Registration is required prior to uploading your final paper.

Rates are based on ASME membership… irrespective of author status.

Attendees who pay the Non-Member registration rate will be offered a One-Year ASME Membership (complimentary) following the conference.


Confirm your existing ASME membership status now, or join/renew to receive the member rate for the conference registration (allow approximately 1 week to process memberships).

Ensure that your Username and Password is the same for BOTH your paper submission account as well as your membership account.

Anyone attending the conference including authors, presenters, chairs, and session organizers must register and pay the appropriate fee. Students who are Presenters MUST provide a copy of a valid student ID along with the registration number within 24 hours after registering. Students who are Attendees do not need to email their IDs in advance, but will be asked to show the ID onsite.

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR AUTHORS/PRESENTER: The advance registration deadline for authors/presenters is May 18, 2018. At least one author of accepted papers must register and pay by May 18th in order to be able to submit the final paper.


Full Conference Rates Advance Registration
Deadline: May 18, 2018. for Authors
July 20, 2018 for Non-authors
Late/On-site Rate
On/After July 21, 2018
ASME Member/Author** $625 $725
ASME Non-Member $650 $750
ASME Student Member $325 $425
Student – Non Member $325 $425
ASME Life Member $325 $425
One Day Conference Rates
ASME Member $450 $550
Non Member $475 $575

Full Registration Includes: Access to Technical Sessions, Plenary/Keynotes, Breakfast, Coffee Breaks, Lunch, One dinner and Exhibits, Online access to all technical presentations.

Cancellation Policy: Request must be made in writing and submitted no later than July 20, 2018. A $100 processing fee will be applied to all refund requests. Refunds are NOT permitted on/after July 21, 2018.

Substitutions: Registrations may not be transferred or substituted at any time.

Student Registration Fees: Student registration rates are only available to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled full time and have not yet received their Ph.D. Post-docs may not register as students.

Presentation Policy: All scheduled presentations MUST be formally presented on-site in San Francisco. "Technical Publication" type presentations will be published after the conference, only if the on-site presentation is done by an Author or Co-Author of that paper. "Technical Presentations" are not scheduled to be published.

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