There will be NO onsite registration for annual conference or in-person short courses*. You must register online before you walk into the convention center. For the best experience, if you plan to attend in-person, register ASAP.

Go to Online Registration for the Conference and In-Person Short Courses

If you need to register someone other than yourself or pay by check, use printable registration form.

Note: October 22 is the last day for in-person short course registration. All courses will be closed after Oct. 22.

If you will join us in-person, visit our new In-Person Attendees-What to Expect page.

Conference Registration Fees

ASMS Members*:  $250 regular, $130 students†, $0 emeritus**
Non-Members: $450 regular, $210 students†

*To register as a member, ASMS dues for 2021 must be processed by ASMS prior to conference registration.  **To register as an Emeritus member, your Emeritus membership must be active (renewed) for the conference year. See Membership page for details.
To qualify for the student rate you must be enrolled full-time in a degree program up to and including the Ph.D. at the time of the conference.

In-person or remote registration fees are the same as above. AFTER you register, look for email with link to declare if you will be in-person or remote.

  • In-person attendance = See you in Philadelphia! Watch for link to upload your vaccination status. Vaccination is required. In-person attendees also receive full online access to all recorded content until January 15. You must be in-person to present a talk or workshop.
  • Remote attendance = You may view live-streamed talks and workshops plus poster content. All recorded content will be available online until January 15.

Fall Workshop and Short Course Tuition Fees

October 22 is last day to register for short courses of fall workshop.

Fall Workshop and Short Course registrations are part of our online registration system for the 69th ASMS. Conference registration is not required if you wish attend the Fall Workshop or a Short Course-only. Any online courses are offered post-conference only. Look for the option in registration. Fees remain the same for online courses.

  • ASMS Members*: $450 Fall Workshop or Two-day courses
  • Non-Members: $750 Fall Workshop or Two-day courses
  • Students: $200 Fall Workshop or Two-day courses

*To register as a member, ASMS dues for 2021 must be processed by ASMS prior to conference registration.

You may add a short course to your existing registration at any time. Please login to this website and go to Online Registration. If you are already registered for the conference you will see a green check box for registration but you will still have the option to "Buy" items such as short course.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests for refund must be received by on or before October 15. After October 15, no refunds. For cancellation requests received on or by the October 15 deadline, a $40 is deducted from the total refund to cover the cost of handling and processing.

Remote attendees of the conference will receive full access to all oral session, plenary and tutorial recordings as well as all posters (in-person and remote.) Evening workshops will be available as live-stream only (not recorded.)


Let Us Know If You Will Be In-Person or Remote

After registering for the conference you will have access to a questionnaire.

Access questionnaire here: OR if you are logged into this website simply click 'MY ACCOUNT' in upper right corner.


  • Follow link above and sign-in
  • You will see pop-up yellow pop-up questionnaire displayed in Your Profile page
  • Answer question and acknowledge terms
  • Click SAVE

Note: you may need to enable pop-up messages-windows in your browser.

What if you need to change your answer? Simply return to and sign-in again (OR, if you are logged into this website click MY ACCOUNT in upper right corner). You will see the EDIT button in the pop-up questionnaire, select ‘Edit’, change your answer, acknowledge, and ‘Save’.