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 once it's available. You need not be registered for the SLAS2020 Conference and Exhibition to attend a Short Course. The full Short Course schedule will be available in mid-September.
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. See the registration grid above for student registration pricing.
Student conference registration does not include Short Course registration; a discounted rate for Short Courses is available to students.
SLAS offers a discount of 20% off each full conference SLAS2020 registration for groups registering more than five (5) registrants from the same company. To qualify:
Discounts are available in increments of five (5) only.
All five registrants must pay the applicable full conference registration rate.
All registrants must be from the same company and register at the same time.
Full payment must be received at the time of registration.
Student registrations are not eligible for this group discount and will not apply to the minimum of five required.
Short Course registration fees are not discounted as part of this program. Group registration participants may register for SLAS2020 Short Courses, but only the full conference registration fee will be discounted.
Group registration discounts are available ONLINE only and will be available when registration is live.
The key contact must register each individual within the group during the same session and receive an order summary and confirmation for the entire group. All registrations must be entered at the same time to qualify for the group discount rate.
Each member of the group will receive an individual email confirmation.
In order to register at a discounted rate(s) as noted above, SLAS2020 Registration must receive all registration forms and payment by the appropriate date, as listed below. Forms received by SLAS2020 Registration without payment (i.e. fax copies or photo of a check) will not be accepted. Registrations are not honored until payment is received.
SLAS Members Only Discount*: October 31, 2019
Early-Bird Registration Discount: December 9, 2019
Advance Registration Discount: January 23, 2020
*If your SLAS membership expires before December 31, 2019, 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.
Online Registration (Credit Card Only)
Online registration for SLAS2020 is the preferred registration method as it allows for immediate confirmation and payment processing. All conference registration information, including credit card information is handled by a secure server.
Fax/Mail In Registration (for check payments only)
For fax or mail-in registrations, a print-friendly registration form must accompany payment. Once completed, the form with payment by enclosed check should be sent to:
c/o Convention Data Services
7 Technology Park Drive
Bourne, MA 02532
The SLAS2020 mail-in registration form will be available in late-September.
Participants who register online will receive a confirmation email immediately upon successful completion of the registration; if you do not receive a confirmation, please call SLAS2020 Registration at +1.508.743.8572.
Badges will not be mailed in advance of SLAS2020. Please bring a copy of your email confirmation or a copy of your photo ID to SLAS2020 Registration when you arrive at the San Diego Convention Center. Registration hours will be updated as they become available. You should plan to pick up your credentials and badge holder prior to entering the conference and/or exhibition.
Exhibitors are strongly encouraged to pick up their badges on Saturday and Sunday, January 25-26. Exhibitor-only badge pick-up lines will be available only on these dates. Exhibitors may pick up badges for all members of their onsite team(s) on these dates only.
Conference and/or Short Course registration cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to:
c/o Convention Data Services
7 Technology Park Drive
Bourne, MA 02532
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:
On or before December 6, 2019, are subject to a $50 administrative fee.
Cancellations received after December 6, 2019, are not refundable.
Membership dues refunds for dues purchased via SLAS2020 registration must be approved by SLAS and are not refundable via SLAS2020 Registration. To request a membership dues refund, please contact Mary Geismann, Senior Manager of Member Services, email@example.com.
SLAS will utilize the official SLAS2020 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 SLAS2020 events should an emergency arise.
PARTICIPANT LIABILITY AND PUBLICITY RELEASE AGREEMENT
I, the undersigned, desire to participate in the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening's ("SLAS") SLAS2020 International Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, CA, USA on January 25-29, 2020 ("Event"). In exchange for being permitted to participate in and enjoy the benefits of the Event, I acknowledge and agree to the following:
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.
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.
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.
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, publicly perform, publicly 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.
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.
ALL SLAS2020 REGISTRANTS MUST ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT AND UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS. UNDERSTAND THAT BY INDICATING "I ACCEPT" ON THE SLAS2020 REGISTRATION FORM, I AM ENTERING INTO A LEGAL AGREEMENT, WHICH BINDS ME TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, AND THAT I AM GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE SLAS AND THE RELEASED PERSONS.