Registration Information

Please note:  Your login credentials used during abstract submission are not valid for registration.  Each website has its own credentials.

Standard Registration:  May 25, 2017
Onsite Registration:  Online registration available until the start of the meeting

Prices listed are USD.

Full Meeting Registration Rates Standard (deadline 5.25.17) Onsite (begins 5.26.17)
Member $675 $750
Member Enhanced* $775 $850
Nonmember $800 $900
Student Member $310 $450
Student Member Enhanced* $360 $500
Student Nonmember $450 $550

*Enhanced Registration Rates include registration fee and 2017 membership dues.

One Day Registration Rates Standard (deadline 5.25.17) Onsite (begins 5.26.17)
Member $235 $300
Member Enhanced* $335 $400
Nonmember $360 $420
Student Member $140 $200
Student Member Enhanced* $190 $250
Student Nonmember $200 $275

Please Note:   One day registration is unique to the day of your choice and includes official Annual Meeting activities offered that day only.  One day registration is not valid for Education courses on Sunday, June 25th. 2 day registration is not offered.

Educational Course Fees:
Those attending Educational Courses are required to pay the rates as listed below.  Both full and ½ day courses will be offered and attendees are allowed to move between courses as they desire.

Rates Standard (deadline 5.25.17) Onsite (begins 5.26.17)
Member $125 $150
Nonmember $175 $200
Student Member $50 $100
Student Nonmember $75 $125

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NEW Avoid long lines – register online for “onsite” rates!

In order to help alleviate long lines at registration for those needing to register after the standard rates ends, we are now keeping online registration open through the start of the meeting. You will be able to continue to register online after the May 25, 2017 deadline (at the onsite rate), and your name badge will be ready for you onsite. If you register in Vancouver, please note your payment will need to be in Canadian Dollars or by credit card.  The credit card must be in your possession to register in Vancouver.

What does my registration fee include?
Your registration fee includes access to all OHBM-sponsored Keynote Lectures, Symposia, Oral Sessions, poster sessions and admittance to the Welcome Reception and Club Night.

Please note that there is a separate fee if you wish to attend any Educational Courses on Sunday, June 25th (see Educational Course Rates above).  Educational course descriptions will be available in early March but we encourage to register for them now.  If you would like to add an educational course to your current registration, please contact

OHBM will provide morning and afternoon coffee breaks. Lunch may be offered during events over lunch.  The meeting registration includes a Sunday night welcome reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres.   Food will be available throughout the convention center for purchase. 

Enhanced Registration
2017 membership dues payments are included in Member Enhanced or Student Member Enhanced registration options. Please note that, if you are currently no a member of OHBM, you can become a member by selecting Enhanced registration (it is not restricted to current OHBM members).

Will a printed program and abstract book be provided?
Condensed program books, schedule at a glance and a new pocket size schedule will be available to all attendees on site.  Abstract books will be available online only. ]

Student Eligibility
A student member is a full-time student working towards a graduate degree (M.S., Ph.D. or M.D. degree) or an individual who is no more than four years out after completing such a degree

US and Canadian Attendees
Please ensure you use your mailing address on your registration form to ensure delivery of your preregistration materials.  Please bring these materials with you and you will not need to visit the registration desk.  You can proceed directly to the materials table.  This applies to registrations received prior to May 25, 2017.

Do I need a Visa to attend the meeting in Canada?
Entry and Visa Information

Developing Country Reduced Registration Application
The OHBM Council is pleased to offer current members working and residing in countries ranking low on the UNESCO Institute of Statistics (UIS) (see application) the opportunity to apply for reduced registration rates (a 50% discount on the General Annual Meeting registration fees) for the OHBM Annual Meeting. Discounts do not apply to Educational Courses.  Please Submit Your Application here.

Can I bring a guest?  How about my children?
Guests are not allowed in scientific programming without a registration badge.  You are welcome to bring a guest(s) to the Welcome Reception and / or Club Night.  Guest tickets are available during pre-registration or onsite for $50USD per guest.  

OHBM does not provide onsite childcare, you should contact your hotel for such services.  Children under the age of 18 may attend the meeting for free and do not need to register but will need a guest pass which is available at the registration desk. For liability reasons, children under the age of 18 are not allowed to attend the Welcome Reception or Club Night.

Social Events
You will receive one complimentary ticket to the Welcome Reception and Club Night with your registration. Guest Tickets can be purchased for $50 each.

Hotel Reservations

Invitation Letter
Invitation Letter Information

To cancel your meeting registration, please contact A $50 cancellation fee will apply for cancellations after May 22, 2017. There are no refunds for cancellations received after June 12, 2017. No-shows and OHBM Membership dues will not be refunded. 

Changes such as name changes, form of payment and 2 or more registration type changes will be subject to a $25 handling fee.  This fee does not apply to the addition of educational courses.

Press Registration
To register as a member of the press, please send your name, company, and verification of press credentials to

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If you experience technical difficulties or need assistance during the registration process, please contact the OHBM Executive Office at