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Registration

During the registration process, you will be asked to create a new account or sign in to an existing account. If you were a GSA member or attended a GSA conference in the last seven years, you already have a GSA account and should use the “forgot your password” option.

Registration will open January 11, 2023.
For those who are unable to attend the in-person meeting, #Worm23 offers the option to register for virtual attendance.

In-person Participant Registration

Registration Category GSA Member Rate Nonmember Rate
Regular
Early Registration
(by May 2)
$430 $754
Advance Registration
(May 3–June 7)
$674 $1,185
Postdoc
Early Registration
(by May 2)
$355 $481
Advance Registration
(May 3–June 7)
$557 $755
Graduate Student
Early Registration
(by May 2)
$233 $380
Advance Registration
(May 3–June 7)
$350 $514
Undergraduate Student
Early Registration
(by May 2)
$167 $262
Advance Registration
(May 3–June 7)
$224 $379
Industry
Early Registration
(by May 2)
$933 $1,373
Advance Registration
(May 3–June 7)
$1,166 $1,606

Low- and Middle-Income Country Waiver

Virtual participant registration fees for full-time residents of any country with low- and middle-income economies will be waived. Please complete the waiver application by April 19, 2023 to receive information on how to register for virtual attendance.

Registration Change Policy:
We understand that making future travel plans is difficult right now. Registrants may change their registration from in-person to virtual or from virtual to in-person.

In-person Participant Registration Fee includes: 

  • Plenary and Platform Sessions
  • Networking socials
  • Poster sessions
  • All pre- and post-conference in-person workshops, based on availability (Must register in advance)
  • Complimentary participation in virtual pre- and post-conference workshops, based on availability (Must register in advance)
  • Opening Mixer
  • Exhibits
  • Conference App for desktop, laptop, and mobile devices
  • Unique login information to register for workshops and participate in virtual meeting activities through the Conference App
  • Access to all posters (and audio commentary, where available) through the Conference App for 30 days
  • Access to all Plenary and Platform session recordings and abstract-driven oral presentation recordings through the Conference App for 30 days
  • PDF of abstract book
  • PDF of program book
  • Networking opportunities via the Conference App, Slack, and Zoom

Payment Options

Payment must be made by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover) through the online registration process. Credit card payments will not be accepted by telephone or fax.

GSA does not accept purchase orders for registration payments.

Registration Resource Center

Visit the Registration Resource Center to update your contact information or print a receipt. You will need your badge number to access your record, which is listed in your registration confirmation email.

Cancellation

Do not click the “Cancel Registration” button on the registration form at any time. If you wish to request cancellation of your registration, contact Anne Marie Mahoney at mahoney@genetics-gsa.org.

Cancellation requests received by May 2, 2023 are fully refundable and will not incur a cancellation fee. All cancellations received between May 3 and May 31, will incur a $50 cancellation fee. Cancellations received on June 1, 2023 or later will not be eligible for a refund. There is no additional fee to change your registration from in-person to online attendance or vice versa. If switching from online to in-person you will be responsible for the difference in the registration price at the time of the change. Requests for changes in participation type should be sent to GSA no later than June 7, 2023.

Do not cancel your registration if all you want to do is edit your registration form before you submit it. You can do that by navigating between pages using the “Back” and “Next” buttons.

Virtual Participant Registration

Registration Category GSA Member Rate Nonmember Rate
Regular
Early Registration
(by May 2)
$292 $513
Advance Registration
(after May 2)
$458 $806
Postdoc
Early Registration
(by May 2)
$242 $327
Advance Registration
(after May 2)
$378 $515
Graduate Student
Early Registration
(by May 2)
$158 $258
Advance Registration
(after May 2)
$238 $349
Undergraduate Student
Early Registration
(by May 2)
$114 $178
Advance Registration
(after May 2)
$152 $260
Industry
Early Registration
(by May 2)
$634 $934
Advance Registration
(after May 2)
$793 $1,092

Virtual Participant Registration Fee includes:

  • Unique login information allowing registrants to participate in online meeting activities
  • Access to streaming abstract-driven oral presentations, including keynotes and concurrent sessions through the Conference App (42 hours)
  • Access to all online posters (and audio commentary, where available) for 30 days
  • Access to all Plenary and Platform session recordings and abstract-driven oral presentation recordings through the Conference App for 30 days
  • PDF of Abstract Book
  • PDF of Program Book
  • Complimentary participation in all pre- and post-conference workshops, based on availability (Must register in advance)
  • Conference App for desktop, laptop, and mobile devices
  • Networking opportunities via the Conference App, and Zoom
Interested in attending #Worm23 virtually?

In addition to the costs associated with an in-person meeting, registration fees also cover technology and staff time in organizing and running the online components of the meeting. Fees for virtual conference attendance are used for the following:

  • Custom development, testing, and subscription costs for the conference app, registration program, scheduling software, Zoom webinar licenses, private video hosting, and other services
  • Design and communications services for creating and maintaining a website, writing and sending blast emails and surveys to attendees, developing technical instructions for the conference technology, creating an abstract and program book, promoting awareness of the meeting, and other tasks
  • Live technical support, conference hosting, and hardware
  • Project management and other logistical and administrative tasks
  • Development and implementation of conference career development programming

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