldwide, sub-licensable, assignable, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty free right (but not the obligation) to photograph, record, digitize, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works based on, publically perform, publically display, and otherwise use and exploit my name, image, likeness, voice, biographical information, and other personal characteristics as they may appear in photographs, recordings (audio and visual), writings, messages, and other materials (collectively, "Materials") related to the Event, in all formats and media now known or hereinafter created, for any purpose, including for advertising, trade, and commercial purposes. I acknowledge SLAS is the owner of the Materials and I have no right to inspect or approve the Materials or SLAS's use of the Materials.
  5. MISCELLANEOUS. This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, excluding its choice of law rules. Any action must be brought in the federal or state courts located in Kane County, Illinois. If a court finds a provision of this Agreement unenforceable, the rest of the Agreement remains in effect. As to the provision found unenforceable, the provision is not void, but is to be reformed and enforced to the extent permitted by applicable law. This Agreement is binding on me and my heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns.