SLAS2013 Conference Registration

Registration Fees:

On or Before October 31, 2012 Between November 1 and December 3, 2012 After December 3, 2012
Non Member:
Non Member:
Industry Participant $810 $1050 $900 $1050 $1110 $1250
Academic/Government Participant $270 $450 $300 $450 $400 $550
Student Participant $25 $50 $25 $50 $25 $50
Exhibition Only Participant
(Registration is required. Those without badges will not be allowed access to the Exhibition.)

Conference Registration Includes:

  • Scientific Presentations
  • Keynote Speakers
  • Exhibitor Tutorials
  • Exhibitor Pre-Conference Workshops
  • Late Night With LRIG
  • SLAS Career Connections
  • Entry to Exhibition
  • Continental Breakfast on Conference Days
  • Lunch on Conference Days
  • Sunday Evening Reception
  • Monday Evening Reception
  • Tuesday Evening Reception
  • Printed Final Program (includes abstracts)
  • Pocket Guide

Short Course Registration:

Registration for short course 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 also available using the 'Register Online Now!' feature above. Please note, registration for all computer courses closes on Thursday, January 3rd, 2013.

For a complete list and schedule of SLAS2013 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 will be contacted after registration details and payment is received to present a copy of their valid student ID. 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 SLAS2013 Short Courses and course fees, please click here.

Discounted Registration for Groups

SLAS is pleased to offer discounted registration to groups attending SLAS2013. Group discounts are only applicable to full-conference registration fees and all registrations must be received by SLAS2013 Registration at the same time.

A discount of 20 percent off of each full-conference registration (applicable rate above applies) is available for groups of five (5) registrants from the same company who are registered at the same time. This discount program is only available to registrants who pre-register for the conference and will not be available on-site.

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

  • The key contact will register each individual within the group during the same session and receive an order summary and confirmation for the entire group. Each member of the group will receive an individual email confirmation.

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

Short Course and student registrants are not eligible for this group discount program. Discounts are available only in groups of five (5). Discounted registrants may also register for SLAS2013 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, SLAS2013 Registration must receive all registration forms and payment by the appropriate date, as listed below. Forms received by SLAS2013 Registration without payment (i.e. fax copies of a check) will not be accepted. Registrations are not honored until payment is received.

  • SLAS Member's Only Discount*: October 31, 2012
  • Early-Bird Registration Discount: December 3, 2012

*Note Regarding SLAS Membership Discount: To qualify for this discount, your membership must be valid for 2013 calendar year. If your SLAS membership will expire prior to December 31, 2012, you must first renew your membership. You are encouraged to renew your membership during the conference registration process to avoid any delays in the registration system recognizing your membership status.

Unemployed Individual Registration Waiver

Registration waivers are available upon request and qualification for those individuals wishing to attend SLAS2013 whom are currently unemployed. The Unemployment Waiver is available for qualifying participants who are unemployed as of November 2012. To request a registration waiver, please complete the waiver request form and submit to Amy McGorry via email at Requests will be confirmed upon review.

Methods of Registration

  • Online Registration (Credit Card Only)
    Online registration for SLAS2013 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.
  • Onsite Registration (Credit Card or Check Accepted)
    Onsite registration will be accepted. Visit SLAS2013 Registration beginning at 7:30AM US EASTERN in the Florida Exhibition Hall Lobby of the Gaylord Palms Convention Center to register onsite. ADVANCE (ONLINE) REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED (see above.)

    SLAS2013 Registration
    +1.866.878.0747 Toll Free US


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 SLAS2013 Registration at +1.708.486.0747.

Badge Pick Up

Badges and credentials will NOT be mailed in advance of SLAS2013. All registrants should plan to pick up their credentials and badge when they arrive at SLAS2013 prior to entering any official SLAS2013 event. Credentials may be picked up at SLAS2013 Registration located in the exhibition foyer (Florida Exhibition Hall) of the Gaylord Palms during the following hours:

Registration Desk Hours of Operation:

Saturday, January 12 7:30 am-5 pm
Sunday, January 13 7:30 am-7 pm
Monday, January 14 7:30 am-6 pm
Tuesday, January 15 7:30 am-6 pm
Wednesday, January 16 8:30 am-1:30 pm

Changes to Registration:

  • Changes to Registration: Changes to registration may be made by contacting SLAS2013 Registration at +1.866.878.0747 or +1.708.486.0747 or via email at
  • Changes to SLAS Membership: Changes to membership may be made by contacting Mary Geismann, Manager of Administration and Member Services,

Conference Refund Policy:

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

SLAS2013 Registration
PO Box 6271
Broadview, IL 60155-6271
+1.708.344.4444 Fax

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:

  • On or before December 13, 2012 are subject to a $50 administrative fee.
  • After December 13, 2012 are not refundable

In Case of Emergencies

Please provide your mobile phone number below. Should an emergency situation or an important conference update arise while attending SLAS2013, you may be sent a text message with instructions. This number will not be distributed to third parties or to exhibitors.

Terms and Conditions

In order for your registration to be finalized, you will be asked to agree to these policies as part of the registration process.

SLAS Liability Waiver
I, as a conference participant, agree and acknowledge that I am undertaking such participation in SLAS events and activities of my own free will. I hereby assume all risks of personal injury and/or other loss or damage arising out of or in any way associated with my participation in SLAS2013. I release to the fullest extent permitted by law, SLAS and any of its directors, officers, employees, volunteers, contractors, agents or other representatives, successors, assigns, and all others acting on their behalf (collectively referred to herein as the "Released Parties") from any and all responsibilities, claims, expenses, personal injury, wrongful death or liability for injuries or damages of any kind resulting from or in any way arising out of my participation at SLAS2013. I also agree to hold the Released Parties harmless against any and all claims, demands, actions, causes of action, losses, damages, and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees and costs incurred in defending such claims directly or indirectly resulting from, or in any way arising out of or related to my participation in SLAS2013. I acknowledge that my participation in SLAS2013 is expressly conditioned on my agreeing to the foregoing.

Publicity Release
I acknowledge that at times during the SLAS2013 conference, sessions will be presented before a live audience and SLAS may web-cast, videotape, audio-tape, photograph, record or broadcast SLAS2013 or various aspects of SLAS2013. I hereby grant full permission to SLAS to use any photograph, videotape, audiotape, motion picture, or any other similar recording or broadcast of SLAS2013 including my name and likeness for any SLAS business purpose.