Conference Registration

Online registration is no longer available; however, you will be able to register onsite in Pittsburgh. The Onsite Registration Desk will be located on the 3rd floor of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

Onsite Registration Rates

Full$645 USD
Student$315 USD
Unemployed/Retired$265 USD

NOTE: The registration fees do not include any meal service.

Registration Desk Hours

Monday12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday8:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Registration Desk will not be open on Friday, November 10, 2017. If you need registration assistance on Friday, go to the Conference Office in Room 306.

Payment Information

Payment in US dollars must be made by personal or corporate check (drawn on a US bank only), wire transfer, or by Master Card, Visa or American Express credit card. Checks should be made payable to "2017 MMM Conference". All Conference attendees, including invited speakers, must pay registration fees.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Cancellation of advance registration must be submitted in writing to and received no later than October 16, 2017. All cancellations received by this date will be refunded less a $75 cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued after the cancellation deadline. Substitutions may be made prior to this date in writing, however, after October 16 substitutions will be handled onsite. Onsite substitutes must bring authorization in writing from the original registrant. There is no charge for substitutions.

Badge Policy

Attendees are required to wear name badges to enter all Conference events.

Camera, Cell Phone and Video Recording Policy

By registering for this meeting, all attendees acknowledge that they may be photographed by MMM Conference personnel while at events, and that those photos may be used for promotional purposes, in MMM conference publications and websites, and on social media sites. Any recording of sessions (audio, video, still photography, etc.) intended for personal use, distribution, publication, or copyright is strictly prohibited. Attendees violating this policy may be asked to leave the session.

Meet the Experts Panel Session

This is an exclusive event for students to be held Thursday, November 9 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm in Lecture Hall 407 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Registered attendees will receive a ticket with their registration packet. Tickets are required at the door.

Registration is SOLD OUT for this event. If you are on the waiting list and space becomes available, you will be notified via email. Contact Ashley Cesare at if you would like to be added to the waiting list.

Young Professionals Networking Event

If you have just recently entered the professional workforce, you are invited to attend this special luncheon event to be held on Thursday, November 9 from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm in the Westmoreland Room at the Westin Hotel. Dr. Parans Paranthaman, Distinguished Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will give a talk on Preparing Successful Research Proposals: A General Guide for Young Professionals. Please join us for professional development insights, networking and a light lunch.

Advance registration is required for this event as space is limited. Contact to register. Registered attendees will receive a ticket with their registration packet. Tickets are required at the door.