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Fees & Categories

Registration Fees cover the cost of all educational activities of the ATS at its International Conference, and generates revenue to support other educational activities, year-round. The ATS, through other revenue sources like member dues and advertising, covers the cost of any ancillary food/beverage costs at the International Conference. These costs are not included as part of the registration fee.

The general registration fees below allow attendance to over 90 percent of the conference events without additional fees or tickets. It also allows attendance to some networking events and the Exhibit Hall.

It does not include postgraduate courses, sunrise seminars, meet the professors seminars, workshops, thematic seminar series, and/or assembly dinners/receptions.

2017 General Registration Fees (Click here for more information on the registration fee categories)
On or Before March 22
March 23-May 18 ONSITE May 19-24
ATS MEMBERS
Full Member $765 $825 $925
Affiliate Member 900 935 1,000
In-Training Member 290 325 390
Senior/Emeritus Member 290 325 390
One Day Only 415 450 515
NON-MEMBERS
Non-Member $1,150 $1,200 $1,290
In-Training Non-Member 365 400 465
One Day Only 515 550 615
NON CME CATEGORIES
Those registering in these categories are NOT eligible to receive Continuing Medical Education Credits, Nursing Contact Hours or apply for MOC points.
Spouse/Partner/Guest** $150 $150 $150
**Includes admission to the Opening Ceremony, Awards Session, Plenary Session, and Exhibit Hall only. If you do not want to attend these events, you do not need to pay this fee.
Research Administrator/Association Executive# $150 $150 $150
#May not register for seminars or workshops
Clinical Research Coordinator° $150 $150 $150
°Those registering in this category must provide institution's name, supervisor's name, and supervisor's email address.
Session and Event Fees Member In-Training Member Non-Member In-Training Member
POSTGRADUATE COURSES
If you are not registering for the conference, but only for a Postgraduate Course, an additional $50 will be added to the fee below.
Friday, May 19
TWO-DAY COURSE ON FRIDAY, MAY 13 AND SATURDAY, MAY 14
PG1A/PG1B Critical Care Ultrasound and Echocardiography I $900 $675 $1,200 $775
PG2 How to Use 'Omics to Study Lung Disease $350 $200 $425 $300
PG3 Look Before You Leap: Skills for Critical Evaluation of Clinical Research $400 $250 $475 $350
PG4 Interstitial Lung Disease: Current Trends in Disgnosis and Management $350 $200 $425 $300
PG5 A Physiologic Approach to the Treatment of Shock $400 $250 $475 $350
PG6 Lung Innate Immunity: Frontlines of Host Defense $350 $200 $425 $300
PG7 Pediatric Respiratory Physiology: When It's Normal and When It's Not $350 $200 $425 $300
PG8 Pracitical Outcome Tools in COPD: from Clinical Care to Clinicial Trials $350 $200 $425 $300
PG9 Master Physiology Class: Hemodynamics $400 $250 $475 $350
PG10 Oral Appliance Therapy and Related Topics in Dental Sleep Medicine $350 $200 $425 $300
PG11 Lung Cancer State of the Art: 2017 $350 $200 $425 $300
Saturday, May 20
PG1B Critical Care Ultrasound and Echocardiography II see PG1A above see PG1A above see PG1A above see PG1A above
PG12 Bronch Day: A Comprehensive, Hands-On Guide to Basic Bronchoscopy and EBUS $475 $300 $550 $400
PG13 Flow Cytometry in Human and Mouse Lungs: From Experimental Design to Analysis $400 $250 $475 $350
PG14 Racing to Excellence: The Art and Science of Critical Care Quality Improvement $400 $250 $475 $350
PG15 Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Sarcoidosis $350 $200 $425 $300
PG16 Cased-Based Review of Thoracic Imaging for the Pulmonologist and Critical Care Physician $350 $200 $425 $300
PG17 Best Practices and Clinical Research Skills Development for Clinical Research Coordinators $100 $50 $150 $75
PG18 Aerodigestive Approach to Complex Chronic Pediatric Diseases $350 $200 $425 $300
PG19 Critical Care of the Patient with Pulmonary Vascular Disease $350 $200 $425 $300
PG20 The Hallmarks of Aging in the Lung $350 $200 $425 $300
PG21 Pulmonary Function and Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing: Moving from Theory to Clinical Practice $350 $200 $425 $300
PG22 Pulmonary and Critical Care Reviews: Built Around the 2016 ABIM-SEP Modules $350 $200 $425 $300
ASSEMBLY DINNERS AND RECEPTIONS
Monday, May 22
ASSEMBLIES ON ALLERGY, IMMUNOLOGY & INFLAMMATION AND RESPIRATORY CELL & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY JOINT RECEPTION $50 $30 $60 $30
ASSEMBLY ON CRITICAL CARE RECEPTION $50 $30 $60 $30
ASSEMBLY ON MICROBIOLOGY, TUBERCULOSIS AND PULMONARY INFECTIONS RECEPTION $50 $30 $60 $30
ASSEMBLY ON PEDIATRICS DINNER $75 $65 $85 $65
ASSEMBLY ON RESPIRATORY STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION RECEPTION $40 $40 $40 $40
ASSEMBLY ON SLEEP AND RESPIRATORY NEUROBIOLOGY RECEPTION $50

$30

$60 $30
ASSEMBLY ON THORACIC ONCOLOGY RECEPTION $35 $20 $45 $20
MEET THE PROFESSOR SEMINARS
Sunday, May 21-Tuesday, May 23
Fee per seminar $70 $70 $70 $70
MEDICAL EDUCATION SEMINARS
Sunday, May 21-Tuesday, May 23
Fee per seminar $70 $70 $70 $70
SUNRISE SEMINARS
Monday, May 22-Wednesday, May 24
Fee per seminar $50 $50 $50 $50
THEMATIC SEMINAR SERIES
Monday, May 22-Wednesday, May 24
Fee per seminar $170 $170 $170 $170
WORKSHOPS
Sunday, May 21-Wednesday, May 18
Fee per workshop $75 $75 $75 $75
OTHER
The following sessions require registration, but do not require an additional fee.
Faculty Development Seminars
Career Development Forums
Networking Exchange for Early Career Professionals
Diversity Forum
Women’s Forum

General Registration Fee

Registration fees vary according to your membership category and the date by which you register.

Full Conference Registrants:
The general registration fee, offered at a reduced rate to members and non-members who register on or before March 22, allows you to attend over 90 percent of the meeting events without additional fees or tickets. It also entitles you to attend open networking events and the Exhibit Hall. Non-member postdoctoral trainees and students from any discipline must provide information about their training program to obtain the much reduced student conference registration rates.

ATS members receive a discount on their conference registration. You must be a member before you register in order to receive the special member rate. To join, click here to complete a membership application. Your username and password will be emailed to you promptly, and you can then register for the conference at the discounted member rate. Full members receive a larger conference discount than affiliate members. Non-members do not receive a discount.

Spouses/Partners/Guests:
Registrants in this category must accompany a full conference registrant and have access to the Opening Ceremony, Awards Session, Plenary Session and Exhibit Hall only. Those registering in this category are not eligible to receive CME, Nursing Contact Hours, or MOC points or to attend postgraduate courses, seminars, or workshops.

Research Administrators/Association Executives:
This category is provided for those individuals (1) who attend for reasons other than obtaining professional accreditation hours, (2) who are not health care professionals working clinically in pulmonary, critical care, or sleep medicine, or (3) who are not actively engaged in the conduct of basic, translational, or clinical research. For instance, research administrators (non-scientists or clinicians), research coordinators, executive staff of related professional organizations, or other individuals with an organization but not a clinical or scientific interest in the ATS International Conference would register under this category. Registrants in this category may attend sessions that do not require additional registration, but may not register for seminars or workshops. Registrants in this category are not eligible to receive CME, Nursing Contact Hours, or MOC points. If professional accreditation or other professional recognition is desired, then a member or non-member registration is required.

Clinical Research Coordinator:
This category is provided for clinical research coordinators who are not ATS members. Clinical research coordinators must provide information about their place of employment in order to register in this category. Registrants in this category may also register for postgraduate courses, workshops, and seminars. Registrants in this category are not eligible to receive CME credit, Nursing Contact Hours, or MOC points.

Members of the Press:
The ATS offers a press room at the International Conference. All members of the press must be approved by the ATS Communications Department to register. For more information about how to register, press conferences, and press releases on research to be presented at ATS 2017, please contact Dacia Morris at dmorris@thoracic.org.

For more information regarding categories, fees or to register for the ATS 2017 Conference click here.

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