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Thank you for your interest in AIC's 46th Annual Meeting in Houston, May 29 to June 2, 2018, at the Marriott Marquis!

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Registration Rates

All prices below are in USD.
*Member Pricing

Late and Onsite Rates (April 26, 2018 and after)
  • Standard  $449*/$499
  • Post-graduate member   $349*
  • Student  $225*

One-Day Rates 
  • Main meeting dates:
    Thursday, Friday, or Saturday Only   
  • Workshop/Tours:
    Tuesday or Wednesday Only 

Speaker Rates
  • June 1, 2017 - March 5, 2018   $299
  • March 9, 2018 and after   $349
These rates are no longer available:

Preview Rates (June 1, 2017 - November 30, 2017)
  • Standard   $299*/$395
  • Post-graduate member   $249*
  • Student member   $145*

Early Rates 
(December 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017)
  • Standard   $349* / $449
  • Post-graduate member   $299*
  • Student member   $165*

Regular Rates (January 1, 2018 - March 9, 2018)
  • Standard   $379*/$499
  • Post-graduate member   $309*
  • Student member   $185*

Advanced Rates (March 10, 2018 - April 25, 2018)
  • Standard    $399*/$499
  • Post-graduate member   $349 
  • Student   $195*

General Information

Cancellations and Refunds

- All purchased registrations and ticketed events may be cancelled with a 100% refund until 12/31/2017.
- After 1/1/2018, all registrations may be rolled over to 2019, minus a $50 rollover fee/$25 for students.
- After 1/1/2018, refunds and exchanges of ticketed events are made on a case-by-case basis.
- In extreme cases, when the rollover option will not work, AIC may make exceptions, at its sole discretion to the refund policy. 
- Any "no-shows" to the annual meeting will not receive a rollover to 2019, except in the case of rare extenuating circumstances.

For a full timeline and explanation of AIC's policies regarding refunds for attendees, please see our Refunds Policy page. The refund policy for exhibitors is different and can be found here. Note: AIC is not responsible for any penalties (including airline or hotel) incurred if changes are made as a result of an event schedule change or cancellation.

Registration Information

The registration fee includes name badge, registration materials, tote bag, meeting program and abstract book, general and specialty sessions, opening reception, coffee breaks, and exhibit hall. The registration fee does not include hotel accommodations, transportation, meal functions, tours, or workshops. If you are mailing in registration forms, they must be postmarked by March 5th to qualify for regular rates. Make your reservations early, as space is limited for tours, workshops, and meal functions. AIC membership dues for 2018 must be paid in full to qualify for member rates. Ticketed events are only available to individuals who are registered for the overall meeting. Daily registrants are entitled to register for ticketed events happening on the same day only; attendees planning to register for sessions or ticketed events scheduled on different days must register for the full meeting. AIC will be cashless on site. If you wish to purchase tickets onsite, please bring a credit/debit card or check book.


Guests are permitted on tours and in receptions as long as they have a ticket under a meeting registration. If a guest wishes to attend any lunches, sessions, or workshops, they must purchase their own registration. There is a limit of two guests per full meeting registration without prior AIC approval. All guests at tours and receptions must have purchased a ticket. The minimum age to attend an AIC tour or reception is 12 years of age. (For the Space Center Houston tour, the minimum age is 14.) Please do not use the guest function to register multiple meeting attendees under one registration.

Smoking Policy

AIC practices a non-smoking policy at all meeting sessions and events.


The attire for all annual meetings events is business casual.

Once you've registered for the meeting, start building your personal calendar of sessions, tours, workshops, and receptions using our customizable meeting schedule program.

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