Conference FAQs

Below is a list of frequently asked questions. If your question isn't answered below, please contact ASMEA at [email protected] or 202-429-8860.


I'm a student, why do I keep getting charged the non-member rate for Conference Registration? 

Only student members are eligible for the student conference rate. To learn more about membership with ASMEA and to join, visit here. If you are an active member, make sure you are using the correct email address associated with your account. There is also the chance that your membership has expired and you will need to renew. If you are still having difficulty, contact [email protected]

I’m a full member, why am I being charged the non-member rate for the Conference Registration fee?

If you are an active member, make sure you are using the correct email address associated with your account. If your membership has expired, you can renew here. If you are not currently a member, click here to join ASMEA. For assistance, please email [email protected]

How do I become a member?

You can find out more about membership and join here.

Do I still need to pay a registration fee if I am a presenter?

Yes. All presenters and discussants need to be members and registered attendees to present. You can register here.

Are there day passes available?

No. Anyone wishing to attend any part of the conference must register at the applicable rate. 

I need a receipt to get reimbursed for membership fees and conference registration, how can I get one?

Login to your membership profile and view your invoices. If you registered before August 18, 2020 contact [email protected] for a receipt.

virtual format

How will the conference be structured?

The conference will run from November 18 - 20, 2020. Panels will run from 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. EST. The entire event will be in a virtual format.

What is the best way to view online content?

Use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers. You can download these for free. For best viewing, use a laptop, desktop, or tablet device. 


I am interested in becoming a Discussant, what do I need to do to participate?

If you are interested in becoming a discussant, you must be an active member of ASMEA and be registered to attend the conference. When you fill out the conference registration form, select "Yes" for the question asking if you are interested in serving as a discussant. 

What is the best way to get in contact with ASMEA?

Emailing [email protected] is the best method of contact. However, you can also reach us at 202-429-8860.

Do you have a question that you can't find here? Contact us so we can answer it and add it to our FAQs. Contact [email protected]