Registration

Join us at the ACR/ARP Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia November 8 - 13, 2019. Member registration is open. General registration opens June 26. Poster tour registration will open in October and no additional fee is required.

Registration is Open

Annual Meeting registration is open. See registration fees.

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Registration Categories

Member
A member is an individual who has paid 2019 dues or is a candidate to be elected to ACR/ARP membership at the 2019 meeting.  If you are unsure of your membership status or category, contact ACR membership at membership@rheumatology.org. Members in the following member categories are eligible for additional savings: masters, emeritus, fellows-in-training, residents, pre/post doctoral, and students.

Non-member
A non-member is any individual who is not a member of the ACR or ARP. Learn how becoming a member can benefit you throughout the year.

Guest
Guest registration is limited to individuals of the non-scientific community who are at least 18 years old. Guest registration includes admission to the opening lecture/reception, exhibit hall, and poster hall. Guests are not eligible for CME or certificates of participation

Cancellations and Refund Requests

Registration cancellation requests must be made in writing and received by November 1, 2019. No refunds will be provided after this date (including no-show requests). Send cancellation or refund requests to the ACR Registration and Hotel Support Center or fax to 415-293-5231

Cancellation requests will be automatically approved and processed within 24 - 48 hours. Cancellations are subject to an administrative fee of $50 for members and $100 for non-members.

  • Ticketed sessions (Pre Meeting courses and Meet the Professor or Workshops) may be exchanged up to one hour prior to the beginning of a session
  • Cancelled registrations are non-transferrable
  • No refunds will be issued while on site
  • ACR is not responsible for airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by participants in the event of a program or registration cancellation

Fellows-in-Training from Developing Countries

Member and non-member fellows-in-training from countries with a gross national income of $6,000 USD or less as determined by the World Bank, are eligible for complimentary registration to the scientific sessions and one of the following pre-meeting courses: Basic Research Conference, Clinical Research Conference, Precision Medicine Looking the Future, or Review Course. The ACR does not provide funds for travel, housing or other expenses. Go to worldbank.org for a list of eligible countries. Please mail or fax your registration and include a letter from your program director, chief of service, or faculty advisor.

An Accessible Meeting

To ensure we can accommodate your needs, please indicate your requirements on the registration form. If you have any questions, contact Crystal Green at cgreen@rheumatology.org.

The convention center has a limited number of wheelchairs available. Wheelchairs and mobility scooters may be reserved in advance from Scootaround for delivery to your hotel or the convention center. Order online at scootaround.com or call 888- 441-7575 or 204-982-0657.

Hotel Reservations

See information on official ACR/ARP Annual Meeting hotels.

Group Registration

See group registration and housing information and contacts.

Transportation

See information on air travel, car rentals, accessible transportation, ACR/ARP shuttle bus, and more.

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